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Cost of Living Index by Country

  • 52: Egypt (cheapest)
  • 100: Czech Republic
  • 308: Cayman Islands (most expensive)

Cost of Living Ranking by Country

Rank Country Price Index
1st Cayman Islands 308
2nd Switzerland 276
3rd Iceland 260
4th Hong Kong 244
5th Norway 226
6th Singapore 213
7th Australia 209
8th Ireland 207
9th New Zealand 203
10th Qatar 202
86th Kosovo 73
87th Azerbaijan 72
88th Georgia 70
89th India 69
90th Ukraine 67
91st Tunisia 64
92nd Egypt 52
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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.