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 by City and Country for 780 International Locations

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New Caledonia, All Areas

New Caledonia, All AreasNew Caledonia (Self-governing territory of France) is in Oceania, and comprises islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Australia. The climate is tropical, hot and humid, modified by southeast trade winds.

The official language is French. There are a few English speakers outside Nouméa. The main religions are Christianity and indigenous beliefs.

New Caledonia has more than 25% of the world's known nickel resources. In addition to nickel, the substantial financial support from France and tourism are keys to the health of the economy.

Business dress is typically a short-sleeved shirt or lightweight suit.

The security risk for expatriates in New Caledonia is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime.

The currency of New Caledonia is the CFP Franc (XPF).

Medical facilities are good for routine treatment, but more complex serious cases may require evacuation. Cases of Zika virus and Chikungunya virus as well as outbreaks of dengue fever have been reported.

The population of New Caledonia is 268,800 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 0.9% for New Caledonia as at June 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for New Caledonia is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 40%.

Cost Of Living

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

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

New Caledonia is for example 25.7% more expensive than USA for groceries, -18.3% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 86.9% more expensive for transport costs than India.

New Caledonia is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.

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

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