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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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Recreation and Culture International Cost of Living Ranking - January 2011

This report provides you with the rank of Recreation and Culture 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.

 

Recreation and Culture costs include books, camera film, cinema ticket, DVD and CDs, sports goods, and theatre tickets.

 

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 recreation and culture international cost of living rank is as follows:

 

January 2011 Rank Country, City


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

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