Saturday, August 28, 2010

Americas Cost of Living - 2010

The Americas most expensive city, as at 1 July 2010, is Brasilia which is the world’s fourth most expensive city to live in. Caracas (ranked 11 in the world) is the second most expensive city in the Americas; however this may change as a result of the recent devaluation of the official exchange rate. Brasilia and Caracas are ranked first and second most expensive cities for education in the world. Nassau (ranked 35 in the world) is the third most expensive city, while New York (ranked 39 in the world) is the fourth most expensive city in the America’s and most expensive in the United States of America. The cheapest city to live in the Americas is Quito in Ecuador (ranked 276 in the world). The cheapest city surveyed in the United States of America is Indianapolis Ind (ranked 259 in the world).

Most expensive cities in the Americas (Global rank in brackets)
1. Brazil, Brasilia (4)
2. Venezuela, Caracas (11)
3. Bahamas, Nassau (35)
4. USA, New York NY (39)
5. Falkland Islands, Stanley (53)
6. Bermuda, Hamilton (54)
7. Canada, Toronto (62)
8. USA, San Francisco Calif (77)
9. Canada, Vancouver (78)
10. USA, Boston Mass (79)

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