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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 47.41% higher than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 17.46% higher than in London
Rent Prices in Zurich are 20.20% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 39.08% higher than in London
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 105.89% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 96.94% higher than in London
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  LondonZurichDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(19.64 Fr.)
19.09 £
(25.00 Fr.)
     +27.26 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(65.48 Fr.)
76.36 £
(100.00 Fr.)
     +52.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.86 Fr.)
10.69 £
(14.00 Fr.)
     +78.17 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(6.55 Fr.)
5.34 £
(7.00 Fr.)
     +6.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(5.89 Fr.)
4.58 £
(6.00 Fr.)
     +1.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.75 £
(3.60 Fr.)
3.68 £
(4.82 Fr.)
     +33.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 £
(1.74 Fr.)
3.10 £
(4.05 Fr.)
     +133.22 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 £
(1.32 Fr.)
2.78 £
(3.63 Fr.)
     +176.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.56 £
(4.66 Fr.)
5.01 £
(6.56 Fr.)
     +40.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.98 £
(1.28 Fr.)
1.88 £
(2.46 Fr.)
     +92.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £
(0.86 Fr.)
0.95 £
(1.24 Fr.)
     +45.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.09 £
(2.73 Fr.)
4.13 £
(5.41 Fr.)
     +97.90 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.97 £
(3.89 Fr.)
8.72 £
(11.41 Fr.)
     +193.54 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.85 £
(3.73 Fr.)
8.95 £
(11.73 Fr.)
     +214.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.08 £
(5.34 Fr.)
18.24 £
(23.89 Fr.)
     +347.09 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.93 £
(1.22 Fr.)
1.44 £
(1.88 Fr.)
     +54.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 £
(0.70 Fr.)
1.04 £
(1.36 Fr.)
     +93.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.21 Fr.)
1.36 £
(1.79 Fr.)
     +47.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 £
(1.41 Fr.)
1.46 £
(1.92 Fr.)
     +35.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.72 Fr.)
0.96 £
(1.26 Fr.)
     +75.61 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £
(0.62 Fr.)
0.84 £
(1.10 Fr.)
     +77.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.82 £
(1.07 Fr.)
1.95 £
(2.56 Fr.)
     +138.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 £
(1.21 Fr.)
0.95 £
(1.24 Fr.)
     +2.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(10.48 Fr.)
9.16 £
(12.00 Fr.)
     +14.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.55 £
(2.03 Fr.)
1.50 £
(1.96 Fr.)
     -3.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 £
(2.76 Fr.)
2.02 £
(2.65 Fr.)
     -4.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(14.41 Fr.)
6.15 £
(8.05 Fr.)
     -44.12 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(3.27 Fr.)
3.05 £
(4.00 Fr.)
     +22.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 £
(196.45 Fr.)
64.90 £
(85.00 Fr.)
     -56.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(6.55 Fr.)
6.11 £
(8.00 Fr.)
     +22.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(6.32 Fr.)
4.67 £
(6.12 Fr.)
     -3.28 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(52.39 Fr.)
60.93 £
(79.80 Fr.)
     +52.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.90 £
(6.42 Fr.)
4.80 £
(6.29 Fr.)
     -2.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,225.00 £
(25,177.87 Fr.)
17,562.05 £
(23,000.00 Fr.)
     -8.65 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,878.08 £
(27,342.82 Fr.)
16,858.48 £
(22,078.58 Fr.)
     -19.25 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.42 £
(206.17 Fr.)
133.07 £
(174.27 Fr.)
     -15.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.15 Fr.)
0.19 £
(0.26 Fr.)
     +69.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.19 £
(42.16 Fr.)
44.24 £
(57.94 Fr.)
     +37.45 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.46 £
(59.54 Fr.)
61.54 £
(80.59 Fr.)
     +35.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.53 £
(13.79 Fr.)
28.63 £
(37.50 Fr.)
     +172.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £
(16.37 Fr.)
13.74 £
(18.00 Fr.)
     +9.95 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,283.32 £
(1,680.69 Fr.)
1,886.37 £
(2,470.48 Fr.)
     +46.99 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,862.89 £
(22,084.35 Fr.)
21,707.13 £
(28,428.57 Fr.)
     +28.73 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.38 £
(85.63 Fr.)
85.73 £
(112.28 Fr.)
     +31.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.84 £
(40.39 Fr.)
38.58 £
(50.53 Fr.)
     +25.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.51 £
(89.72 Fr.)
94.72 £
(124.05 Fr.)
     +38.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 78.92 £
(103.35 Fr.)
130.20 £
(170.51 Fr.)
     +64.98 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,749.23 £
(2,290.87 Fr.)
1,337.95 £
(1,752.23 Fr.)
     -23.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,229.29 £
(1,609.93 Fr.)
1,029.74 £
(1,348.59 Fr.)
     -16.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,300.36 £
(4,322.29 Fr.)
2,431.87 £
(3,184.88 Fr.)
     -26.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,991.54 £
(2,608.20 Fr.)
1,858.01 £
(2,433.33 Fr.)
     -6.70 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,227.86 £
(1,608.06 Fr.)
932.53 £
(1,221.28 Fr.)
     -24.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 666.32 £
(872.64 Fr.)
588.69 £
(770.98 Fr.)
     -11.65 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,955.84 £
(2,561.45 Fr.)
4,524.60 £
(5,925.61 Fr.)
     +131.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.16 1.64      -48.18 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:749326
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP