Thursday, July 1, 2010

Household International Cost of Living Ranking

This report provides you with the rank of Household cost of living indexes as at April 2010 for each of our 282 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate spending patterns across 13 broad categories (Basket Groups).
Household costs include housing, water, electricity, household gas, household fuels, local rates and residential taxes such as house / flat mortgage, house / flat rental, household electricity consumption, household gas / fuel consumption, household water consumption, and local property rates / taxes / levies.
The April 2010 household international cost of living rank is as follows:

April 2010 Rank Country, City

1 Japan, Tokyo
2 China, Hong Kong
3 Venezuela, Caracas
4 Taiwan, Taipei
5 Korea Republic of, Seoul
6 United Arab Emirates, Dubai
7 Angola, Luanda
8 Qatar, Doha
9 Croatia, Zagreb
10 Singapore, Singapore
11 United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
12 Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
13 Montenegro, Podgorica
14 Bermuda, Hamilton
15 United Kingdom, London
16 Switzerland, Geneva
17 Czech Republic, Prague
18 Switzerland, Zurich
19 Australia, Sydney
20 Bahamas, Nassau
21 USA, New York NY
22 Isle of Man, Douglas
23 Jersey, Saint Helier
24 Brazil, Brasilia
25 USA, San Jose Calif
26 Guernsey, St Peter Port
27 Falkland Islands, Stanley
28 France, Paris
29 United Kingdom, Glasgow
30 Russia, Moscow
31 Serbia, Belgrade
32 Nigeria, Lagos
33 Denmark, Copenhagen
34 USA, San Francisco Calif
35 Australia, Canberra
36 Liechtenstein, Vaduz
37 Australia, Melbourne
38 United Kingdom, Birmingham
39 New Caledonia, Noumea
40 Moldova, Chisinau
41 Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby
42 Australia, Perth
43 Colombia, Bogota
44 Greenland, Nuuk
45 Italy, Milan
46 San Marino, San Marino
47 Monaco, Monaco
48 United Kingdom, Leeds
49 Italy, Rome
50 Ukraine, Kiev
51 Ireland, Dublin
52 Finland, Helsinki
53 Cuba, Havana
54 Cayman Islands, George Town
55 Saint Helena, Jamestown
56 Bahrain, Manama
57 Kuwait, Kuwait City
58 Micronesia, Palikir
59 USA, Boston Mass
60 USA, Washington DC
61 Nauru, Yaren
62 Germany, Munich
63 USA, Los Angeles Calif
64 India, Mumbai
65 Australia, Brisbane
66 Chad, NDjamena
67 Trinidad and Tobago, Port-of-Spain
68 Uruguay, Montevideo
69 Vanuatu, Port Vila
70 Norway, Oslo
71 New Zealand, Auckland
72 Turkey, Ankara
73 Gabon, Libreville
74 Vatican City, Vatican City
75 USA, San Diego Calif
76 Portugal, Lisbon
77 Germany, Frankfurt
78 Hungary, Budapest
79 Jamaica, Kingston
80 Syria, Damascus
81 Germany, Cologne
82 Slovakia, Bratislava
83 USA, Baltimore Md
84 India, New Delhi
85 Palau, Melekeok
86 Senegal, Dakar
87 Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
88 India, Chennai
89 Guinea, Conakry
90 India, Calcutta
91 Austria, Vienna
92 Spain, Madrid
93 Lebanon, Beirut
94 Poland, Warsaw
95 Haiti, Port-au-Prince
96 Belgium, Brussels
97 Seychelles, Victoria
98 USA, Philadelphia Pa
99 Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
100 Canada, Toronto
101 Martinique, Fort-de-France
102 India, Hyderabad
103 Netherlands, Amsterdam
104 Marshall Islands, Majuro
105 Djibouti, Djibouti
106 Mauritius, Port Louis
107 Australia, Adelaide
108 Spain, Barcelona
109 Iceland, Reykjavik
110 Puerto Rico, San Juan
111 Azerbaijan, Baku
112 Germany, Hamburg
113 Mali, Bamako
114 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
115 Congo Democratic Rep, Kinshasa
116 Belarus, Minsk
117 Togo, Lome
118 Canada, Vancouver
119 Andorra, Andorra la Vella
120 Macedonia, Skopje
121 Equatorial Guinea, Malabo
122 Vietnam, Hanoi
123 Gibraltar, Gibraltar
124 Chile, Santiago
125 USA, Chicago Ill
126 China, Beijing
127 Uganda, Kampala
128 Canada, Calgary
129 India, Bangalore
130 Sweden, Stockholm
131 Tuvalu, Funafuti
132 Greece, Athens
133 Estonia, Tallinn
134 Jordan, Amman
135 Liberia, Monrovia
136 Sudan, Khartoum
137 Mexico, Mexico City
138 Kazakhstan, Almaty
139 Central African Republic, Bangui
140 Iran, Tehran
141 Solomon Islands, Honiara
142 Zambia, Lusaka
143 Guyana, Georgetown
144 Germany, Bonn
145 Panama, Panama City
146 South Africa, Johannesburg
147 Indonesia, Jakarta
148 Israel, Jerusalem
149 USA, Anchorage AK
150 Lithuania, Vilnius
151 Cameroon, Douala
152 Barbados, Bridgetown
153 USA, Miami Fla
154 Romania, Bucharest
155 Oman, Muscat
156 China, Shanghai
157 Canada, Montreal
158 South Africa, Cape Town
159 USA, Detroit Mich
160 USA, Portland Ore
161 Germany, Berlin
162 Thailand, Bangkok
163 El Salvador, San Salvador
164 Ghana, Accra
165 South Africa, Pretoria
166 Sierra Leone, Freetown
167 South Africa, Durban
168 Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan
169 Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Johns
170 Benin, Cotonou
171 Cote DIvoire, Abidjan
172 Guam, Hagatna
173 Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
174 Pakistan, Lahore
175 Maldives, Male
176 USA, Milwaukee Wis
177 Algeria, Algiers
178 Canada, Ottawa
179 Mozambique, Maputo
180 Botswana, Gaborone
181 Pakistan, Islamabad
182 Argentina, Buenos Aires
183 Pakistan, Karachi
184 USA, Tampa Fla
185 Costa Rica, San Jose
186 Fiji, Suva
187 USA, Cleveland Ohio
188 Egypt, Cairo
189 USA, Seattle Wash
190 Cambodia, Phnom Penh
191 Kosovo, Pristina
192 Cameroon, Yaounde
193 Morocco, Rabat
194 Philippines, Manila
195 Guatemala, Guatemala City
196 USA, Columbus Ohio
197 USA, Denver Colo
198 Cape Verde, Praia
199 Saint Kitts and Nevis, Basseterre
200 Belize, Belmopan
201 Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome
202 Guinea-Bissau, Bissau
203 Malta, Velletta
204 Honduras, Tegucigalpa
205 Comores, Moroni
206 USA, Pittsburgh Penn
207 Grenada, Saint Georges
208 USA, Charlotte NC
209 Kenya, Nairobi
210 USA, Jacksonville Fla
211 USA, Phoenix Ariz
212 Georgia Republic of, Tbilisi
213 USA, Atlanta GA
214 Nicaragua, Managua
215 Armenia, Yerevan
216 Somalia, Mogadishu
217 Tunisia, Tunis
218 USA, Dallas Tex
219 USA, Fort Worth Tex
220 USA, Houston Tex
221 Ecuador, Quito
222 Peru, Lima
223 Turkmenistan, Ashgabat
224 China, Shenzhen
225 Samoa, Apia
226 China, Wuhan
227 Myanmar, Yangon
228 USA, Las Vegas Nev
229 Afghanistan, Kabul
230 Kiribati, South Tarawa
231 China, Dalian
232 USA, Indianapolis Ind
233 Cyprus, Nicosia
234 USA, Austin Tex
235 Libya, Tripoli
236 Namibia, Windhoek
237 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Kingstown
238 USA, San Antonio Tex
239 Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou
240 USA, El Paso Tex
241 Slovenia, Ljubljana
242 Malawi, Lilongwe
243 Bulgaria, Sofia
244 USA, Memphis Tenn
245 Laos, Vientiane
246 USA, St Louis MO
247 Uzbekistan, Tashkent
248 Albania, Tirana
249 Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
250 Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar
251 Dominica, Roseau
252 China, Guangzhou
253 Latvia, Riga
254 Sri Lanka, Colombo
255 Mauritania, Nouakchott
256 Madagascar, Antananarivo
257 Paraguay, Asuncion
258 Bangladesh, Dhaka
259 Suriname, Paramaribo
260 Lesotho, Maseru
261 China, Tianjin
262 Timor-Leste, Dili
263 Rwanda, Kigali
264 Gambia, Banjul
265 Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek
266 Saint Lucia, Castries
267 Zimbabwe, Harare
268 Tajikistan, Dushanbe
269 Yemen, Sanaa
270 Korea Democratic Republic of, Pyongyang
271 China, Macao
272 Niger, Niamey
273 Bolivia, La Paz
274 Swaziland, Mbabane
275 Nepal, Kathmandu
276 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo
277 Iraq, Baghdad
278 Burundi, Bujumbura
279 Congo, Brazzaville
280 Tonga, NukuAlofa
281 Bhutan, Thimphu
282 Eritrea, Asmaraj


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