Category Archives: Tokyo

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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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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Japan, Tokyo – Cost of Living

The economy of Japan is the second largest in the world, after the United States at around $5 trillion USD in terms of nominal GDP and third after the United States and China when adjusted for purchasing power parity. Banking, … Continue reading

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Japan, Tokyo Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Japan is an island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, east of the Korean Peninsula. CAPITAL CITY: Tokyo LARGEST CITY: Tokyo CURRENCY: Japanese Yen (JPY) ECONOMY: Japan is considered the 2nd largest economy in … Continue reading

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