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Cost of Living Comparison Between Switzerland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 37.01% lower than in Switzerland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 34.23% lower than in Switzerland
Rent Prices in United States are 27.87% lower than in Switzerland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 42.24% lower than in Switzerland
Groceries Prices in United States are 37.26% lower than in Switzerland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 29.13% higher than in Switzerland
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 Fr.
(19.86 $)
12.08 Fr.
(12.00 $)
     -39.59 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(99.32 $)
50.34 Fr.
(50.00 $)
     -49.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 Fr.
(13.91 $)
7.05 Fr.
(7.00 $)
     -49.66 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 Fr.
(6.46 $)
4.03 Fr.
(4.00 $)
     -38.04 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(5.96 $)
5.03 Fr.
(5.00 $)
     -16.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 Fr.
(4.47 $)
3.89 Fr.
(3.86 $)
     -13.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.66 Fr.
(3.64 $)
1.73 Fr.
(1.72 $)
     -52.73 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.13 Fr.
(3.11 $)
1.39 Fr.
(1.38 $)
     -55.68 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.25 Fr.
(5.22 $)
3.40 Fr.
(3.37 $)
     -35.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.16 Fr.
(2.15 $)
2.33 Fr.
(2.32 $)
     +7.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.07 Fr.
(1.06 $)
1.70 Fr.
(1.69 $)
     +58.87 %
Eggs (12) 5.24 Fr.
(5.21 $)
2.71 Fr.
(2.70 $)
     -48.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.72 Fr.
(9.65 $)
4.90 Fr.
(4.87 $)
     -49.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 9.49 Fr.
(9.43 $)
3.98 Fr.
(3.96 $)
     -58.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 20.61 Fr.
(20.47 $)
5.37 Fr.
(5.33 $)
     -73.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.57 Fr.
(1.56 $)
1.93 Fr.
(1.92 $)
     +23.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.22 Fr.
(1.22 $)
0.72 Fr.
(0.71 $)
     -41.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.37 Fr.
(1.36 $)
1.80 Fr.
(1.79 $)
     +31.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 Fr.
(1.59 $)
1.81 Fr.
(1.80 $)
     +13.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.10 Fr.
(1.09 $)
1.17 Fr.
(1.16 $)
     +7.07 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 Fr.
(1.02 $)
1.17 Fr.
(1.16 $)
     +13.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.98 Fr.
(1.96 $)
1.57 Fr.
(1.56 $)
     -20.81 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.14 Fr.
(1.14 $)
1.77 Fr.
(1.75 $)
     +54.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.
(11.92 $)
12.08 Fr.
(12.00 $)
     +0.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 Fr.
(1.76 $)
2.06 Fr.
(2.04 $)
     +16.28 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.13 Fr.
(2.11 $)
2.79 Fr.
(2.77 $)
     +30.94 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 Fr.
(7.95 $)
6.54 Fr.
(6.50 $)
     -18.20 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr.
(2.98 $)
2.27 Fr.
(2.25 $)
     -24.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 Fr.
(74.49 $)
75.51 Fr.
(75.00 $)
     +0.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr.
(5.96 $)
3.02 Fr.
(3.00 $)
     -49.66 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.15 Fr.
(5.12 $)
2.62 Fr.
(2.60 $)
     -49.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Fr.
(59.59 $)
30.20 Fr.
(30.00 $)
     -49.66 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.45 Fr.
(5.42 $)
2.27 Fr.
(2.25 $)
     -58.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 Fr.
(21,851.41 $)
22,143.56 Fr.
(21,994.00 $)
     +0.65 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,303.03 Fr.
(22,152.39 $)
20,284.59 Fr.
(20,147.58 $)
     -9.05 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.88 Fr.
(129.00 $)
147.07 Fr.
(146.07 $)
     +13.23 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 Fr.
(0.33 $)
0.11 Fr.
(0.11 $)
     -65.51 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.03 Fr.
(46.71 $)
52.14 Fr.
(51.79 $)
     +10.88 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 92.26 Fr.
(91.64 $)
37.88 Fr.
(37.62 $)
     -58.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.11 Fr.
(31.89 $)
16.09 Fr.
(15.98 $)
     -49.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 Fr.
(17.88 $)
11.07 Fr.
(11.00 $)
     -38.47 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 109.38 Fr.
(108.64 $)
42.19 Fr.
(41.90 $)
     -61.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.59 Fr.
(53.23 $)
35.16 Fr.
(34.92 $)
     -34.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 120.16 Fr.
(119.35 $)
74.46 Fr.
(73.96 $)
     -38.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 157.04 Fr.
(155.98 $)
92.92 Fr.
(92.29 $)
     -40.83 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,537.21 Fr.
(1,526.83 $)
1,222.71 Fr.
(1,214.45 $)
     -20.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,139.11 Fr.
(1,131.42 $)
919.33 Fr.
(913.12 $)
     -19.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,950.35 Fr.
(2,930.43 $)
2,018.99 Fr.
(2,005.35 $)
     -31.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,237.87 Fr.
(2,222.76 $)
1,511.61 Fr.
(1,501.40 $)
     -32.45 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,007.18 Fr.
(1,000.38 $)
211.15 Fr.
(209.72 $)
     -79.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 729.91 Fr.
(724.98 $)
142.87 Fr.
(141.91 $)
     -80.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,436.16 Fr.
(3,412.95 $)
2,918.26 Fr.
(2,898.55 $)
     -15.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 1.61 3.93      +144.83 %
Last update: December, 2016December, 2016
Contributors:94320940
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CHF