Saturday, November 9, 2019

Cost of Living for Expatriates in Johannesburg November 2019



Compared to New York, the equivalent cost in Johannesburg is as follows:
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: for items such as beer, spirits, wine and tobacco related products such as cigarettes. A basket costing USD$1000 in New York costs USD$490
2) Clothing: for items such as business, casual and children\'s clothing and footwear. A basket costing USD$1000 in New York costs USD$700
3) Communication: for various communication costs such as home telephone rental, internet subscription, mobile service provider tariff and data costs. A basket costing USD$200 in New York costs USD$256
4) Education: for items such as creche / pre-school fees, primary school fees, high school fees and tertiary study fees. A basket costing USD$30000 in New York costs USD$17400
5) Furniture & Appliances: for items such as dining table and chairs, home entertainment, kitchen appliances, and sofas. A basket costing USD$2500 in New York costs USD$2100
6) Groceries: for items such as consumables, cleaning...

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

International Cost of Living for Expats 2019


Hong Kong is the most expensive city in the world for an expatriate professional migrant to live in as at July 2019, followed by Singapore and Monaco. Hong Kong is the most expensive city due to the very high cost of housing and healthcare, as well as the strong Hong Kong dollar which is fixed against the US Dollar.

Singapore's education system, which is widely regarded as the best in the world, is also the most expensive for expatriates when priced in US Dollars, the cost of housing is also extremely high due to the limited space and premium on high quality expatriate accommodation, while the complex Certificate of Entitlement system makes car prices excessive, resulting in Singapore’s transport costs being amongst the highest in the world.

Latest International Inflation Rates - July 2019

The latest available inflation rate for all countries world wide (as available on 12 July 2019). Some highlights include:
57.3% for Argentina as at May 2019
-0.2% for Cyprus as at June 2019
50.4% for Iran as at June 2019
15.72% for Turkey as at June 2019
1.6% for the United States as at June 2019
282972.8% for Venezuela as at April 2019
8.6% for Zambia as at June 2019
97.85% for Zimbabwe as at May 2019

https://www.xpatulator.com/cost-of-living-article/Latest-International-Inflation-Rates_712.cfm

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Latest International Inflation Rates - June 2019



The latest available inflation rate for all countries world wide (as available on 14 June 2019). Some highlights include:
17.14% for Angola as at May 2019
55.8% for Argentina as at April 2019
2.7% for China as at May 2019
51.4% for Iran as at April 2019
-0.7% for Qatar as at May 2019
4.4% for South Africa as at April 2019
-2.1% for the United Arab Emirates as at April 2019
2.1% for the United Kingdom as at April 2019
1.8% for the United States as at May 2019
1304494% for Venezuela as at April 2019

https://www.xpatulator.com/cost-of-living-article/Latest-International-Inflation-Rates_712.cfm

Friday, March 8, 2019

Latest International Inflation Rates - March 2019



The highs and lows of the latest available inflation rate for all countries world wide (as available on 8 March 2019):
  • 2688670% for Venezuela as at January 2019.
  • 56.9% for Zimbabwe as at January 2019.
  • 55% for North Korea as at July 2013.
  • 48.9% for Argentina as at January 2019.
  • 43.45% for the Sudan as at January 2019.
  • -1.9% for Saudi Arabia as at January 2019.
  • -2.4% for the United Arab Emirates as at January 2019.
  • -3.6% for Somalia as at December 2016.
  • -3.8% for Burundi as at January 2019.
  • -4.5% for Libya as at December 2018.

https://www.xpatulator.com/cost-of-living-article/Latest-International-Inflation-Rates_712.cfm

Monday, February 11, 2019

The highest inflation rates in the world in 2019



The highest inflation rates in the world:
1,698,488% for Venezuela as at December 2018.
55% for North Korea as at July 2013.
47.1% for Argentina as at December 2018.
43.45% for the Sudan as at January 2019.
42.09% for Zimbabwe as at December 2018.
39.9% for Iran as at November 2018.
38.04% for the Central African Republic as at February 2016.
33.5% for South Sudan as at November 2018.
26.6% for Liberia as at October 2018.
20.35% for Turkey as at January 2019.
18.6% for Angola as at December 2018.
18.14% for Sierra Leone as at November 2018.
14.5% for Haiti as at November 2018.
14.4% for Uzbekistan as at December 2017.
12.7% for Egypt as at January 2019.
11.44% for Nigeria as at December 2018.
10.9% for Ethiopia as at January 2019.

https://www.xpatulator.com/cost-of-living-article/Latest-International-Inflation-Rates_712.cfm

Latest International Inflation Rates - February 2019



8 Countries with the lowest inflation in the world: 0% for Belize as at November 2018.
-0.2% for Benin as at December 2018.
-5.6% for Burundi as at December 2018.
-1.6% for Comoros as at December 2017.
-4.5% for Libya as at December 2018.
-0.3% for Qatar as at December 2018.
-1.8% for the Solomon Islands as at March 2017.
-3.6% for Somalia as at December 2016.
-0.05% for Taiwan as at December 2018.

https://www.xpatulator.com/cost-of-living-article/Latest-International-Inflation-Rates_712.cfm

Friday, February 8, 2019

International Cost of Living 2019



Singapore is the most expensive city in the world for an expatriate professional migrant to live in as at January 2019, followed by Hong Kong and Luanda. The top 25 are:
1. Singapore (Singapore-Asia-Pacific)
2. Hong Kong (China-Asia-Pacific)
3. Luanda (Angola-Africa)
4. Oslo (Norway-Europe)
5. Zurich (Switzerland-Europe)
6. Hamilton (Bermuda-Americas)
7. Geneva (Switzerland-Europe)
8. Tokyo (Japan-Asia-Pacific)
9. New York (Manhattan) NY (USA-Americas)
10. Monaco (Monaco-Europe)
11. Freetown (Sierra Leone-Africa)
12. San Jose CA (USA-Americas)
13. Bangui (Central African Republic-Africa)
14. Yokohama (Japan-Asia-Pacific)
15. George Town (Cayman Islands-Americas)
16. Copenhagen (Denmark-Europe)
17. Shanghai (China-Asia-Pacific)
18. Nassau (the Bahamas-Americas)
19. San Francisco CA (USA-Americas)
20. Sydney (Australia-Asia-Pacific)
21. Honolulu, HI (USA-Americas)
22. Osaka (Japan-Asia-Pacific)
23. Nagoya (Japan-Asia-Pacific)
24. Kobe (Japan-Asia-Pacific)
25. Macao (China-Asia-Pacific)

https://www.xpatulator.com/cost-of-living-article/International-City-Cost-of-Living-for-Expatriate-Professional-Migrants_716.cfm

International Cost of Living Index - Top 20 World Cities 2019

The top 20 most expensive cities in the world as at January 2019 are as follows:
Singapore is the most expensive city in the world for an expatriate professional migrant to live in as at January 2019, followed by Hong Kong and Luanda.

For more: https://www.xpatulator.com/cost-of-living-article/International-City-Cost-of-Living-for-Expatriate-Professional-Migrants_716.cfm