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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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Education International Cost of Living Ranking - January 2011

This report provides you with the rank of Education 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.

 

Education costs include creche / pre-school fees, high school / college fees, primary school fees, and tertiary study fees.

 

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 education international cost of living rank is as follows: 

 

January 2011 Rank Country, City


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

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