Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 74.76% higher than in Canada (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 69.53% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 57.18% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 75.95% higher than in Canada
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 83.92% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 36.81% higher than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 C$
(13.48 Fr.)
33.38 C$
(25.00 Fr.)
     +85.45 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$
(56.17 Fr.)
133.53 C$
(100.00 Fr.)
     +78.03 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(8.24 Fr.)
19.36 C$
(14.50 Fr.)
     +76.01 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(4.49 Fr.)
9.35 C$
(7.00 Fr.)
     +55.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$
(5.62 Fr.)
8.01 C$
(6.00 Fr.)
     +6.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.28 C$
(3.21 Fr.)
6.19 C$
(4.63 Fr.)
     +44.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 C$
(1.70 Fr.)
5.47 C$
(4.10 Fr.)
     +140.95 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 C$
(1.38 Fr.)
5.00 C$
(3.74 Fr.)
     +170.61 %
Markets
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.38 C$
(7.02 Fr.)
7.96 C$
(5.96 Fr.)
     -15.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.65 C$
(1.99 Fr.)
3.34 C$
(2.50 Fr.)
     +26.13 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.68 C$
(1.26 Fr.)
1.70 C$
(1.27 Fr.)
     +1.29 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 C$
(2.62 Fr.)
7.43 C$
(5.56 Fr.)
     +112.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.80 C$
(4.34 Fr.)
14.07 C$
(10.54 Fr.)
     +142.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.05 C$
(4.53 Fr.)
15.45 C$
(11.57 Fr.)
     +155.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.77 C$
(5.07 Fr.)
30.39 C$
(22.76 Fr.)
     +348.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 C$
(1.40 Fr.)
2.34 C$
(1.75 Fr.)
     +25.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 C$
(0.58 Fr.)
1.68 C$
(1.26 Fr.)
     +115.13 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 C$
(1.36 Fr.)
2.00 C$
(1.49 Fr.)
     +9.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.96 C$
(1.47 Fr.)
2.48 C$
(1.85 Fr.)
     +26.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.29 C$
(0.96 Fr.)
1.54 C$
(1.15 Fr.)
     +19.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 C$
(0.90 Fr.)
1.51 C$
(1.13 Fr.)
     +26.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.58 C$
(1.93 Fr.)
3.04 C$
(2.28 Fr.)
     +18.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.15 C$
(1.61 Fr.)
1.24 C$
(0.93 Fr.)
     -42.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(11.23 Fr.)
20.03 C$
(15.00 Fr.)
     +33.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 C$
(2.32 Fr.)
2.55 C$
(1.91 Fr.)
     -17.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.48 C$
(2.61 Fr.)
3.06 C$
(2.29 Fr.)
     -12.10 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(11.23 Fr.)
11.35 C$
(8.50 Fr.)
     -24.34 %
Transportation
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.43 Fr.)
4.67 C$
(3.50 Fr.)
     +43.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.50 C$
(67.78 Fr.)
106.82 C$
(80.00 Fr.)
     +18.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3.00 Fr.)
8.68 C$
(6.50 Fr.)
     +116.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.41 Fr.)
8.17 C$
(6.12 Fr.)
     +153.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(25.46 Fr.)
92.13 C$
(69.00 Fr.)
     +170.98 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.25 C$
(3.18 Fr.)
8.22 C$
(6.16 Fr.)
     +93.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$
(19,471.86 Fr.)
36,719.66 C$
(27,500.00 Fr.)
     +41.23 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,437.98 C$
(18,302.03 Fr.)
40,172.65 C$
(30,086.00 Fr.)
     +64.39 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.62 C$
(123.29 Fr.)
258.36 C$
(193.49 Fr.)
     +56.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 C$
(0.25 Fr.)
0.30 C$
(0.23 Fr.)
     -10.52 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.61 C$
(58.88 Fr.)
79.12 C$
(59.25 Fr.)
     +0.64 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.81 C$
(38.05 Fr.)
112.25 C$
(84.07 Fr.)
     +120.93 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.19 C$
(15.12 Fr.)
46.69 C$
(34.97 Fr.)
     +131.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(10.48 Fr.)
25.37 C$
(19.00 Fr.)
     +81.21 %
Childcare
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 988.31 C$
(740.16 Fr.)
3,040.42 C$
(2,277.02 Fr.)
     +207.64 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,242.13 C$
(10,666.18 Fr.)
36,892.25 C$
(27,629.25 Fr.)
     +159.04 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.51 C$
(47.56 Fr.)
139.82 C$
(104.72 Fr.)
     +120.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.02 C$
(33.71 Fr.)
67.87 C$
(50.83 Fr.)
     +50.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.33 C$
(75.88 Fr.)
151.85 C$
(113.72 Fr.)
     +49.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.43 C$
(95.44 Fr.)
210.08 C$
(157.33 Fr.)
     +64.85 %
Rent Per Month
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,330.06 C$
(996.11 Fr.)
2,016.34 C$
(1,510.07 Fr.)
     +51.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,117.34 C$
(836.80 Fr.)
1,536.82 C$
(1,150.95 Fr.)
     +37.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,160.44 C$
(1,617.99 Fr.)
3,651.42 C$
(2,734.61 Fr.)
     +69.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,811.58 C$
(1,356.72 Fr.)
2,885.61 C$
(2,161.08 Fr.)
     +59.29 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 535.46 C$
(401.01 Fr.)
1,397.68 C$
(1,046.75 Fr.)
     +161.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 397.84 C$
(297.95 Fr.)
968.45 C$
(725.29 Fr.)
     +143.43 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,331.96 C$
(2,495.37 Fr.)
7,728.14 C$
(5,787.74 Fr.)
     +131.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.36 1.44      -57.10 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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