Summary

Cost of living in Zurich is 59% more expensive than Montpellier according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,431
$3,483
Cost of Living
$1,832
$8,285
Average Salary
$912
$2,527
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$702.46
$1,944.23
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$532.57
$1,312.27
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,166.05
$3,605.34
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,032.7
$2,799.87

Salaries And Financing

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$1,831.63
$8,284.87
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%2.06
%1.73

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$121.47
$203.23
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.3
$0.31
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$33.51
$59.69

Markets

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.93
$8.22
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.4
$3.1
Eggs (regular) (12)
$3.36
$6.33
Local Cheese (1kg)
$16.78
$32.14
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.65
$1.37
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.51
$14.8
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.52
$2.25
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.68
$2.91
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$9.52
$8.86
Apples (1kg)
$2.14
$4.26
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$13.59
$28.64
Oranges (1kg)
$2.52
$4.28
Potato (1kg)
$1.6
$2.94
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.23
$2.86
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.75
$2.93
Tomato (1kg)
$2.5
$4.35
Banana (1kg)
$2.32
$3.16
Onion (1kg)
$1.91
$2.97
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$18.82
$53.92

Transportation

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1.69
$4.11
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$46.07
$85.03
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.62
$1.76
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,940.95
$25,746.42
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.8
$7.36
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.79
$4.29
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$0
$84.02
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$27,517.96
$23,753.61

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$89.87
$111.96
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$33.47
$54.27
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$78.72
$125.29
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$119.61
$199.69

Restaurants

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$13.96
$26.28
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$56.03
$103.37
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$9.44
$14.37
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$6.25
$6.88
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.22
$6.31
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.8
$4.29
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.7
$3.68
Cappuccino (regular)
$2.99
$5.26

Sports And Leisure

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$38.39
$88.1
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$14.3
$39.37
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11.36
$19.27

Childcare

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$400.21
$2,384.46
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$8,726.32
$29,520.99

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Montpellier
Zurich
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$3,736.8
$12,937.4
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$2,680.44
$9,232.66