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International Cost of Living Calculators

We provide international cost of living and hardship data so that you can create reports online (24X7) using any of the calculators:


Expat Salary: Detailed international cost of living and salary comparison.


Cost of Living Comparison: Determines allowance based on cost of living difference.


International Cost of Living Index: COLI's for multiple locations using home base.


International Assignment: Global Mobility using build-up approach.


Hypothetical Tax: Effective tax rate for any country in the world.

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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
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Articles & Rankings

Cost of Living Articles and Rankings


-International City Cost of Living Rankings

-Regional Cost of Living Rankings (Africa;
America; Asia Pacific; Europe; Middle East)

-Latest Inflation Rates around the world

-Latest Personal Income Tax Rates

-Cost of Living Rankings by Basket

-Articles related to cost of living
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Cost of Living Reviews

Cost of Living Reviews by City and Country for 780 International Locations

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Australia, Adelaide
Overview

Australia, AdelaideAdelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth-largest city in Australia. Adelaide's economy is primarily based around manufacturing, defence technology and research, commodity export and corresponding service industries. It has large manufacturing, defence and research zones. They contain car manufacturing plants for General Motors Holden, and plants that produce electronic systems that are sold worldwide for applications in medical, communications, defence, automotive, food and wine processing and industrial sectors. The revenue of Adelaide's electronics industry has grown at over 15% per year since 1990. The electronics industry in Adelaide employs over 13,000 people, which is more than the automotive industry. Almost half of all cars produced in Australia are made in Adelaide.

Australia is in Oceania, a continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean. The climate is generally arid to semi arid but temperate in the south and the east and tropical in the north.

The official language is English. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Australia is a prosperous, free market economy dominated by its services sector, representing 68% of Australian GDP. The agricultural and mining sectors (10% of GDP combined) account for 57% of the nation's exports.

Australians typically talk directly rather than around issues, generally do not like class orientated structure, preferring informality and modesty such as first names even in a business setting (although dress tends to be formal), respect the opinions of others, and enjoy a good debate. Australians typically take turns in paying for beverages, and often use humour to establish rapport.

The security risk for expatriates in Australia is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime in busy tourist areas.

The currency of Australia is the Australian Dollar (AUD). Banking is on a par with that of Western Europe and North America.

The standard of healthcare in Australia is very good however costs of treatment for expatriates can be high.

The population of Adelaide is 1.3 Million (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 2.1% for Australia as at June 2018.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Australia is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 45%.


Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Adelaide as at 1 October 2018 is very high in comparison to other places in the world.

In Adelaide, 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 High
2) Clothing: Very High
3) Communication: Very High
4) Education: Average
5) Furniture & Appliances: High
6) Groceries: High
7) Healthcare: Low
8) Household Accommodation: High
9) Miscellaneous: High
10) Personal Care: High
11) Recreation & Culture: Very High
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very High
13) Transport: Very High

Adelaide is for example 47.4% more expensive than Houston TX for groceries, 43.9% more expensive for household costs than Kuala Lumpur, and 113.6% more expensive for transport costs than Dubai.

Adelaide is ranked as a minimal hardship location.

The hardship premium for Adelaide for an expat from London, is for example 0%, i.e. host location (Adelaide) premium of 10% minus home (London) location premium of 10%.

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