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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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Honduras, All Areas

Honduras, All AreasHonduras is in Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua. The climate is subtropical in the lowlands and temperate in the mountains.

The official language is Spanish. English is spoken by many officials and businesspeople. English is also widely spoken on the Bay Islands and the Caribbean coast, albeit with some local peculiarities and a heavy accent. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Honduras is mainly based on agriculture. Honduras has extensive forest, marine, and mineral resources but the lack of arable land, and a small domestic market continue to impede economic progress in Honduras. Unemployment is estimated at above 25%.

Trust and reliability are highly valued in Honduras. Developing personal relationships is very important in business, you should never publicly criticize or embarrass your business counterpart. Expatriate business dress is generally conservative but relatively casual.

The security risk for expatriates in Honduras is high. Risks include opportunistic and violent crime, kidnapping (including expatriates), and murder (one of the highest murder rates in the world).

The currency of Honduras is the Honduran Lempira (HNL). Credit cards are widely accepted. ATMs are available in the major towns but do not accept all cards.

Medical facilities are poor. Private clinics are better but may require immediate payment. Serious or complex medical treatment requires evacuation which can be expensive. Cases of Zika virus and Chikungunya virus have been reported. Dengue fever is present. Malaria is common.

The population of Honduras is 9.1 Million (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 4.2% for Honduras as at April 2018.

For a single Expat, the personal income tax rate in Honduras is progressive up to 25%.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Honduras as at 1 April 2018 is very low in comparison to other places in the world.

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

Honduras is for example -32.8% cheaper than USA for groceries, -15.4% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 17.2% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Honduras is ranked as a extreme hardship location.

The hardship premium for Honduras for an expat from Australia, is for example 30%, i.e. host location (Honduras) premium of 40% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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