Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and Austria Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Austria are 40.42% lower than in Switzerland (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austria are 42.24% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in Austria are 47.03% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in Austria are 43.16% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in Austria are 46.92% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in Austria is 33.20% lower than in Switzerland
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Restaurants
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(22.98 €)
13.05 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -47.79 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(91.93 €)
54.39 Fr.
(50.00 €)
     -45.61 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(13.79 €)
8.70 Fr.
(8.00 €)
     -41.99 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(6.44 €)
4.24 Fr.
(3.90 €)
     -39.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(5.52 €)
4.35 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -27.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.63 Fr.
(4.26 €)
3.40 Fr.
(3.12 €)
     -26.64 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.08 Fr.
(3.75 €)
2.95 Fr.
(2.71 €)
     -27.87 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.74 Fr.
(3.44 €)
2.31 Fr.
(2.12 €)
     -38.27 %
Markets
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.98 Fr.
(5.50 €)
4.58 Fr.
(4.21 €)
     -23.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 Fr.
(2.29 €)
1.88 Fr.
(1.73 €)
     -24.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.27 Fr.
(1.17 €)
1.01 Fr.
(0.93 €)
     -20.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.56 Fr.
(5.11 €)
3.27 Fr.
(3.01 €)
     -41.12 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.47 Fr.
(9.63 €)
6.35 Fr.
(5.83 €)
     -39.42 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.63 Fr.
(10.69 €)
5.22 Fr.
(4.80 €)
     -55.09 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 22.81 Fr.
(20.97 €)
7.59 Fr.
(6.98 €)
     -66.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 Fr.
(1.61 €)
1.08 Fr.
(0.99 €)
     -38.16 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.26 Fr.
(1.16 €)
0.88 Fr.
(0.81 €)
     -29.78 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.48 Fr.
(1.36 €)
1.21 Fr.
(1.12 €)
     -17.87 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.85 Fr.
(1.70 €)
1.23 Fr.
(1.13 €)
     -33.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 Fr.
(1.05 €)
0.75 Fr.
(0.69 €)
     -34.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 Fr.
(1.04 €)
0.69 Fr.
(0.64 €)
     -38.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 Fr.
(2.07 €)
1.41 Fr.
(1.30 €)
     -37.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 Fr.
(0.86 €)
0.69 Fr.
(0.63 €)
     -26.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 Fr.
(13.79 €)
7.61 Fr.
(7.00 €)
     -49.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.94 Fr.
(1.78 €)
1.16 Fr.
(1.06 €)
     -40.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 Fr.
(2.10 €)
1.75 Fr.
(1.61 €)
     -23.54 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 Fr.
(7.81 €)
5.98 Fr.
(5.50 €)
     -29.62 %
Transportation
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.
(3.22 €)
2.61 Fr.
(2.40 €)
     -25.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 Fr.
(73.55 €)
52.21 Fr.
(48.00 €)
     -34.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.50 Fr.
(5.98 €)
4.35 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -33.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.12 Fr.
(5.62 €)
3.15 Fr.
(2.90 €)
     -48.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.00 Fr.
(63.43 €)
30.24 Fr.
(27.80 €)
     -56.17 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.15 Fr.
(5.65 €)
4.95 Fr.
(4.55 €)
     -19.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,750.00 Fr.
(25,511.46 €)
25,518.53 Fr.
(23,460.00 €)
     -8.04 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,189.80 Fr.
(27,754.44 €)
22,212.59 Fr.
(20,420.74 €)
     -26.42 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.96 Fr.
(177.40 €)
221.43 Fr.
(203.57 €)
     +14.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 Fr.
(0.20 €)
0.07 Fr.
(0.07 €)
     -67.81 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.57 Fr.
(54.76 €)
35.13 Fr.
(32.29 €)
     -41.03 %
Sports And Leisure
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 84.16 Fr.
(77.37 €)
37.26 Fr.
(34.26 €)
     -55.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.33 Fr.
(32.48 €)
21.31 Fr.
(19.59 €)
     -39.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.50 Fr.
(17.01 €)
11.97 Fr.
(11.00 €)
     -35.32 %
Childcare
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,273.53 Fr.
(2,090.13 €)
321.31 Fr.
(295.39 €)
     -85.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,467.05 Fr.
(25,251.34 €)
8,697.45 Fr.
(7,995.85 €)
     -68.33 %
Clothing And Shoes
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.58 Fr.
(96.15 €)
91.56 Fr.
(84.18 €)
     -12.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.06 Fr.
(46.02 €)
36.03 Fr.
(33.13 €)
     -28.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 113.58 Fr.
(104.42 €)
89.22 Fr.
(82.02 €)
     -21.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 156.07 Fr.
(143.48 €)
123.58 Fr.
(113.61 €)
     -20.82 %
Rent Per Month
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,499.02 Fr.
(1,378.10 €)
770.27 Fr.
(708.13 €)
     -48.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,154.57 Fr.
(1,061.44 €)
616.05 Fr.
(566.35 €)
     -46.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,723.23 Fr.
(2,503.55 €)
1,454.15 Fr.
(1,336.84 €)
     -46.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,139.74 Fr.
(1,967.13 €)
1,115.21 Fr.
(1,025.25 €)
     -47.88 %
Buy Apartment Price
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,031.61 Fr.
(948.39 €)
519.51 Fr.
(477.61 €)
     -49.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 712.20 Fr.
(654.75 €)
369.46 Fr.
(339.65 €)
     -48.13 %
Salaries And Financing
Switzerland Edit Austria Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,768.54 Fr.
(5,303.20 €)
2,225.64 Fr.
(2,046.10 €)
     -61.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.46 1.99      +36.81 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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