Last international rating of the cost of living

Rank common international indicators of the cost of living is reported to April 2010, using New York as a major city. The indices are calculated using the prices of certain quantities of the same goods and services in each locality, based on the costs of export schemes in 13 broad categories (groups baskets).

The cost of the study of life – is the cost of maintaining the level of expatriates. When comparing the cost of living between different locations with the aim of & # 39 is to calculate the difference in the price of accommodation and express it as an index of living costs by dividing the cost of living in the address A to the rate of the V.

Cost of living index informs about the price difference between the two places of residence for the same items purchased. Example, Index of 140 indicates that the location is 40% higher comparing Location. This would mean that a person who moves between the two places, one would have to earn 40% more to have the same standard of living as today.

Tokyo – it's the most expensive place in the world for expatriates. Tokyo is also with the & # 39 is the most expensive place in the world to host, while it is the fourth largest in the world for food. Brazil moved 9 places to 12 October 2009 and was the third most expensive place in the world to stay immigrants. Sidney climbed in the rankings to 10th place, finishing in 15th place in January this year. Dubai dropped by 8 places after dropped to 9 seats in the previous quarter, to fall out of the top 10 and now occupies 26th place, but interestingly, still & # 39 is the most expensive location for restaurants, food and hotel costs.

The fastest moving up – Ashgabat in Turkmenistan, which has moved to 94th from 257 th to 163-Relative value of expatriates living in Gibraltar also increased significantly by moving to the site of 94 to 92. South Africa felt a significant increase in global living conditions of the expenses is mainly due the strengthening of the Rand. Cape Town rose to 53 seats and took 193rd place.

Alcohol and tobacco are the most expensive in South Tarawa in Kiribati, etc. Maroni in the Comoros and Oslo in Norway. Clothing is the most expensive in Manama, Bahrain, and in Moscow and Russia. Education expensive in Caracas, Venezuela, and Brazil, in Brazil. Food most expensive in Kiribati. Oslo, Norway, the most expensive to transport.

Full list of common international ratings of the cost of living in January 2010, together with the rating of the previous quarter, and the change in ranking is as follows:

April 2010 Location (January 2010) (Change in the ranking)

1 Tokyo, Japan (1) (0)

2 Geneva, Switzerland (2) (0)

3 Brasilia, Brazil (3) (0)

4, Zurich, Switzerland (4) (0)

5 Norway Oslo (6) (1)

6 Denmark, Copenhagen (7) (1)

7 Venezuela, Caracas (8) (1)

8, China, Hong Kong (5) (3)

9 Liechtenstein, Vaduz (9) (0)

10 Australia, Sydney (15) (5)

11 Central African Republic, Bangi (10) (1)

12 Kiribati, South Tarawa (24) (-12)

13 New Caledonia, Noumea (13) (0)

14 Greenland, Nuuk (14) (0)

15, Munich, Germany (16) (1)

16, Paris, France (17) (1)

17 Solomon Islands Haniara (20) (3)

18 Cameroon, Douala (12) (6)

19 Bermuda, Hamilton (25) (-6)

20 Monaco, Monaco (23) (-3)

21 San Marino, San Marino (22) (1)

22, Milan, Italy (21) (1)

23 Vanuatu Port Vila (28) (-5)

24 Chad, H & # 39; Jamin (11) (13)

25 Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby (27) (-2)

About 26 & # 39; the United Arab Emirates (18) (8)

27, Germany, Frankfurt (29) (-2)

28 Korea, Seoul (26) (2)

29 Gabon, Librevil (33) (-4)

30 United Kingdom, London (37) (-7)

31 Austria, Vienna (30) (1)

32 Finland, Helsinki (31) (1)

33 Rome, Italy (35) (-2)

34 Germany, Cologne (36) (-2)

35 Russia, Moscow (38) (3)

36 Zagreb, Croatia (32) (4)

37 Australia, Melbourne (43) (-6)

38 Australia, Canberra (44) (-6)

39 Ireland, Dublin (39) (0)

40 Komors, Moroni (42) (-2)

41, Doha, Qatar (34) (7)

42 Angola, Luanda (19) (23)

43 Isle of Man, Douglas (52) (-9)

44 Belgium, Brussels (45) (1)

45 Holland, Amsterdam (50) (-5)

46 Australia, Perth (59) (-13)

47 Micronesia Palikir (49) (-2)

48 Mali, Bamako (40) (8)

49 Germany, Hamburg (47) (2)

50 Germany, Bonn (48) (2)

51 Slovakia, Bratislava (53) (-2)

52 Cameroon, Yaounde (46) (6)

53 Taipei, Taiwan (41) (12)

54 Guernsey, St Peter Port (61) (-7)

55 Spain, Madrid (62), (-7)

56 Congo Brazzaville (214) (-158)

57 Canada, Toronto (60) (-3)

58 Iceland, rails & # 39; yavik (64) (-6)

59 Togo, Lome (51) (8)

60 Singapore, Singapore (65) (-5)

61 Turkey, Ankara (56) (5)

62 Germany, Berlin (66) (4)

63 United States, New York, New York (54) (9)

64 Nigeria, Lagos (58) (6)

65 Bahamas, Nassau (55) (10)

66 Bahrain, Manama (57) (9)

67 Tuvalu Funafutsi (72) (-5)

Jersey 68, St. Helier (74) (-6)

USA 69, Boston Mass (67) (2)

70 Vatican Vatican (73) (-3)

71, Barcelona, ​​Spain (76) (5)

72 United States, San Jose Khalifa (70) (2)

73 Nauru Yaren (75) (-2)

About 74 & # 39; UAE, Abu Dhabi (71) (3)

75 Senegal, Dakar (80) (-5)

76 Canada, Vancouver (78) (-2)

77 United States, San Francisco californium (68) (9)

78 Luxembourg, Luxembourg (79) (-1)

79 Czech Republic, Prague (69) (10)

80 Hungary, Budapest (83) (3)

United 81, Glasgow (89) (-8)

82 Estonia, Tallinn (82) (0)

83 Palau, Melekek (81) (2)

84 Falkland Islands, Stanley (93) (-9)

85 Stockholm, Sweden (84) (1)

86 Australia, Brisbane (102) (-16)

87 Lisbon, Portugal (91) (-4)

88 Canada, Calgary (95), (-7)

89 Guinea-Bissau (85) (4)

90 Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou (96) (-6)

91, Bogota, Colombia (77) (14)

92 Gibraltar Gibraltar (186) (-94)

93 Malta, Veletta (90) (3)

USA 94, Anchorage, AK (94) (0)

95 Djibouti (86) (9)

96 Ivory & # 39; Yvoire, Abidjan (97) (1)

97 United Kingdom, Birmingham (108) (-11)

98 New Zealand, Auckland (113) (-15)

99 Azerbaijan, Baku (99) (0)

100 Haiti, Port-au-Prince (92) (8)

USA 101, Philadelphia By (103) (-2)

102 United States, Los Angeles, California (101) (1)

103 Andorra Andorra la Vella (109) (-6)

104 Benin, Cato (104) (0)

105 United Kingdom, Leeds (117) (-12)

106 Athens, Greece (115) (-9)

107, Washington (112) (-5)

108 Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain (100) (8)

109 Samoa Apia (107) (2)

110 China, Beijing (121) (-11)

111 Sudan Khartoum (130) (-19)

112 Cayman Islands, George Town (111) (1)

113 Serbia, Belgrade (106) (7)

114 Montenegro, Podgorica (128) (-14)

115 Canada, Montreal (120) (-5)

116 Lebanon, Beirut (105) (11)

117 Cape Verde, Pry (118) (1)

118 St. Helena, Zheymstaun (125) (-7)

USA 119, Baltimore Md (116) (3)

120 India, Mumbai (122) (-2)

121 San Tome Principe and, San Tome (87) (34)

122 Seychelles, Victoria (88) (34)

123 United States, San Diego californium (119) (4)

124 Barbados, Bryzhtaun (129) (-5)

125 Marshall Islands, Majuro (131) (-6)

126 Israel, Jerusalem (110) (16)

127 Lithuania, Vilnius (126) (1)

128 Australia, Adelaide (145) (-17)

129 Poland, Warsaw (136) (-7)

130 Saudi Arabia, Riyadh (124) (6)

131 Zambia, Lusaka (123) (8)

132 Indonesia, Jakarta (127) (5)

USA 133, Seattle Wash (133) (0)

134 Kuwait, Kuwait city (140) (-6)

135 Chile, Sant & # 39; Yaga (172) (-37)

136 Shanghai, China (173) (-37)

137 Martinique, Fort de France (139) (-2)

138 Niger, Niamh (135) (3)

USA 139, Miami FLA (134) (5)

USA 140, Portland Ore (138) (2)

USA 141, Chicago Ill (143) (-2)

142 Kazakhstan, Almaty (137) (5)

143 Canada, Ottawa (151) (-8)

144 Mauritius, Port Louis (144) (0)

145 Guinea Conakry (114) (31)

146 India, New Delhi (153) (-7)

147 Latvia, Riga (148) (-1)

148 Puerto Rico, San Juan (146) (2)

149 Jordan, Oman (142) (7)

150 India, Chennai (159) (-9)

151 Tanzania, Dar Es Salam (132) (19)

152 Cyprus, Nicosia (163) (-11)

153 Georgia, Tbilisi (147) (6)

154 Guam, HGT (152) (2)

155 Slovenia, Ljubljana (162) (-7)

156 Malawi, Lilongwe (158) (-2)

157 Ukraine, Kiev (160) (-3)

158 Uruguay, Montevideo (176) (-18)

159 Granada, St George (161) (-2)

160 Jamaica, Kingston (149) (11)

161 Botswana, Gaborone (150) (11)

162 India, Kolkata (166) (-4)

163 Turkmenistan Askabad (257) (-94)

164 Hyderabad, India (171) (-7)

165 Liberia, Monrovia (154) (11)

166 Rwanda, Kigali (156) (10)

Maldives 167 men (155) (12)

USA 168, Jacksonville FLA (164) (4)

169 United States, Cleveland, OH (169) (0)

170 Moldova Chisinau (167) (3)

171 Equatorial Guinea, Malabo (174) (3)

USA 172, Tampa FLA (168) (4)

173 USA, Dallas Tex (165) (8)

USA 174, Atlanta (170) (4)

USA 175, Phoenix Aris (177) (-2)

176 Fiji Suva (192) (-16)

177 Sierra Leone, Frytaun (141) (36)

USA 178, Milwaukee Vis (181) (-3)

179 United States, Denver Wheel (175) (4)

180 Ghana, Akra (98) (82)

181 South Africa, Ohanesburg (217) (-36)

182 United States, Charlotte NC (182) (0)

183 Macedonia, Osprey & # 39; e (183) (0)

US 184, Detroit Mich (195) (-11)

185 United States, Pittsburgh Peng (185) (0)

186 Timor-Leste, Dil (178) (8)

187 Democratic Republic of Korea, North Korea (205) (-18)

188 Romania, Bucharest (179) (9)

189 Somalia Mogadishu (194) (-5)

190 Mexico, Mexico (193) (-3)

USA 191, Austin Tex (196) (-5)

192 Algeria, Algeria (180) (12)

193 South Africa, Cape Town (246) (-53)

194 USA, Columbus Ohio (198) (-4)

195 Gambia, Banjul (184) (11)

196 Honduras, Tegucigalpa (189) (7)

197 India, Delhi (209) (-12)

198 Philippines, Manila (190) (8)

199 Antigua and Barbuda, John (187) (12)

200 Bulgaria, Sofia (211) (-11)

201 Afghanistan, Kabul (191) (10)

202 Syria, Damascus (203) (-1)

203 Kosovo Pryshchyna (206) (-3)

204 Morocco, Rabat (197) (7)

USA 205, Fort Worth Tex (200) (5)

USA 206, Las Vegas, Nev (204) (2)

207 Mozambique, Maputo (157) (50)

208 M & # 39; yanma, Yangon (218) (-10)

209 Iran, Tehran (188) (21)

210 South Africa, Pretoria (233) (-23)

211 St Kitts, Buster (201) (10)

212 Kenya, Nairobi (210) (2)

213 United States, San Antonio, Tex (216) (-3)

214 Belarus, Minsk (244) (-30)

215 Brunei, Bandar Seri Begavan (208) (7)

216 Cairo, Egypt (230) (-14)

217 Cuba, Havana (202) (15)

218 Namibia, Windhoek (199) (19)

219 South Africa, Durban (252) (-33)

220 Peru, Lima (207) (13)

221 St. Vincent, Kingstown (212) (9)

USA 222 X & # 39; Euston Tex (213) (9)

223 Guyana, Georgetown (221) (2)

224 Thailand, Bangkok (215) (9)

USA 225, Indianapolis Ind (219) (6)

At 226 & # 39; etnam Hanoi (222) (4)

227 Dominic Ruzo (226) (1)

228 Guatemala, Guatemala City (245) (-17)

229 Albania, Tirana (223) (6)

230 Ethiopia, Addis Ababa (231) (1)

USA 231, St. Louis MO (224) (7)

USA 232, Memphis Teng (229) (3)

233 Lesotho Maseru (220) (13)

234 Costa Rica, San Jose (235) (-1)

235 Madagascar Antananaryva (227) (8)

USA 236, El Paso, Tex (228) (8)

237 Armenia, Yerevan (225) (12)

238 Eritrea, Asmara (254) (-16)

239 Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Kinshasa (63) (176)

240 Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo (232) (8)

241 Oman, Muscat (237) (4)

242 Mauritania Nouakchott (234) (8)

243 Belize, Belmopan (236) (7)

244 Uganda, Kampala (242) (2)

245 Panama, Panama City (240) (5)

246 El Salvador, San Salvador (239) (7)

247 Nicaragua, Managua (238) (9)

248 Burundi, Bujumbura (241) (7)

249 China, Shenzhen (253) (-4)

250 China, Wuhan (260) (-10)

251 Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (247) (4)

Lao 252, B & # 39; entsyan (243) (9)

253 Bangladesh, Dhaka (248) (5)

254 China, Dalian (272) (-18)

255 Tunisia, Tunisia (250) (5)

256 St. Lucia Castro (249) (7)

257 China, Macau (255) (2)

258 Swaziland Mbabane (251) (7)

Kyrgyzstan 259, Bishkek (274) (-15)

260 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo (256) (4)

261 Uzbekistan, Tashkent (275) (-14)

262 Nepal, Kathmandu (263) (-1)

263 Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar (280) (-17)

Paraguay 264, Asunsion (268) (-4)

265 Tonga Nuku'alofa (264) (1)

266 Iraq, Baghdad (258) (8)

267 Surinam, Paramaryba (259) (8)

268 Libya Tripoli (265) (3)

269 ​​Pakistan, Lahore (261) (8)

270 Bolivia, La Paz (262) (8)

271 Pakistan Islamabad (266) (5)

272 Guangzhou, China (278) (-6)

273 Pakistan, Karachi (267) (6)

274 Ecuador, Quito (269) (5)

275 Cambodia, Phnom Penh (270) (5)

276 Sri Lanka, Colombo (271) (5)

277 Dushanbe, Tajikistan (273) (4)

278 Butane, Thimpfu (276) (2)

279 Argentina, Buenos Aires (277) (2)

280 Yemen, San (279) (1)

281 China, Tianjin (281) (0)

282 Zimbabwe Harare (282) (0)