Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Lausanne 

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Consumer Prices in Lausanne are 36.08% higher than in Paris (without rent)
Rent Prices in Lausanne are 13.27% higher than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Lausanne are 42.86% higher than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Lausanne are 40.29% higher than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Lausanne is 63.78% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(16.23 Fr.)
23.11 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +54.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(64.91 Fr.)
92.44 €
(100.00 Fr.)
     +54.07 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(9.74 Fr.)
12.94 €
(14.00 Fr.)
     +43.80 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(7.57 Fr.)
7.40 €
(8.00 Fr.)
     +5.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(6.49 Fr.)
6.15 €
(6.65 Fr.)
     +2.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.63 €
(3.93 Fr.)
4.05 €
(4.38 Fr.)
     +11.64 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.11 €
(3.36 Fr.)
3.46 €
(3.74 Fr.)
     +11.38 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.26 €
(2.44 Fr.)
3.19 €
(3.45 Fr.)
     +41.14 %
Markets
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.03 €
(4.36 Fr.)
4.99 €
(5.39 Fr.)
     +23.61 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.62 €
(1.76 Fr.)
2.49 €
(2.69 Fr.)
     +53.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.02 €
(1.11 Fr.)
1.11 €
(1.21 Fr.)
     +8.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.92 €
(4.24 Fr.)
5.52 €
(5.97 Fr.)
     +40.74 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.92 €
(8.57 Fr.)
8.75 €
(9.46 Fr.)
     +10.42 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.67 €
(6.14 Fr.)
9.28 €
(10.04 Fr.)
     +63.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.11 €
(9.85 Fr.)
20.13 €
(21.77 Fr.)
     +120.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.40 €
(1.52 Fr.)
1.56 €
(1.68 Fr.)
     +10.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 €
(1.03 Fr.)
1.05 €
(1.13 Fr.)
     +10.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.34 €
(1.45 Fr.)
1.61 €
(1.75 Fr.)
     +20.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.44 €
(1.55 Fr.)
1.57 €
(1.70 Fr.)
     +9.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 €
(1.02 Fr.)
1.07 €
(1.16 Fr.)
     +13.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 €
(1.27 Fr.)
1.27 €
(1.38 Fr.)
     +8.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 €
(1.57 Fr.)
2.03 €
(2.20 Fr.)
     +40.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 €
(1.04 Fr.)
0.76 €
(0.82 Fr.)
     -21.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 €
(8.11 Fr.)
13.40 €
(14.50 Fr.)
     +78.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.17 €
(2.35 Fr.)
2.55 €
(2.75 Fr.)
     +17.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 €
(2.77 Fr.)
3.62 €
(3.92 Fr.)
     +41.16 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 €
(10.82 Fr.)
7.49 €
(8.10 Fr.)
     -25.12 %
Transportation
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 €
(2.06 Fr.)
3.42 €
(3.70 Fr.)
     +80.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 €
(81.13 Fr.)
68.41 €
(74.00 Fr.)
     -8.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(5.41 Fr.)
5.73 €
(6.20 Fr.)
     +14.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.61 Fr.)
4.46 €
(4.83 Fr.)
     +84.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.52 €
(43.83 Fr.)
49.92 €
(54.00 Fr.)
     +23.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.87 €
(6.35 Fr.)
5.89 €
(6.37 Fr.)
     +0.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 €
(24,880.41 Fr.)
23,110.55 €
(25,000.00 Fr.)
     +0.48 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,603.85 €
(28,778.90 Fr.)
32,909.42 €
(35,600.00 Fr.)
     +23.70 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.77 €
(175.00 Fr.)
171.88 €
(185.94 Fr.)
     +6.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 €
(0.28 Fr.)
0.25 €
(0.27 Fr.)
     -4.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.19 €
(29.41 Fr.)
57.76 €
(62.48 Fr.)
     +112.44 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.56 €
(42.80 Fr.)
83.89 €
(90.75 Fr.)
     +112.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.68 €
(22.37 Fr.)
29.05 €
(31.43 Fr.)
     +40.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 €
(11.90 Fr.)
18.12 €
(19.60 Fr.)
     +64.72 %
Childcare
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 828.81 €
(896.57 Fr.)
1,900.20 €
(2,055.56 Fr.)
     +129.27 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,700.00 €
(15,901.83 Fr.)
26,459.01 €
(28,622.22 Fr.)
     +79.99 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.25 €
(93.31 Fr.)
95.22 €
(103.00 Fr.)
     +10.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.78 €
(39.78 Fr.)
40.46 €
(43.77 Fr.)
     +10.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.42 €
(95.65 Fr.)
100.54 €
(108.76 Fr.)
     +13.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 122.09 €
(132.07 Fr.)
160.28 €
(173.38 Fr.)
     +31.28 %
Rent Per Month
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,206.91 €
(1,305.59 Fr.)
1,379.70 €
(1,492.50 Fr.)
     +14.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 852.50 €
(922.20 Fr.)
1,109.31 €
(1,200.00 Fr.)
     +30.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,714.42 €
(2,936.35 Fr.)
2,690.07 €
(2,910.00 Fr.)
     -0.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,741.86 €
(1,884.27 Fr.)
2,222.63 €
(2,404.35 Fr.)
     +27.60 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,142.69 €
(1,236.11 Fr.)
1,135.77 €
(1,228.63 Fr.)
     -0.60 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 843.25 €
(912.20 Fr.)
959.00 €
(1,037.41 Fr.)
     +13.73 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris[ Edit ] Lausanne[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,526.66 €
(2,733.23 Fr.)
5,317.55 €
(5,752.30 Fr.)
     +110.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.32 1.20      -8.98 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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