Cost of living comparison between Des Moines, Iowa, United States and Zurich, Switzerland

These prices were last updated on October 28, 2016. Exchange rate: 0.993 CHF / USD
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Cost of living in Des Moines, Iowa (United States) is 43% cheaper than in Zurich (Switzerland)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require CHF 16,250 in Zurich you would need to make just about CHF 9,214 ($9,276) in Des Moines, Iowa.

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