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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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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):

Cost of Living Allowance
Cost of Living Index
International Assignment Management
Salary Purchasing Power Parity
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Location Rankings

Cost of Living Comparison by City and Country


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Location Reviews

Cost of Living Review by City and Country

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Europe Expat Cost of Living Comparison


Zurich and Geneva are ranked as the first and second most expensive expat cities in Europe and the 4th and 5th most expensive cities in the world for expatriates as at October 2017. This is due primarily to the strong Swiss Franc as well as due to high rentals and institutionalized high wages.



An interesting observation is that the top ten most expensive cities in Europe are dominated by Non-Euro countries. Moscow has moved up the rankings mainly due to the Russian currency’s strengthening against the US Dollar by 8 percent in the past year.


Xpatulator.com has been created to calculate expatriate pay using online calculators and an extensive database of cost of living and hardship indexes, for 780 international locations. The database is updated quarterly. Subscribers use this information to ensure expatriate salary spending power is maintained when on an international assignment. Salary spending power is affected by cost of living, hardship and exchange rate differences between the home and host location.


Oslo is the world's 7th and Europe's third most expensive city. Oslo was the most expensive location in Europe in 2014, however lower global oil prices and subsequent weaker oil sector has contributed to Oslo becoming relatively cheaper in global terms.


Lodz in Poland is the cheapest city for expatriates in Europe. Lodz is particularly cheap for alcohol, communication, groceries, healthcare, and housing.



For more, read a free cost of living review for any of the following European locations as at October 2017:


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