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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 80.32% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 79.57% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 77.94% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 111.30% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 64.61% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 16.26% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     22.70 $      +127.04 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     102.17 $      +127.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     14.76 $      +127.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.87 $      +96.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.84 $      +16.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     4.91 $      +32.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     4.53 $      +178.32 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     3.93 $      +202.82 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.65 $      +63.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     2.83 $      +15.87 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     2.75 $      -10.26 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 $     5.82 $      +147.71 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.63 $     22.80 $      +136.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.99 $     26.78 $      +235.08 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     4.37 $      +13.66 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     4.00 $      +4.71 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.88 $     4.44 $      +14.51 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     2.67 $      +9.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     2.28 $      +42.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.26 $      -29.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.62 $      +13.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.33 $     1.95 $      -16.17 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.35 $     2.36 $      -29.42 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     9.08 $      +51.36 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.69 $      +84.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     79.46 $      +15.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.81 $      +127.04 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     4.31 $      +177.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     69.25 $      +130.82 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.94 $     2.03 $      +115.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     28,380.07 $      +35.14 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.93 $     223.10 $      +40.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.44 $      +184.12 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.94 $     51.88 $      +10.54 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.47 $     113.44 $      +187.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.09 $     39.35 $      +117.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     20.43 $      +104.34 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.27 $     138.31 $      +235.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.89 $     64.42 $      +79.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 78.00 $     147.39 $      +88.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.21 $     164.60 $      +93.17 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.40 $     1,641.19 $      +60.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.20 $     1,329.68 $      +71.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,740.92 $     3,147.17 $      +80.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,310.54 $     2,503.42 $      +91.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,935.69 $     10,579.46 $      +446.55 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,275.34 $     8,334.28 $      +553.50 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,077.91 $     6,425.88 $      +108.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.23     1.95      -53.93 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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