Category Archives: International Cost of Living

April 2015 Xpatulator.com Top Ten City Rankings

Xpatulator.com has been created to assist subscribers calculate expatriate pay using the online calculators and extensive database of cost of living and hardship indexes, for 780 international locations. The cost of living ranking information is updated quarterly using data collected by Xpatulator.com over the past 12 months. Continue reading

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January 2015 Cost of Living Rankings Out

The latest quarterly cost of living rankings published by Xpatulator.com place Caracas as the most expensive city to live in as an expat once again.   The survey which covers 780 locations (countries and cities) across 5 continents and measures the … Continue reading

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Expat China: Risk, Culture, Working Hours and Language

As an expat moving to a country outside of your own culture, the prospect can be quite daunting.  However if you have information your require on what to expect, a little bit of courage and lots of drive anything is possible. … Continue reading

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The Americas Cost of Living for July 2013

The most expensive countries in America for expatriates to live in are: Bermuda; Cayman Islands; Montserrat;Venezuela; and Aruba. The biggest mover down the rankings is Stanley in the Falkland Islands which has dropped from 75th in April to become the 111th most expensive location in the … 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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CPI and the Ultimate Effect it has on Nett Income

I had a question today from an old friend and thought it worth sharing. Sometimes we take it for granted that everybody understand what the impact of inflation (CPI) is on your nett salary over time.The question was “I wonder … 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 2

The formula for calculating the specific cost of living index for an international assignment is as follows: Cost of Living Index = Customized Cost of Living Index for Host City / Customized Cost of Living Index for Home City When moving … Continue reading

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Expatriate Cost of Living Bangladesh, Dhaka

Bangladesh can be found in Southern Asia, it is bordered on the west, north and east by India and the southeast by Burma (Myanmar). On the south there is an exceedingly uneven deltaic which is fissured by many rivers and streams which flows into the Bay of Bengal.

What is the cost of living in Dhaka for expatriates? Continue reading

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