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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).

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Bermuda, Hamilton

Bermuda, HamiltonHamilton is located on the north side of Hamilton Harbour, and is Bermuda's main port. Although there is a parish of the same name, the city of Hamilton is in the parish of Pembroke. Finance and international business now constitute the largest sector of Bermuda's economy, and virtually all of this business takes place within the borders of Hamilton.

Bermuda is British overseas territory, in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the east coast of the United States. The climate is subtropical, mild, and humid with gales and strong winds common in winter.

The official language is English. Some Portuguese is also spoken. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Bermuda is very affluent and has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world, having successfully exploited its location by providing financial services for international firms and luxury tourist facilities.

Bermudians tend to be very formal. Expatriate business dress can vary, however conservative dress is recommended. Businesswomen hold high positions and are represented at the highest levels of business, politics and government.

The security risk for expatriates in Bermuda is low. Risks include general crime, including theft from cars and houses. Other risks include those related to occasional hurricanes and tropical storms.

The currency of Bermuda is the Bermudian Dollar (BMD). Banking is on a par with that of Western Europe and North America.

Medical facilities are excellent including accident and emergency services. However the cost of treatment for expatriates can be high, particularly if repatriation by air ambulance is required. Cases of Chikungunya virus have been reported.

The population of Hamilton is 13,000 (2017 est.), while the inflation rate is 1.7% (Apr 2017).

Cost Of Living

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

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

Hamilton is for example 115.1% more expensive than Houston TX for groceries, 157.6% more expensive for household costs than Kuala Lumpur, and 88.9% more expensive for transport costs than Dubai.

Hamilton is ranked as a some hardship location.

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

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