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International Cost of Living Calculator

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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The global cost of living calculators have been created to compare the cost of living in every country and major city in the world, to help you manage short and long term assignments (page down for a description of each cost of living calculator):

Cost of Living Allowance
Cost of Living Index
International Assignment Management
Salary Purchasing Power Parity
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Cost of Living Comparison by City and Country


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Estonia, All Areas
Overview

Estonia, All AreasEstonia is in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland, between Latvia and Russia. The climate is maritime with wet, moderate winters and cool summers.

The official language is Estonian (closely related to Finnish). The northern and southern regions speak different dialects of Estonian. Some Estonians (particularly older people) speak German and the number of English speakers is rapidly increasing. Most (though not all) speak Russian, but few are keen to use it and may be offended if they are not addressed in Estonian or English first. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Estonia's is rated as high income by the World Bank. The Estonian economic miracle has often been described as the Baltic Tiger.

Professional titles are important in Estonia, if someone does not have a professional title, use Härra for Mr, Proua for Mrs and Preili for Miss, followed by their surname. Expatriate business dress is typically conservative, and smart.

The security risk for expatriates in Estonia is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime such as pickpocketing, bag snatching, and vehicle theft.

The currency of Estonia is the Euro (EUR). ATMs dispense Euros.

Medical facilities are mostly reasonable, however costs of treatment for expatriates from outside the EU can be high.

The population of Estonia is 1.3 Million (2016 est.), while the inflation rate is 3.6% (July 2017).


Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Estonia as at 1 July 2017 is average in comparison to other places in the world.

In Estonia, 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: Low
2) Clothing: High
3) Communication: Low
4) Education: Average
5) Furniture & Appliances: Very High
6) Groceries: Low
7) Healthcare: Low
8) Household Accommodation: Low
9) Miscellaneous: High
10) Personal Care: Very Low
11) Recreation & Culture: High
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Average
13) Transport: Low

Estonia is for example -15.5% cheaper than USA for groceries, -24.1% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 75.1% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Estonia is ranked as a extreme hardship location.

The hardship premium for Estonia for an expat from Australia, is for example 30%, i.e. host location (Estonia) premium of 40% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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