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.

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Saint Helena, All Areas

Saint Helena, All AreasSt Helena (Overseas territory of the UK) is comprised of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, about midway between South America and Africa; Ascension Island lies 700 nm northwest of Saint Helena; Tristan da Cunha lies 2,300 nm southwest of Saint Helena. The climate is tropical marine tempered by trade winds.

The official language is English. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of St Helena is very weak, and the island is almost entirely sustained by aid from London. The public sector dominates the economy, accounting for about half of GDP.

The security risk for expatriates in Saint Helena is low. Risks include a relatively low risk of petty crime and the geographical remoteness of the island.

The currency of Saint Helena is the St. Helena Pound (SHP). Banking is limited.

Medical facilities are limited. Serious or complex medical treatment may require evacuation which can be expensive.

The population of Saint Helena is 4,500 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 4.1% for Saint Helena as at 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Saint Helena is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 27%.

Cost Of Living

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

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

Saint Helena is for example 3% more expensive than USA for groceries, 17.7% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 109.3% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Saint Helena is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.

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

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