Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Lucerne 

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Consumer Prices in Lucerne are 62.27% higher than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lucerne are 20.23% higher than in London
Rent Prices in Lucerne are 35.00% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Lucerne are 38.06% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in Lucerne are 142.05% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Lucerne is 19.80% higher than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Lucerne Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(18.99 Fr.)
19.75 £
(25.00 Fr.)
     +31.66 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(75.95 Fr.)
86.90 £
(110.00 Fr.)
     +44.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.60 Fr.)
11.85 £
(15.00 Fr.)
     +97.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(6.33 Fr.)
5.33 £
(6.75 Fr.)
     +6.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(6.33 Fr.)
4.34 £
(5.50 Fr.)
     -13.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.98 £
(3.77 Fr.)
3.74 £
(4.73 Fr.)
     +25.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 £
(1.81 Fr.)
3.00 £
(3.80 Fr.)
     +110.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 £
(1.46 Fr.)
2.65 £
(3.35 Fr.)
     +129.99 %
Markets
London Edit Lucerne Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 £
(4.53 Fr.)
4.25 £
(5.38 Fr.)
     +18.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.17 Fr.)
2.42 £
(3.06 Fr.)
     +162.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.71 £
(0.90 Fr.)
0.69 £
(0.88 Fr.)
     -2.41 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.22 £
(2.81 Fr.)
3.83 £
(4.85 Fr.)
     +72.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.04 £
(3.85 Fr.)
10.15 £
(12.85 Fr.)
     +233.94 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.70 £
(3.42 Fr.)
11.94 £
(15.12 Fr.)
     +342.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.84 £
(6.13 Fr.)
31.35 £
(39.69 Fr.)
     +547.31 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(1.23 Fr.)
1.06 £
(1.35 Fr.)
     +9.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.60 Fr.)
1.13 £
(1.44 Fr.)
     +140.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.12 Fr.)
0.84 £
(1.06 Fr.)
     -5.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.11 £
(1.40 Fr.)
1.13 £
(1.44 Fr.)
     +2.57 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.65 Fr.)
0.99 £
(1.25 Fr.)
     +92.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.67 Fr.)
0.72 £
(0.91 Fr.)
     +35.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 £
(0.96 Fr.)
1.58 £
(2.00 Fr.)
     +109.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.98 £
(1.24 Fr.)
0.47 £
(0.60 Fr.)
     -51.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(10.13 Fr.)
7.11 £
(9.00 Fr.)
     -11.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.87 £
(2.37 Fr.)
1.78 £
(2.25 Fr.)
     -5.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 £
(2.71 Fr.)
2.11 £
(2.67 Fr.)
     -1.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(16.46 Fr.)
6.40 £
(8.10 Fr.)
     -50.78 %
Transportation
London Edit Lucerne Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.54 Fr.)
3.16 £
(4.00 Fr.)
     +12.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 162.00 £
(205.07 Fr.)
63.20 £
(80.00 Fr.)
     -60.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.80 Fr.)
4.74 £
(6.00 Fr.)
     +58.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.46 Fr.)
4.83 £
(6.12 Fr.)
     +76.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(36.46 Fr.)
45.82 £
(58.00 Fr.)
     +59.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.84 £
(6.13 Fr.)
4.75 £
(6.02 Fr.)
     -1.81 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,167.50 £
(29,326.35 Fr.)
18,959.74 £
(24,000.00 Fr.)
     -18.16 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,482.47 £
(29,725.05 Fr.)
20,934.71 £
(26,500.00 Fr.)
     -10.85 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Lucerne Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 184.88 £
(234.02 Fr.)
97.02 £
(122.81 Fr.)
     -47.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(0.17 Fr.)
0.19 £
(0.24 Fr.)
     +39.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.40 £
(41.01 Fr.)
46.08 £
(58.33 Fr.)
     +42.23 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Lucerne Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.09 £
(58.34 Fr.)
134.77 £
(170.60 Fr.)
     +192.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.50 £
(12.03 Fr.)
21.86 £
(27.67 Fr.)
     +130.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 £
(17.72 Fr.)
14.61 £
(18.50 Fr.)
     +4.39 %
Childcare
London Edit Lucerne Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,409.04 £
(1,783.62 Fr.)
1,500.98 £
(1,900.00 Fr.)
     +6.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,995.24 £
(22,779.09 Fr.)
15,799.78 £
(20,000.00 Fr.)
     -12.20 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Lucerne Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.94 £
(72.07 Fr.)
82.95 £
(105.00 Fr.)
     +45.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.83 £
(36.49 Fr.)
45.42 £
(57.50 Fr.)
     +57.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.73 £
(95.87 Fr.)
90.19 £
(114.17 Fr.)
     +19.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.38 £
(114.41 Fr.)
102.70 £
(130.00 Fr.)
     +13.62 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Lucerne Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,705.63 £
(2,159.06 Fr.)
1,065.36 £
(1,348.57 Fr.)
     -37.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,299.37 £
(1,644.79 Fr.)
961.15 £
(1,216.67 Fr.)
     -26.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,208.82 £
(4,061.86 Fr.)
1,907.26 £
(2,414.29 Fr.)
     -40.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,150.84 £
(2,722.63 Fr.)
1,546.12 £
(1,957.14 Fr.)
     -28.12 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Lucerne Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,117.76 £
(1,414.90 Fr.)
825.66 £
(1,045.15 Fr.)
     -26.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 540.13 £
(683.71 Fr.)
587.13 £
(743.22 Fr.)
     +8.70 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Lucerne Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,076.98 £
(3,894.96 Fr.)
4,432.21 £
(5,610.46 Fr.)
     +44.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.52 1.83      -27.15 %
Last update: September 2021August 2021
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