Cost of Living in Lausanne

Summary about cost of living in Lausanne, Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr. 12.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr. 75.00-150.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 Fr. 13.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 Fr. 5.00-9.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.65 Fr. 5.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.38 Fr. 3.00-5.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.74 Fr. 3.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.45 Fr. 2.50-4.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.39 Fr. 4.54-6.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.69 Fr. 1.36-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 Fr. 0.59-1.81
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.97 Fr. 2.64-9.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.46 Fr. 7.26-22.68
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.04 Fr. 6.35-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 21.77 Fr. 11.34-31.75
Apples (1 lb) 1.68 Fr. 1.36-1.81
Banana (1 lb) 1.13 Fr. 0.82-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.75 Fr. 0.91-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.70 Fr. 1.13-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.16 Fr. 0.68-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 Fr. 0.54-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.20 Fr. 2.00-2.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.82 Fr. 0.25-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 Fr. 8.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 Fr. 1.00-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.92 Fr. 1.50-6.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.10 Fr. 8.00-8.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.70 Fr. 3.50-4.20
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 74.00 Fr. 61.67-120.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.20 Fr. 6.00-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 Fr. 4.18-6.76
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 54.00 Fr. 48.00-120.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.37 Fr. 5.68-6.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr. 23,000.00-26,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,600.00 Fr. 30,000.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 185.94 Fr. 144.50-326.92
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 Fr. 0.10-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.48 Fr. 40.00-95.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 90.75 Fr. 60.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.43 Fr. 25.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.60 Fr. 18.00-25.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,055.56 Fr. 1,500.00-2,865.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,622.22 Fr. 25,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 103.00 Fr. 50.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.77 Fr. 25.00-70.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.76 Fr. 60.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 173.38 Fr. 100.00-250.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,492.50 Fr. 1,200.00-1,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,200.00 Fr. 1,000.00-1,450.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,910.00 Fr. 2,200.00-4,166.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,404.35 Fr. 1,800.00-4,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,228.63 Fr. 929.02-1,858.05
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,037.41 Fr. 743.22-1,393.53
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,751.38 Fr.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.20 0.75-2.00

Prices in Lausanne

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Last update: November 2020
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1 Comments so far
Anonymous on Nov 06, 2017:
Expatriate family of 2 Primary school students. Would 8000 per month suffice?