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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
Cost of Living Index
International Assignment Management
Salary Purchasing Power Parity
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
and expatriate life


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Cost of Living Reviews

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

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Swaziland, All Areas
Overview

Swaziland, All AreasSwaziland is in Southern Africa, between Mozambique and South Africa. The climate varies from tropical to near temperate.

The official languages are SiSwati and English. Although SiSwati is the mother tongue, English is widely spoken. The main religions are Christianity and indigenous beliefs.

The economy of Swaziland is fairly diversified, with agriculture, forestry and mining accounting for about 13% of GDP, manufacturing (textiles and sugar-related processing) representing 37% of GDP. The majority of the population – about 75%—is employed in subsistence agriculture.

Swaziland is one of the last absolute monarchies in the world. Expatriate business dress is relatively conservative, but can be more relaxed in hot weather. Men generally wear a suit and tie, while women wear two-piece suits or equivalent.

The security risk for expatriates in Swaziland is medium. Risks include general crime and poor infrastructure.

The currency of Swaziland is the Swaziland Lilangeni (SZL). South African notes (but not coins) are also legal tender. Most major credit cards are accepted. ATMs are available.

Medical facilities are basic comparable to those of Western Europe and North America, especially in rural areas. Serious or complex medical treatment may require evacuation which can be expensive. There is a high prevalence of HIV.

The population of Swaziland is 1.3 Million (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 4.9% for Swaziland as at June 2018.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Swaziland is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 33%.


Cost Of Living

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

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

Swaziland is for example -27.5% cheaper than USA for groceries, -26.6% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 71.6% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Swaziland is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.

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

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