Cost of Living in Geneva

Summary about cost of living in Geneva, Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr. 18.00-42.67
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 Fr. 80.00-150.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr. 13.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr. 4.00-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.94 Fr. 5.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.47 Fr. 3.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.67 Fr. 3.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.17 Fr. 2.00-5.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.89 Fr. 4.54-9.46
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.43 Fr. 1.09-4.08
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.20 Fr. 0.59-2.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.29 Fr. 2.64-8.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.41 Fr. 5.44-20.41
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.55 Fr. 5.44-15.65
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.73 Fr. 13.61-27.22
Apples (1 lb) 1.58 Fr. 0.91-2.04
Banana (1 lb) 1.15 Fr. 0.91-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.25 Fr. 0.77-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.53 Fr. 0.82-2.04
Potato (1 lb) 0.89 Fr. 0.45-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.89 Fr. 0.54-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 2.05 Fr. 1.70-2.90
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.25 Fr. 0.40-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 Fr. 10.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.05 Fr. 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 Fr. 1.00-3.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.40 Fr. 8.00-9.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr. 3.00-3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 Fr. 50.00-90.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr. 5.50-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 Fr. 4.83-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Fr. 45.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.29 Fr. 6.36-8.52
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 Fr. 28,250.00-36,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 Fr. 30,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 182.06 Fr. 145.00-255.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 Fr. 0.10-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.24 Fr. 40.00-95.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.07 Fr. 40.00-110.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.00 Fr. 15.00-30.00
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 1,864.29 Fr. 1,200.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,000.00 Fr. 20,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.54 Fr. 70.00-140.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 54.44 Fr. 35.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 121.54 Fr. 90.00-180.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 193.85 Fr. 120.00-400.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,035.71 Fr. 1,600.00-2,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,680.62 Fr. 1,200.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,218.75 Fr. 3,000.00-5,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,090.62 Fr. 2,500.00-4,400.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,329.69 Fr. 1,114.83-1,579.34
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 971.80 Fr. 789.67-1,300.63
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,563.22 Fr.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.27 0.80-2.00

Prices in Geneva

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Last update: September 2022
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6 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?
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