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Personal Care International Cost of Living Ranking - April 2011

This report provides you with the rank of Personal Care cost of living indexes as at April 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.

 

Personal Care costs include personal care products and services such as cosmetics, hair care, moisturizer / sun block, nappies, pain relief tablets, toilet paper, toothpaste, and soap / shampoo / conditioner.

 

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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 April 2011 personal care international cost of living rank is as follows:

 

April 2011 Rank Country, City


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

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