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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
Cost of Living Index
International Assignment Management
Salary Purchasing Power Parity
Hypothetical Tax Calculator
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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
and expatriate life


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Cost of Living Reviews

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

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Malta, All Areas
Overview

Malta, All AreasMalta is in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily (Italy). The climate is mediterranean with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers.

The official languages are Maltese and English. Italian is also widely spoken. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Malta's strengths are its limestone, a favourable geographic location, and a productive labour force. Malta produces only about 20% of its food needs, has limited freshwater supplies, and has no domestic energy sources. The economy is dependent on foreign trade, manufacturing (especially electronics), tourism and financial services.

The Maltese have a reputation for friendliness and a pleasant disposition. Expatriate business dress is generally formal and conservative. During summer lightweight trousers and short-sleeved shirts take the place of business suits.

The security risk for expatriates in Malta is low. Risks include incidental crime, political protests, airport strikes and water shortages.

The currency of Malta is the Euro (EUR). Banking is on a par with that 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 Malta is 445,400 (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 2.4% for Malta as at August 2018.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Malta 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 Malta as at 1 October 2018 is high in comparison to other places in the world.

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

Malta is for example -9.5% cheaper than USA for groceries, -36.2% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 201.2% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Malta is ranked as a some hardship location.

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

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