Category Archives: International cost of living comparison

Live in an Expensive Expat City?

Caracas is the most expensive expatriate city to live in worldwide.  The second costliest city to maintain an expat lifestyle is the the capital of oil-rich Angola, Luanda.  Hong Kong is the third most expensive city for expatriates to live. For the full … 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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The Cost of Living in Doha, Qatar

Qatar is a peninsula bordering the Arabian Gulf and Saudi Arabia.  Arabic is the national language and English is spoken by most locals and expatriates. Doha is Qatar’s largest city, with over 80% of the nation’s population residing here or its surrounding … Continue reading

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Comparative Cost of Living : Perth, Australia

Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia and ranks fourth amongst the nation’s cities, with a growth rate consistently above the national average. The climate is hot with Summer temperatures rising to 36°, … Continue reading

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The truth about expat lifestyle in Greece

The truth about expat lifestyle in Greece, a personal recount…. Continue reading

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International Cost Of Living Index Calculation

When comparing the cost of living between different locations the objective is to calculate the difference in the cost of living expressed as an index (e.g. dividing the cost of living in Location A by the cost of living in Location B may result in an index of 140). Continue reading

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Maldives, Male – Cost of Living

Male has an overall cost of living index which equates it with middle cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups. Continue reading

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