Cost of Living in Switzerland

Summary of cost of living in Switzerland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr. 17.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 Fr. 80.00-170.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr. 14.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr. 4.50-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr. 4.80-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.83 Fr. 3.00-6.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.26 Fr. 3.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 Fr. 3.00-5.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.55 Fr. 4.54-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.95 Fr. 1.36-4.45
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.61 Fr. 0.73-2.25
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.10 Fr. 3.50-8.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.38 Fr. 6.80-20.41
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.35 Fr. 5.90-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.97 Fr. 11.34-30.84
Apples (1 lb) 1.43 Fr. 0.91-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 Fr. 0.68-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.19 Fr. 0.68-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 2.34 Fr. 0.91-3.58
Potato (1 lb) 0.99 Fr. 0.50-1.54
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 Fr. 0.68-1.36
Lettuce (1 head) 2.13 Fr. 1.50-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 Fr. 0.60-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr. 8.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.02 Fr. 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 Fr. 1.00-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 Fr. 8.30-9.90
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 Fr. 2.80-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 Fr. 66.67-170.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.50 Fr. 5.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.28 Fr. 4.83-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 64.00 Fr. 45.00-80.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.03 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) 33,329.89 Fr. 30,000.00-40,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 221.47 Fr. 130.33-350.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 47.24 Fr. 20.00-69.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.59 Fr. 40.00-78.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.15 Fr. 45.00-120.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.96 Fr. 25.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.90 Fr. 16.00-25.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,463.40 Fr. 1,600.00-3,255.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,101.56 Fr. 20,000.00-36,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 110.32 Fr. 50.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.85 Fr. 30.00-90.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 116.31 Fr. 70.00-170.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.96 Fr. 90.00-285.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,692.08 Fr. 1,200.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,364.03 Fr. 1,000.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,992.40 Fr. 2,000.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,465.31 Fr. 1,800.00-3,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,277.18 Fr. 743.22-2,229.65
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,001.98 Fr. 603.86-1,579.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,033.48 Fr.
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.50 2.00-2.80

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