Cost of Living in Geneva

Summary of cost of living in Geneva, Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.50 Fr. 20.00-40.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 Fr. 90.00-160.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.00 Fr. 14.33-19.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 Fr. 4.91-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 Fr. 6.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.75 Fr. 3.40-6.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.33 Fr. 3.00-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.99 Fr. 3.00-6.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.56 Fr. 4.16-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.16 Fr. 1.09-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.82 Fr. 0.91-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 7.02 Fr. 4.50-10.08
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.88 Fr. 6.80-20.41
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.63 Fr. 5.90-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.24 Fr. 11.34-29.48
Apples (1 lb) 1.39 Fr. 0.91-2.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.99 Fr. 0.68-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.19 Fr. 0.68-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 2.44 Fr. 1.36-3.58
Potato (1 lb) 0.97 Fr. 0.68-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 Fr. 0.64-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 2.09 Fr. 1.50-2.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 Fr. 0.60-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 Fr. 9.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.84 Fr. 1.82-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 Fr. 1.50-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.70 Fr. 8.00-10.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr. 3.00-3.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 Fr. 45.00-75.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr. 5.50-6.30
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.15 Fr. 4.83-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 52.50 Fr. 45.00-80.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.17 Fr. 6.66-8.48
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,800.00 Fr. 32,800.00-35,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,300.00 Fr. 30,000.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 199.41 Fr. 115.91-311.67
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 51.74 Fr. 21.00-70.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.12 Fr. 40.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.97 Fr. 49.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.37 Fr. 20.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr. 17.00-27.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,373.38 Fr. 2,000.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,077.78 Fr. 20,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.44 Fr. 50.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.04 Fr. 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.64 Fr. 100.00-170.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 188.84 Fr. 90.00-280.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,004.66 Fr. 1,500.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,708.96 Fr. 1,337.54-2,150.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,983.46 Fr. 3,200.00-5,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,174.58 Fr. 2,500.00-4,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,603.08 Fr. 1,393.53-1,858.05
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,201.20 Fr. 810.76-1,579.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,283.60 Fr.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.50 2.25-2.50

Prices in Geneva

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Last update: June 2024
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2 Comments so far
Anonymous on May 03, 2022:
Really expensive. Forget finding a job unless highly qualified or Swiss.
Charlotte on Nov 12, 2020:
May partner has moved into my home.
Is there anyone out there who can help me with the calculation of a fair monthly contributtion to our life à deux?