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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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Transport International Cost of Living Ranking - January 2011

This report provides you with the rank of Transport 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.

 

Transport costs include public transport, vehicle costs, vehicle fuel, vehicle insurance and vehicle maintenance such as hire purchase / lease of vehicle, petrol / diesel, public transport service maintenance, tires, vehicle Insurance, and vehicle purchase.

 

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 transport international cost of living rank is as follows:

 

January 2011 Rank Country, City


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

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