Friday, October 14, 2011

Cost of Living - Education - October 2011


Courtesy of Dr Sharon Pruitt and
Pink Sherbet Photography
Cost of living rank of Education cost of living indexes as at October 2011 for 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). The 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.

Education costs include creche / pre-school fees, high school / college fees, primary school fees, and tertiary study fees.

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The October 2011 education international cost of living rank is as follows:

October 2011 Rank Country, City

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


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