Category Archives: cost of living ranking

Cost of Living Differences Around the World — Just How Big Are They?

What makes one city more expensive than another?  Why is Switzerland so expensive? Why is Tokyo no longer the most expensive place in the world? Switzerland is fragmented into different cultures and different languages in different geographical areas. In comparison to most countries, people do … Continue reading

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Do You Live In The Most Expensive City In The World?

Xpatulator.com releases the Cost of Living Rankings every quarter, these rankings measure the comparative cost of living in  780 locations, covering every country worldwide.  Local prices are used to  compare  defined quantities of the same goods and services, these are then … Continue reading

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Tokyo – Most Expensive Place To Live In 2012

Tokyo is the most expensive city in the world with an overall cost of living index of 139.89 compared to New York with an index of 100. Tokyo is followed by Zurich, Geneva and Luanda in the October 2012 world … Continue reading

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Cost of Living – Asia Pacific July 2012

The most worlds most expensive place to live in July 2012 is in Asia Pacific. Hong Kong, based on the overall cost of living, encompassing all cost of living baskets has overtaken Tokyo to top the latest international cost of … Continue reading

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Cost of Living – Europe July 2012

Zurich remains the most expensive place to live in Europe based on the overall cost of living, followed by Geneva and Moscow. The worlds most expensive place to live, based on the overall cost of living as at July 2012, … Continue reading

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The Cost of Living Rankings — July 2012

The most expensive place to live in July 2012 is Hong Kong based on the overall cost of living, encompassing all cost of living baskets. Moscow is the most expensive based on the cost of living excluding the housing, education, … 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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Expat Eye on the World

  Being much more visual when it comes to gathering information or purely learning just about anything, I am always on the look out for videos that will help me achieve this. Deciding to become an expat IS a big … Continue reading

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How to Calculate a Cost of Living Allowance – Part 1

A Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is a salary supplement paid to employees to cover differences in the cost of living, particularly as a result of an international assignment. The amount of COLA should enable an expatriate to be able … Continue reading

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Cost of living – Communication – October 2011

Cost of living rank of Communication cost of living indexes as at October 2011 for 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate … Continue reading

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