Switzerland vs Trinidad and Tobago - Cost of Living Comparison

Switzerland Trinidad and Tobago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2507
$977
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$6465
$2353
🏠 One person rent
$1351
$430
🏘️ Family rent
$2468
$768
🍽️ Food expenses
$806
$415
🚐 Transport expenses
$127
$29.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$6135
$874
💸 GDP per capita
$87100
$15426
😃 Human freedom index
9.11
7.7
❤️ Life expectancy
83.1
73.6
👮 Corruption perceptions index
84
41
🌐 English speaking %
61.3%
87.7%
🎓 Higher education
98
21
😀 Quality of life
85
47
🏙️ Population
8.47M
1.37M

The average cost of living in Switzerland ($2507) is 156% more expensive than in Trinidad and Tobago ($977). Switzerland ranked 3rd vs 70th for Trinidad and Tobago 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 Switzerland compared to 0.9 months in Trinidad and Tobago. Ranked 3rd and 103rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Switzerland vs Trinidad and Tobago

We calculate prices for Switzerland and Trinidad and Tobago as a population-weighted mean of 50 and 5 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.

Switzerland Trinidad and Tobago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$22.8
$8.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$103
$73.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$15.4
$6.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.69
$1.79
 Cappuccino
$4.95
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$4.22
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1419
$501
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1103
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2700
$872
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2091
$612
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$129
$34.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$199
$52.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$55.7
$51.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.47%
5.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12711
$1487
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8175
$1467
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.87
$1.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$85.4
$31.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.7
$8.11
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.95
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.04
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$2.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$6.49
$3.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$21.7
$7.41
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25
$6.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$43.7
$7.45
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$4.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$3.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.76
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14
$20.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$1.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.99
$4.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$16.7
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.17
$6.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$2.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.65
$2.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$81.3
$44
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$19.7
$7.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$127
$44
💇 Haircut, simple
$34.6
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$108
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$122
$109
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2247
$171
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$24364
$3440

Cities Comparison in Switzerland vs Trinidad and Tobago

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Switzerland

City Cost of living Population
Zurich
$2888
434K
Geneva
$2895
202K
Basel
$2456
178K
Lausanne
$2495
139K
Bern
$2267
134K
Winterthur
$2492
110K
Lucerne
$2419
81.7K
St. Gallen
$1937
75.8K
Lugano
$2470
63.2K
Biel/Bienne
$2118
54.5K
Vernier
$2377
35.1K
Schaffhausen
$2320
36.6K
Koniz
$2419
41.5K
Thun
$2466
43.7K
La Chaux-de-Fonds
$2334
39K
Fribourg
$1917
38.4K
Bellinzona
$2388
43.2K
Uster
$2417
34.4K
Neuchatel
$2053
33.5K
Sion
$2400
34.7K
Dubendorf
$2465
28K
Yverdon-les-Bains
$2037
30.2K
Altstetten
$2409
32.6K
Lancy
$2348
31.9K
Chur
$2233
35K
Zug
$2864
30.5K
Emmen
$2413
29.3K
Kriens
$2478
27K
Rapperswil-Jona
$2407
27K
Montreux
$2644
26K

In Trinidad and Tobago

City Cost of living Population
Port of Spain
$1002
81.1K
Chaguanas
$973
83.5K
San Fernando
$928
55.4K
Scarborough
$1100
17K
San Juan
$908
13.8K