Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and Austria Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Austria are 38.6% lower than in Switzerland (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austria are 43.1% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in Austria are 53.7% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in Austria are 42.4% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in Austria are 42.6% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in Austria is 32.0% lower than in Switzerland
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Restaurants
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(25.82 €)
14.53 Fr.
(15.00 €)
     -41.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 Fr.
(123.92 €)
62.94 Fr.
(65.00 €)
     -47.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(15.49 €)
9.39 Fr.
(9.70 €)
     -37.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(7.23 €)
4.36 Fr.
(4.50 €)
     -37.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(6.20 €)
3.87 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -35.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.83 Fr.
(4.99 €)
3.39 Fr.
(3.51 €)
     -29.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.24 Fr.
(4.38 €)
2.74 Fr.
(2.83 €)
     -35.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.82 Fr.
(3.94 €)
2.26 Fr.
(2.34 €)
     -40.8 %
Markets
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.38 Fr.
(6.58 €)
5.17 Fr.
(5.34 €)
     -18.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.82 Fr.
(2.91 €)
2.12 Fr.
(2.19 €)
     -24.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.30 Fr.
(1.34 €)
0.98 Fr.
(1.01 €)
     -24.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.14 Fr.
(6.34 €)
3.86 Fr.
(3.99 €)
     -37.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.99 Fr.
(11.34 €)
6.81 Fr.
(7.03 €)
     -38.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.84 Fr.
(11.19 €)
5.49 Fr.
(5.67 €)
     -49.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 21.99 Fr.
(22.71 €)
8.23 Fr.
(8.50 €)
     -62.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.67 Fr.
(1.72 €)
1.08 Fr.
(1.11 €)
     -35.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.12 Fr.
(1.15 €)
0.88 Fr.
(0.91 €)
     -21.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.32 Fr.
(1.36 €)
1.12 Fr.
(1.16 €)
     -14.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.76 Fr.
(1.82 €)
1.77 Fr.
(1.83 €)
     +0.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 Fr.
(1.11 €)
0.81 Fr.
(0.83 €)
     -24.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 Fr.
(1.09 €)
0.72 Fr.
(0.74 €)
     -31.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.18 Fr.
(2.25 €)
1.55 Fr.
(1.60 €)
     -28.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 Fr.
(1.32 €)
0.69 Fr.
(0.71 €)
     -46.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.
(12.39 €)
7.75 Fr.
(8.00 €)
     -35.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.05 Fr.
(2.11 €)
1.20 Fr.
(1.24 €)
     -41.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 Fr.
(2.52 €)
1.61 Fr.
(1.66 €)
     -34.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 Fr.
(9.29 €)
5.81 Fr.
(6.00 €)
     -35.4 %
Transportation
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.
(3.61 €)
2.32 Fr.
(2.40 €)
     -33.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 Fr.
(82.61 €)
48.42 Fr.
(50.00 €)
     -39.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 Fr.
(7.23 €)
4.84 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -30.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 Fr.
(6.65 €)
2.81 Fr.
(2.90 €)
     -56.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.00 Fr.
(71.26 €)
29.05 Fr.
(30.00 €)
     -57.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.08 Fr.
(7.31 €)
5.92 Fr.
(6.11 €)
     -16.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,800.00 Fr.
(33,871.98 €)
24,208.80 Fr.
(25,000.00 €)
     -26.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,142.99 Fr.
(34,226.18 €)
22,261.20 Fr.
(22,988.75 €)
     -32.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 235.15 Fr.
(242.84 €)
316.04 Fr.
(326.37 €)
     +34.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 48.03 Fr.
(49.60 €)
18.27 Fr.
(18.86 €)
     -62.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.06 Fr.
(50.67 €)
32.00 Fr.
(33.04 €)
     -34.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.61 Fr.
(79.11 €)
37.65 Fr.
(38.88 €)
     -50.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.28 Fr.
(39.53 €)
19.50 Fr.
(20.14 €)
     -49.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.50 Fr.
(20.14 €)
11.62 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -40.4 %
Childcare
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,475.82 Fr.
(2,556.74 €)
293.08 Fr.
(302.66 €)
     -88.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,241.04 Fr.
(30,196.71 €)
11,078.22 Fr.
(11,440.28 €)
     -62.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 112.25 Fr.
(115.91 €)
87.93 Fr.
(90.80 €)
     -21.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.26 Fr.
(57.06 €)
38.72 Fr.
(39.99 €)
     -29.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 119.68 Fr.
(123.59 €)
86.10 Fr.
(88.92 €)
     -28.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.24 Fr.
(166.51 €)
109.10 Fr.
(112.67 €)
     -32.3 %
Rent Per Month
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,782.51 Fr.
(1,840.77 €)
815.92 Fr.
(842.59 €)
     -54.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,401.42 Fr.
(1,447.22 €)
660.78 Fr.
(682.38 €)
     -52.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,157.46 Fr.
(3,260.66 €)
1,469.05 Fr.
(1,517.06 €)
     -53.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,516.37 Fr.
(2,598.61 €)
1,153.18 Fr.
(1,190.86 €)
     -54.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,418.02 Fr.
(1,464.37 €)
551.56 Fr.
(569.58 €)
     -61.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,045.41 Fr.
(1,079.57 €)
401.71 Fr.
(414.84 €)
     -61.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,903.38 Fr.
(6,096.31 €)
2,281.95 Fr.
(2,356.53 €)
     -61.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.51 3.38      +34.6 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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