Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and France Reverse

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Consumer Prices in France are 39.9% lower than in Switzerland (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in France are 45.2% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in France are 57.5% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in France are 44.2% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in France are 39.9% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in France is 30.7% lower than in Switzerland
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Restaurants
Switzerland Edit France Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(26.07 €)
14.39 Fr.
(15.00 €)
     -42.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 Fr.
(125.13 €)
57.54 Fr.
(60.00 €)
     -52.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(15.64 €)
9.59 Fr.
(10.00 €)
     -36.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(7.30 €)
5.75 Fr.
(6.00 €)
     -17.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(6.26 €)
4.80 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -20.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.82 Fr.
(5.02 €)
2.87 Fr.
(2.99 €)
     -40.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.25 Fr.
(4.43 €)
2.62 Fr.
(2.73 €)
     -38.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 Fr.
(3.97 €)
1.79 Fr.
(1.86 €)
     -53.1 %
Markets
Switzerland Edit France Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.34 Fr.
(6.61 €)
4.05 Fr.
(4.22 €)
     -36.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.81 Fr.
(2.93 €)
1.56 Fr.
(1.62 €)
     -44.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 Fr.
(1.34 €)
0.92 Fr.
(0.96 €)
     -28.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.08 Fr.
(6.34 €)
3.58 Fr.
(3.74 €)
     -41.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.05 Fr.
(11.52 €)
7.26 Fr.
(7.57 €)
     -34.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.91 Fr.
(11.38 €)
5.55 Fr.
(5.79 €)
     -49.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 21.94 Fr.
(22.88 €)
8.26 Fr.
(8.61 €)
     -62.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.67 Fr.
(1.74 €)
1.21 Fr.
(1.26 €)
     -27.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.13 Fr.
(1.17 €)
0.88 Fr.
(0.92 €)
     -21.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.33 Fr.
(1.39 €)
1.29 Fr.
(1.34 €)
     -3.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 Fr.
(1.86 €)
1.51 Fr.
(1.58 €)
     -15.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 Fr.
(1.11 €)
0.87 Fr.
(0.91 €)
     -18.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 Fr.
(1.09 €)
0.89 Fr.
(0.93 €)
     -15.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.19 Fr.
(2.28 €)
1.30 Fr.
(1.36 €)
     -40.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.29 Fr.
(1.34 €)
0.68 Fr.
(0.71 €)
     -47.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.
(12.51 €)
6.71 Fr.
(7.00 €)
     -44.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.05 Fr.
(2.14 €)
2.09 Fr.
(2.18 €)
     +1.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 Fr.
(2.54 €)
2.57 Fr.
(2.68 €)
     +5.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 Fr.
(9.38 €)
10.55 Fr.
(11.00 €)
     +17.2 %
Transportation
Switzerland Edit France Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.
(3.65 €)
1.73 Fr.
(1.80 €)
     -50.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 Fr.
(83.42 €)
66.56 Fr.
(69.40 €)
     -16.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 Fr.
(6.88 €)
2.73 Fr.
(2.85 €)
     -58.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.36 Fr.
(6.63 €)
2.81 Fr.
(2.93 €)
     -55.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.00 Fr.
(71.95 €)
24.74 Fr.
(25.80 €)
     -64.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.15 Fr.
(7.45 €)
6.74 Fr.
(7.02 €)
     -5.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,800.00 Fr.
(34,201.98 €)
29,786.81 Fr.
(31,060.00 €)
     -9.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,136.45 Fr.
(34,552.81 €)
25,631.20 Fr.
(26,726.77 €)
     -22.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Switzerland Edit France Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 235.07 Fr.
(245.12 €)
166.40 Fr.
(173.51 €)
     -29.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 49.82 Fr.
(51.95 €)
26.57 Fr.
(27.71 €)
     -46.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.80 Fr.
(50.88 €)
28.40 Fr.
(29.62 €)
     -41.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Switzerland Edit France Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.53 Fr.
(80.84 €)
31.60 Fr.
(32.95 €)
     -59.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.92 Fr.
(40.59 €)
14.74 Fr.
(15.37 €)
     -62.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr.
(20.85 €)
11.51 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -42.5 %
Childcare
Switzerland Edit France Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,464.59 Fr.
(2,569.94 €)
661.70 Fr.
(689.99 €)
     -73.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,254.26 Fr.
(30,504.68 €)
9,698.30 Fr.
(10,112.84 €)
     -66.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Switzerland Edit France Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 113.66 Fr.
(118.51 €)
81.08 Fr.
(84.54 €)
     -28.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.48 Fr.
(56.81 €)
35.34 Fr.
(36.85 €)
     -35.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 119.46 Fr.
(124.57 €)
84.90 Fr.
(88.52 €)
     -28.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 164.53 Fr.
(171.57 €)
110.07 Fr.
(114.77 €)
     -33.1 %
Rent Per Month
Switzerland Edit France Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,803.40 Fr.
(1,880.48 €)
749.87 Fr.
(781.92 €)
     -58.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,421.04 Fr.
(1,481.77 €)
555.06 Fr.
(578.79 €)
     -60.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,185.40 Fr.
(3,321.55 €)
1,387.72 Fr.
(1,447.03 €)
     -56.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,513.11 Fr.
(2,620.53 €)
1,100.68 Fr.
(1,147.72 €)
     -56.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Switzerland Edit France Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,411.57 Fr.
(1,471.90 €)
599.02 Fr.
(624.62 €)
     -57.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,035.70 Fr.
(1,079.97 €)
409.55 Fr.
(427.06 €)
     -60.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Switzerland Edit France Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,807.68 Fr.
(6,055.92 €)
2,207.58 Fr.
(2,301.94 €)
     -62.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.50 3.54      +41.3 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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