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Cost of living Stats: compare key data on Switzerland & United Kingdom

Definitions

  • Average monthly disposable salary > After tax: Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax)". Prices in current USD.
  • Basic utilities > Garbage, water, heating, electricity for 85 sqm apartment: Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment". Prices in current USD.
  • Cinema ticket price > International release: Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat". Prices in current USD.
  • Clothing and shoe prices > Shoes > Pair of Nikes: 1 Pair of Nike Shoes. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "1 Pair of Nike Shoes". Prices in current USD.
  • Internet > Broadband 6Mpbs, uncapped data: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked abot the price of an Internet connection (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)". Prices in current USD.
  • Local purchasing power: Local Purchasing Power shows relative purchasing power in buying goods and services in a given city for the average wage in that city. If domestic purchasing power is 40, this means that the inhabitants of that city with the average salary can afford to buy 60% less typical goods and services than New York City residents with an average salary.
  • Prices at markets > Cigarettes > Pack of Marlboro: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of a Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro). Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Egg > Dozen: Average prize of a dozen eggs. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked about the prize of a dozen eggs. Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Loaf of bread > Fresh, white: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of a Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g). Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Milk > 1 litre: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of 1 liter of regular Milk. Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Rice > White, 1kg: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of 1 kg of White Rice. Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Water > 1.5 litre bottle: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of a bottle of water (1.5 liter). Prices in current USD.
  • Real estate prices > Rent index: Rent Index is estimation of prices of renting apartments in the city compared to New York City. If Rent index is 80, Numbeo estimates that price for renting in that city is 80% of price in New York.
  • Real estate prices > Rent per month > 3 bedroom apartment > City centre: Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre". Prices in current USD.
  • Transport prices > New car > Volkswagen Golf 1.4 or similar: Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)". Prices in current USD.
  • Real estate prices > Apartment purchase price per sqm > City centre: Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre". Prices in current USD.
  • Clothing and shoe prices > Jeans > 1 pair of Levi 501s or equivalent: 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)". Prices in current USD.
  • Consumer price index > Plus rent: Consumer Price Plus Rent Index is an estimation of consumer goods prices including rent in the city comparing to New York City. If a city has a an index of 120, it means Numbeo estimates it is 20% more expensive than New York (excluding rent).
  • Restaurant prices > McDonalds meal: Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar". Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Chicken breasts > Skinless, boneless: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of 1 kg of Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless). Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Groceries index: Groceries Index is an estimation of grocery prices in a given location compared to New York City. To calculate this section, Numbeo uses the "Markets" section of each city.
  • Real estate prices > Rent per month > 1 bedroom apartment > City centre: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre". Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Apple > 1kg: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of 1 kg of apples. Prices in current USD.
  • Restaurant prices > Restaurant index: Restaurants Index is a comparison of prices of meals and drinks in restaurants and bars compared to NYC.
  • Sports > Tennis court hire > 1 hour, weekend: Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)". Prices in current USD.
  • Real estate prices > Apartment purchase price per sqm > Outside city centre: Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre". Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Potatoes > 1kg: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of 1 kg of potatoes. Prices in current USD.
  • IPad Index: Price of an Apple iPad Air 16 GB WIFI, in USD.
  • Restaurant prices > 3 course meal for 2: Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course". Prices in current USD.
  • Real estate prices > Rent per month > 1 bedroom apartment > Outside city centre: Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre". Prices in current USD.
  • Consumer price index > Excluding rent: Consumer Price Excl. Rent Index (CPI) is a relative indicator of consumer goods price, including groceries, restaurants, transportation and utilities. CPI Index doesn't include accommodation expenses such as rent or mortgage. If a city has a CPI index of 120, it means Numbeo estimates it is 20% more expensive than New York (excluding rent).
  • Prices at markets > Wine > Bottle, midrange: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of a Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range). Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Tomatoes > 1kg: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of 1 kg of Tomatoes. Prices in current USD.
  • Transport prices > Taxi > Waiting time per hour: Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)". Prices in current USD.
  • Mobile calls > 1 minute prepaid local call: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of 1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans). Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Cheese > Local, 1kg: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of 1 kg of local cheese. Prices in current USD.
  • Restaurant prices > Coffee > Regular cappuccino: Cappuccino (regular). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Cappuccino (regular)". Prices in current USD.
  • Real estate prices > Rent per month > 3 bedroom apartment > Outside city centre: Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre". Prices in current USD.
  • Clothing and shoe prices > Shoes > Pair of men's leather shoes: 1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes". Prices in current USD.
  • Real estate prices > Interest rate: Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Prices at markets > Beer > Local half litre bottle: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle). Prices in current USD.
  • Transport prices > Public transport > Monthly pass: Monthly Pass (Regular Price). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Monthly Pass (Regular Price)". Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Lettuce > One head: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of one head of Lettuce. Prices in current USD.
  • Clothing and shoe prices > Summer dress in fashion chain store > Eg Zara, Gap: 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)". Prices in current USD.
  • IPad Index per million people: Price (US Dollars). Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Transport prices > Public transport > One way ticket: One-way Ticket (Local Transport). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "One-way Ticket (Local Transport)". Prices in current USD.
  • Restaurant prices > Beer > Half litre of local draught: Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)". Prices in current USD.
  • Restaurant prices > Bottled water: Water (0.33 liter bottle). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Water (0.33 liter bottle)". Prices in current USD.
  • Transport prices > Taxi > Per km: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)". Prices in current USD.
  • Transport prices > Taxi > Monthly pass: Taxi Start (Normal Tariff). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)". Prices in current USD.
  • Restaurant prices > Beer > 0.33 litre imported bottle: Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)". Prices in current USD.
  • Prices at markets > Oranges > 1kg: Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014 (sample survey for the United States). Respondents were asked about the price of 1 kg of oranges. Prices in current USD.
  • Transport prices > Gas/petrol > 1 litre: Gasoline (1 liter). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Gasoline (1 liter)". Prices in current USD.
  • Restaurant prices > Coke/Pepsi cola: Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle). Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)". Prices in current USD.
  • Sports > Fitness club/gym > Cost per month for adult: Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Andorra and 81 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Albania, Algeria, Armenia and 19 more countries and over 100 contributions for Argentina, Australia, Austria and 82 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from May, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult". Prices in current USD.
STAT Switzerland United Kingdom
Average monthly disposable salary > After tax $6,301.73
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United Kingdom
$2,960.54
Ranked 18th.
Basic utilities > Garbage, water, heating, electricity for 85 sqm apartment $209.21
Ranked 24th.
$246.01
Ranked 13th. 18% more than Switzerland
Cinema ticket price > International release $20.21
Ranked 3rd. 52% more than United Kingdom
$13.30
Ranked 13th.
Clothing and shoe prices > Shoes > Pair of Nikes $148.86
Ranked 4th. 55% more than United Kingdom
$96.25
Ranked 71st.
Internet > Broadband 6Mpbs, uncapped data $51.72
Ranked 50th. 62% more than United Kingdom
$31.97
Ranked 99th.
Local purchasing power 134.41
Ranked 1st. 48% more than United Kingdom
90.99
Ranked 20th.
Prices at markets > Cigarettes > Pack of Marlboro $8.87
Ranked 16th.
$12.47
Ranked 5th. 41% more than Switzerland
Prices at markets > Egg > Dozen $6.03
Ranked 1st. 70% more than United Kingdom
$3.54
Ranked 24th.
Prices at markets > Loaf of bread > Fresh, white $2.89
Ranked 10th. 69% more than United Kingdom
$1.71
Ranked 41st.
Prices at markets > Milk > 1 litre $1.60
Ranked 46th. 4% more than United Kingdom
$1.54
Ranked 51st.
Prices at markets > Rice > White, 1kg $2.80
Ranked 16th. 14% more than United Kingdom
$2.45
Ranked 30th.
Prices at markets > Water > 1.5 litre bottle $1.19
Ranked 47th.
$1.74
Ranked 25th. 46% more than Switzerland
Real estate prices > Rent index 66.24
Ranked 12th. 47% more than United Kingdom
45.18
Ranked 18th.
Real estate prices > Rent per month > 3 bedroom apartment > City centre $3,021.19
Ranked 11th. 50% more than United Kingdom
$2,011.39
Ranked 22nd.
Transport prices > New car > Volkswagen Golf 1.4 or similar $31,439.48
Ranked 26th. 18% more than United Kingdom
$26,604.59
Ranked 49th.
Real estate prices > Apartment purchase price per sqm > City centre $9,888.48
Ranked 5th. 94% more than United Kingdom
$5,096.80
Ranked 22nd.
Clothing and shoe prices > Jeans > 1 pair of Levi 501s or equivalent $131.70
Ranked 9th. 45% more than United Kingdom
$91.09
Ranked 40th.
Consumer price index > Plus rent 107.28
Ranked 3rd. 44% more than United Kingdom
74.45
Ranked 18th.
Restaurant prices > McDonalds meal $14.60
Ranked 4th. 76% more than United Kingdom
$8.31
Ranked 37th.
Prices at markets > Chicken breasts > Skinless, boneless $27.34
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United Kingdom
$11.54
Ranked 19th.
Prices at markets > Groceries index 148.42
Ranked 1st. 57% more than United Kingdom
94.24
Ranked 25th.
Real estate prices > Rent per month > 1 bedroom apartment > City centre $1,586.48
Ranked 12th. 38% more than United Kingdom
$1,149.26
Ranked 17th.
Prices at markets > Apple > 1kg $4.29
Ranked 13th. 43% more than United Kingdom
$2.99
Ranked 46th.
Restaurant prices > Restaurant index 148.87
Ranked 4th. 46% more than United Kingdom
101.9
Ranked 20th.
Sports > Tennis court hire > 1 hour, weekend $38.28
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United Kingdom
$14.92
Ranked 59th.
Real estate prices > Apartment purchase price per sqm > Outside city centre $7,962.80
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
$3,652.24
Ranked 18th.
Prices at markets > Potatoes > 1kg $2.59
Ranked 11th. 28% more than United Kingdom
$2.03
Ranked 31st.
IPad Index $617.58
Ranked 25th.
$638.81
Ranked 21st. 3% more than Switzerland
Restaurant prices > 3 course meal for 2 $112.28
Ranked 2nd. 53% more than United Kingdom
$73.16
Ranked 18th.
Real estate prices > Rent per month > 1 bedroom apartment > Outside city centre $1,266.73
Ranked 10th. 33% more than United Kingdom
$954.72
Ranked 16th.
Consumer price index > Excluding rent 145.1
Ranked 2nd. 43% more than United Kingdom
101.44
Ranked 17th.
Prices at markets > Wine > Bottle, midrange $13.47
Ranked 31st. 35% more than United Kingdom
$9.98
Ranked 58th.
Prices at markets > Tomatoes > 1kg $4.63
Ranked 10th. 42% more than United Kingdom
$3.25
Ranked 28th.
Transport prices > Taxi > Waiting time per hour $67.37
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than United Kingdom
$33.26
Ranked 19th.
Mobile calls > 1 minute prepaid local call $0.39
Ranked 17th. 56% more than United Kingdom
$0.25
Ranked 43th.
Prices at markets > Cheese > Local, 1kg $21.38
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
$10.50
Ranked 50th.
Restaurant prices > Coffee > Regular cappuccino $4.87
Ranked 4th. 26% more than United Kingdom
$3.86
Ranked 24th.
Real estate prices > Rent per month > 3 bedroom apartment > Outside city centre $2,407.71
Ranked 11th. 57% more than United Kingdom
$1,533.39
Ranked 18th.
Clothing and shoe prices > Shoes > Pair of men's leather shoes $168.68
Ranked 5th. 81% more than United Kingdom
$93.05
Ranked 70th.
Real estate prices > Interest rate 1.97
Ranked 140th.
4.26
Ranked 114th. 2 times more than Switzerland
Prices at markets > Beer > Local half litre bottle $1.81
Ranked 53th.
$2.81
Ranked 21st. 55% more than Switzerland
Transport prices > Public transport > Monthly pass $79.16
Ranked 16th.
$99.77
Ranked 10th. 26% more than Switzerland
Prices at markets > Lettuce > One head $2.16
Ranked 17th. 38% more than United Kingdom
$1.57
Ranked 34th.
Clothing and shoe prices > Summer dress in fashion chain store > Eg Zara, Gap $59.27
Ranked 37th. 15% more than United Kingdom
$51.41
Ranked 57th.
IPad Index per million people $77.24
Ranked 13th. 8 times more than United Kingdom
$10.08
Ranked 32nd.
Transport prices > Public transport > One way ticket $3.71
Ranked 7th. 6% more than United Kingdom
$3.49
Ranked 12th.
Restaurant prices > Beer > Half litre of local draught $6.74
Ranked 16th. 35% more than United Kingdom
$4.99
Ranked 28th.
Restaurant prices > Bottled water $3.85
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United Kingdom
$1.55
Ranked 28th.
Transport prices > Taxi > Per km $4.13
Ranked 5th. 78% more than United Kingdom
$2.32
Ranked 27th.
Transport prices > Taxi > Monthly pass $6.74
Ranked 14th. 47% more than United Kingdom
$4.57
Ranked 29th.
Restaurant prices > Beer > 0.33 litre imported bottle $2.11
Ranked 74th.
$2.83
Ranked 40th. 34% more than Switzerland
Prices at markets > Oranges > 1kg $3.92
Ranked 11th. 37% more than United Kingdom
$2.87
Ranked 35th.
Transport prices > Gas/petrol > 1 litre $2.05
Ranked 20th.
$2.29
Ranked 5th. 12% more than Switzerland
Restaurant prices > Coke/Pepsi cola $4.39
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United Kingdom
$1.85
Ranked 32nd.
Sports > Fitness club/gym > Cost per month for adult $110.10
Ranked 5th. 82% more than United Kingdom
$60.54
Ranked 49th.

SOURCES: Numbeo.com. Cost of living.; Numbeo.com; http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/; Numbeo.com. Cost of living.; cost of living; http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/prices_by_city.jsp?displayCurrency=USD; https://content.markitcdn.com/CommSec/Api/Document/B64ENCeyJkayI6IjIyMDMtMTAzMDM1Mi0xIiwiZmlkIjpudWxsLCJkdCI6bnVsbH0%3D.pdf, April 2014. p. 1.; Wikipedia: Purchasing power parity (iPad Index) ([1] The Age 23 September 2013 [1] 23rd Sep 2013, CommSec Economic Insight: CommSec iPad Index Sep 23,2013 [1] Commonwealth Securities 23 September 2013 [1] How much an iPad costs 21 December 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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