Cost of Living in Zug

Summary of cost of living in Zug, Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 26.00 Fr. 17.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 Fr. 85.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr. 14.00-16.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr. 4.58-8.70
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr. 5.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.33 Fr. 2.29-6.41
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.67 Fr. 4.00-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.14 Fr. 3.00-5.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.92 Fr. 4.92-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.98 Fr. 1.81-3.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.62 Fr. 0.54-2.25
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.82 Fr. 3.60-7.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.64 Fr. 6.12-13.61
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.93 Fr. 5.44-12.70
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.57 Fr. 13.61-22.68
Apples (1 lb) 1.28 Fr. 0.91-1.81
Banana (1 lb) 0.97 Fr. 0.68-1.50
Oranges (1 lb) 1.53 Fr. 1.04-1.91
Tomato (1 lb) 2.51 Fr. 1.04-3.58
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 Fr. 0.91-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 Fr. 0.88-1.04
Lettuce (1 head) 2.67 Fr. 2.00-4.80
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 Fr. 0.25-1.80
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.25 Fr. 7.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 Fr. 1.50-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 Fr. 1.00-2.54
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 Fr. 8.20-8.90
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr. 3.00-4.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 79.00 Fr. 75.00-160.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.70 Fr. 6.00-12.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 Fr. 7.40-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 70.50 Fr. 69.00-72.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.02 Fr. 6.66-8.06
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,800.00 Fr. 32,800.00-32,800.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,000.00 Fr. 28,000.00-52,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 235.22 Fr. 100.00-352.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 61.75 Fr. 38.00-69.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.36 Fr. 40.00-65.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 99.25 Fr. 55.00-140.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 41.67 Fr. 35.00-35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.50 Fr. 16.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,787.50 Fr. 2,600.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 42,500.00 Fr. 25,000.00-60,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.50 Fr. 45.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.50 Fr. 30.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 116.67 Fr. 80.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.67 Fr. 120.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,337.50 Fr. 2,500.00-5,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,850.00 Fr. 1,500.00-2,300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,133.33 Fr. 5,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,825.00 Fr. 3,500.00-6,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,945.14 Fr. 1,393.53-2,694.17
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,289.02 Fr. 929.02-1,463.21
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,003.87 Fr.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.50 2.50-2.50

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This city had 168 entries in the past 12 months by 22 different contributors.
Last update: May 2024
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1 Comments so far
Boris on Jul 05, 2023:
Seems correct.
Pay attention that the average salary is somewhat skewed due to the CEOs of international companies who are earning millions. A median is somewhat lower, probably between CHF 5k and 6k.