International Cost of Living Calculator

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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International Assignment Management
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Slovenia, All Areas

Slovenia, All AreasSlovenia is in Central Europe, eastern Alps bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Austria and Croatia. The climate is mediterranean on the coast, but continental with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east.

The official language is Slovene. It is a Slavic language that uses the Latin script. English is widely spoken, followed by German, Italian and Serbo-Croat. Italian is predominant along the Adriatic coast, while areas with Italian or Hungarian ethnic communities are officially bilingual. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Slovenia is developed and enjoys prosperity and stability, as well as a GDP per capita substantially higher than that of the other transitioning economies of Central Europe.

The business culture in Slovenia is hardworking and somewhat formal, similar to that of the Czech Republic and Austria. Expatriate business dress is formal and conservative, comprising a suit and tie for men and either a dress or a suit for women.

The security risk for expatriates in Slovenia is low. Risks include low levels of street and opportunistic crime.

The currency of Slovenia is the Euro (EUR). ATMs are common in major urban areas, however not all international cards are accepted. Major credit cards are accepted at most shops and restaurants.

Medical facilities are generally acceptable. Doctors are generally good. The cost of treatment for expatriates from outside the EU can be high.

The population of Slovenia is 2.1 Million (2017 est.), while the inflation rate is 1.7% (Dec 2017).

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Slovenia as at 1 January 2018 is low in comparison to other places in the world.

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

Slovenia is for example -15.6% cheaper than USA for groceries, -18.3% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 59.4% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Slovenia is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.

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

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