April 2017 – International City Cost of Living for Expatriates


Luanda is the most expensive city in the world for an expatriate professional migrant to live in 2017, followed by Hong Kong and Singapore.

The top ten most expensive cities in the world comprise two from Africa (Luanda (1); Kinshasa (10)), three from Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong (2); Singapore (3); Tokyo (8)), three from Europe (Zurich (4); Geneva (5); Oslo(7)), and two from America (Hamilton (6); Manhattan NY (9)).
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The Most Expensive Countries in the World for Expatriates – April 2017


Angola is the most expensive city in the world for expatriate professional migrants mainly because almost all international standard goods and services have to be imported and due to the lack of infrastructure there are price premiums due to demand exceeding supply.
The top ten most expensive countries in the world comprise two from Africa (Angola) (1); Democratic Republic of the Congo (6)), two from Europe (Norway (2); Switzerland (3)), five from America (Bermuda (4); Cayman Islands (5); Barbados (7); Bahamas (8); Turks and Caicos Islands (9), and one from Asia Pacific (Japan) (10).
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Asia Pacific Expat Cost of Living Comparison – December 2016


Hong Kong is the overall most expensive in Asia-Pacific and is the second most expensive city in the world (after Luanda).
Singapore is the second most expensive city in the Asia-Pacific region for expatriates (4th most expensive in the world) and tops the region rankings when costs related to housing, education, medical and transport are excluded.
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International City Cost of Living for Expatriate Professional Migrants


International expat cost of living comparison rankings for world cities and countries.

Luanda is the most expensive city in the world for an expatriate professional migrant to live in 2016.

The top ten most expensive cities in the world comprise three from Africa (Luanda (1); Asmara (3); Kinshasa (10)), three from Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong (2); Singapore (4); Tokyo (7)), three from Europe (Zurich (5); Geneva (6); Oslo(8)), and one from America (Hamilton(9)).
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The Most Expensive Countries in the World for Expatriate Professional Migrants December 2016


The top ten most expensive countries in the world as at December 2016 comprise three from Africa (Angola) (1); Democratic Republic of the Congo (5); Eritrea (7)), three from Europe (Norway (2); Switzerland (3); Denmark (8)), three from America (Bermuda (4); Cayman Islands (6); Bahamas (9), and one from Asia Pacific (Japan) (10).
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America Expat Cost of Living Comparison 2016


Hamilton in Bermuda is the most expensive location in the Americas, in 11th place globally; this is due to the high price of property and the fact that most items have to be transported to Bermuda adding a great deal to the cost of expatriate items.

New York (Manhattan) NY is the second most expensive location in the Americas, the most expensive city in the USA in 11th place worldwide, this is mainly due to the highly priced rental property market. Overall locations across the United States have climbed the rankings during 2015 and 2016 as a result of the strong US Dollar against most other global currencies. The second most expensive city in the USA is Honolulu, HI ranked 5th in the region and 31st in the world, followed by San Jose in California ranked 34th in the world. In comparison the highest ranked city in Canada is Toronto, ranked 105th most expensive in the world in 2016.
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Europe Expat Cost of Living Comparison – October 2016


Zurich and Geneva are ranked as the first and second most expensive expat cities in Europe and the 6th and 7th most expensive cities in the world for expatriates. This is due primarily to the strong Swiss Franc as well as due to high rentals and institutionalized high wages.

Despite the fact that there have been moderate price increases in most of Europe, the Euro has weakened against the US Dollar which has resulted in lower USD prices, pushing Euro cities down in the global ranking.
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