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We provide international cost of living and hardship data so that you can create reports online (24X7) using any of the calculators:


Expat Salary: Salary purchasing power parity calculator, for simple cost of living comparison and international salary calculation (e.g. to compare a salary offer).


Cost of Living Comparison: Cost of living allowance calculator, compares cost of living and hardship and calculates a cost of living allowance based on the difference.


International Cost of Living Index: Cost of living index calculator, compares multiple locations to a home base (e.g. international offices compared to HQ).


International Assignment: International assignment management calculator, for global mobility managers who use the build-up approach for detailed international assignment salary and allowance calculations.

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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
Overview

Gibraltar, GibraltarGibraltar is a self-governing British overseas territory. The role of the UK Ministry of Defence, which at one time was Gibraltar's main source of income, has declined, with today's economy mainly based on shipping, tourism, financial services, and the Internet.

Gibraltar (Overseas Territory of the UK) is in South Western Europe, bordering the Strait of Gibraltar, which links the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southern coast of Spain. The climate is mediterranean with mild winters and warm summers.

The official language is English. Most local people also speak Spanish. Besides English and Spanish, there are also some residents who speak Arabic. The local dialect, called Llanito, which is a mixture between Andalusian Spanish and English, is also widely spoken. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Gibraltar is managed and controlled by the Government of Gibraltar. Whilst being part of the European Union, the British overseas territory of Gibraltar has a separate legal jurisdiction from the United Kingdom and enjoys a different tax system. Gibraltar has historically been an important base for the British Armed Forces and is the site of a Royal Navy base.

Gibraltarians are generally polite and friendly towards expatriates. Expatriate business dress is formal.

The security risk for expatriates in Gibraltar is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime such as pickpocketing and theft, particularly in tourist areas.

The currency of Germany is the Euro (EUR). Banking is on a par with that of the rest of Western Europe and North America.

Medical facilities are good, however the cost of treatment for expatriates from outside the EU can be high.

The population of Gibraltar is 32,000 (2016 est.), while the inflation rate is 2.6% (2016 est.).


Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Gibraltar as at 1 July 2016 is high in comparison to other places in the world.

In Gibraltar, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Average
2) Clothing: Very High
3) Communication: High
4) Education: Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Average
6) Groceries: Very High
7) Healthcare: Low
8) Household Accommodation: High
9) Miscellaneous: Average
10) Personal Care: Low
11) Recreation & Culture: High
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very High
13) Transport: High

Gibraltar is for example 3.5% more expensive than Guadeloupe for groceries, -2.7% cheaper for household costs than Basse-Terre, and -14.5% cheaper for transport costs than Guam.

Gibraltar is ranked as a some hardship location.

The hardship premium for Gibraltar for an expat from Port-au-Prince, is for example -20%, i.e. host location (Gibraltar) premium of 20% minus home (Port-au-Prince) location premium of 40%.

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