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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 74.03% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 71.04% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 64.46% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 102.96% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 65.06% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 6.05% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     20.70 $      +107.02 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     103.51 $      +130.02 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     13.46 $      +107.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.73 $      +92.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.44 $      +8.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     4.55 $      +23.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     4.13 $      +154.11 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     3.54 $      +172.83 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.52 $      +50.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.63 $      +7.97 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.06 $     2.52 $      -17.93 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     5.40 $      +131.96 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     21.48 $      +125.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.85 $     25.24 $      +221.50 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     4.09 $      +6.86 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.72 $      -1.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     4.16 $      +8.26 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $     2.48 $      +2.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     2.09 $      +31.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.15 $      -35.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.42 $      +3.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.78 $      -22.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.13 $      -35.60 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.28 $      +38.01 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.62 $      +81.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     75.56 $      +7.95 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.21 $      +107.02 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     3.93 $      +153.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     62.62 $      +110.14 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.88 $      +97.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     25,877.24 $      +23.22 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.02 $     204.69 $      +28.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.42 $      +163.30 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.05 $     48.26 $      +2.58 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.59 $     103.01 $      +160.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.84 $     35.10 $      +96.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     18.63 $      +86.32 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.96 $     124.36 $      +203.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.89 $     58.03 $      +61.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.41 $     135.29 $      +74.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.89 $     152.23 $      +79.32 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.12 $     1,487.19 $      +44.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.98 $     1,212.82 $      +56.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,741.17 $     2,880.32 $      +65.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.87 $     2,326.94 $      +77.78 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,912.43 $     9,477.04 $      +395.55 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.49 $     7,448.33 $      +491.38 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,309.69 $     6,003.40 $      +81.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     1.98      -53.05 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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