Switzerland - General information
Region region
Capital Bern
Language German, French
Currency Swiss Franc
Population 8,014,000
Phone code +41
Cost of living in Switzerland
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 598 787
Food 413 759
Transportation 61 291
Communications and utilities 96 110
Clothing 36 135
Sports and leisure 52 185
Total 1,256 2,268
Accommodation in Switzerland USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 604
Shared room in city centre 795
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 914
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,242
Coordinates of Switzerland
Time Zone Europe/Zurich
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude 47.000160000
Longitude 8.014270000
Elevation (STRM3) 931 m.

List of largest cities in Switzerland

 
Zurich Zurich
Zurich Zurich
341,730
Geneve Geneve
Geneve Geneva
183,981
Basel Basel
Basel Basel-City
164,488
Bern Bern
Bern Bern
121,631
Lausanne Lausanne
Lausanne Vaud
116,751
Winterthur Winterthur
Winterthur Zurich
91,908

Cost of living and prices in Switzerland

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 20 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 101 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 14 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 7 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 6 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 4 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 5 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 5 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 2 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 22 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 22 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 3 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 12 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 8 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 3 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 76 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 6 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 4 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 66 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 22,753 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 93 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 33 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 18 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 112 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 56 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 122 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 161 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,553 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 1,142 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 2,982 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 2,267 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 138 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 48 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 10,884 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 7,990 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 3,743 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 1.61%
Show more

Weather, climate, temperature by months in Switzerland

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 26 22 17 13 12 14 18 22 25 28 30 29 30
Average high °C 19 13 7 4 3 4 8 12 17 20 23 22 13
Average temperature °C 14 9 4 1 -0 1 4 8 12 15 17 17 8
Average low °C 10 6 1 -2 -3 -2 0 3 7 11 13 12 5
Record low °C -0 -4 -10 -11 -19 -13 -11 -6 -2 1 4 3 -19
Rain Days 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 6 5 4 51
Snow Days 1 1 1 2 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 13
Fog Days 14 16 15 14 15 14 12 11 11 10 10 13 155
Thunderstorms Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 3 3 14
Snowfall Cm. 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
Average precipitation Mm. 98 83 90 83 75 73 76 88 108 125 113 125 1136
Relative humidity % 78 83 84 84 84 80 75 72 72 72 71 74 77
Relative humidity morning % 64 64 62 61 61 61 60 60 60 60 60 62 61
Relative humidity evening % 42 47 52 54 53 47 41 38 38 39 37 37 44
Wind speed Km/h 9 9 10 11 11 11 11 10 9 9 9 8 10
Monthly sunshine Hours 158 110 64 47 54 79 120 141 165 182 216 193 1530
Day Length Hours 13 11 10 9 10 11 13 14 16 17 16 15 13
Dew point °C 8 5 0 -1 -3 -3 -1 1 5 8 10 10 39
Growing degree-day °C 122 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 158 236 214 806
Atmosphere pressure Bar 937 936 934 934 935 933 933 931 933 935 936 936 11214
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 13 8 5 4 5 8 12 15 19 20 20 18 12
Show more