Category Archives: cost of living

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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Transport Cost of Living July 2012

The top 10 Most expensive places – Transport Basket which includes Hire Purchase / Lease of Vehicle, Petrol / Diesel, Public Transport, Service Maintenance, Tyres, Vehicle Insurance and Vehicle Purchase: Malawi, Lilongwe Timor-Leste, Dili Sudan, Khartoum Austria, Vienna Switzerland, Zurich … Continue reading

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Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels Cost of Living July 2012

The top 10 Most expensive places – Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels Basket which includes Business Dinner, Dinner at Restaurant (non fast food), Hotel Rates and Take Away Drinks & Snacks (fast Food): Angola, Luanda Switzerland, Zurich Switzerland, Geneva Brazil, … Continue reading

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Recreation and Culture Cost of Living July 2012

The top 10 Most expensive places – Recreation & Culture Basket which includes Books, Cinema Ticket, DVD and CD’s, Gym/Fitness Club Membership, Sports goods and Theatre Ticket: Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome Niger, Niamey Australia, Sydney Central African Republic, … Continue reading

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Personal Care Cost of Living July 2012

The top 10 Most expensive places – Personal Care Basket which includes Cosmetics, Haircare, Moisturiser / Sun Block, Nappies, Pain Relief Tablets, Toilet Paper, Toothpaste and Soap / Shampoo / Conditioner: Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek Iran, Tehran Brazil, Sao Paulo Brazil, Rio … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Items Cost of Living July 2012

The top 10 Most expensive places – Miscellaneous Items Basket which includes Domestic Help, Dry Cleaning, Linen, Office Supplies, Newspapers and Magazines and Postage Stamps: Russia, Moscow Russia, Vladivostok Russia, Kaliningrad Russia, Nizhny Novgorod Russia, St. Petersburg Russia, Novosibirsk Eritrea, … Continue reading

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Household Accommodation Cost of Living July 2012

The top 10 Most expensive places – Household Accommodation Basket which includes House / Flat Mortgage, House / Flat Rental, Household Electricity Consumption, Household Gas / Fuel Consumption, Household Water Consumption and Local Property Rates / Taxes / Levies: China, … Continue reading

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