Cost of Living in Lausanne

Summary about cost of living in Lausanne, Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr. 15.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 Fr. 90.00-150.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr. 15.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 Fr. 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 Fr. 5.00-9.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.89 Fr. 2.40-8.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.10 Fr. 3.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.86 Fr. 3.00-5.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.44 Fr. 4.92-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 Fr. 1.86-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.44 Fr. 0.91-2.30
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.52 Fr. 3.60-8.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.59 Fr. 7.26-13.61
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.89 Fr. 5.76-16.10
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 27.24 Fr. 15.88-36.47
Apples (1 lb) 1.77 Fr. 0.91-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 1.17 Fr. 0.63-1.50
Oranges (1 lb) 1.29 Fr. 0.64-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 1.73 Fr. 0.91-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 Fr. 0.38-1.36
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 Fr. 0.68-1.18
Lettuce (1 head) 2.04 Fr. 1.30-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.10 Fr. 0.95-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 Fr. 9.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.40 Fr. 1.50-5.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 Fr. 2.95-3.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 Fr. 8.00-8.90
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.70 Fr. 3.40-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 74.00 Fr. 70.00-180.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.60 Fr. 6.20-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.18 Fr. 4.18-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 54.00 Fr. 48.00-120.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.35 Fr. 6.36-8.74
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,238.09 Fr. 26,000.00-36,590.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,707.42 Fr. 30,000.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 292.52 Fr. 220.00-380.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 Fr. 0.10-0.40
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.28 Fr. 40.00-75.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.86 Fr. 50.00-120.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.50 Fr. 30.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr. 18.00-26.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,455.56 Fr. 1,500.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,450.00 Fr. 28,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 105.88 Fr. 60.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.24 Fr. 30.00-70.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 122.38 Fr. 80.00-170.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 201.75 Fr. 130.00-300.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,553.33 Fr. 1,300.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,295.45 Fr. 1,100.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,187.50 Fr. 2,500.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,968.75 Fr. 2,200.00-5,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,703.21 Fr. 1,393.53-1,858.05
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,198.74 Fr. 846.62-1,393.53
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,125.13 Fr.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.63 1.25-2.00

Prices in Lausanne

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Last update: June 2022
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1 Comments so far
Benjamen Bakehena on Mar 20, 2021:
How can I get a single bedroom apartment near EPFL Gene Expression Core Facility.

Currently I am in Uganda I will be joining EPFL for my PhD training in ctober. I am trying to make a budget to submit to my funders.
Your response is highly welcome.

Kind regards
Benjamen Bakehena BSc, MSc.
+25 781 608 281/ 759 764 817
Research Assistant Medical and Molecular Biology laboratories
Makerere University, CHS, Mulago-Kampala, Uganda