Expatistan Cost of Living Index in Europe

Ranking City Price Index: *
1st Zurich (Switzerland) 246
2nd Geneva (Switzerland) 246
3rd Basel (Switzerland) 231
4th Lausanne (Switzerland) 225
5th London (United Kingdom) 219
6th Reykjavik (Iceland) 216
7th Lugano (Switzerland) 214
8th Oslo (Norway) 213
9th Dublin (Ireland) 199
10th Copenhagen (Denmark) 195
11th Amsterdam (Netherlands) 184
12th Paris (France) 181
13th Luxembourg 170
14th Stockholm (Sweden) 170
15th Brighton and Hove (United Kingdom) 169
16th Oxford (United Kingdom) 168
17th Frankfurt am Main (Germany) 166
18th Bristol (United Kingdom) 165
19th The Hague (Netherlands) 164
20th Helsinki (Finland) 164
21st Munich (Germany) 160
22nd Edinburgh (United Kingdom) 158
23rd Manchester (United Kingdom) 158
24th Cork (Ireland) 155
25th Cologne (Germany) 154
26th Lyon (France) 154
27th Rotterdam (Netherlands) 153
28th Glasgow (United Kingdom) 153
29th Birmingham (United Kingdom) 153
30th Hamburg (Germany) 151
31st Nottingham (United Kingdom) 151
32nd Aberdeen (United Kingdom) 149
33rd Eindhoven (Netherlands) 148
34th Milan (Italy) 147
35th Leeds (United Kingdom) 147
36th Brussels (Belgium) 145
37th Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom) 145
38th Belfast (United Kingdom) 145
39th Gothenburg (Sweden) 144
40th Stuttgart (Germany) 144
41st Berlin (Germany) 141
42nd Nice (France) 140
43rd Rome (Italy) 140
44th Vienna (Austria) 138
45th Antwerp (Belgium) 138
46th Barcelona (Spain) 136
47th Venice (Italy) 136
48th Florence (Italy) 134
49th Madrid (Spain) 132
50th Genoa (Italy) 131
51st Palma de Mallorca (Spain) 130
52nd Valletta (Malta) 130
53rd Bologna (Italy) 127
54th Bilbao (Spain) 123
55th Turin (Italy) 122
56th Naples (Italy) 118
57th Lisbon (Portugal) 117
58th Ljubljana (Slovenia) 116
59th Athens (Greece) 115
60th Valencia (Spain) 114
61st Malaga (Spain) 111
62nd Oporto (Portugal) 110
63rd Tallinn (Estonia) 109
64th Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain) 109
65th Zaragoza (Spain) 108
66th Alicante (Spain) 108
67th Seville (Spain) 108
68th Thessaloniki (Greece) 108
69th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) 108
70th Moscow (Russia) 108
71st Zagreb (Croatia) 105
72nd Riga (Latvia) 103
73rd Murcia (Spain) 102
74th Prague (Czech Republic) 100
75th Vilnius (Lithuania) 100
76th Bratislava (Slovakia) 99
77th Warsaw (Poland) 95
78th Saint Petersburg (Russia) 94
79th Brno (Czech Republic) 90
80th Budapest (Hungary) 89
81st Belgrade (Serbia) 85
82nd Tirana (Albania) 84
83rd Kraków (Poland) 83
84th Wrocław (Poland) 82
85th Bucharest (Romania) 81
86th Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 81
87th Sofia (Bulgaria) 80
88th Kiev (Ukraine) 80
89th Yekaterinburg (Russia) 77
90th Cluj-Napoca (Romania) 74
91st Iasi (Romania) 70
92nd Kharkiv (Ukraine) 70
93rd Chişinău (Moldova) 67

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 Berlin.

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