Cost of living in Geneva, Switzerland

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Latest price update: December 19, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district CHF 26
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CHF 14
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast CHF 13
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk CHF 1.77
12 eggs, large CHF 6
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes CHF 4.60
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese CHF 10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples CHF 3.32
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes CHF 4.11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket CHF 1.48
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality CHF 13
2 liters of Coca-Cola CHF 3.38
Bread for 2 people for 1 day CHF 3.07
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area CHF 3,543
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CHF 188
Internet 8MB (1 month) CHF 52
40” flat screen TV CHF 1,182
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt CHF 368
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) CHF 10
Hourly rate for cleaning help CHF 25
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) CHF 131
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) CHF 42
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) CHF 126
1 pair of leather business shoes CHF 165
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new CHF 30,215
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas CHF 1.80
Monthly ticket public transport CHF 70
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) CHF 34
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) CHF 18
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) CHF 11
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) CHF 7
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) CHF 7
4 rolls of toilet paper CHF 3.89
Tube of toothpaste CHF 5.71
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city CHF 48
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CHF 68
2 tickets to the movies CHF 38
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CHF 209
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert CHF 126
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CHF 18
Capuccino in expat area of the city CHF 4.89
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CHF 7
iPod nano 16GB CHF 155
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CHF 0.33
1 month of gym membership in business district CHF 141
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes CHF 8

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