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Reykjavik vs Geneva
Rkv vs Gva

Average net salary (After tax)

Geneva
Reykjavik

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Gva
Rkv
Outside city centre
Gva
Rkv

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Gva
Rkv
Outside city centre
Gva
Rkv

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Gva
Rkv
Outside city centre
Gva
Rkv

Mortgage rates

Geneva
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Geneva
Reykjavik

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Gva
Rkv

Mobile phone data

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

Gva
Rkv

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Gva
Rkv

Monthly pass

Regular price

Gva
Rkv

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Geneva
Reykjavik

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Gva
Rkv
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Geneva
Reykjavik

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Geneva
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Geneva are 17.14% higher than in Reykjavik

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Geneva
5
Reykjavik

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Gva
Rkv

Summer dress

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

Gva
Rkv

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Geneva
$15.33
Reykjavik
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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