The biggest mover down the rankings is South Tarawa in Kiribati, which has dropped from 148th in April to become the 314th most expensive location in the world. The biggest mover up the rankings is Tashkent in Uzbekistan, which has risen from 500th in April to become the 370th most expensive location in the world.
The most expensive countries in Asia Pacific for expatriates to live in are: Australia; Japan; Micronesia; New Caledonia; and New Zealand. The most expensive cities for expatriates to live in are: Hong Kong (the third most expensive in the world); Tokyo; Sydney; Singapore and Yokohama. The cheapest city for expatriates to live in is Medanin Indonesia (27th cheapest in the world).
What are the other cities in Asia Pacific, as an expat in this region how expensive is the city you are living in? Are you earning enough to maintain your standard of living?
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