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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Articles & Rankings

Cost of Living Articles and Rankings

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Cost of Living Reviews

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

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US Virgin Islands, All Areas

US Virgin Islands, All AreasThe US Virgin Islands are geographically part of the Virgin Islands archipelago and are located in the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles. The climate is tropical maritime with little seasonal temperature variation. Trade winds keep the islands relatively cool and dry.

The official language is English. Spanish, Creole and French are also spoken. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of the Virgin Islands is mainly based on tourism but also has a manufacturing sector consisting of petroleum refining, textiles, electronics, rum distilling, pharmaceuticals, and watch assembly and international business and financial services that while small are a growing component of the economy.

Dress is informal on most occasions. Expatriate business dress is generally smart casual.

The security risk for expatriates in US Virgin Islands is low. Risks include low levels of petty and opportunistic crime, with some violent crime. St Thomas and St Croix have the highest crime rates, and St John has the lowest.

The currency of US Virgin Islands is the US Dollar (USD).

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

The population of the US Virgin Islands is 106,400 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.8% for the US Virgin Islands as at July 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for the US Virgin Islands is based on the current personal income tax rates using the USA Single Federal income tax 2019 marginal rates for individuals which are progressive up to 37%.

Cost Of Living

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

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

US Virgin Islands is for example 40.4% more expensive than USA for groceries, 19.5% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 219.7% more expensive for transport costs than India.

US Virgin Islands is ranked as a some hardship location.

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

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