Cost of Living in Schaffhausen

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2320
$6249
🛋️ Without rent
$1132
$4038
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1188
$2211
🍽️ Food
$814
$2151
🚐 Transport
$96
$265
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$7051
😀 Quality of life
79
🏙️ Population
36.6K

The average cost of living in Schaffhausen is $2320, which is in the top 3% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 239th out of 9294 in our global list and 39th out of 50 in Switzerland.

The median after-tax salary is $7051, which is enough to cover living expenses for 3 months. Ranked 380th (TOP 4%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 12th best city to live in Switzerland. With an estimated population of 36.6K, Schaffhausen is the 16th largest city in Switzerland.

✈️ Closest airport 27 km Zurich Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.3 µg/m³
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Prices in Schaffhausen

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$23.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$105
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$14.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.81
 Cappuccino
$5.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$4.8
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1114
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$994
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2539
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1842
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$112
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$172
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6782
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5620
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$35.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$6.75
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$21.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$23.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$54.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.67
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.91
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$16.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.64
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$72.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$19.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$120
💇 Haircut, simple
$33.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$124
👟 Brand Sneakers
$124
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2607
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26648

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