Category Archives: COLA

Education Cost of Living July 2012

The top 10 Most expensive places – Education Basket which includes Crèche / Pre-School Fees, High School / College Fees, Primary School Fees and Tertiary Study Fees: Singapore, Singapore Venezuela, Caracas Angola, Luanda Brazil, Sao Paulo Brazil, Rio de Janeiro … Continue reading

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Communication Cost of Living July 2012

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: Solomon Islands, Honiara Kiribati, South Tarawa Equatorial Guinea, Malabo Kenya, … Continue reading

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Cost of Living – Middle East July 2012

Abu Dhabi is the Middle East’s most expensive place to live in July 2012 overall. Abu Dhabi is followed by Doha and Dubai. The most worlds most expensive place to live, based on the overall cost of living, encompassing all … Continue reading

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Cost of Living – Africa July 2012

The oil rich countries of Angola and Nigeria are the most expensive places to live for expatriates in Africa. Luanda is Africa’s most expensive place to live in July 2012, overall. Luanda is followed by Abuja and Lagos in Nigeria. … Continue reading

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Latest Cost of Living Rankings out tomorrow 1 July – Don’t miss out!!

Will Tokyo retain its top spot as the most expensive place to live in the world based on the overall cost of living, encompassing all cost of living baskets for the 3rd quarter of 2012. How about Zurich, is the … Continue reading

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Differing Levels of Expatriate Compensation

We recently received an interesting FAQ that I wanted to share with you.   The question revolved around the Cost of Living Allowance Analysis and whether it took into account the differing levels of compensation that an expat can receive. … Continue reading

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October 2009 International Cost of Living Ranking

This report provides you with the cost of living indexes as at October 2009 for each of our 276 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 the 13 basket groups. Our calculators make use of a cost of living index customised to the Basket Groups selected, the Exchange Rate and a relative Hardship Comparison for 276 locations around the globe.
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