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Cost of Living Index by Country

Scale:
  • 63: Tunisia (cheapest)
  • 100: Czech Republic
  • 280: Cayman Islands (most expensive)

Cost of Living Ranking by Country

Ranking Country Price Index
1st Cayman Islands 280
2nd Hong Kong 236
3rd Iceland 233
4th Switzerland 231
5th Bahamas 216
6th Norway 216
7th Zimbabwe 205
8th Singapore 199
9th Ireland 198
10th Denmark 198
99th Macedonia 73
100th India 70
101st Kazakhstan 68
102nd Georgia 67
103rd Argentina 64
104th Kosovo 63
105th Tunisia 63
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Price Index: To calculate each country's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference country (that happens to be the Czech Republic). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other country in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in the Czech Republic.
Therefore, if a country has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in the Czech Republic.