Cost of living in Geneva, Switzerland

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Latest price update: January 31, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district CHF 25
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) CHF 13
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 3,612
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat CHF 181
Internet 8MB (1 month) CHF 48
40” flat screen TV CHF 1,164
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 41
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) CHF 125
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 1.74
Monthly ticket public transport CHF 66
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 17
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 49
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub CHF 66
2 tickets to the movies CHF 36
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) CHF 170
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert CHF 137
1 cocktail drink in downtown club CHF 21
Capuccino in expat area of the city CHF 4.83
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) CHF 7
iPod nano 16GB CHF 167
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) CHF 0.33
1 month of gym membership in business district CHF 148
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes CHF 8

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