They are all on the top of the list of the most expensive expatriate locations to live, in this area.
Hong Kong tops the list as the most expensive location, this is due to the high cost of housing, schooling and limited space available. Singapore is second, Tokyo comes in third, Sydney fourth and Shanghai fifth. Australia sees four of its cities in the top ten, these include Sydney fourth (14th worldwide), Canberra sixth (24th overall), Melbourne eighth (29th overall) and Perth tenth (32nd overall).
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