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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 62.97% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 63.57% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 64.90% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 81.67% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 46.02% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 35.04% higher than in United States

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  United States  Switzerland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 $
(10.59 Fr.)
    20.78 $
(20.00 Fr.)
     +88.90 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(48.12 Fr.)
    96.10 $
(92.50 Fr.)
     +92.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.75 $
(6.50 Fr.)
    13.51 $
(13.00 Fr.)
     +100.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(3.37 Fr.)
    6.23 $
(6.00 Fr.)
     +78.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(4.81 Fr.)
    5.71 $
(5.50 Fr.)
     +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 $
(3.60 Fr.)
    4.58 $
(4.41 Fr.)
     +22.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(1.59 Fr.)
    4.01 $
(3.86 Fr.)
     +143.34 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.34 $
(1.29 Fr.)
    3.42 $
(3.30 Fr.)
     +155.91 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.75 $
(3.61 Fr.)
    5.80 $
(5.59 Fr.)
     +54.62 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $
(2.18 Fr.)
    2.36 $
(2.27 Fr.)
     +4.13 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.50 $
(1.44 Fr.)
    1.14 $
(1.10 Fr.)
     -23.56 %
Eggs (12) 2.49 $
(2.40 Fr.)
    5.54 $
(5.34 Fr.)
     +122.62 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $
(4.33 Fr.)
    9.32 $
(8.97 Fr.)
     +107.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.84 $
(3.69 Fr.)
    11.04 $
(10.63 Fr.)
     +187.85 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 $
(1.78 Fr.)
    1.79 $
(1.72 Fr.)
     -3.37 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 $
(1.76 Fr.)
    1.59 $
(1.53 Fr.)
     -13.07 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $
(1.72 Fr.)
    1.83 $
(1.76 Fr.)
     +2.63 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(1.14 Fr.)
    1.17 $
(1.13 Fr.)
     -1.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(1.52 Fr.)
    2.14 $
(2.06 Fr.)
     +35.81 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $
(1.70 Fr.)
    1.18 $
(1.14 Fr.)
     -32.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(11.55 Fr.)
    12.47 $
(12.00 Fr.)
     +3.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.70 Fr.)
    1.85 $
(1.78 Fr.)
     +4.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.38 $
(2.29 Fr.)
    2.33 $
(2.24 Fr.)
     -2.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.13 $
(5.90 Fr.)
    8.31 $
(8.00 Fr.)
     +35.59 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1.92 Fr.)
    3.32 $
(3.20 Fr.)
     +66.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(62.56 Fr.)
    77.92 $
(75.00 Fr.)
     +19.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(2.89 Fr.)
    6.75 $
(6.50 Fr.)
     +125.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(2.41 Fr.)
    6.35 $
(6.12 Fr.)
     +154.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(28.87 Fr.)
    69.24 $
(66.64 Fr.)
     +130.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.84 $
(2.74 Fr.)
    6.10 $
(5.88 Fr.)
     +114.59 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(20,212.50 Fr.)
    25,974.03 $
(25,000.00 Fr.)
     +23.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.53 $
(151.62 Fr.)
    210.82 $
(202.92 Fr.)
     +33.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(0.15 Fr.)
    0.43 $
(0.41 Fr.)
     +169.90 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.98 $
(46.18 Fr.)
    50.30 $
(48.41 Fr.)
     +4.83 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.11 $
(35.72 Fr.)
    105.26 $
(101.31 Fr.)
     +183.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.27 $
(17.58 Fr.)
    35.82 $
(34.48 Fr.)
     +96.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(9.63 Fr.)
    18.70 $
(18.00 Fr.)
     +87.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.21 $
(39.66 Fr.)
    120.04 $
(115.54 Fr.)
     +191.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.80 $
(34.45 Fr.)
    56.34 $
(54.23 Fr.)
     +57.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.76 $
(73.88 Fr.)
    126.59 $
(121.84 Fr.)
     +64.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.26 $
(83.98 Fr.)
    151.56 $
(145.87 Fr.)
     +73.69 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,012.88 $
(974.90 Fr.)
    1,585.36 $
(1,525.91 Fr.)
     +56.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 792.04 $
(762.34 Fr.)
    1,242.48 $
(1,195.89 Fr.)
     +56.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,727.60 $
(1,662.81 Fr.)
    2,873.29 $
(2,765.54 Fr.)
     +66.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,340.73 $
(1,290.45 Fr.)
    2,334.96 $
(2,247.40 Fr.)
     +74.16 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 205.01 $
(197.33 Fr.)
    1,030.80 $
(992.15 Fr.)
     +402.80 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.20 $
(127.25 Fr.)
    796.66 $
(766.79 Fr.)
     +502.60 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,683.06 $
(2,582.44 Fr.)
    5,926.47 $
(5,704.23 Fr.)
     +120.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     1.91      -54.35 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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