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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: 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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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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Turkey, Bursa
Overview

Turkey, BursaBursa is a city in north-western Turkey and the seat of Bursa Province. Bursa is one of the most industrialized metropolitan centres in the country and the centre of the Turkish automotive industry.

Turkey is in South Eastern Europe and South-western Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria. The climate is temperate, with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters, harsher in the interior.

The official language is Turkish. Most business people and administrators have a good working knowledge of English or German. Most hotel clerks and company receptionists are easily versable, and visitors are unlikely to encounter language problems. A few words of Turkish will always be appreciated. The main religion is Islam.

The economy of Turkey is largely dominated by modern industries and the services sector. The country is among the world's leading producers of agricultural products; textiles; motor vehicles, ships and other transportation equipment; construction materials; consumer electronics and home appliances.

Expatriate business dress is generally a suit for both men and women or long-sleeved blouses and skirts below the knee for women.

The security risk for expatriates in Turkey is low overall, but medium to high in some areas, such as the border with Syria. Risks include petty crime (such as pickpocketing, bag-snatching, over-charging and a variety of scams), road traffic accidents, and domestic and extremist terrorism.

The currency of Turkey is the Turkish New Lira (TRY). Banking is almost on a par with that of Western Europe and North America. ATMs are widely available.

Medical facilities are generally good, however the cost of treatment for expatriates can be high.

The population of Bursa is 2.8 Million (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 24.52% for Turkey as at September 2018.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Turkey is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 35%.


Cost Of Living

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

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

Bursa is for example -16.6% cheaper than Houston TX for groceries, 24.6% more expensive for household costs than Kuala Lumpur, and 31.1% more expensive for transport costs than Dubai.

Bursa is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.

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

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