Cost of Living in Geneva

Summary of cost of living in Geneva, Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr. 17.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 Fr. 85.00-160.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr. 14.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 Fr. 4.84-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.52 Fr. 6.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.79 Fr. 3.96-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.43 Fr. 3.00-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 Fr. 2.50-6.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.92 Fr. 4.16-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.01 Fr. 1.36-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.43 Fr. 0.68-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.26 Fr. 2.40-10.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.65 Fr. 6.80-20.41
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.84 Fr. 5.44-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 21.01 Fr. 9.98-35.83
Apples (1 lb) 1.65 Fr. 1.13-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 1.15 Fr. 0.68-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.33 Fr. 0.68-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.83 Fr. 1.09-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.06 Fr. 0.58-1.59
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 Fr. 0.64-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.19 Fr. 1.60-2.90
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 Fr. 0.50-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.75 Fr. 9.00-19.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.69 Fr. 1.80-4.55
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.62 Fr. 1.15-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.60 Fr. 8.00-9.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 Fr. 3.00-3.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 Fr. 45.83-94.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr. 5.50-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 Fr. 4.83-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 52.50 Fr. 45.00-80.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.48 Fr. 6.66-8.52
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,800.00 Fr. 32,800.00-36,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,971.43 Fr. 30,000.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 199.32 Fr. 120.00-283.33
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 54.14 Fr. 25.00-70.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.83 Fr. 40.00-95.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.13 Fr. 49.00-110.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.37 Fr. 20.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr. 17.00-25.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,104.62 Fr. 1,850.00-3,800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,522.22 Fr. 22,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 95.82 Fr. 50.00-135.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.22 Fr. 30.00-99.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 119.09 Fr. 90.00-199.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 186.60 Fr. 80.00-379.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,137.18 Fr. 1,500.00-2,825.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,785.48 Fr. 1,400.00-2,225.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,148.98 Fr. 3,200.00-5,550.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,165.35 Fr. 2,500.00-4,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,668.44 Fr. 1,393.53-2,211.07
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,222.50 Fr. 810.76-1,439.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,784.61 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: February 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?