Expatistan Cost of Living Index in Europe

Ranking City Price Index: *
1st Zurich (Switzerland) 261
2nd Geneva (Switzerland) 243
3rd Basel (Switzerland) 232
4th Lausanne (Switzerland) 228
5th London (United Kingdom) 225
6th Reykjavik (Iceland) 221
7th Oslo (Norway) 221
8th Lugano (Switzerland) 214
9th Dublin (Ireland) 202
10th Copenhagen (Denmark) 196
11th Paris (France) 189
12th Amsterdam (Netherlands) 186
13th Luxembourg 175
14th Stockholm (Sweden) 171
15th Brighton and Hove (United Kingdom) 170
16th Helsinki (Finland) 169
17th The Hague (Netherlands) 169
18th Frankfurt am Main (Germany) 167
19th Munich (Germany) 166
20th Oxford (United Kingdom) 166
21st Cambridge (United Kingdom) 165
22nd Bristol (United Kingdom) 165
23rd Hamburg (Germany) 161
24th Cork (Ireland) 159
25th Rotterdam (Netherlands) 159
26th Edinburgh (United Kingdom) 159
27th Lyon (France) 158
28th Galway (Ireland) 157
29th Manchester (United Kingdom) 154
30th Milan (Italy) 152
31st Glasgow (United Kingdom) 151
32nd Leeds (United Kingdom) 151
33rd Eindhoven (Netherlands) 151
34th Birmingham (United Kingdom) 150
35th Brussels (Belgium) 150
36th Nottingham (United Kingdom) 150
37th Belfast (United Kingdom) 149
38th Aberdeen (United Kingdom) 149
39th Berlin (Germany) 146
40th Gothenburg (Sweden) 146
41st Vienna (Austria) 144
42nd Rome (Italy) 143
43rd Nice (France) 143
44th Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom) 142
45th Barcelona (Spain) 141
46th Cardiff (United Kingdom) 141
47th Antwerp (Belgium) 140
48th Malmo (Sweden) 139
49th Venice (Italy) 139
50th Florence (Italy) 138
51st Toulouse (France) 137
52nd Madrid (Spain) 135
53rd Palma de Mallorca (Spain) 134
54th Valletta (Malta) 133
55th Bologna (Italy) 131
56th Turin (Italy) 129
57th Bilbao (Spain) 128
58th Padua (Italy) 127
59th Lisbon (Portugal) 122
60th Ljubljana (Slovenia) 119
61st Athens (Greece) 119
62nd Valencia (Spain) 119
63rd Catania (Italy) 116
64th Oporto (Portugal) 115
65th Malaga (Spain) 113
66th Zaragoza (Spain) 112
67th Tallinn (Estonia) 112
68th Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain) 112
69th Alicante (Spain) 110
70th Moscow (Russia) 110
71st Seville (Spain) 109
72nd Zagreb (Croatia) 108
73rd Riga (Latvia) 107
74th Thessaloniki (Greece) 107
75th Braga (Portugal) 104
76th Bratislava (Slovakia) 102
77th Prague (Czech Republic) 100
78th Vilnius (Lithuania) 99
79th Warsaw (Poland) 97
80th Saint Petersburg (Russia) 94
81st Budapest (Hungary) 91
82nd Brno (Czech Republic) 91
83rd Belgrade (Serbia) 86
84th Tirana (Albania) 85
85th Kraków (Poland) 84
86th Wrocław (Poland) 84
87th Sofia (Bulgaria) 83
88th Kiev (Ukraine) 82
89th Bucharest (Romania) 82
90th Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 82
91st Yekaterinburg (Russia) 78
92nd Łódź (Poland) 77
93rd Timisoara (Romania) 76
94th Skopje (Macedonia) 76
95th Cluj-Napoca (Romania) 75
96th Iasi (Romania) 72
97th Kharkiv (Ukraine) 71
98th Minsk (Belarus) 71
99th Chişinău (Moldova) 69
100th Prishtina (Kosovo) 65

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 The Hague.

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