Daily Archives: March 16, 2010

Romania, Bucharest Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Romania is in South-eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine. CAPITAL CITY: Bucharest LARGEST CITY: Bucharest CURRENCY: Romanian New Lei (RON) ECONOMY: Romania is a middle-income economy. From 2000 onwards, the Romanian economy has transformed to … Continue reading

Posted in Bucharest, cost of living, Romania

Qatar, Doha Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Qatar is in the Middle East, it is the peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia. CAPITAL CITY: Doha LARGEST CITY: Doha CURRENCY: Qatari Riyal (QAR) ECONOMY: Qatar has a strong economy mainly derived from oil revenues. The … Continue reading

Posted in cost of living, Doha, Qatar | 1 Comment

International Cost Of Living Index Calculation

Cost of living is the cost of maintaining a specified standard of living, similar to a typical household budget. A Cost of living index is a numerical way of comparing cost of living, either over time, or by comparing different … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 International Cost of Living, Index Calculation

Puerto Rico, San Juan Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Puerto Rico, is a self-governing unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of the Virgin Islands. CAPITAL CITY: San Juan LARGEST CITY: San Juan CURRENCY: US Dollar (USD) … Continue reading

Posted in cost of living, Puerto Rico, San Juan

Portugal, Lisbon Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Portugal is in South-Western Europe, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Spain. CAPITAL CITY: Lisbon LARGEST CITY: Lisbon CURRENCY: Euro (EUR) ECONOMY: Portugal’s economy mainly consists of industries such as textiles, clothing, footwear, cork and wood products, beverages … Continue reading

Posted in cost of living, Lisbon, Portugal

Poland, Warsaw Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Poland is in Central Europe, east of Germany. CAPITAL CITY: Warsaw LARGEST CITY: Warsaw CURRENCY: Polish Z?oty (PLN) ECONOMY: Poland has one of the strongest economies in Eastern Europe. Poland has steadfastly pursued a policy of liberalizing the economy … Continue reading

Posted in cost of living, Poland, Warsaw

Philippines, Manila Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: The Philippines is in South-Eastern Asia, it is an archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam. CAPITAL CITY: Manila LARGEST CITY: Quezón City CURRENCY: Philippine Peso (PHP) ECONOMY: The Philippines is a lower-middle-income … Continue reading

Posted in cost of living, Manila, Philippines