Expatistan's Cost of Living Map of Europe

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This map shows only the top cities in the world. We also have a list of all the cities available in Expatistan.

The color of each marker corresponds with the cost of living in the city red markers show more expensive cities green ones show cheaper cities
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of that city.

What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each city's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

Expatistan Cost of Living Index in Europe

Ranking City Price Index: *
1st Zurich (Switzerland) 243
2nd Geneva (Switzerland) 242
3rd Basel (Switzerland) 228
4th Lausanne (Switzerland) 222
5th London (United Kingdom) 218
6th Reykjavik (Iceland) 214
7th Oslo (Norway) 213
8th Lugano (Switzerland) 211
9th Dublin (Ireland) 197
10th Copenhagen (Denmark) 193
11th Amsterdam (Netherlands) 183
12th Paris (France) 179
13th Stockholm (Sweden) 169
14th Luxembourg 168
15th Brighton and Hove (United Kingdom) 168
16th Oxford (United Kingdom) 166
17th Utrecht (Netherlands) 164
18th Bristol (United Kingdom) 163
19th Helsinki (Finland) 163
20th The Hague (Netherlands) 162
21st Frankfurt am Main (Germany) 162
22nd Munich (Germany) 158
23rd Edinburgh (United Kingdom) 157
24th Manchester (United Kingdom) 156
25th Cork (Ireland) 153
26th Cologne (Germany) 152
27th Rotterdam (Netherlands) 152
28th Glasgow (United Kingdom) 152
29th Lyon (France) 152
30th Birmingham (United Kingdom) 152
31st Nottingham (United Kingdom) 150
32nd Hamburg (Germany) 150
33rd Aberdeen (United Kingdom) 148
34th Eindhoven (Netherlands) 147
35th Milan (Italy) 146
36th Leeds (United Kingdom) 146
37th Brussels (Belgium) 144
38th Gothenburg (Sweden) 144
39th Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom) 143
40th Belfast (United Kingdom) 143
41st Stuttgart (Germany) 143
42nd Berlin (Germany) 140
43rd Nice (France) 139
44th Rome (Italy) 139
45th Vienna (Austria) 137
46th Antwerp (Belgium) 137
47th Barcelona (Spain) 135
48th Venice (Italy) 134
49th Florence (Italy) 132
50th Madrid (Spain) 131
51st Genoa (Italy) 130
52nd Palma de Mallorca (Spain) 129
53rd Valletta (Malta) 128
54th Bologna (Italy) 126
55th Bilbao (Spain) 122
56th Turin (Italy) 121
57th Naples (Italy) 117
58th Lisbon (Portugal) 117
59th Ljubljana (Slovenia) 115
60th Athens (Greece) 114
61st Valencia (Spain) 113
62nd Malaga (Spain) 110
63rd Oporto (Portugal) 109
64th Moscow (Russia) 109
65th Tallinn (Estonia) 108
66th Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain) 107
67th Seville (Spain) 107
68th Zaragoza (Spain) 107
69th Alicante (Spain) 107
70th Thessaloniki (Greece) 107
71st Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) 106
72nd Zagreb (Croatia) 104
73rd Riga (Latvia) 102
74th Murcia (Spain) 101
75th Prague (Czech Republic) 100
76th Vilnius (Lithuania) 99
77th Bratislava (Slovakia) 98
78th Saint Petersburg (Russia) 95
79th Warsaw (Poland) 95
80th Brno (Czech Republic) 90
81st Budapest (Hungary) 89
82nd Belgrade (Serbia) 85
83rd Tirana (Albania) 83
84th Kraków (Poland) 83
85th Wrocław (Poland) 82
86th Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 80
87th Kiev (Ukraine) 80
88th Bucharest (Romania) 80
89th Sofia (Bulgaria) 79
90th Yekaterinburg (Russia) 78
91st Cluj-Napoca (Romania) 73
92nd Kharkiv (Ukraine) 69
93rd Iasi (Romania) 69
94th Chişinău (Moldova) 66

Price Index:

To calculate each city's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

What is Expatistan?

Expatistan is a cost of living calculator that allows you to compare the cost of living between cities around the world. The comparisons allow you to get a better understanding of the cost of living of any city before you move there.

What makes us unique is that we collect the prices that we use to calculate our cost of living index from visitors like you. Naturally, the more data entered, the more accurate the index and the calculations will be.

That's why we need your help to keep prices accurate and up to date. You can help by entering the prices that you know in Warsaw.

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