Cost of Living Comparison Between Germany and Switzerland Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Switzerland are 77.4% higher than in Germany (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Switzerland are 83.8% higher than in Germany
Rent Prices in Switzerland are 100.7% higher than in Germany
Restaurant Prices in Switzerland are 98.0% higher than in Germany
Groceries Prices in Switzerland are 99.6% higher than in Germany
Local Purchasing Power in Switzerland is 17.3% higher than in Germany
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Restaurants
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(11.46 Fr.)
26.18 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +118.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(57.29 Fr.)
125.67 €
(120.00 Fr.)
     +109.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.79 €
(9.34 Fr.)
15.71 €
(15.00 Fr.)
     +60.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 €
(3.82 Fr.)
7.33 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +83.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(3.82 Fr.)
6.28 €
(6.00 Fr.)
     +57.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.27 €
(3.13 Fr.)
5.02 €
(4.80 Fr.)
     +53.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.68 €
(2.56 Fr.)
4.47 €
(4.27 Fr.)
     +67.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 €
(2.28 Fr.)
4.00 €
(3.82 Fr.)
     +67.2 %
Markets
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.10 €
(3.92 Fr.)
6.64 €
(6.34 Fr.)
     +61.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.74 €
(1.66 Fr.)
2.95 €
(2.82 Fr.)
     +70.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 €
(1.17 Fr.)
1.34 €
(1.28 Fr.)
     +9.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.28 €
(3.13 Fr.)
6.36 €
(6.07 Fr.)
     +93.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.52 €
(5.27 Fr.)
11.50 €
(10.98 Fr.)
     +108.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.83 €
(6.52 Fr.)
11.36 €
(10.85 Fr.)
     +66.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.76 €
(6.45 Fr.)
23.02 €
(21.98 Fr.)
     +240.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.07 €
(1.02 Fr.)
1.75 €
(1.67 Fr.)
     +63.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 €
(0.58 Fr.)
1.17 €
(1.12 Fr.)
     +92.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 €
(0.90 Fr.)
1.41 €
(1.34 Fr.)
     +49.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.79 €
(0.75 Fr.)
1.88 €
(1.79 Fr.)
     +138.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.70 €
(0.67 Fr.)
1.11 €
(1.06 Fr.)
     +59.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.82 €
(0.78 Fr.)
1.09 €
(1.04 Fr.)
     +32.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 €
(1.66 Fr.)
2.29 €
(2.18 Fr.)
     +31.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.69 €
(0.66 Fr.)
1.32 €
(1.26 Fr.)
     +91.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.99 €
(4.76 Fr.)
12.57 €
(12.00 Fr.)
     +151.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.92 €
(0.88 Fr.)
2.16 €
(2.06 Fr.)
     +135.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 €
(1.53 Fr.)
2.54 €
(2.43 Fr.)
     +58.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.20 €
(7.83 Fr.)
9.43 €
(9.00 Fr.)
     +14.9 %
Transportation
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 €
(2.86 Fr.)
3.67 €
(3.50 Fr.)
     +22.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.00 €
(46.79 Fr.)
83.78 €
(80.00 Fr.)
     +71.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.40 €
(4.20 Fr.)
6.91 €
(6.60 Fr.)
     +57.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(3.07 Fr.)
6.57 €
(6.28 Fr.)
     +104.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(28.65 Fr.)
72.26 €
(69.00 Fr.)
     +140.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.62 €
(6.32 Fr.)
7.49 €
(7.15 Fr.)
     +13.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,180.00 €
(25,953.19 Fr.)
34,350.47 €
(32,800.00 Fr.)
     +26.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,441.22 €
(26,202.61 Fr.)
34,702.82 €
(33,136.45 Fr.)
     +26.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 299.31 €
(285.80 Fr.)
245.66 €
(234.57 Fr.)
     -17.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.65 €
(18.76 Fr.)
52.14 €
(49.79 Fr.)
     +165.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.59 €
(44.49 Fr.)
51.05 €
(48.74 Fr.)
     +9.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.86 €
(32.33 Fr.)
81.85 €
(78.16 Fr.)
     +141.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.46 €
(19.54 Fr.)
40.31 €
(38.49 Fr.)
     +97.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(11.46 Fr.)
20.42 €
(19.50 Fr.)
     +70.2 %
Childcare
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 394.81 €
(376.99 Fr.)
2,581.10 €
(2,464.59 Fr.)
     +553.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,013.59 €
(11,471.34 Fr.)
30,637.11 €
(29,254.26 Fr.)
     +155.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.08 €
(74.56 Fr.)
118.14 €
(112.81 Fr.)
     +51.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.16 €
(35.49 Fr.)
56.55 €
(54.00 Fr.)
     +52.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.67 €
(79.89 Fr.)
124.17 €
(118.57 Fr.)
     +48.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.06 €
(106.05 Fr.)
170.30 €
(162.61 Fr.)
     +53.3 %
Rent Per Month
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 941.40 €
(898.91 Fr.)
1,908.02 €
(1,821.90 Fr.)
     +102.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 706.82 €
(674.92 Fr.)
1,504.13 €
(1,436.24 Fr.)
     +112.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,711.83 €
(1,634.56 Fr.)
3,329.93 €
(3,179.63 Fr.)
     +94.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,319.80 €
(1,260.23 Fr.)
2,638.29 €
(2,519.20 Fr.)
     +99.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 554.25 €
(529.23 Fr.)
1,437.16 €
(1,372.30 Fr.)
     +159.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 454.74 €
(434.21 Fr.)
1,062.56 €
(1,014.60 Fr.)
     +133.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Germany Edit Switzerland Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,813.33 €
(2,686.34 Fr.)
6,062.53 €
(5,788.89 Fr.)
     +115.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 2.50      -37.1 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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