Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and Norway Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Norway are 17.28% lower than in Switzerland (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Norway are 21.53% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in Norway are 32.71% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in Norway are 12.59% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in Norway are 23.06% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in Norway is 28.09% lower than in Switzerland
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Restaurants
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(233.57 kr)
19.27 Fr.
(180.00 kr)
     -22.94 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(934.29 kr)
87.77 Fr.
(820.00 kr)
     -12.23 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 Fr.
(130.80 kr)
11.77 Fr.
(110.00 kr)
     -15.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(65.40 kr)
9.63 Fr.
(90.00 kr)
     +37.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(56.06 kr)
9.53 Fr.
(89.00 kr)
     +58.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.59 Fr.
(42.91 kr)
4.61 Fr.
(43.06 kr)
     +0.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.09 Fr.
(38.19 kr)
3.45 Fr.
(32.22 kr)
     -15.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.68 Fr.
(34.40 kr)
2.87 Fr.
(26.86 kr)
     -21.92 %
Markets
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.93 Fr.
(55.38 kr)
7.58 Fr.
(70.80 kr)
     +27.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.50 Fr.
(23.35 kr)
2.76 Fr.
(25.83 kr)
     +10.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.32 Fr.
(12.30 kr)
1.34 Fr.
(12.54 kr)
     +1.97 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.55 Fr.
(51.86 kr)
4.13 Fr.
(38.60 kr)
     -25.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.69 Fr.
(99.87 kr)
5.29 Fr.
(49.42 kr)
     -50.52 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.55 Fr.
(107.90 kr)
6.09 Fr.
(56.91 kr)
     -47.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 22.39 Fr.
(209.15 kr)
12.90 Fr.
(120.55 kr)
     -42.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 Fr.
(16.44 kr)
1.45 Fr.
(13.56 kr)
     -17.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.28 Fr.
(11.98 kr)
1.14 Fr.
(10.64 kr)
     -11.22 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.53 Fr.
(14.28 kr)
1.39 Fr.
(12.97 kr)
     -9.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.86 Fr.
(17.39 kr)
1.64 Fr.
(15.31 kr)
     -11.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 Fr.
(11.01 kr)
1.01 Fr.
(9.42 kr)
     -14.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 Fr.
(11.00 kr)
1.11 Fr.
(10.41 kr)
     -5.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 Fr.
(21.39 kr)
2.39 Fr.
(22.33 kr)
     +4.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 Fr.
(8.62 kr)
2.21 Fr.
(20.68 kr)
     +139.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 Fr.
(140.14 kr)
16.05 Fr.
(150.00 kr)
     +7.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.89 Fr.
(17.67 kr)
3.52 Fr.
(32.87 kr)
     +86.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 Fr.
(21.54 kr)
4.27 Fr.
(39.92 kr)
     +85.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 Fr.
(79.42 kr)
13.91 Fr.
(130.00 kr)
     +63.70 %
Transportation
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.60 Fr.
(33.63 kr)
4.07 Fr.
(38.00 kr)
     +12.98 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 79.50 Fr.
(742.76 kr)
82.42 Fr.
(770.00 kr)
     +3.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.50 Fr.
(60.73 kr)
10.70 Fr.
(100.00 kr)
     +64.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.12 Fr.
(57.14 kr)
2.54 Fr.
(23.76 kr)
     -58.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.00 Fr.
(644.66 kr)
53.52 Fr.
(500.00 kr)
     -22.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.14 Fr.
(57.36 kr)
6.47 Fr.
(60.49 kr)
     +5.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,500.00 Fr.
(256,931.01 kr)
36,391.09 Fr.
(340,000.00 kr)
     +32.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,882.77 Fr.
(279,193.06 kr)
35,519.27 Fr.
(331,854.63 kr)
     +18.86 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 196.75 Fr.
(1,838.26 kr)
176.51 Fr.
(1,649.16 kr)
     -10.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 Fr.
(2.17 kr)
0.12 Fr.
(1.10 kr)
     -49.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.74 Fr.
(558.14 kr)
53.04 Fr.
(495.54 kr)
     -11.22 %
Sports And Leisure
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.54 Fr.
(780.48 kr)
44.19 Fr.
(412.84 kr)
     -47.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.78 Fr.
(324.95 kr)
31.65 Fr.
(295.67 kr)
     -9.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.00 Fr.
(177.52 kr)
13.91 Fr.
(130.00 kr)
     -26.77 %
Childcare
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,253.81 Fr.
(21,057.24 kr)
343.51 Fr.
(3,209.41 kr)
     -84.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,427.23 Fr.
(256,251.14 kr)
5,698.68 Fr.
(53,242.44 kr)
     -79.22 %
Clothing And Shoes
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.23 Fr.
(973.79 kr)
94.86 Fr.
(886.31 kr)
     -8.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.03 Fr.
(476.81 kr)
42.57 Fr.
(397.70 kr)
     -16.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 112.04 Fr.
(1,046.79 kr)
104.61 Fr.
(977.40 kr)
     -6.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.95 Fr.
(1,447.66 kr)
141.64 Fr.
(1,323.33 kr)
     -8.59 %
Rent Per Month
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,490.37 Fr.
(13,924.44 kr)
1,091.33 Fr.
(10,196.28 kr)
     -26.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,133.38 Fr.
(10,589.14 kr)
851.76 Fr.
(7,957.93 kr)
     -24.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,750.92 Fr.
(25,701.66 kr)
1,768.67 Fr.
(16,524.63 kr)
     -35.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,177.58 Fr.
(20,344.97 kr)
1,382.72 Fr.
(12,918.68 kr)
     -36.50 %
Buy Apartment Price
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,050.44 Fr.
(9,814.16 kr)
593.70 Fr.
(5,546.92 kr)
     -43.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 713.39 Fr.
(6,665.15 kr)
408.34 Fr.
(3,815.10 kr)
     -42.76 %
Salaries And Financing
Switzerland Edit Norway Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,655.20 Fr.
(52,836.22 kr)
3,191.16 Fr.
(29,814.81 kr)
     -43.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.47 2.80      +90.62 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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