Cost of Living in Geneva

Summary about cost of living in Geneva, Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 27.20 Fr. 20.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 Fr. 70.00-150.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr. 13.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 Fr. 5.00-9.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 Fr. 5.00-9.50
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 Fr. 3.00-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.88 Fr. 2.50-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.04 Fr. 3.00-5.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.16 Fr. 4.54-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.54 Fr. 1.81-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 Fr. 0.91-2.18
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.90 Fr. 3.60-8.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.96 Fr. 4.99-15.88
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.38 Fr. 5.44-14.97
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.19 Fr. 13.61-36.29
Apples (1 lb) 1.74 Fr. 1.27-2.04
Banana (1 lb) 1.23 Fr. 0.86-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.27 Fr. 0.77-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.56 Fr. 1.13-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 1.31 Fr. 0.55-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.26 Fr. 0.73-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 2.31 Fr. 1.90-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 Fr. 0.25-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 Fr. 10.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.87 Fr. 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 Fr. 1.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 Fr. 8.00-10.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr. 3.00-3.30
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 Fr. 41.67-90.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.30 Fr. 6.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.15 Fr. 4.83-5.15
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Fr. 45.00-75.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.30 Fr. 5.49-6.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 Fr. 28,000.00-35,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,322.22 Fr. 30,000.00-40,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 219.24 Fr. 150.00-314.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 Fr. 0.10-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.96 Fr. 50.00-90.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 79.89 Fr. 40.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.12 Fr. 14.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.00 Fr. 18.00-25.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,045.83 Fr. 1,200.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,092.50 Fr. 20,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 111.64 Fr. 80.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.75 Fr. 35.00-90.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 125.64 Fr. 85.00-200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 189.72 Fr. 120.00-300.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,973.35 Fr. 1,600.00-2,600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,556.41 Fr. 1,200.00-2,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,655.12 Fr. 2,800.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,819.46 Fr. 2,400.00-3,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,231.05 Fr. 1,068.38-1,393.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 884.44 Fr. 789.99-1,114.83
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,251.24 Fr.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.45 1.00-2.00

Prices in Geneva

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Last update: June 2021
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6 Comments so far
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?
Jaloliddin on Jun 08, 2019:
Does anybody tell me, what is actual price for health insurance? As a minimum How much money I would pay for my insurance?
Someone on Jan 23, 2019:
Does anyone know any major websites for apartment rentals?
Anonymous on Jan 03, 2019:
Price calculator gives an average minimum expense of 5200 for a 4 persons family.
As per same calculator :
Apartment hire (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre is 2,958.70 Fr. x 0.334 = 988.20 Fr.

What are the actual hires for a three bedroom apartment outside of Geneva ?
Adil Rahman on Nov 27, 2018:
L thinking to move in Zurich and also work there I am a Spanish citizenship I have 4 years experience field on restaurant and bar how much I expected salary for a month please let me know
Peter Barta on Jul 31, 2018:
Used to live in CH 40 years ago.How much is a bricklayer earning per hr as average to support those costs? Mind you Feldschlossen beer cost similar then. Bread slightly dearer now. It depends what you live on.