Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 57.26% higher than in Canada (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 51.77% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 40.01% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 57.32% higher than in Canada
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 63.23% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 4.93% higher than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(15.50 Fr.)
32.27 C$
(25.00 Fr.)
     +61.34 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$
(61.98 Fr.)
129.07 C$
(100.00 Fr.)
     +61.34 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$
(9.30 Fr.)
19.36 C$
(15.00 Fr.)
     +61.34 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(4.65 Fr.)
7.74 C$
(6.00 Fr.)
     +29.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(6.19 Fr.)
7.74 C$
(6.00 Fr.)
     -3.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.51 C$
(3.49 Fr.)
6.07 C$
(4.71 Fr.)
     +34.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 C$
(1.81 Fr.)
5.35 C$
(4.14 Fr.)
     +128.87 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 C$
(1.49 Fr.)
4.82 C$
(3.73 Fr.)
     +150.82 %
Markets
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.75 C$
(7.55 Fr.)
7.98 C$
(6.18 Fr.)
     -18.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.74 C$
(2.12 Fr.)
3.48 C$
(2.70 Fr.)
     +26.97 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.77 C$
(1.37 Fr.)
1.59 C$
(1.23 Fr.)
     -10.30 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.78 C$
(2.93 Fr.)
7.50 C$
(5.81 Fr.)
     +98.36 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.45 C$
(5.00 Fr.)
13.78 C$
(10.67 Fr.)
     +113.53 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.32 C$
(4.90 Fr.)
14.44 C$
(11.19 Fr.)
     +128.47 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.81 C$
(6.05 Fr.)
28.20 C$
(21.85 Fr.)
     +260.98 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 C$
(1.55 Fr.)
2.23 C$
(1.72 Fr.)
     +11.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 C$
(0.63 Fr.)
1.61 C$
(1.25 Fr.)
     +99.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.94 C$
(1.50 Fr.)
1.80 C$
(1.40 Fr.)
     -7.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.07 C$
(1.61 Fr.)
2.40 C$
(1.86 Fr.)
     +15.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.34 C$
(1.04 Fr.)
1.46 C$
(1.13 Fr.)
     +9.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 C$
(0.97 Fr.)
1.37 C$
(1.06 Fr.)
     +9.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.81 C$
(2.17 Fr.)
2.89 C$
(2.24 Fr.)
     +2.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 C$
(1.70 Fr.)
1.52 C$
(1.18 Fr.)
     -30.44 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(11.62 Fr.)
16.78 C$
(13.00 Fr.)
     +11.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.56 C$
(2.76 Fr.)
2.64 C$
(2.05 Fr.)
     -25.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.93 C$
(3.05 Fr.)
3.15 C$
(2.44 Fr.)
     -19.95 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 C$
(12.40 Fr.)
11.10 C$
(8.60 Fr.)
     -30.62 %
Transportation
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.52 Fr.)
4.52 C$
(3.50 Fr.)
     +39.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$
(77.48 Fr.)
103.26 C$
(80.00 Fr.)
     +3.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3.10 Fr.)
8.39 C$
(6.50 Fr.)
     +109.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.49 Fr.)
8.00 C$
(6.20 Fr.)
     +148.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(26.34 Fr.)
89.06 C$
(69.00 Fr.)
     +161.94 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.79 C$
(4.48 Fr.)
8.85 C$
(6.86 Fr.)
     +52.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,360.00 C$
(21,197.54 Fr.)
38,721.48 C$
(30,000.00 Fr.)
     +41.53 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,081.92 C$
(19,432.56 Fr.)
41,538.30 C$
(32,182.37 Fr.)
     +65.61 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.99 C$
(133.25 Fr.)
267.85 C$
(207.52 Fr.)
     +55.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 C$
(0.26 Fr.)
0.28 C$
(0.21 Fr.)
     -18.61 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 80.92 C$
(62.69 Fr.)
70.94 C$
(54.97 Fr.)
     -12.32 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.94 C$
(41.01 Fr.)
99.79 C$
(77.31 Fr.)
     +88.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.11 C$
(16.36 Fr.)
45.80 C$
(35.49 Fr.)
     +116.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(10.85 Fr.)
23.23 C$
(18.00 Fr.)
     +65.95 %
Childcare
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,087.35 C$
(842.44 Fr.)
2,987.07 C$
(2,314.27 Fr.)
     +174.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,444.65 C$
(13,515.48 Fr.)
34,021.49 C$
(26,358.62 Fr.)
     +95.03 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.70 C$
(50.90 Fr.)
132.55 C$
(102.70 Fr.)
     +101.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.10 C$
(34.94 Fr.)
61.84 C$
(47.91 Fr.)
     +37.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 103.19 C$
(79.95 Fr.)
144.49 C$
(111.95 Fr.)
     +40.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.33 C$
(99.43 Fr.)
193.20 C$
(149.68 Fr.)
     +50.55 %
Rent Per Month
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,543.77 C$
(1,196.05 Fr.)
2,133.27 C$
(1,652.78 Fr.)
     +38.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,297.94 C$
(1,005.60 Fr.)
1,652.44 C$
(1,280.25 Fr.)
     +27.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,569.12 C$
(1,990.46 Fr.)
3,850.23 C$
(2,983.02 Fr.)
     +49.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,166.87 C$
(1,678.81 Fr.)
2,973.65 C$
(2,303.88 Fr.)
     +37.23 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 815.02 C$
(631.45 Fr.)
1,415.37 C$
(1,096.58 Fr.)
     +73.66 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 571.39 C$
(442.70 Fr.)
996.09 C$
(771.74 Fr.)
     +74.33 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada Edit Switzerland Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,633.49 C$
(3,589.86 Fr.)
7,378.55 C$
(5,716.63 Fr.)
     +59.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.70 1.43      -47.21 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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