Curacao vs Switzerland - Cost of Living Comparison

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Curacao Switzerland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1385
$2973
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3647
$7575
🏠 One person rent
$616
$1675
🏘️ Family rent
$1338
$3099
🍽️ Food expenses
$548
$901
🚐 Transport expenses
$95.9
$137
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$938
$6423
💸 GDP per capita
$20502
$93260
😃 Human freedom index
7.2
9.01
❤️ Life expectancy
78
83.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
72
82
🌐 English speaking %
60%
61.3%
🎓 Higher education
15
98
😀 Quality of life
61
100
🏙️ Population
160K
8.74M

The average cost of living in Curacao ($1385) is 53% less expensive than in Switzerland ($2973). Curacao ranked 38th 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 0.7 months in Curacao compared to 2.2 months in Switzerland. Ranked 58th and 1st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Curacao vs Switzerland

We calculate prices for Curacao and Switzerland as a population-weighted mean of 2 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.

Curacao Switzerland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$19.5
$26.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$86.3
$115
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.98
$17.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.32
$8.11
 Cappuccino
$3.54
$5.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.45
$4.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$531
$1772
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$397
$1375
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1350
$3311
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1010
$2660
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$127
$165
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$194
$253
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65.7
$55.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.66%
2.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2030
$13736
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1691
$9232
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.72
$4.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.3
$96.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$40.4
$41.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$2.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.4
$3.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$3.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.12
$7.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.04
$25.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.55
$27.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.51
$50.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.54
$4.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
$2.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
$3.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$4.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.35
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$2.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.35
$0.95
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
$3.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11
$14.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.18
$2.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.3
$10.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.86
$18.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.62
$5.66
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$4.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.12
$4.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54.6
$90
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.69
$21.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$48.3
$149
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.1
$42.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$79.4
$129
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$145
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$317
$2579
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12056
$24392

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In Curacao

City Cost of living Population
Willemstad
$1384
150K
Barber
$1418
2.42K

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