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
₽ 191500
per

Your estimated
City
free-cash

Zurich , Switzerland
₽51530
₽81844
₽88514
₽24583
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
-
-
-
191 500
pensions
-
-
-
17 617
city
-
-
-
2 019
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.

-
-
-
3 831
health
-
-
-
430
regional
-
-
-
10 892
national
-
-
-
5 212
total
-
-
-
40 001
Employee
73 709
-
172 520
-
health
167
-
388
-
unemployment
-
-
-
-
city
791
-
1 868
-
pensions
6 193
-
13 244
-
regional
2 414
-
9 755
-
national
349
-
4 333
-
total
9 914
-
29 588
-
Employer
73 709
-
172 520
-
health
167
-
388
-
pensions
6 193
-
13 244
-
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.

1 474
-
3 451
-
total
7 834
-
17 083
-
Corporate
109 148
191 500
-
-
regional
23 085
40 502
-
-
national
9 277
16 277
-
-
total
32 362
56 779
-
-
Dividends
76 786
134 720
-
-
withholding
26 875
47 153
-
-
total
26 875
47 153
-
-
Income
191 500
191 500
191 500
191 500
Total tax
76 985
103 932
46 671
40 001
After tax
114 515
87 568
144 829
151 499
Living cost
62 985
62 985
62 985
62 985
Free-cash
51 530
24 583
81 844
88 514

Estimated living cost  is ₽62985 per week

₽40958
Rent. One bedroom at downtown or an upmarket area with basic utilities which include internet connection and a mobile phone.
₽5652
Public transport and taxi. Monthly travel card, and a few taxi rides per week.
₽773
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.
₽15601
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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