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Cost of Living Index by Country

Scale:
  • 62: Kosovo (cheapest)
  • 100: Czech Republic
  • 276: Cayman Islands (most expensive)

Cost of Living Ranking by Country

Ranking Country Price Index
1st Cayman Islands 276
2nd Hong Kong 236
3rd Switzerland 230
4th Iceland 227
5th Bahamas 216
6th Norway 212
7th Zimbabwe 201
8th Ireland 197
9th Denmark 196
10th Singapore 195
98th India 71
99th Azerbaijan 71
100th Kazakhstan 69
101st Tunisia 65
102nd Georgia 64
103rd Argentina 64
104th Kosovo 62
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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.