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.

Register Now
Mobility Calculators

Do you need a Cost of Living Comparison Calculator?

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
Register Now

International Cost of Living Calculator Pricing

7 Day Subscription = $39 per location (minimum of 2 locations required)

Annual Subscription = $89 per location (minimum of 2 locations required)

See below for full details

No more waiting

Reports within minutes

Register Now
Location Rankings

Cost of Living Comparison by City and Country

Find out the World Rankings Today

Most Expensive Location Rankings

Latest Basket Group Rankings

Select Year and Quarter Below

Easy to Use

Register Now
Location Reviews

Cost of Living Review by City and Country


International Cost of Living Help

Use our search box OR
look for your question in the list below

Is your question not here?

Email it to us at:


and we will get back to you

Register Now
Andorra, Andorra la Vella

Andorra, Andorra la VellaAndorra la Vella is the capital of the Co-principality of Andorra, and is located high in the east Pyrenees between France and Spain. It is also the name of the parish that surrounds the capital. The principal industry is tourism. Furniture and brandies are local products.

Andorra is in South Western Europe, between France and Spain. The climate is temperate with snowy, cold winters and warm, dry summers.

The official language is Catalan. English, French and Spanish are also widely spoken. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Andorra is reliant on tourism which accounts for roughly 80% of GDP. An estimated 9 million tourists visit annually, attracted by Andorra's duty-free status and by its summer and winter resorts. Andorra's comparative advantage has recently eroded as the economies of adjoining France and Spain have been opened up, providing broader availability of goods and lower tariffs. The banking sector, with its tax haven status, also contributes substantially to the economy.

Andorra is modern and known for its skiing and adventure sports, as well as its culture, and traditions. Andorrans generally lead a healthy lifestyle and are proud of their environment. Business meetings are typically formal. Informal dress in public is acceptable.

The security risk for expatriates in Andorra is low. Risks include low risk of petty crime, and driving in winter due to mountain roads and heavy snow.

The currency of Andorra is the Euro (EUR). Banking is on a par with that of Western Europe and North America.

Medical facilities are good, however the cost of treatment for expatriates from outside the EU can be high.

The population of Andorra la Vella is 77,280 (2017 est.), while the inflation rate is 1.5% (Nov 2017).

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Andorra la Vella as at 1 January 2018 is low in comparison to other places in the world.

In Andorra la Vella, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Very Low
2) Clothing: Very High
3) Communication: Low
4) Education: Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Low
6) Groceries: Average
7) Healthcare: Very Low
8) Household Accommodation: Low
9) Miscellaneous: Average
10) Personal Care: Very Low
11) Recreation & Culture: Average
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: High
13) Transport: Average

Andorra la Vella is for example 16.8% more expensive than Houston TX for groceries, 7% more expensive for household costs than Kuala Lumpur, and 17.4% more expensive for transport costs than Dubai.

Andorra la Vella is ranked as a some hardship location.

The hardship premium for Andorra la Vella for an expat from Perth, is for example 10%, i.e. host location (Andorra la Vella) premium of 20% minus home (Perth) location premium of 10%.

Want to know more about cost of living, hardship (quality of living) or expat salary in Andorra la Vella? Register subscribe to your home location and Andorra la Vella and run your personalised reports.