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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Most Expensive Location Rankings

Latest Basket Group Rankings

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Location Reviews

Cost of Living Review by City and Country


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Transport Cost of Living Ranking August 2016

The August 2016 top 50 most expensive expatriate places for transport items such as fuel (petrol/gasoline), public transport, vehicle purchase and maintenance.

The international cost of living rankings (top 50) for transport items from most expensive location to least expensive are as follows:

1. Asmara
2. Oslo
3. Moroni
4. Zurich
5. Copenhagen
6. London
7. Banjul
8. Geneva
9. Yokohama
10. Osaka
11. Kobe
12. Thimphu
13. Kyoto
14. Nagoya
15. George Town
16. Helsinki
17. Tokyo
18. Bissau
19. Pyongyang
20. Brazzaville
21. Ouagadougou
22. Hamilton
23. Lilongwe
24. Zanzibar
25. Stockholm
26. Maputo
27. Sydney
28. Malabo
29. Southampton
30. Singapore
31. Nuuk
32. Kinshasa
33. Saint Helier
34. Reykjavik
35. Manchester
36. Vienna
37. Papeete
38. Lisbon
39. Dublin
40. Canberra
41. Adelaide
42. Rotterdam
43. Toronto
44. Amsterdam
45. San Jose CA
46. Riverside City CA
47. Glasgow
48. Luton
49. Djibouti
50. Dhaka

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