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.

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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
Cost of Living Index
International Assignment Management
Salary Purchasing Power Parity
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Isle of Man, All Areas

Isle of Man, All AreasThe Isle of Man (British Crown Dependency) is an island in the Irish Sea, between Great Britain and Ireland. The climate is temperate with cool summers and mild winters. It is overcast about a third of the time.

The official language is English. Manx is also spoken. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of the Isle of Man is a "low tax economy" with no capital gains tax, wealth tax, stamp duty, or inheritance tax and a top rate of income tax of 18%. Offshore banking, manufacturing, and tourism form key sectors of the economy.

The security risk for expatriates in the Isle of Man is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime such as pickpocketing and theft, particularly in tourist areas.

The currency of UK is the British Pound (GBP). Banking is on a par with the rest 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 the Isle of Man is 83,300 (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 2.5% for the Isle of Man as at March 2018.

For a single Expat, the personal income tax rate in the Isle of Man is progressive up to 20%.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Isle of Man as at 1 April 2018 is high in comparison to other places in the world.

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

Isle of Man is for example -6.4% cheaper than USA for groceries, 17% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 133.7% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Isle of Man is ranked as a minimal hardship location.

The hardship premium for Isle of Man for an expat from Australia, is for example 0%, i.e. host location (the Isle of Man) premium of 10% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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