International Cost of Living Calculators

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

Expat Salary: Detailed international cost of living and salary comparison.

Cost of Living Comparison: Determines allowance based on cost of living difference.

International Cost of Living Index: COLI's for multiple locations using home base.

International Assignment: Global Mobility using build-up approach.

Hypothetical Tax: Effective tax rate for any country in the world.

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Mobility Calculators

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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):

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Articles & Rankings

Cost of Living Articles and Rankings

-International City Cost of Living Rankings

-Regional Cost of Living Rankings (Africa;
America; Asia Pacific; Europe; Middle East)

-Latest Inflation Rates around the world

-Latest Personal Income Tax Rates

-Cost of Living Rankings by Basket

-Articles related to cost of living
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Cost of Living Reviews

Cost of Living Reviews by City and Country for 780 International Locations

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Top 50 Most Expensive Cities July 2013

The top 50 most expensive cities (1=most expensive) in the world for expatriates to live in as at July 2013 are:

  1. Switzerland, Zurich
  2. Angola, Luanda
  3. China, Hong Kong
  4. Switzerland, Geneva
  5. Japan, Tokyo
  6. Monaco, Monaco
  7. Australia, Sydney
  8. Singapore, Singapore
  9. USA, New York (Manhattan) NY
  10. Bermuda, Hamilton
  11. Norway, Oslo
  12. Russia, Moscow
  13. United Kingdom, London
  14. Liechtenstein, Vaduz
  15. Japan, Yokohama
  16. Australia, Canberra
  17. Denmark, Copenhagen
  18. Japan, Osaka
  19. Australia, Melbourne
  20. Venezuela, Caracas
  21. Nigeria, Abuja
  22. Japan, Nagoya
  23. Australia, Perth
  24. Japan, Kobe
  25. Brazil, Sao Paulo
  26. Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby
  27. Japan, Kyoto
  28. China, Shanghai
  29. Sweden, Stockholm
  30. Australia, Brisbane
  31. Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
  32. Cayman Islands, George Town
  33. Nigeria, Lagos
  34. Korea Democratic Republic of, Pyongyang
  35. Australia, Adelaide
  36. Nigeria, Kano
  37. Canada, Toronto
  38. Nigeria, Ibadan
  39. USA, New York (Brooklyn) NY
  40. Bahamas, Nassau
  41. France, Paris
  42. Jersey, Saint Helier
  43. USA, New York NY
  44. Russia, Vladivostok
  45. Brazil, Brasilia
  46. Canada, Vancouver
  47. Micronesia, Palikir
  48. New Caledonia, Noumea
  49. Italy, Rome
  50. USA, Honolulu HI


The cost of living ranking information contained in this article is updated quarterly using data collected by Xpatulator.com over the past 12 months. The international cost of living indexes, on which the rankings are based, is only available using Xpatulator.com's online expatriate calculators that enable users to create personalized cost of living comparison reports which include:

Published by Xpatulator.com on 1 July 2013.

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