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Expatriate International Cost of Living Location Rankings April 2014

  Xpatulator.com city rankings show Luanda Angola at #1, Caracas Venezuela #2 and Oslo Norway #3. Here are the Top 10 City Rankings including all 13 basket groups:   Top 10 City Rankings (all 13 baskets)  April Ranking Location January … Continue reading

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Cost of Living – Africa April 2013

The most expensive countries in Africa are: Angola; Nigeria; Democratic Republic of Congo; Central African Republic, and Mozambique The most expensive cities to live in are: Luanda (Fourth most expensive in the world); Abuja; Lagos; Kinshasa; and Kano The cheapest city for expatriates to live … Continue reading

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Expat Countries — Expensive or Cheap?

Yesterday I posted an article on the most expensive cities to live in as an expat, why are these the most expensive cities and which expat cities are cheaper to reside in? Cost of living rankings are released by many … Continue reading

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Being An Expat, Your Salary, Your Cost of Living

In many social or work situations, I often get asked the question: “So what exactly do you do?” or “What is the business about?” My usual response is to explain that I am a part owner in a Cost of … Continue reading

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Cost of Living Rankings For The Middle East October 2012

Highlights The most expensive countries in the Middle East for expatriates to live in are: Qatar; United Arab Emirates; Israel; Iran; Lebanon. The most expensive cities in the Middle East for expatriates to live in: Doha (122 most expensive in … Continue reading

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Asia Pacific Cost of Living Rankings for October 2012

The most expensive countries in Asia Pacific for expatriates to live in are: Japan; Papua New Guinea; Singapore;  Australia, China The most expensive cities for expatriates to live in are: Tokyo (the most expensive in the world); Hong Kong; Yokohama; … Continue reading

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Cost of Living Rankings for Africa October 2012

Luanda as the most expensive city in Africa has an overall cost of living index of 131.69 compared to New York with an index of 100, and Tokyo with an index of 139.89. Luanda’s cost of living index is similar … Continue reading

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THE AMERICAS: COST OF LIVING RANKINGS FOR OCTOBER 2012

Highlights: The most expensive countries in The Americas for expatriates to live in are: Venezuela; Bermuda; Brazil; andCayman Islands The most expensive cities for expatriates to live in are: Caracas (Seventh most expensive in the world); New York (Manhattan); Hamilton; Sao Paulo; and Rio de Janeiro The cheapest city for … Continue reading

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Zurich City – Just How Expensive Is It?

Zurich in Switzerland is a cultural Mecca and renowned for being one of the most desirable cities to live in many a survey. It is also however one of the most expensive cities to live in, ranking in the top ten … Continue reading

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Cost of Living July 2012 Excluding Housing, Education, Healthcare and Transport

Moscow is the most expensive place to live in July 2012 based on the cost of living excluding the housing, education, healthcare and transport baskets. Many companies cover these costs on behalf of the employee while on international assignments. The … Continue reading

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