Expatistan's Cost of Living World Map

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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

Ranking City Price Index *
1st Geneva (Switzerland) 249
2nd Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands) 248
3rd Luanda (Angola) 248
4th Zurich (Switzerland) 244
5th Reykjavik (Iceland) 241
6th New York City (United States) 239
7th San Francisco, California (United States) 233
8th London (United Kingdom) 222
9th Washington D.C. (United States) 222
10th Mountain View, California (United States) 221
11th Basel (Switzerland) 219
12th Lausanne (Switzerland) 216
13th Oslo (Norway) 216
14th Bern (Switzerland) 213
15th Hong Kong 212
16th Sydney (Australia) 205
17th San Jose, California (United States) 202
18th Honolulu, Hawaii (United States) 202
19th Oakland, California (United States) 200
20th Dublin (Ireland) 198
21st Maui (United States) 195
22nd Jersey City, New Jersey (United States) 193
23rd Boston, Massachusetts (United States) 193
24th Paris (France) 193
25th Singapore 193
26th Copenhagen (Denmark) 192
27th Seattle, Washington (United States) 190
28th Los Angeles, California (United States) 188
29th Tokyo (Japan) 186
30th Doha (Qatar) 186
31st Chicago, Illinois (United States) 183
32nd Perth (Australia) 183
33rd San Diego, California (United States) 182
34th Amsterdam (Netherlands) 182
35th Tel Aviv (Israel) 181
36th Auckland (New Zealand) 181
37th Luxembourg 179
38th Melbourne (Australia) 179
39th Wellington (New Zealand) 179
40th Brisbane (Australia) 178
41st Boulder, Colorado (United States) 177
42nd Stockholm (Sweden) 174
43rd Oxford (United Kingdom) 173
44th Helsinki (Finland) 173
45th Portland, Oregon (United States) 173
46th Dubai (United Arab Emirates) 173
47th Newark, New Jersey (United States) 172
48th Miami, Florida (United States) 172
49th Anchorage, Alaska (United States) 172
50th Bristol (United Kingdom) 172
51st Munich (Germany) 171
52nd Canberra (Australia) 169
53rd Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States) 169
54th Birmingham (United Kingdom) 168
55th Vancouver (Canada) 167
56th Denver, Colorado (United States) 167
57th Cork (Ireland) 167
58th Jerusalem (Israel) 167
59th Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) 166
60th Toronto (Canada) 166
61st Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota (United States) 165
62nd Sacramento, California (United States) 165
63rd Baltimore, Maryland (United States) 165
64th The Hague (Netherlands) 163
65th Brighton and Hove (United Kingdom) 162
66th Frankfurt am Main (Germany) 160
67th Christchurch (New Zealand) 159
68th Lyon (France) 159
69th Edinburgh (United Kingdom) 158
70th Adelaide (Australia) 158
71st Atlanta, Georgia (United States) 157
72nd Fort Lauderdale, Florida (United States) 157
73rd Galway (Ireland) 155
74th Calgary (Canada) 155
75th Cologne (Germany) 155
76th Hamburg (Germany) 154
77th Brussels (Belgium) 154
78th Austin, Texas (United States) 153
79th Düsseldorf (Germany) 153
80th Tacoma, Washington (United States) 153
81st Leeds (United Kingdom) 153
82nd Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom) 153
83rd Gothenburg (Sweden) 152
84th Rotterdam (Netherlands) 152
85th New Orleans, Louisiana (United States) 152
86th Burlington, Vermont (United States) 151
87th Mississauga (Canada) 151
88th Manchester (United Kingdom) 151
89th Ottawa (Canada) 151
90th Nashville, Tennessee (United States) 150
91st Milan (Italy) 150
92nd Dallas, Texas (United States) 150
93rd Rome (Italy) 149
94th Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States) 149
95th Providence, Rhode Island (United States) 149
96th Salt Lake City, Utah (United States) 148
97th Seoul (South Korea) 148
98th Fort Worth, Texas (United States) 148
99th Vienna (Austria) 148
100th Edmonton (Canada) 147
101st Houston, Texas (United States) 147
102nd Berlin (Germany) 147
103rd Belfast (United Kingdom) 146
104th Grand Rapids (United States) 146
105th Madison, Wisconsin (United States) 146
106th Stuttgart (Germany) 146
107th Limerick (Ireland) 145
108th Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) 144
109th Victoria (Canada) 144
110th San Juan (Puerto Rico) 144
111th Venice (Italy) 143
112th Riverside, California (United States) 143
113th Scottsdale, Arizona (United States) 143
114th Charlotte, North Carolina (United States) 142
115th Eugene, Oregon (United States) 141
116th Barcelona (Spain) 141
117th Las Vegas, Nevada (United States) 141
118th Tampa, Florida (United States) 141
119th Reno, Nevada (United States) 140
120th Malmo (Sweden) 140
121st Antwerp (Belgium) 140
122nd Little Rock, Arkansas (United States) 140
123rd Milwaukee, Wisconsin (United States) 140
124th Fresno, California (United States) 139
125th St. Louis, Missouri (United States) 139
126th Cleveland, Ohio (United States) 139
127th Glasgow (United Kingdom) 138
128th Virginia Beach, Virginia (United States) 138
129th Jackson, Mississippi (United States) 138
130th Colorado Springs, Colorado (United States) 138
131st Genoa (Italy) 138
132nd Winnipeg (Canada) 138
133rd Cincinnati, Ohio (United States) 137
134th Orlando, Florida (United States) 137
135th Asheville, North Carolina (United States) 137
136th Fort Collins, Colorado (United States) 137
137th Kansas City, Missouri (United States) 137
138th Des Moines, Iowa (United States) 136
139th Jacksonville, Florida (United States) 135
140th Beirut (Lebanon) 135
141st Madrid (Spain) 135
142nd Phoenix, Arizona (United States) 135
143rd Florence (Italy) 135
144th Buffalo, New York (United States) 135
145th Halifax (Canada) 135
146th Cardiff (United Kingdom) 134
147th Bologna (Italy) 134
148th Montreal (Canada) 134
149th Raleigh, North Carolina (United States) 134
150th Liverpool (United Kingdom) 133
151st Montevideo (Uruguay) 133
152nd Columbus, Ohio (United States) 133
153rd Padua (Italy) 132
154th Kuwait City (Kuwait) 132
155th Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (United States) 132
156th Rochester, New York (United States) 132
157th Louisville, Kentucky (United States) 132
158th Richmond, Virginia (United States) 132
159th Tulsa, Oklahoma (United States) 132
160th Nottingham (United Kingdom) 132
161st San Antonio, Texas (United States) 130
162nd Indianapolis, Indiana (United States) 130
163rd Birmingham, Alabama (United States) 130
164th Quebec City (Canada) 129
165th Shanghai (China) 129
166th Spokane, Washington (United States) 129
167th Wichita, Kansas (United States) 129
168th Kitchener-Waterloo (Canada) 129
169th Albuquerque, New Mexico (United States) 128
170th Memphis, Tennessee (United States) 128
171st London, Ontario (Canada) 128
172nd Valletta (Malta) 127
173rd Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 127
174th Knoxville, Tennessee (United States) 127
175th Greensboro, North Carolina (United States) 127
176th Harare (Zimbabwe) 127
177th Bilbao (Spain) 126
178th Panama City (Panama) 126
179th São Paulo (Brazil) 126
180th Toledo, Ohio (United States) 125
181st Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) 124
182nd Greenville, South Carolina (United States) 122
183rd Amman (Jordan) 122
184th Lisbon (Portugal) 122
185th Athens (Greece) 122
186th Turin (Italy) 122
187th El Paso, Texas (United States) 121
188th Detroit, Michigan (United States) 121
189th Valencia (Spain) 121
190th Boise, Idaho (United States) 121
191st Beijing (China) 120
192nd Tucson, Arizona (United States) 119
193rd Ljubljana (Slovenia) 119
194th Omaha, Nebraska (United States) 119
195th Catania (Italy) 118
196th San Jose (Costa Rica) 118
197th Nicosia (Cyprus) 117
198th Limassol (Cyprus) 117
199th Thessaloniki (Greece) 117
200th Manama (Bahrain) 116
201st Brasília (Brazil) 115
202nd Muscat (Oman) 114
203rd Porto Alegre (Brazil) 113
204th Moscow (Russia) 113
205th Taipei (Taiwan) 112
206th Salvador (Brazil) 112
207th Florianopolis (Brazil) 111
208th Dammam (Saudi Arabia) 111
209th Malaga (Spain) 111
210th Port Louis (Mauritius) 111
211th Kingston (Jamaica) 110
212th Belo Horizonte (Brazil) 109
213th Bangkok (Thailand) 109
214th Seville (Spain) 109
215th Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) 109
216th Pretoria (South Africa) 109
217th Campinas (Brazil) 109
218th Recife (Brazil) 109
219th Santos, Sao Paulo (Brazil) 109
220th Goiânia (Brazil) 109
221st Santiago (Chile) 108
222nd Buenos Aires (Argentina) 108
223rd São José dos Campos (Brazil) 108
224th Niterói (Brazil) 107
225th Curitiba (Brazil) 107
226th Split (Croatia) 105
227th Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) 105
228th Tallinn (Estonia) 105
229th Balneario Camboriu (Brazil) 105
230th Caxias do Sul (Brazil) 104
231st Johannesburg (South Africa) 104
232nd Riga (Latvia) 104
233rd Zagreb (Croatia) 103
234th Belém (Brazil) 103
235th Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) 102
236th Nairobi (Kenya) 102
237th Fortaleza (Brazil) 102
238th Oporto (Portugal) 102
239th Guatemala City (Guatemala) 101
240th Bratislava (Slovakia) 101
241st Prague (Czech Republic) 100
242nd Joinville (Brazil) 100
243rd Suva (Fiji) 99
244th Vilnius (Lithuania) 99
245th Coimbra (Portugal) 99
246th Manaus (Brazil) 98
247th Braga (Portugal) 97
248th Guayaquil (Ecuador) 97
249th Kampala (Uganda) 96
250th Uberlandia (Brazil) 96
251st Windhoek (Namibia) 96
252nd Vitória (Brazil) 95
253rd Cape Town (South Africa) 94
254th Budapest (Hungary) 93
255th Istanbul (Turkey) 93
256th Rijeka (Croatia) 93
257th Natal (Brazil) 92
258th San Salvador (El Salvador) 92
259th Warsaw (Poland) 91
260th Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) 91
261st Quito (Ecuador) 91
262nd Saint Petersburg (Russia) 90
263rd Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) 89
264th Rosario (Argentina) 88
265th Brno (Czech Republic) 88
266th Jakarta (Indonesia) 88
267th Tegucigalpa (Honduras) 88
268th Kraków (Poland) 88
269th Asunción (Paraguay) 87
270th Lima (Peru) 87
271st Poznan (Poland) 86
272nd Durban (South Africa) 86
273rd Monterrey (Mexico) 86
274th Podgorica (Montenegro) 86
275th Gdańsk (Poland) 86
276th Mexico City (Mexico) 85
277th Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) 85
278th Bogotá (Colombia) 85
279th Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) 85
280th Casablanca (Morocco) 85
281st Córdoba (Argentina) 84
282nd Belgrade (Serbia) 84
283rd Pattaya (Thailand) 84
284th Port Elizabeth (South Africa) 83
285th Wrocław (Poland) 83
286th Manila (Philippines) 83
287th Sofia (Bulgaria) 82
288th Kazan' (Russia) 82
289th Gaborone (Botswana) 81
290th La Paz (Bolivia) 81
291st Medellín (Colombia) 80
292nd İzmir (Turkey) 79
293rd Ankara (Turkey) 79
294th Tirana (Albania) 78
295th Bucharest (Romania) 78
296th Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) 78
297th Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 77
298th Algiers (Algeria) 76
299th Mumbai (India) 76
300th Cuenca (Ecuador) 76
301st Kathmandu (Nepal) 76
302nd Georgetown (Penang) (Malaysia) 76
303rd Cluj-Napoca (Romania) 74
304th Gurgaon (India) 74
305th Skopje (Macedonia) 73
306th Puebla (Mexico) 73
307th Dhaka (Bangladesh) 72
308th Antalya (Turkey) 71
309th Iasi (Romania) 71
310th Queretaro (Mexico) 71
311th Almaty (Kazakhstan) 70
312th Timisoara (Romania) 70
313th Novosibirsk (Russia) 70
314th Ulan Bator (Mongolia) 70
315th Chihuahua (Mexico) 69
316th Santiago de Cali (Colombia) 68
317th Lucknow (India) 68
318th Astana (Kazakhstan) 68
319th Chişinău (Moldova) 68
320th Chandigarh (India) 68
321st Guadalajara (Mexico) 67
322nd Delhi (India) 66
323rd Prishtina (Kosovo) 66
324th Colombo (Sri Lanka) 65
325th Bangalore (India) 65
326th Yerevan (Armenia) 65
327th Kiev (Ukraine) 64
328th Baku (Azerbaijan) 62
329th Pune (India) 60
330th Tbilisi (Georgia) 59
331st Madras (India) 59
332nd Tunis (Tunisia) 58
333rd Hyderabad (India) 57
334th Kolkata (India) 57
335th Ahmedabad (India) 57
336th Cairo (Egypt) 56
337th Jaipur (India) 55
338th Kochi (India) 55
339th Bhubaneswar (India) 53
340th Odessa (Ukraine) 51

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 Orsk.

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