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Cost of Living Comparison Between Frankfurt and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 75.47% higher than in Frankfurt
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 72.10% higher than in Frankfurt
Rent Prices in Zurich are 64.84% higher than in Frankfurt
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 83.78% higher than in Frankfurt
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 129.08% higher than in Frankfurt
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 24.75% higher than in Frankfurt
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(11.35 Fr.)
22.03 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +120.27 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(56.75 Fr.)
88.11 €
(100.00 Fr.)
     +76.22 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(9.08 Fr.)
12.34 €
(14.00 Fr.)
     +54.19 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(4.54 Fr.)
6.17 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +54.19 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(3.97 Fr.)
5.29 €
(6.00 Fr.)
     +51.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.76 €
(3.13 Fr.)
4.30 €
(4.88 Fr.)
     +55.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 €
(2.66 Fr.)
3.68 €
(4.17 Fr.)
     +57.03 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 €
(2.34 Fr.)
3.22 €
(3.65 Fr.)
     +55.99 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.97 €
(3.37 Fr.)
5.81 €
(6.60 Fr.)
     +95.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.14 €
(1.29 Fr.)
2.18 €
(2.47 Fr.)
     +90.94 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 €
(1.04 Fr.)
1.09 €
(1.23 Fr.)
     +18.89 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.68 €
(1.91 Fr.)
4.74 €
(5.38 Fr.)
     +181.86 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.40 €
(5.00 Fr.)
10.06 €
(11.41 Fr.)
     +128.41 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.56 €
(4.04 Fr.)
10.26 €
(11.65 Fr.)
     +188.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.35 €
(6.08 Fr.)
20.97 €
(23.80 Fr.)
     +291.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 €
(1.16 Fr.)
1.66 €
(1.88 Fr.)
     +62.64 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.84 Fr.)
1.19 €
(1.36 Fr.)
     +61.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.18 Fr.)
1.51 €
(1.72 Fr.)
     +45.52 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 €
(1.32 Fr.)
1.66 €
(1.89 Fr.)
     +43.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.68 Fr.)
1.09 €
(1.24 Fr.)
     +81.25 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 €
(0.61 Fr.)
0.97 €
(1.10 Fr.)
     +80.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 €
(1.08 Fr.)
2.29 €
(2.60 Fr.)
     +141.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.55 €
(0.63 Fr.)
1.09 €
(1.24 Fr.)
     +98.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.67 Fr.)
10.57 €
(12.00 Fr.)
     +111.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.84 €
(0.95 Fr.)
1.67 €
(1.90 Fr.)
     +99.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 €
(1.26 Fr.)
2.31 €
(2.62 Fr.)
     +108.51 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.30 €
(7.15 Fr.)
7.05 €
(8.00 Fr.)
     +11.89 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.77 €
(3.15 Fr.)
3.70 €
(4.20 Fr.)
     +33.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.05 €
(101.07 Fr.)
74.89 €
(85.00 Fr.)
     -15.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(3.97 Fr.)
7.05 €
(8.00 Fr.)
     +101.39 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(3.65 Fr.)
5.67 €
(6.44 Fr.)
     +76.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 €
(37.45 Fr.)
70.31 €
(79.80 Fr.)
     +113.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.32 €
(6.04 Fr.)
5.51 €
(6.25 Fr.)
     +3.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 €
(23,833.96 Fr.)
19,648.44 €
(22,300.00 Fr.)
     -6.44 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,885.00 €
(22,568.49 Fr.)
20,008.08 €
(22,708.18 Fr.)
     +0.62 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 225.37 €
(255.79 Fr.)
165.63 €
(187.98 Fr.)
     -26.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 €
(0.10 Fr.)
0.24 €
(0.27 Fr.)
     +160.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.38 €
(33.35 Fr.)
51.03 €
(57.92 Fr.)
     +73.69 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.41 €
(41.32 Fr.)
72.77 €
(82.59 Fr.)
     +99.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.86 €
(20.27 Fr.)
33.16 €
(37.63 Fr.)
     +85.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(13.62 Fr.)
15.86 €
(18.00 Fr.)
     +32.16 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 319.86 €
(363.02 Fr.)
2,188.64 €
(2,484.00 Fr.)
     +584.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,122.22 €
(17,162.97 Fr.)
23,988.61 €
(27,225.88 Fr.)
     +58.63 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.18 €
(87.60 Fr.)
99.40 €
(112.82 Fr.)
     +28.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.25 €
(35.47 Fr.)
46.20 €
(52.43 Fr.)
     +47.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.26 €
(106.98 Fr.)
110.86 €
(125.82 Fr.)
     +17.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.43 €
(119.66 Fr.)
154.38 €
(175.22 Fr.)
     +46.43 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 919.71 €
(1,043.82 Fr.)
1,568.26 €
(1,779.89 Fr.)
     +70.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 701.88 €
(796.59 Fr.)
1,206.73 €
(1,369.58 Fr.)
     +71.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,825.86 €
(2,072.26 Fr.)
2,882.00 €
(3,270.93 Fr.)
     +57.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,288.89 €
(1,462.82 Fr.)
2,154.68 €
(2,445.45 Fr.)
     +67.17 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 623.77 €
(707.95 Fr.)
1,100.02 €
(1,248.46 Fr.)
     +76.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 396.16 €
(449.62 Fr.)
699.77 €
(794.20 Fr.)
     +76.64 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,437.42 €
(2,766.35 Fr.)
5,233.26 €
(5,939.49 Fr.)
     +114.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.94 1.60      -17.31 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:205325
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR