Expatistan Cost of Living Index

Ranking City Price Index: *
1st Hamilton (Bermuda) 274
2nd Geneva (Switzerland) 251
3rd Zurich (Switzerland) 240
4th Basel (Switzerland) 234
5th New York City (United States) 232
6th London (United Kingdom) 228
7th San Francisco, California (United States) 226
8th Lugano (Switzerland) 217
9th Sydney (Australia) 217
10th Hong Kong 211
11th Dublin (Ireland) 210
12th Oakland, California (United States) 208
13th Oslo (Norway) 205
14th Washington D.C. (United States) 200
15th Copenhagen (Denmark) 197
16th Auckland (New Zealand) 197
17th Nassau (Bahamas) 196
18th Paris (France) 195
19th Boston, Massachusetts (United States) 194
20th Los Angeles, California (United States) 192
21st Honolulu, Hawaii (United States) 191
22nd San Jose, California (United States) 188
23rd Amsterdam (Netherlands) 187
24th Chicago, Illinois (United States) 186
25th Tel Aviv (Israel) 185
26th Miami, Florida (United States) 184
27th Seattle, Washington (United States) 184
28th San Diego, California (United States) 184
29th Singapore 184
30th Stockholm (Sweden) 178
31st Tokyo (Japan) 178
32nd Luxembourg 177
33rd Denver, Colorado (United States) 176
34th Perth (Australia) 174
35th Wellington (New Zealand) 173
36th Melbourne (Australia) 172
37th Portland, Oregon (United States) 172
38th Toronto (Canada) 171
39th Sacramento, California (United States) 171
40th Frankfurt am Main (Germany) 170
41st Doha (Qatar) 170
42nd Munich (Germany) 169
43rd Helsinki (Finland) 166
44th Jerusalem (Israel) 166
45th Hamburg (Germany) 165
46th Rotterdam (Netherlands) 165
47th Brisbane (Australia) 165
48th Oxford (United Kingdom) 165
49th Brighton and Hove (United Kingdom) 163
50th Vancouver (Canada) 162
51st Bristol (United Kingdom) 161
52nd Lyon (France) 161
53rd Cork (Ireland) 160
54th Adelaide (Australia) 159
55th Cologne (Germany) 159
56th Manchester (United Kingdom) 159
57th Dubai (United Arab Emirates) 158
58th Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States) 157
59th Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States) 155
60th Gothenburg (Sweden) 155
61st Orlando, Florida (United States) 155
62nd Baltimore, Maryland (United States) 154
63rd Milan (Italy) 154
64th Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota (United States) 153
65th Ottawa (Canada) 153
66th Salt Lake City, Utah (United States) 153
67th Austin, Texas (United States) 152
68th Victoria (Canada) 151
69th Brussels (Belgium) 150
70th Burlington, Vermont (United States) 150
71st Atlanta, Georgia (United States) 149
72nd Berlin (Germany) 149
73rd Providence, Rhode Island (United States) 147
74th Phoenix, Arizona (United States) 147
75th Calgary (Canada) 147
76th Tampa, Florida (United States) 147
77th Aberdeen (United Kingdom) 146
78th Dallas, Texas (United States) 146
79th Seoul (South Korea) 146
80th Rome (Italy) 145
81st Vienna (Austria) 145
82nd Raleigh, North Carolina (United States) 145
83rd Las Vegas, Nevada (United States) 143
84th Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) 143
85th New Orleans, Louisiana (United States) 142
86th Madrid (Spain) 142
87th Barcelona (Spain) 142
88th Riverside, California (United States) 142
89th Detroit, Michigan (United States) 141
90th Edmonton (Canada) 140
91st Cleveland, Ohio (United States) 140
92nd Kelowna (Canada) 139
93rd Venice (Italy) 139
94th Kansas City, Missouri (United States) 136
95th Spokane, Washington (United States) 136
96th Florence (Italy) 136
97th Houston, Texas (United States) 136
98th Montreal (Canada) 135
99th Indianapolis, Indiana (United States) 135
100th London, Ontario (Canada) 135
101st Bilbao (Spain) 134
102nd Valletta (Malta) 134
103rd Genoa (Italy) 134
104th Cincinnati, Ohio (United States) 127
105th Tucson, Arizona (United States) 127
106th Louisville, Kentucky (United States) 127
107th San Antonio, Texas (United States) 126
108th Limassol (Cyprus) 125
109th Turin (Italy) 123
110th Quebec City (Canada) 123
111th Lisbon (Portugal) 123
112th Valencia (Spain) 122
113th Naples (Italy) 122
114th Athens (Greece) 121
115th Malaga (Spain) 120
116th Memphis, Tennessee (United States) 120
117th Ljubljana (Slovenia) 119
118th San Juan (Puerto Rico) 118
119th Zaragoza (Spain) 116
120th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) 116
121st Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain) 115
122nd Thessaloniki (Greece) 114
123rd Tallinn (Estonia) 114
124th Oporto (Portugal) 112
125th Manama (Bahrain) 111
126th Seville (Spain) 110
127th Panama City (Panama) 110
128th Beijing (China) 108
129th Murcia (Spain) 107
130th Bangkok (Thailand) 106
131st Montevideo (Uruguay) 106
132nd Zagreb (Croatia) 106
133rd Amman (Jordan) 106
134th Vilnius (Lithuania) 100
135th Prague (Czech Republic) 100
136th Santiago (Chile) 98
137th Johannesburg (South Africa) 97
138th Port Louis (Mauritius) 97
139th Manila (Philippines) 96
140th Cape Town (South Africa) 95
141st Warsaw (Poland) 95
142nd San Jose, Costa Rica (Costa Rica) 94
143rd Monterrey (Mexico) 93
144th Pretoria (South Africa) 92
145th San Salvador (El Salvador) 91
146th Budapest (Hungary) 90
147th Nairobi (Kenya) 89
148th Quito (Ecuador) 88
149th Belgrade (Serbia) 86
150th Guayaquil (Ecuador) 85
151st Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) 85
152nd Mexico City (Mexico) 84
153rd Tijuana (Mexico) 84
154th Moscow (Russia) 83
155th Guatemala City (Guatemala) 82
156th Jakarta (Indonesia) 82
157th Cancún (Mexico) 82
158th Wrocław (Poland) 81
159th Kraków (Poland) 81
160th Sofia (Bulgaria) 80
161st São Paulo (Brazil) 80
162nd Guadalajara (Mexico) 80
163rd La Paz (Bolivia) 79
164th Bucharest (Romania) 78
165th Puebla (Mexico) 77
166th Lima (Peru) 76
167th San Luis Potosí (Mexico) 75
168th Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) 74
169th Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 73
170th Porto Alegre (Brazil) 73
171st Bogotá (Colombia) 73
172nd Saint Petersburg (Russia) 71
173rd Medellín (Colombia) 70
174th Brasília (Brazil) 69
175th Iasi (Romania) 69
176th Cairo (Egypt) 69
177th Mérida (Mexico) 69
178th Curitiba (Brazil) 68
179th Istanbul (Turkey) 68
180th Mumbai (India) 68
181st Florianopolis (Brazil) 68
182nd Kyiv (Ukraine) 68
183rd Belo Horizonte (Brazil) 67
184th Barranquilla (Colombia) 66
185th Salvador (Brazil) 65
186th Tunis (Tunisia) 65
187th Santiago de Cali (Colombia) 64
188th Aguascalientes (Mexico) 62
189th İzmir (Turkey) 62
190th Bangalore (India) 62
191st Baku (Azerbaijan) 62
192nd Almaty (Kazakhstan) 60
193rd Ankara (Turkey) 60
194th Delhi (India) 60
195th Asunción (Paraguay) 60
196th Astana (Kazakhstan) 59
197th Antalya (Turkey) 57
198th Hyderabad, India (India) 57
199th Pune (India) 55
200th Kharkiv (Ukraine) 55
201st Tbilisi (Georgia) 52

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 McAllen, Texas.

Prices recently added

  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Seville costs €26 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Bogotá costs COL$30,000 (about 2 hours ago)
  • 1 pack of marlboro cigarettes in Luanda costs 1,004 Kz (about 2 hours ago)
  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in Moscow costs руб 600 (about 3 hours ago)
  • 2 liters of coca-cola in Addis Ababa costs 50 Birr (about 4 hours ago)
  • 1 kg of apples in Bhubaneswar costs ₨50 (about 4 hours ago)

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