Cost of living index in Switzerland

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.59 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 13.83 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.62 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.07 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 23.48 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 26.59 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 51.94 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.17 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.78 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.14 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.69 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.92 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.27 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 2.44 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.94 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 13.68 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.27 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.36 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 9.21 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 14.58 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 26.57 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 107.31 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 3.76 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.7 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 4.19 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.72 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 6.43 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 112.8 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 162.85 (USD)
High quality jeans 107.81 (USD)
womens summer dress 54.43 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 6.73 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 4.14 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 68.3 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 3.75 (USD)
One month pass 82.51 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.67 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 26829.1 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 29193.2 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 91.75 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 36.23 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 19.8 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 1536.67 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 2875.3 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 1167.45 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 2265.12 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 11665.7 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 7838.16 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 210.38 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 59.52 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.27 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 2225.16 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 28655.9 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 5949.8 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 1.62 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Switzerland

On average a signle person can spend arround 361 (USD) a month which is considered on the expensive side comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Switzerland

598 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered a bit expensive if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Switzerland

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 953 (USD) per month in Switzerland, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered not cheap at all.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Switzerland for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Switzerland for arround 2108 (USD), which puts it among the most expensive cities in the world, yes quality of life and high standards of living comes at price.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 361 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 1167 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 471 (USD).

Average living cost in Switzerland for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Switzerland can average 3386 (USD), which is considered quite expensive but comparing to salaries couple can have decent life if they own a stable job.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 1751 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 598 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 662 (USD).

Average living cost in Switzerland for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Switzerland for about 9061 (USD), which is expensive if we put it in comparison against other cities in the world.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 3171 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 3439 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 953 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 319 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Switzerland