Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and Netherlands Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Netherlands are 39.9% lower than in Switzerland (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Netherlands are 37.9% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in Netherlands are 32.9% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in Netherlands are 37.4% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in Netherlands are 49.3% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in Netherlands is 7.7% lower than in Switzerland
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Restaurants
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(24.97 €)
15.02 Fr.
(15.00 €)
     -39.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(99.88 €)
65.08 Fr.
(65.00 €)
     -34.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(14.98 €)
9.01 Fr.
(9.00 €)
     -39.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 Fr.
(6.49 €)
5.01 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -23.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(5.99 €)
4.00 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -33.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.77 Fr.
(4.76 €)
2.98 Fr.
(2.97 €)
     -37.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.13 Fr.
(4.12 €)
2.49 Fr.
(2.49 €)
     -39.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.71 Fr.
(3.71 €)
2.11 Fr.
(2.11 €)
     -43.2 %
Markets
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.18 Fr.
(6.17 €)
3.89 Fr.
(3.88 €)
     -37.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.72 Fr.
(2.72 €)
1.64 Fr.
(1.64 €)
     -39.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 Fr.
(1.29 €)
0.83 Fr.
(0.83 €)
     -35.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.80 Fr.
(5.80 €)
2.18 Fr.
(2.18 €)
     -62.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.92 Fr.
(10.90 €)
4.95 Fr.
(4.95 €)
     -54.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.97 Fr.
(10.96 €)
3.68 Fr.
(3.67 €)
     -66.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 21.78 Fr.
(21.75 €)
11.01 Fr.
(10.99 €)
     -49.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.70 Fr.
(1.70 €)
1.16 Fr.
(1.16 €)
     -31.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.19 Fr.
(1.19 €)
0.60 Fr.
(0.60 €)
     -49.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.39 Fr.
(1.39 €)
0.63 Fr.
(0.63 €)
     -54.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 Fr.
(1.79 €)
1.16 Fr.
(1.16 €)
     -35.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.08 Fr.
(1.08 €)
0.48 Fr.
(0.48 €)
     -55.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.02 Fr.
(1.02 €)
0.41 Fr.
(0.41 €)
     -59.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.22 Fr.
(2.22 €)
0.79 Fr.
(0.79 €)
     -64.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.22 Fr.
(1.22 €)
0.68 Fr.
(0.68 €)
     -44.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 Fr.
(12.98 €)
6.00 Fr.
(5.99 €)
     -53.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.01 Fr.
(2.01 €)
1.18 Fr.
(1.18 €)
     -41.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 Fr.
(2.46 €)
1.64 Fr.
(1.64 €)
     -33.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.80 Fr.
(8.79 €)
8.21 Fr.
(8.20 €)
     -6.7 %
Transportation
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.55 Fr.
(3.55 €)
3.20 Fr.
(3.20 €)
     -9.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 Fr.
(79.91 €)
85.10 Fr.
(85.00 €)
     +6.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.50 Fr.
(6.49 €)
3.60 Fr.
(3.60 €)
     -44.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.28 Fr.
(6.27 €)
3.87 Fr.
(3.86 €)
     -38.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.00 Fr.
(68.92 €)
30.04 Fr.
(30.00 €)
     -56.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.23 Fr.
(7.23 €)
7.83 Fr.
(7.82 €)
     +8.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 Fr.
(29,964.58 €)
25,535.15 Fr.
(25,505.00 €)
     -14.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,620.83 Fr.
(32,582.31 €)
27,339.00 Fr.
(27,306.72 €)
     -16.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 221.39 Fr.
(221.13 €)
215.70 Fr.
(215.44 €)
     -2.6 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 Fr.
(0.28 €)
0.10 Fr.
(0.10 €)
     -65.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.69 Fr.
(53.63 €)
41.41 Fr.
(41.36 €)
     -22.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.29 Fr.
(78.19 €)
29.86 Fr.
(29.83 €)
     -61.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.62 Fr.
(36.58 €)
16.04 Fr.
(16.03 €)
     -56.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.00 Fr.
(18.98 €)
12.01 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -36.8 %
Childcare
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,345.24 Fr.
(2,342.48 €)
1,516.53 Fr.
(1,514.74 €)
     -35.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,315.26 Fr.
(27,283.01 €)
7,290.16 Fr.
(7,281.55 €)
     -73.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.61 Fr.
(105.49 €)
74.24 Fr.
(74.16 €)
     -29.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.04 Fr.
(50.97 €)
32.52 Fr.
(32.49 €)
     -36.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 114.60 Fr.
(114.47 €)
82.76 Fr.
(82.66 €)
     -27.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 153.30 Fr.
(153.12 €)
101.92 Fr.
(101.80 €)
     -33.5 %
Rent Per Month
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,616.41 Fr.
(1,614.50 €)
1,197.89 Fr.
(1,196.48 €)
     -25.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,280.13 Fr.
(1,278.62 €)
965.50 Fr.
(964.36 €)
     -24.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,928.61 Fr.
(2,925.15 €)
1,804.33 Fr.
(1,802.20 €)
     -38.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,272.33 Fr.
(2,269.65 €)
1,461.96 Fr.
(1,460.24 €)
     -35.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,220.90 Fr.
(1,219.45 €)
493.36 Fr.
(492.77 €)
     -59.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 834.93 Fr.
(833.95 €)
352.56 Fr.
(352.15 €)
     -57.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,470.24 Fr.
(5,463.79 €)
3,135.78 Fr.
(3,132.08 €)
     -42.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.59 2.46      +54.8 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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