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

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 Cadiz.

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