Cost of Living in Lugano

Summary about cost of living in Lugano, Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr. 16.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr. 70.00-150.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr. 13.00-16.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr. 4.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr. 4.50-7.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59 Fr. 3.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.89 Fr. 3.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.42 Fr. 2.00-6.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.43 Fr. 4.16-6.81
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.32 Fr. 1.09-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.42 Fr. 0.91-2.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.82 Fr. 4.00-7.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.16 Fr. 6.35-11.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.37 Fr. 4.08-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 29.48 Fr. 13.61-40.82
Apples (1 lb) 1.91 Fr. 1.36-2.56
Banana (1 lb) 1.25 Fr. 0.68-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.66 Fr. 0.45-1.81
Tomato (1 lb) 2.09 Fr. 1.36-3.63
Potato (1 lb) 1.32 Fr. 0.91-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 Fr. 0.91-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 Fr. 1.50-3.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.48 Fr. 0.25-0.90
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 Fr. 10.00-22.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.09 Fr. 1.20-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.33 Fr. 2.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.25 Fr. 8.00-9.22
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.65 Fr. 2.20-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 71.50 Fr. 47.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15.00 Fr. 10.00-20.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 Fr.
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 105.00 Fr. 60.00-150.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.63 Fr. 5.00-6.06
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 Fr. 22,000.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 Fr. 28,000.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 191.98 Fr. 130.00-212.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 Fr. 0.15-0.28
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.14 Fr. 45.00-90.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 89.44 Fr. 60.00-145.83
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.33 Fr. 20.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 Fr. 15.00-25.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,160.00 Fr. 1,000.00-1,300.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,333.33 Fr. 9,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 108.62 Fr. 70.00-130.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.43 Fr. 40.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 119.33 Fr. 80.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 188.75 Fr. 130.00-250.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,100.00 Fr. 800.00-1,300.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 900.00 Fr. 700.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,225.00 Fr. 1,800.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,722.22 Fr. 1,500.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,040.51 Fr. 557.41-1,858.05
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 583.74 Fr. 464.51-743.22
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,172.73 Fr.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.42 1.00-2.50

Prices in Lugano

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Last update: July 2021
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1 Comments so far
Anonymous on Aug 15, 2018:
I would love to ritire in lugano i am 75 years old a widower no children i am italian citizen resident in england since 1964 love to meet single lady 60/65 how much must i have avarege flat or a house and the cost of living