Rents in Switzerland, Zurich compared to Europe

This comparison presents the median monthly rental prices for a 1-bedroom apartment in the most expensive regions of capital cities or major urban centers, based on our in-house research.

Last updated February, 2024
Italy, Milan € 3,000
Switzerland, Zurich € 2,313
Netherlands, Amsterdam € 2,000
France, Paris € 2,000
United Kingdom, London € 1,999
Spain, Madrid € 1,875
Denmark, Copenhagen € 1,748
Iceland € 1,744
Ireland, Dublin € 1,676
Luxembourg € 1,600
Sweden, Stockholm € 1,588
Portugal, Lisbon € 1,500
Germany, Berlin € 1,400
Finland, Helsinki € 1,320
Czech Republic, Prague € 1,258
Greece, Athens € 1,200
Belgium, Brussels € 1,120
Slovenia, Ljubljana € 1,100
Austria, Vienna € 1,050
Poland, Warsaw € 1,040
Latvia, Riga € 900
Malta, Valletta € 900
Norway, Oslo € 894
Lithuania, Vilnius € 850
Slovakia, Bratislava € 800
Turkey, Istanbul € 764
Hungary, Budapest € 737
Romania, Bucharest € 720
Estonia, Tallinn € 640
Cyprus, Nicosia € 600
Croatia, Zagreb € 550
Bulgaria, Sofia € 500
Montenegro, Podgorica € 350

Switzerland publishes good housing statistics. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has real estate price index, construction cost indices, residential construction activities and mortgage rates. Rent statistics are produced by Swiss Federal Statistical Office (SFSO). Both sites publish general economics statistics.