Expatistan Cost of Living Index in Europe

Ranking City Price Index: *
1st Geneva (Switzerland) 251
2nd Zurich (Switzerland) 240
3rd Basel (Switzerland) 234
4th London (United Kingdom) 228
5th Lugano (Switzerland) 217
6th Dublin (Ireland) 210
7th Oslo (Norway) 205
8th Copenhagen (Denmark) 197
9th Paris (France) 195
10th Amsterdam (Netherlands) 187
11th Stockholm (Sweden) 178
12th Luxembourg 176
13th Frankfurt am Main (Germany) 170
14th Munich (Germany) 169
15th Helsinki (Finland) 166
16th Oxford (United Kingdom) 165
17th Hamburg (Germany) 165
18th Rotterdam (Netherlands) 165
19th Brighton and Hove (United Kingdom) 163
20th Bristol (United Kingdom) 161
21st Cork (Ireland) 160
22nd Lyon (France) 160
23rd Manchester (United Kingdom) 159
24th Cologne (Germany) 159
25th Gothenburg (Sweden) 155
26th Milan (Italy) 153
27th Brussels (Belgium) 150
28th Berlin (Germany) 149
29th Aberdeen (United Kingdom) 147
30th Rome (Italy) 145
31st Vienna (Austria) 145
32nd Madrid (Spain) 142
33rd Barcelona (Spain) 142
34th Venice (Italy) 139
35th Florence (Italy) 136
36th Bilbao (Spain) 134
37th Valletta (Malta) 134
38th Genoa (Italy) 134
39th Turin (Italy) 123
40th Lisbon (Portugal) 123
41st Valencia (Spain) 122
42nd Naples (Italy) 121
43rd Athens (Greece) 121
44th Malaga (Spain) 120
45th Ljubljana (Slovenia) 119
46th Zaragoza (Spain) 116
47th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) 116
48th Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain) 114
49th Thessaloniki (Greece) 113
50th Tallinn (Estonia) 113
51st Oporto (Portugal) 111
52nd Seville (Spain) 109
53rd Murcia (Spain) 106
54th Zagreb (Croatia) 106
55th Vilnius (Lithuania) 100
56th Prague (Czech Republic) 100
57th Warsaw (Poland) 95
58th Budapest (Hungary) 90
59th Belgrade (Serbia) 86
60th Moscow (Russia) 84
61st Wrocław (Poland) 81
62nd Kraków (Poland) 81
63rd Sofia (Bulgaria) 80
64th Bucharest (Romania) 78
65th Saint Petersburg (Russia) 71
66th Iasi (Romania) 69
67th Kyiv (Ukraine) 68
68th Kharkiv (Ukraine) 55

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 Seoul.

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