Cost of living in Lugano, Switzerland vs San Jose, California, United States

TOTAL + 11%
These prices were last updated on February 28, 2021. Exchange rate: 1.101 USD / CHF
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 323 prices entered by 40 different people.

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International Cost of Living Index


Cost of living in Lugano (Switzerland) is 11% more expensive than in San Jose, California (United States)

For example, you would need at least $11,145 (CHF 10,123) in Lugano to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $10,000 in San Jose, California.

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