Category Archives: cost of living rankings

Expatriate International Cost of Living Location Rankings April 2014

  Xpatulator.com city rankings show Luanda Angola at #1, Caracas Venezuela #2 and Oslo Norway #3. Here are the Top 10 City Rankings including all 13 basket groups:   Top 10 City Rankings (all 13 baskets)  April Ranking Location January … Continue reading

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What is your future in 2014?

Thinking of moving to another city? Thinking of moving to a new job? Or perhaps you company is relocating you? Have you considered the expenses that you are going to incur on the other side, or the savings you may … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH!! NEWS FLASH!! NEWS FLASH!! NEWS FLASH!! NEWS FLASH!!

International Assignment Management Calculator, User Interface AND Subscription  Offering! We have so many new exciting additions to our website with our new design, the question is where to start? Xpatulator.com has been redesigned for your convenience.  The new user interface … Continue reading

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Xpatulator Cost of Living Worldwide Rankings – October 2013

Zurich in Switzerland is ranked as the overall most expensive city to live in, world-wide, according to Xpatulator.com’s October 2013 international cost of living rankings. While Angola is the most expensive country. Hong Kong has moved up one place to become the second most … Continue reading

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Why is the cost of living index (COLI) different in every location?

When comparing the cost of living between 2 locations the difference in the aggregate cost of the selected basket groups are examined in each location using the average reported price in each location for the same quantity of each item. … Continue reading

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South Asia Expensive for Expats or Not?

The most expensive countries in South Asia are: Maldives; Sri Lanka; and India. The cheapest city in South Asia is Thimphu in Bhutan (the cheapest city in the world). The biggest mover down the rankings is Male, which has dropped 15 places since April to become the … Continue reading

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Just How Expensive is the Middle East as an Expat – Mid 2013?

The most expensive countries in the Middle East for expatriates to live in are: Qatar; United Arab Emirates; Israel;Lebanon and Bahrain. The most expensive cities in the Middle East for expatriates to live in: Doha (118th most expensive in the world); Abu Dhabi; Dubai; Jerusalem; and Beirut. The cheapest country and city in … Continue reading

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