Enter your average income below to estimate applicable free-cash in all major European cities. By free-cash we mean your disposable income, left in your pocket after paying tax, rent, insurance, public transport, food expenses and basic entertainment. How does it work?

average income is
₽ 117500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Zurich , Switzerland
₽22974
₽36141
₽41700
-₽28
S + D Salary + Dividends

Salary + Dividends. A combination of a fixed monthly income with a bonus at the end of the year.

Dividends

Dividends. A single payment made annually out of accumulated profits.

Salary

Salary. A fixed monthly income you pay yourself to cover your living expenses.

Sole trader

Sole trader. You're running your business as an individual with an unlimited responsibility

Sole trader
-
-
-
117 500
pensions
-
-
-
10 809
city
-
-
-
1 238
other

This will depend on a canton and a chosen fund. The rate is between 0.3% and 3.4% with a maximum base of 148,200 CHF. We use 2% as an average rate.

-
-
-
2 350
health
-
-
-
264
regional
-
-
-
5 633
national
-
-
-
1 749
total
-
-
-
22 043
Employee
62 909
-
105 171
-
health
142
-
236
-
unemployment
-
-
-
-
city
675
-
1 129
-
pensions
5 285
-
8 834
-
regional
2 060
-
4 870
-
national
298
-
1 360
-
total
8 460
-
16 429
-
Employer
62 909
-
105 171
-
health
142
-
236
-
pensions
5 285
-
8 834
-
unemployment
-
-
-
-
other

This will depend on a canton and a chosen fund. The rate is between 0.1% and 3.63% for an employee. We use 2% as an average rate.

1 258
-
2 103
-
total
6 685
-
11 173
-
Corporate
47 214
117 500
-
-
regional
9 985
24 851
-
-
national
4 014
9 988
-
-
total
13 999
34 839
-
-
Dividends
33 215
82 661
-
-
withholding
11 625
28 932
-
-
total
11 625
28 932
-
-
Income
117 500
117 500
117 500
117 500
Total tax
40 769
63 771
27 602
22 043
After tax
76 731
53 729
89 898
95 457
Living cost
53 757
53 757
53 757
53 757
Free-cash
22 974
-28
36 141
41 700

Estimated living cost  is ₽53757 per week

₽34957
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽4824
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽660
Clothing and shoes. We estimate one pair of shoes and trainers, and several items of clothing each year, or slightly more often if you choose cheaper mass market stores. Twice as often for kids.
₽13315
Food and entertainment. We estimate that you will have breakfast at a cafe once a week, evening meal at a restaurant once a week, and visit bars once a week for drinks.Other days you prepare meals at home.
₽0
I'm drinking at home rarely or never.
₽0
I do not smoke or smoke very rarely.
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It is extremely rare that a Third Country National (non-EU/EFTA/Swiss and without a long-term EU resident permit) is given a residence permit based on self-employment.

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