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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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Alcohol & Tobacco International Cost of Living Ranking - January 2011

This report provides you with the rank of Alcohol & Tobacco cost of living indexes as at January 2011 for each of our 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate spending patterns across 13 broad categories (Basket Groups). Our calculators make use of the cost of living indexes, based on your input and Xpatulator's data, to create reports online which you can save, e-mail or convert to a pdf file.

Alcohol & Tobacco costs include alcoholic beverages such as alcohol at bar, beer, locally produced spirit, whiskey, and wine as well as tobacco products such as cigarettes.

Xpatulator.com is the most comprehensive source of international cost of living index information.

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Salary Purchasing Power Parity Calculator (SPPP)Download Demo SPPP Report

The SPPP report calculates how much you need to earn in another location to compensate for a higher cost of living, hardship, and the exchange rate, in order to have the same relative spending power and as a result have a similar standard of living as you have in your current location. Each new SPPP report uses 1 credit ($99). Recommended for a detailed comparison of 2 locations.

 

Cost of Living Allowance Calculator (COLA)Download Demo COLA Report

The COLA report calculates how much additional allowance (over and above your current salary) you need to earn in another location to compensate for a higher cost of living, hardship and the exchange rate, in order to have the same relative spending power and as a result have a similar standard of living as you have in your current location. Each new COLA report uses 1 credit ($99). Recommended for calculation of a cost of living allowance for short-term assignments.

 

Cost of Living Index Calculator (COLI) :  Download Demo COLI Report

The COLI report calculates cost of living indexes for the host locations you select, using the home location you specify. You can choose from any one of the 13 baskets or you can choose the overall cost of living index.  Each new COLI report uses 1 credit ($99) allowing you to choose 1 home location and up to 300 available host locations. Recommended for the calculation of 3 or more cost of living indexes using your choice of base city.

 

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The January 2011 alcohol & tobacco international cost of living rank is as follows:

 

January 2011 Rank Country, City


1 Venezuela, Caracas
2 Thailand, Bangkok
3 Kiribati, South Tarawa
4 Colombia, Bogota
5 Norway, Oslo
6 Turkmenistan, Ashgabat
7 Indonesia, Jakarta
8 Brazil, Sao Paulo
9 Comores, Moroni
10 Rwanda, Kigali
11 Qatar, Doha
12 Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
13 Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
14 Belarus, Minsk
15 Korea Republic of, Seoul
16 Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby
17 Brazil, Brasilia
18 Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan
19 Burundi, Bujumbura
20 Guyana, Georgetown
21 Azerbaijan, Baku
22 Kazakhstan, Almaty
23 Singapore, Singapore
24 Bahrain, Manama
25 Australia, Sydney
26 Tajikistan, Dushanbe
27 Timor-Leste, Dili
28 Micronesia, Palikir
29 Australia, Canberra
30 Nepal, Kathmandu
31 Canada, Toronto
32 Djibouti, Djibouti
33 Canada, Vancouver
34 Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
35 Barbados, Bridgetown
36 Australia, Melbourne
37 Ukraine, Kiev
38 Canada, Calgary
39 Angola, Luanda
40 Armenia, Yerevan
41 Australia, Perth
42 Iceland, Reykjavik
43 Georgia Republic of, Tbilisi
44 USA, Anchorage AK
45 Canada, Montreal
46 Syria, Damascus
47 Oman, Muscat
48 Australia, Brisbane
49 Central African Republic, Bangui
50 Costa Rica, San Jose
51 Sierra Leone, Freetown
52 Philippines, Manila
53 Peru, Lima
54 Canada, Ottawa
55 New Zealand, Auckland
56 Jordan, Amman
57 Turkey, Istanbul
58 United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
59 United Arab Emirates, Dubai
60 Eritrea, Asmara
61 Finland, Helsinki
62 Kenya, Nairobi
63 Australia, Adelaide
64 Ireland, Dublin
65 Cote DIvoire, Abidjan
66 French Guiana, Cayenne
67 Madagascar, Antananarivo
68 Trinidad and Tobago, Port-of-Spain
69 Belize, Belmopan
70 Nauru, Yaren
71 Cook Islands, Avarua
72 Samoa, Apia
73 Lesotho, Maseru
74 Sudan, Khartoum
75 Vietnam, Hanoi
76 Somalia, Mogadishu
77 Jamaica, Kingston
78 Chile, Santiago
79 Ecuador, Quito
80 Estonia, Tallinn
81 Solomon Islands, Honiara
82 Marshall Islands, Majuro
83 Lebanon, Beirut
84 Turkey, Ankara
85 Namibia, Windhoek
86 Palestinian Territories, West Bank
87 Denmark, Copenhagen
88 Sweden, Stockholm
89 Gambia, Banjul
90 Slovenia, Ljubljana
91 Russia, Moscow
92 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City
93 Hungary, Budapest
94 Guam, Hagatna
95 Zambia, Lusaka
96 Latvia, Riga
97 USA, New York NY
98 South Africa, Johannesburg
99 Togo, Lome
100 India, Mumbai
101 Israel, Jerusalem
102 Czech Republic, Prague
103 Cayman Islands, George Town
104 Laos, Vientiane
105 Algeria, Algiers
106 New Caledonia, Noumea
107 Isle of Man, Douglas
108 Mali, Bamako
109 Guinea-Bissau, Bissau
110 United Kingdom, London
111 Martinique, Fort-de-France
112 Jersey, Saint Helier
113 Nicaragua, Managua
114 Egypt, Cairo
115 South Africa, Pretoria
116 Myanmar, Yangon
117 India, New Delhi
118 South Africa, Cape Town
119 Puerto Rico, San Juan
120 Fiji, Suva
121 Saint Helena, Jamestown
122 India, Chennai
123 India, Hyderabad
124 Bahamas, Nassau
125 Niger, Niamey
126 Poland, Warsaw
127 China, Beijing
128 Uruguay, Montevideo
129 South Africa, Durban
130 USA, Baltimore Md
131 Nigeria, Lagos
132 Montenegro, Podgorica
133 Macedonia, Skopje
134 Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan
135 Bermuda, Hamilton
136 India, Calcutta
137 Vanuatu, Port Vila
138 Japan, Tokyo
139 United Kingdom, Glasgow
140 USA, Fort Worth Tex
141 USA, Washington DC
142 India, Bangalore
143 Paraguay, Asuncion
144 Greenland, Nuuk
145 France, Paris
146 Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
147 China, Hong Kong
148 Guadeloupe, Basse-Terre
149 USA, Boston Mass
150 Guernsey, St Peter Port
151 Tuvalu, Funafuti
152 China, Shanghai
153 Mozambique, Maputo
154 Seychelles, Victoria
155 Sri Lanka, Colombo
156 Chad, NDjamena
157 Albania, Tirana
158 Slovakia, Bratislava
159 Palau, Melekeok
160 Falkland Islands, Stanley
161 Benin, Cotonou
162 Serbia, Belgrade
163 USA, Memphis Tenn
164 USA, Dallas Tex
165 Honduras, Tegucigalpa
166 Senegal, Dakar
167 United Kingdom, Birmingham
168 Russia, St. Petersburg
169 French Polynesia, Papeete
170 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Kingstown
171 Mauritius, Port Louis
172 Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou
173 Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
174 Gabon, Libreville
175 United Kingdom, Leeds
176 Kosovo, Pristina
177 USA, Atlanta GA
178 Congo, Brazzaville
179 Monaco, Monaco
180 USA, San Jose Calif
181 Switzerland, Geneva
182 Mexico, Mexico City
183 Italy, Milan
184 Saint Kitts and Nevis, Basseterre
185 Greece, Athens
186 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo
187 United Kingdom, Belfast
188 USA, Portland Ore
189 Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Johns
190 Switzerland, Zurich
191 Guatemala, Guatemala City
192 Belgium, Brussels
193 USA, Columbus Ohio
194 Dominica, Roseau
195 Italy, Rome
196 Croatia, Zagreb
197 Malawi, Lilongwe
198 USA, Philadelphia Pa
199 Spain, Madrid
200 USA, Jacksonville Fla
201 USA, Charlotte NC
202 USA, Tampa Fla
203 Netherlands, Amsterdam
204 USA, Miami Fla
205 Guinea, Conakry
206 USA, Chicago Ill
207 USA, Cleveland Ohio
208 Liechtenstein, Vaduz
209 USA, Pittsburgh Penn
210 Spain, Barcelona
211 USA, El Paso Tex
212 San Marino, San Marino
213 USA, Las Vegas Nev
214 Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar
215 USA, Houston Tex
216 Maldives, Male
217 Zimbabwe, Harare
218 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
219 USA, Austin Tex
220 USA, Detroit Mich
221 Cyprus, Nicosia
222 Malta, Velletta
223 Saudi Arabia, Jeddah
224 France, Lyon
225 USA, St Louis MO
226 China, Wuhan
227 USA, San Diego Calif
228 China, Shenzhen
229 Suriname, Paramaribo
230 Vatican City, Vatican City
231 USA, Los Angeles Calif
232 USA, Phoenix Ariz
233 Morocco, Rabat
234 China, Dalian
235 Portugal, Lisbon
236 Gibraltar, Gibraltar
237 USA, Denver Colo
238 USA, Seattle Wash
239 Germany, Munich
240 Germany, Frankfurt
241 USA, San Francisco Calif
242 USA, San Antonio Tex
243 Taiwan, Taipei
244 Ghana, Accra
245 Panama, Panama City
246 Moldova, Chisinau
247 Germany, Cologne
248 Japan, Osaka
249 Austria, Vienna
250 France, Marseille
251 Andorra, Andorra la Vella
252 Germany, Berlin
253 USA, Milwaukee Wis
254 Germany, Bonn
255 Germany, Hamburg
256 Swaziland, Mbabane
257 Bhutan, Thimphu
258 Botswana, Gaborone
259 Bulgaria, Sofia
260 Cameroon, Yaounde
261 Cape Verde, Praia
262 China, Guangzhou
263 Cameroon, Douala
264 Cuba, Havana
265 Congo Democratic Rep, Kinshasa
266 Afghanistan, Kabul
267 Cambodia, Phnom Penh
268 China, Tianjin
269 Tonga, NukuAlofa
270 Japan, Nagoya
271 Saint Lucia, Castries
272 Uzbekistan, Tashkent
273 Japan, Yokohama
274 Pakistan, Lahore
275 USA, Indianapolis Ind
276 Pakistan, Islamabad
277 Romania, Bucharest
278 Grenada, Saint Georges
279 Mauritania, Nouakchott
280 Pakistan, Karachi
281 Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome
282 Argentina, Buenos Aires
283 Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
284 Haiti, Port-au-Prince
285 Iraq, Baghdad
286 Libya, Tripoli
287 Bolivia, La Paz
288 El Salvador, San Salvador
289 China, Macao
290 Korea Democratic Republic of, Pyongyang
291 Equatorial Guinea, Malabo
292 Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek
293 Yemen, Sanaa
294 Liberia, Monrovia
295 Uganda, Kampala
296 Bangladesh, Dhaka
297 Tunisia, Tunis
298 Lithuania, Vilnius
299 Iran, Tehran
300 Kuwait, Kuwait City

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