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50 most expensive cities

June 14, 2004 16:00 IST

 

          Cost of Living Survey 2004

Rank 2004

Rank 2003

City

Index 2004

Index 2003

1

1

Tokyo, Japan

130.7

126.1

2

7

London, UK

119

101.3

3

2

Moscow, Russia

117.4

114.5

4

3

Osaka, Japan

116.1

112.2

5

4

Hong Kong

109.5

111.6

6

6

Geneva, Switzerland

106.2

101.8

7

8

Seoul, South Korea

104.1

101

8

15

Copenhagen, Denmark

102.2

89.4

9

9

Zurich, Switzerland

101.6

100.3

10

12

St. Petersburg, Russia

101.4

97.3

11

5

Beijing, China

101.1

105.1

12

10

New York City, USA

100

100

13

17

Milan, Italy

98.7

87.2

14

21

Dublin, Ireland

96.9

86

15

13

Oslo, Norway

96.2

92.7

16

11

Shanghai, China

95.3

98.4

17

23

Paris, France

94.8

84.3

18

42

Istanbul, Turkey

93.5

78.8

19

34

Vienna, Austria

92.5

82.4

20

67

Sydney, Australia

91.8

73.7

21

41

Rome, Italy

90.5

79

22

48

Stockholm, Sweden

89.5

78.2

23

36

Helsinki, Finland

88.8

80.9

24

35

Abidjan, Ivory Coast

88.7

81.3

25

31

Douala, Cameroon

88.3

82.9

26

52

Amsterdam, Netherlands

88.1

76.8

27

22

Los Angeles, USA

86.6

85.6

28

58

Berlin, Germany

85.7

75.3

29

14

Hanoi, Vietnam

85.6

89.5

30

18

Shenzhen, China

85.6

86.7

31

29

Taipei, Taiwan

85.3

83.5

32

18

Guangzhou, China

84.9

86.7

33

40

Tel Aviv, Israel

84.8

79.1

34

37

Budapest, Hungary

84.5

80.2

35

25

Chicago, USA

84.5

83.9

36

16

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

84.5

88.5

37

25

Beirut, Lebanon

84.3

83.9

38

30

San Francisco, USA

84.3

83

39

66

Luxembourg

84.3

74

40

63

Dusseldorf, Germany

84.3

74.2

41

74

Glasgow, UK

84.1

72.3

42

65

Frankfurt, Germany

84

74.1

43

62

Munich, Germany

84

74.4

44

56

Bratislava, Slovak Republic

83.9

75.7

45

38

Jakarta, Indonesia

83.9

80

46

32

Singapore

83.6

82.8

47

56

Dakar, Senegal

83.4

75.7

48

27

Riga, Latvia

83.3

83.7

49

49

Prague,  Czech Republic

83.3

78.1

50

71

Athens, Greece

82.9

72.9

Source: Mercer Human Resource Consulting





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Sub: Why Not Mumbai and Bangalore

Why Not Mumbai and Bangalore are included i think they are more costly cities then some of the cities included in the list.


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