How far does a franc go?

What does a franc really get you in a country regularly categorised as one of the most expensive places to live in the world?

How much do people make? - wages and salaries
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What does housing cost?

Swiss pay highest rents in Europe

Swiss rents are the most expensive in Europe by a long margin, with tenants shelling out almost a fifth of their income on housing ...

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Budgeting for food and consumer goods
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High health care costs
Getting around
Caring for children

Rail riders Commuting in Switzerland


Too crowded, too expensive, too dirty – critics of the Swiss Federal Railways always find something to complain about. But what does the average ...