Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and Netherlands Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Netherlands are 43.1% lower than in Switzerland (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Netherlands are 41.5% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in Netherlands are 37.3% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in Netherlands are 39.8% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in Netherlands are 51.4% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in Netherlands is 5.0% lower than in Switzerland
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Restaurants
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(25.99 €)
14.43 Fr.
(15.00 €)
     -42.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 Fr.
(114.35 €)
67.34 Fr.
(70.00 €)
     -38.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(15.59 €)
9.62 Fr.
(10.00 €)
     -35.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(7.28 €)
4.81 Fr.
(5.00 €)
     -31.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(6.24 €)
3.85 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -35.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.83 Fr.
(5.02 €)
3.01 Fr.
(3.13 €)
     -37.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.19 Fr.
(4.36 €)
2.48 Fr.
(2.58 €)
     -40.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.75 Fr.
(3.90 €)
2.09 Fr.
(2.18 €)
     -44.1 %
Markets
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.43 Fr.
(6.68 €)
3.92 Fr.
(4.07 €)
     -39.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.82 Fr.
(2.93 €)
1.51 Fr.
(1.57 €)
     -46.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.33 Fr.
(1.39 €)
1.06 Fr.
(1.10 €)
     -20.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.15 Fr.
(6.40 €)
3.56 Fr.
(3.70 €)
     -42.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.91 Fr.
(11.34 €)
4.80 Fr.
(4.99 €)
     -56.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.01 Fr.
(11.44 €)
4.99 Fr.
(5.18 €)
     -54.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 21.98 Fr.
(22.85 €)
7.71 Fr.
(8.01 €)
     -64.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.70 Fr.
(1.77 €)
0.86 Fr.
(0.90 €)
     -49.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.14 Fr.
(1.19 €)
0.77 Fr.
(0.80 €)
     -32.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.39 Fr.
(1.44 €)
0.62 Fr.
(0.65 €)
     -55.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.85 Fr.
(1.92 €)
1.26 Fr.
(1.31 €)
     -31.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.09 Fr.
(1.13 €)
0.71 Fr.
(0.74 €)
     -34.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 Fr.
(1.07 €)
0.54 Fr.
(0.57 €)
     -46.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.22 Fr.
(2.31 €)
0.94 Fr.
(0.98 €)
     -57.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.25 Fr.
(1.30 €)
0.66 Fr.
(0.69 €)
     -47.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.75 Fr.
(13.25 €)
5.76 Fr.
(5.99 €)
     -54.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.03 Fr.
(2.11 €)
1.19 Fr.
(1.23 €)
     -41.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.53 Fr.
(2.63 €)
1.95 Fr.
(2.03 €)
     -22.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 Fr.
(9.36 €)
7.89 Fr.
(8.20 €)
     -12.4 %
Transportation
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr.
(3.64 €)
3.27 Fr.
(3.40 €)
     -6.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 Fr.
(83.16 €)
76.96 Fr.
(80.00 €)
     -3.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.80 Fr.
(7.07 €)
3.46 Fr.
(3.60 €)
     -49.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.28 Fr.
(6.52 €)
3.72 Fr.
(3.86 €)
     -40.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.00 Fr.
(71.73 €)
26.21 Fr.
(27.25 €)
     -62.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.30 Fr.
(7.59 €)
7.38 Fr.
(7.67 €)
     +1.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,500.00 Fr.
(33,784.58 €)
25,780.99 Fr.
(26,800.00 €)
     -20.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,113.64 Fr.
(34,422.47 €)
27,589.40 Fr.
(28,679.89 €)
     -16.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 233.44 Fr.
(242.67 €)
206.45 Fr.
(214.61 €)
     -11.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 58.67 Fr.
(60.99 €)
24.11 Fr.
(25.07 €)
     -58.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.43 Fr.
(53.47 €)
38.75 Fr.
(40.29 €)
     -24.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 79.97 Fr.
(83.13 €)
29.26 Fr.
(30.41 €)
     -63.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.75 Fr.
(39.25 €)
15.23 Fr.
(15.83 €)
     -59.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.95 Fr.
(20.74 €)
11.54 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -42.1 %
Childcare
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,443.76 Fr.
(2,540.35 €)
1,467.19 Fr.
(1,525.18 €)
     -40.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,950.36 Fr.
(30,094.65 €)
6,953.02 Fr.
(7,227.84 €)
     -76.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 110.20 Fr.
(114.55 €)
68.91 Fr.
(71.64 €)
     -37.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.78 Fr.
(56.95 €)
29.69 Fr.
(30.86 €)
     -45.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 118.08 Fr.
(122.75 €)
78.61 Fr.
(81.72 €)
     -33.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 166.10 Fr.
(172.66 €)
94.12 Fr.
(97.84 €)
     -43.3 %
Rent Per Month
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,672.86 Fr.
(1,738.98 €)
1,170.19 Fr.
(1,216.44 €)
     -30.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,324.07 Fr.
(1,376.41 €)
921.36 Fr.
(957.78 €)
     -30.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,988.39 Fr.
(3,106.50 €)
1,745.78 Fr.
(1,814.78 €)
     -41.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,345.73 Fr.
(2,438.45 €)
1,408.33 Fr.
(1,463.99 €)
     -40.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,352.80 Fr.
(1,406.28 €)
442.59 Fr.
(460.08 €)
     -67.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 955.69 Fr.
(993.46 €)
329.69 Fr.
(342.72 €)
     -65.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Switzerland Edit Netherlands Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,576.50 Fr.
(5,796.91 €)
3,099.04 Fr.
(3,221.53 €)
     -44.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.38 3.53      +48.2 %
Last update: October 2023October 2023
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