One of my barometers of how expensive it is in a city is how expensive the fancy drinks are at my coffee favourite, Starbucks.

If you are in Zurich, Switzerland be prepared to fork out a whopping $6.69 compared to just $1.49 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

The survey discovered the price of a Starbucks latte in 30 countries around the world.


The study was compiled by Thrillist who analysed the cost of grande lattes around the world last month.


  • Captain Obvious
    Posted March 3, 2016 9:01 pm 0Likes

    Wouldn’t it make sense that some of the cheapest cups are available in South America? That’s where a great deal of coffee is grown, it only makes sense that it would be less expensive there, and in Switzerland where probably no coffee is grown is the most expensive.

  • A C
    Posted March 3, 2016 11:00 pm 0Likes

    @Captain Obvious doesn’t explain Vancouver, Dublin or Sydney (which are NOT coffee-producing countries)

    • Steven Zussino
      Posted March 4, 2016 4:57 am 0Likes

      Thanks! I agree – some of the pricing relates to supply/demand.

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