Cost of Living in Lugano

Summary about cost of living in Lugano, Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 29.18 € 18.48-58.36
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 97.27 € 87.54-145.90
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.59 € 13.62-19.45
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.84 € 3.89-6.81
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.86 € 4.38-5.84
Cappuccino (regular) 3.40 € 1.95-4.86
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.78 € 2.92-4.86
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.51 € 2.92-3.89
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.29 € 4.05-6.26
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.58 € 1.76-2.65
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.60 € 0.88-1.99
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.73 € 3.89-7.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.37 € 8.82-11.03
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.27 € 3.97-11.47
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.82 € 13.24-39.71
Apples (1 lb) 1.47 € 1.32-1.54
Banana (1 lb) 1.07 € 0.66-1.24
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 € 0.84-1.76
Tomato (1 lb) 2.03 € 1.32-3.53
Potato (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.66-1.54
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 € 0.88-1.32
Lettuce (1 head) 2.40 € 1.46-2.63
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.49 € 0.44-0.53
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.13 € 5.84-29.18
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 € 1.17-1.95
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 € 1.95-2.92
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.78 € 7.78-8.49
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.38 € 2.14-4.86
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 73.92 € 48.63-97.27
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 14.59 € 9.73-19.45
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.26 €
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.13 € 58.36-145.90
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.87 € 6.08-7.55
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,316.77 € 21,398.76-28,207.46
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,234.78 €
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.38 € 116.72-206.69
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 € 0.15-0.27
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.53 € 48.63-87.54
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 96.86 € 72.95-116.72
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 53.01 € 36.96-77.81
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.02 € 14.59-23.34
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,094.25 € 972.67-1,264.47
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,535.41 € 8,754.04-24,316.77
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.40 € 58.36-126.45
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.77 € 29.18-58.36
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 116.72 € 77.81-136.17
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.17 € 77.81-243.17
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,694.07 € 1,361.74-1,945.34
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,199.63 € 729.50-1,556.27
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,460.86 € 2,042.61-5,349.69
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,006.13 € 1,750.81-4,377.02
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,186.02 € 858.45-1,807.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 545.79 € 451.82-722.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,019.68 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.17 1.00-2.20

Prices in Lugano

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Last update: May 2022
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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