Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Household International Cost of Living Ranking: January 2011

This report provides you with the rank of Household cost of living indexes as at January 2011 for each of our 300 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). Our calculators make use of the cost of living indexes, based on your input and Xpatulator's data, to create reports online which you can save, e-mail or convert to a pdf file.

 

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 January 2011 household international cost of living rank is as follows:

 

January 2011 Rank Country, City


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