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
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International Assignment Management
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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
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Cost of Living Reviews

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

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Palestinian Territories, West Bank

Palestinian Territories, West BankThe West Bank is a landlocked territory and is the eastern part of the Palestinian territories; on the west bank of the Jordan River in the Middle East. The first planned Palestinian city named Rawabi will be built north of Ramallah, with the help of funds from Qatar.

The West Bank is in the Middle East, west of Jordan. The climate is temperate, with warm to hot summers and cool to mild winters. The temperature and precipitation vary with altitude.

The official language is Arabic. English is also spoken. The main religions are Muslim, Jewish and Christian.

The economy of the West Bank has improved gradually.

Modest and conservative dress is appropriate and expatriates should wear suits for formal business meetings.

The security risk for expatriates in Palestine and the West Bank-Gaza Strip is medium, but extreme for Gaza. Risks include demonstrations, and clashes between Palestinians and the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) including rocket fire and airstrikes.

The currency of Israel is the Israeli New Shekel (ILS). There are ATMs in Israel and Jerusalem that accept international cards.

Medical facilities are good but can be expensive. Hospitals may insist on payment and may delay departure until bills are met.

The population of West Bank is 3.3 Million (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.87% for Palestine as at August 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Palestinian Territories is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 15%

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in West Bank as at 1 October 2019 is very high in comparison to other places in the world.

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

West Bank is for example 71.9% more expensive than Houston TX for groceries, 60.3% more expensive for household costs than Kuala Lumpur, and 42% more expensive for transport costs than Dubai.

West Bank is ranked as a extreme hardship location.

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

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