Living costs in Switzerland are among the highest in the world, but the purchasing power afforded by high salaries means that they remain affordable.
An individual’s particular living costs depend on their personal needs and activities. To give you a better idea of average monthly costs, we have prepared ten sample budgets.
The following fact sheets present the cost of living in Switzerland. Each fact sheet represents a separate living model. How much is left over from the gross wage and how the cost of living is structured accordingly depends on it.
This does not take into account personal expenses for vacations, supplementary insurance, a private car or major purchases.