Cost of Living Rankings – Communication – April 2012

 

Cost of living rank of Communication cost of living indexes as at April 2012 for all global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate spending patterns across 13 broad categories (Basket Groups). The calculators make use of the cost of living indexes, based on your input and Xpatulator’s data, to create reports online which you can save, e-mail or convert to a pdf file.

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The top 10 Most expensive places – Communication Basket which includes Home Telephone Rental and Call Charges, Internet Connection and service, provider fees, Mobile / Cellular Phone Contract and Calls:
  1. Solomon Islands, Honiara
  2. Solomon Islands, All Areas
  3. Equatorial Guinea, Malabo
  4. Equatorial Guinea, All Areas
  5. New Caledonia, Noumea
  6. New Caledonia, All Areas
  7. Senegal, Dakar
  8. Senegal, All Areas
  9. Latvia, Riga
  10. Latvia, All Areas
 
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