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Cost of Living Comparison Between Frankfurt and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 76.92% higher than in Frankfurt
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 71.70% higher than in Frankfurt
Rent Prices in Zurich are 60.46% higher than in Frankfurt
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 82.71% higher than in Frankfurt
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 138.17% higher than in Frankfurt
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 23.88% higher than in Frankfurt
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(11.40 Fr.)
21.92 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +119.20 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(57.02 Fr.)
87.68 €
(100.00 Fr.)
     +75.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(9.12 Fr.)
12.28 €
(14.00 Fr.)
     +53.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(4.56 Fr.)
6.14 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +53.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(3.99 Fr.)
5.26 €
(6.00 Fr.)
     +50.31 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.75 €
(3.13 Fr.)
4.25 €
(4.85 Fr.)
     +54.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 €
(2.68 Fr.)
3.64 €
(4.15 Fr.)
     +54.99 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 €
(2.46 Fr.)
3.23 €
(3.69 Fr.)
     +49.66 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.86 €
(3.26 Fr.)
5.60 €
(6.39 Fr.)
     +95.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.13 €
(1.29 Fr.)
2.25 €
(2.56 Fr.)
     +98.51 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.91 €
(1.04 Fr.)
1.06 €
(1.20 Fr.)
     +15.42 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.76 €
(2.01 Fr.)
4.90 €
(5.59 Fr.)
     +177.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.92 €
(4.47 Fr.)
10.00 €
(11.41 Fr.)
     +155.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.52 €
(4.01 Fr.)
10.04 €
(11.45 Fr.)
     +185.25 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.00 €
(5.70 Fr.)
20.79 €
(23.71 Fr.)
     +315.94 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.14 Fr.)
1.66 €
(1.90 Fr.)
     +66.54 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 €
(0.81 Fr.)
1.19 €
(1.35 Fr.)
     +67.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 €
(1.09 Fr.)
1.61 €
(1.84 Fr.)
     +68.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.12 €
(1.28 Fr.)
1.69 €
(1.93 Fr.)
     +51.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 €
(0.65 Fr.)
1.13 €
(1.29 Fr.)
     +98.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 €
(0.59 Fr.)
1.02 €
(1.16 Fr.)
     +96.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 €
(1.10 Fr.)
2.24 €
(2.55 Fr.)
     +133.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.49 €
(0.55 Fr.)
1.07 €
(1.22 Fr.)
     +119.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.70 Fr.)
10.52 €
(12.00 Fr.)
     +110.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.86 €
(0.98 Fr.)
1.74 €
(1.98 Fr.)
     +103.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.21 €
(1.38 Fr.)
2.38 €
(2.71 Fr.)
     +97.14 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.40 €
(7.30 Fr.)
7.01 €
(8.00 Fr.)
     +9.60 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 €
(3.14 Fr.)
3.68 €
(4.20 Fr.)
     +33.91 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.10 €
(101.62 Fr.)
74.53 €
(85.00 Fr.)
     -16.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(3.99 Fr.)
7.01 €
(8.00 Fr.)
     +100.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(3.67 Fr.)
5.50 €
(6.28 Fr.)
     +70.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 €
(37.64 Fr.)
69.97 €
(79.80 Fr.)
     +112.03 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.36 €
(6.11 Fr.)
5.51 €
(6.29 Fr.)
     +2.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 €
(22,809.78 Fr.)
20,166.78 €
(23,000.00 Fr.)
     +0.83 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,462.00 €
(23,336.69 Fr.)
19,374.81 €
(22,096.76 Fr.)
     -5.31 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 230.05 €
(262.37 Fr.)
159.58 €
(182.00 Fr.)
     -30.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 €
(0.11 Fr.)
0.25 €
(0.28 Fr.)
     +165.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.54 €
(33.69 Fr.)
49.41 €
(56.36 Fr.)
     +67.28 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.08 €
(43.43 Fr.)
68.37 €
(77.98 Fr.)
     +79.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.75 €
(22.52 Fr.)
33.10 €
(37.75 Fr.)
     +67.59 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 €
(12.55 Fr.)
15.78 €
(18.00 Fr.)
     +43.48 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 343.79 €
(392.08 Fr.)
2,170.33 €
(2,475.24 Fr.)
     +531.30 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,162.50 €
(16,152.18 Fr.)
24,926.65 €
(28,428.57 Fr.)
     +76.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.92 €
(87.73 Fr.)
96.75 €
(110.34 Fr.)
     +25.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.46 €
(35.88 Fr.)
43.62 €
(49.75 Fr.)
     +38.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.74 €
(104.63 Fr.)
107.42 €
(122.51 Fr.)
     +17.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.00 €
(117.47 Fr.)
146.78 €
(167.40 Fr.)
     +42.51 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 904.69 €
(1,031.79 Fr.)
1,493.83 €
(1,703.70 Fr.)
     +65.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 680.97 €
(776.64 Fr.)
1,139.69 €
(1,299.81 Fr.)
     +67.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,800.00 €
(2,052.88 Fr.)
2,758.98 €
(3,146.59 Fr.)
     +53.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,284.62 €
(1,465.09 Fr.)
2,104.36 €
(2,400.00 Fr.)
     +63.81 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 621.93 €
(709.30 Fr.)
1,062.17 €
(1,211.40 Fr.)
     +70.79 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 384.38 €
(438.38 Fr.)
670.09 €
(764.23 Fr.)
     +74.33 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,422.46 €
(2,762.78 Fr.)
5,152.49 €
(5,876.36 Fr.)
     +112.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.93 1.65      -14.42 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:207327
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR