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Geneva vs Reykjavik
Gva vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Geneva

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Gva
Outside city centre
Rkv
Gva

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Gva
Outside city centre
Rkv
Gva

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Gva
Outside city centre
Rkv
Gva

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Reykjavik
Geneva

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Gva

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Rkv
Gva

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Gva

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Gva

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Geneva

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Gva
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Rkv
Gva
White bread 500g
Rkv
Gva
Eggs 12
Rkv
Gva
White rice 1kg
Rkv
Gva

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Geneva

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Rkv
Gva
Beef round 1kg
Rkv
Gva
Local cheese 1kg
Rkv
Gva

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Gva
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Gva
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Gva

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Gva
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Gva
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Gva

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Geneva

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Gva
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Gva

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Gva
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Gva

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Geneva

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Gva

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Rkv
Gva

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Rkv
Gva
1 pair men's leather shoes
Rkv
Gva

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Geneva
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth