Summary

Cost of living in Zurich is 54% more expensive than Jena according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$3,632
$1,657
Cost of Living
$8,689
$1,891
Average Salary
$2,635
$780
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Zurich
Jena
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$2,027.68
$601.35
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,368.93
$384.05
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$3,759.74
$1,595.29
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$2,919.77
$1,063.53

Salaries And Financing

Name
Zurich
Jena
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$8,688.98
$1,890.71
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%1.73
%0.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Zurich
Jena
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$214.37
$509
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.32
$0.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$63.43
$24.95

Markets

Name
Zurich
Jena
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$8.58
$0.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$3.23
$1.77
Eggs (regular) (12)
$6.6
$1.83
Local Cheese (1kg)
$33.52
$11.7
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.43
$0.46
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$15.44
$7.08
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.35
$0.82
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.04
$1.52
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$9.24
$15.13
Apples (1kg)
$4.44
$1.17
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$29.86
$8.14
Oranges (1kg)
$4.47
$2.35
Potato (1kg)
$3.07
$1.17
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.98
$0.93
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.06
$2.35
Tomato (1kg)
$4.53
$2.35
Banana (1kg)
$3.3
$1.52
Onion (1kg)
$3.1
$1.05
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$56.23
$9.44

Transportation

Name
Zurich
Jena
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$4.29
$2.36
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$88.68
$62.43
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.84
$1.61
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$26,849.01
$22,451.02
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$7.67
$5.12
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$4.48
$3.31
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$87.62
$35.45
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$24,770.86
$23,632.72

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Zurich
Jena
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$116.75
$76.81
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$56.59
$35.45
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$130.66
$106.35
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$208.24
$147.71

Restaurants

Name
Zurich
Jena
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$27.41
$14.77
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$107.8
$44.31
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$14.99
$10.64
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$7.17
$3.55
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.58
$3.55
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.47
$1.5
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.84
$1.77
Cappuccino (regular)
$5.48
$2.62

Sports And Leisure

Name
Zurich
Jena
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$91.87
$35.45
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$41.06
$23.63
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$20.09
$12.41

Childcare

Name
Zurich
Jena
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$2,486.58
$212.71
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$30,785.22
$0

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Zurich
Jena
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$13,491.45
$3,781.42
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$9,628.05
$3,072.41