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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 80.00% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 76.40% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 68.47% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 111.49% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 70.19% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 7.45% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     21.83 $      +118.32 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     109.16 $      +142.57 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     14.19 $      +118.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     6.55 $      +87.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     5.46 $      +9.16 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     4.76 $      +29.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     4.35 $      +170.48 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     3.82 $      +196.36 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     1.59 $      +57.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.75 $      +13.25 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     2.64 $      -11.78 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     5.77 $      +151.15 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.51 $     22.03 $      +131.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     25.46 $      +228.07 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     4.27 $      +11.99 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     3.93 $      +5.49 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.83 $     4.38 $      +14.35 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     2.60 $      +8.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.15 $      +36.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.17 $      -33.68 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.10 $      +9.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     1.82 $      -20.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     2.19 $      -33.16 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     8.73 $      +45.54 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.82 $      +91.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     79.69 $      +13.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     6.77 $      +125.59 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     4.15 $      +167.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.40 $     65.50 $      +122.77 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.99 $      +107.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,820.00 $     27,289.60 $      +31.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.13 $     205.56 $      +28.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.39 $      +152.44 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.94 $     50.67 $      +7.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.40 $     110.12 $      +179.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.61 $     37.76 $      +102.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     19.65 $      +96.49 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.30 $     130.12 $      +215.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.23 $     61.18 $      +68.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.22 $     144.25 $      +86.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.44 $     163.57 $      +93.71 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.59 $     1,562.10 $      +53.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 766.97 $     1,266.01 $      +65.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,729.02 $     2,940.19 $      +70.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,303.86 $     2,352.50 $      +80.43 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,912.07 $     9,747.50 $      +409.79 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,257.39 $     7,620.10 $      +506.02 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,297.82 $     6,250.44 $      +89.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     1.93      -53.97 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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