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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Cost of Living Articles and Rankings

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Cost of Living Reviews

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

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Kiribati, All Areas

Kiribati, All AreasKiribati is in Oceania, a group of 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the Equator; the capital Tarawa is about half way between Hawaii and Australia. The climate is tropical marine. It is hot and humid, moderated by trade winds.

The official language is I-Kiribati (a Micronesian dialect). English is widely spoken in the capital Tarawa. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of the Republic of Kiribati's is one of the poorest in the world. In one form or another, Kiribati gets a large portion of its income from abroad. Fishing fleets from South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the United States pay a licensing fee in order to operate in Kiribati's territorial waters.

In Kiribati expatriate business dress comprises a lightweight suit or its equivalent.

The security risk for expatriates in Kiribati is low.

The currency of Kiribati is the Australian Dollar (AUD). Credit cards are not generally accepted. ATMs are available.

Medical facilities are modest and limited. Medical evacuation is required for most serious medical problems. Dengue Fever occurs. Tuberculosis has been reported.

The population of Kiribati is 100,100 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 2.1% for Kiribati as at May 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Kiribati is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 35%.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Kiribati as at 1 July 2019 is low in comparison to other places in the world.

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

Kiribati is for example 11.1% more expensive than USA for groceries, -46.7% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 30.8% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Kiribati is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.

The hardship premium for Kiribati for an expat from Australia, is for example 20%, i.e. host location (Kiribati) premium of 30% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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