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We provide international cost of living and hardship data so that you can create reports online (24X7) using any of the calculators:


Expat Salary: Salary purchasing power parity calculator, for simple cost of living comparison and international salary calculation (e.g. to compare a salary offer).


Cost of Living Comparison: Cost of living allowance calculator, compares cost of living and hardship and calculates a cost of living allowance based on the difference.


International Cost of Living Index: Cost of living index calculator, compares multiple locations to a home base (e.g. international offices compared to HQ).


International Assignment: International assignment management calculator, for global mobility managers who use the build-up approach for detailed international assignment salary and allowance calculations.

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Saint Kitts and Nevis, All Areas
Overview

Saint Kitts and Nevis, All AreasSaint Kitts and Nevis are islands in the Caribbean Sea, about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago. The climate is tropical tempered by constant sea breezes and little seasonal temperature variation.

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

The economy of Saint Kitts and Nevis is dominated by tourism, agriculture and light manufacturing industries.

Expatriate business dress is typically a shirt and tie, or an open-tunic shirt for men, while relatively conservative clothing is preferable with arms and legs covered for women.

The security risk for expatriates in Saint Kitts and Nevis is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime, burglary, armed robbery and assault.

The currency of Saint Kitts and Nevis is the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD).

Medical facilities are limited. Serious or complex medical treatment may require evacuation which can be expensive. Dengue fever is endemic. Cases of Chikungunya virus have been reported.

The population of Saint Kitts and Nevis is 54,800 (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.3% for Saint Kitts and Nevis as at June 2017.

For a single Expat, the personal income tax rate in Saint Kitts and Nevis is 0% as there is currently no personal income tax.


Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Saint Kitts and Nevis as at 1 April 2018 is very high in comparison to other places in the world.

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

Saint Kitts and Nevis is for example 38.5% more expensive than USA for groceries, 25.2% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 132.1% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Saint Kitts and Nevis is ranked as a some hardship location.

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

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