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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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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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Miscellaneous International Cost of Living Ranking - January 2011

This report provides you with the rank of Miscellaneous 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.

 

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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 miscellaneous international cost of living rank is as follows:

 

January 2011 Rank Country, City


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

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