Cuba vs Switzerland - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cuba Switzerland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1332
$2973
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2846
$7575
🏠 One person rent
$676
$1675
🏘️ Family rent
$818
$3099
🍽️ Food expenses
$475
$901
🚐 Transport expenses
$75.5
$137
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3263
$6423
💸 GDP per capita
$56496
$93260
😃 Human freedom index
5.2
9.01
❤️ Life expectancy
73.7
83.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
82
🌐 English speaking %
6%
61.3%
🎓 Higher education
59
98
😀 Quality of life
63
100
🏙️ Population
11.2M
8.74M

The average cost of living in Cuba ($1332) is 55% less expensive than in Switzerland ($2973). Cuba ranked 42nd vs 3rd for Switzerland in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Cuba compared to 2.2 months in Switzerland. Ranked 53rd and 1st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cuba vs Switzerland

We calculate prices for Cuba and Switzerland as a population-weighted mean of 25 and 50 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Cuba Switzerland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.3
$26.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.1
$115
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.77
$17.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.28
$8.11
 Cappuccino
$2.14
$5.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.76
$4.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$758
$1772
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$537
$1375
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1068
$3311
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$612
$2660
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$165
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.7
$253
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58.2
$55.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.5%
2.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$429
$13736
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$317
$9232
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
$4.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.3
$96.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$41.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$2.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.69
$1.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$3.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$3.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.53
$7.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.35
$25.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$27.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$50.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.26
$4.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$2.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$3.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
$2.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
$0.95
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$5.27
$3.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.7
$14.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.44
$2.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.65
$10.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$18.3
$18.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$9.68
$5.66
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.66
$4.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.63
$4.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$90
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$1.98
$21.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.6
$149
💇 Haircut, simple
$25.4
$42.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.2
$129
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.8
$145
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$91.2
$2579
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14460
$24392

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Cities Comparison in Cuba vs Switzerland

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cuba

City Cost of living Population
Havana
$974
2.49M
Santiago de Cuba
$1529
445K
Holguin
$1181
350K
Camaguey
$1869
322K
Santa Clara
$1300
247K
Bayamo
$2156
235K
Guantanamo
$1664
228K
Las Tunas
$1683
202K
Pinar del Rio
$1108
189K
Cienfuegos
$1239
165K
Manzanillo
$2867
151K
Matanzas
$1166
145K
Ciego de Avila
$1646
143K
Sancti Spiritus
$1495
139K
Palma Soriano
$1533
125K
Cardenas
$1208
86.7K
Moa
$1901
73.1K
Colon
$1196
71.6K
Placetas
$1362
71.2K
Florida
$1769
71.7K
Guines
$1121
66.9K
Moron
$1620
59.4K
Yara
$2545
59.4K
Artemisa
$1072
59.1K
Sagua La Grande
$1262
56.1K

In Switzerland

City Cost of living Population
Zurich
$3537
443K
Geneva
$3319
202K
Basel
$2837
178K
Bern
$2624
134K
Lausanne
$2743
139K
Winterthur
$3249
110K
St. Gallen
$2489
75.8K
Lucerne
$2980
81.7K
Lugano
$2585
63.2K
Biel/Bienne
$2334
55.2K
Koniz
$2654
41.8K
Thun
$2576
43.7K
Zug
$3436
30.5K
Uster
$3108
36.8K
Vernier
$3109
34.8K
Altstetten
$3218
35.6K
Bellinzona
$2973
43.8K
Neuchatel
$2280
33.5K
Schaffhausen
$2367
36.6K
Dubendorf
$3307
28K
Lancy
$3077
31.9K
Chur
$2744
35K
Yverdon-les-Bains
$2815
30.2K
Sion
$1989
34.7K
Fribourg
$2402
38.4K
Montreux
$2736
26K
La Chaux-de-Fonds
$2381
39K
Emmen
$2938
29.3K
Rapperswil-Jona
$2997
27K
Meyrin
$3098
24.1K