Expatistan Cost of Living Index

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

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.

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