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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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Restaurants Meals Out and Hotel International Cost of Living Ranking - January 2011

This report provides you with the rank of Restaurants, Meals Out and Hotels 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.

 

Restaurants, Meals Out and Hotel costs include business dinner, dinner at a restaurant (non fast food), hotel rates, take away drinks and snacks (fast food).

 

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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 restaurants, meals out and hotel international cost of living rank is as follows:

 

January 2011 Rank Country, City


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

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