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Most expensive cities in the world

Last updated on: December 17, 2012 08:30 IST

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While prices are rising just about everyday in Indian cities, they are nothing compared to some places. ECA International, a global management consulting firm, recently came out with its semi-annual cost of living survey, which compares the cost of a basket of consumer goods and services all over the world.

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Image: An evening at Donaukanal in the centre of Vienna.
Photographs: Herwig Prammer/Reuters

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Tokyo

Movie ticket: $22.93

Can of soda: $1.85

Dozen eggs: $6.20

Beer at a bar: $10.35

Rank (2011): 1

Rank (2012): 1

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Image: Ginza shopping district in Tokyo.
Photographs: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters
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Nagoya, Japan

Movie ticket: $22.84

Can of soda: $1.44

Dozen eggs: $4.20

Beer at a bar: $10.25

Rank (2011): 4

Rank (2012): 2

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Image: A view of Nagoya in Japan.
Photographs: Benjamin Krause/Wikipedia Commons

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Oslo, Norway

Movie ticket: $17.39

Can of soda: $3.20

Dozen eggs: $8.38

Beer at a bar: $12.89

Rank (2011): 2

Rank (2012): 3

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Image: Royal Palace at the end of Karl Johans Gate in Oslo.
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters
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Luanda, Angola

Movie ticket: $13.10

Can of soda: $1.05

Dozen eggs: $5.25

Beer at a bar: $7.38

Rank (2011): 11

Rank (2012): 4

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Image: Dusk settles over the Angolan capital, Luanda.
Photographs: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

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Yokohama, Japan

Movie ticket: $22.84

Can of soda: $1.59

Dozen eggs: $4.34

Beer at a bar: $10.30

Rank (2011): 6

Rank (2012): 5

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Image: Trainers perform with four white dolphins at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise.
Photographs: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters

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Kobe, Japan

Movie ticket: $22.84

Can of soda: $1.44

Dozen eggs: $4.58

Beer at a bar: $8.49

Rank (2011): 10

Rank (2012): 6

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Image: A view of Kobe, Japan.
Photographs: 663highland/Wikipedia Commons
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Caracas, Venezuela

Movie ticket: $15.81

Can of soda: $2.93

Dozen eggs: $3.92

Beer at a bar: $11.61

Rank (2011): 13

Rank (2012): 7

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Image: Statue of national hero Simon Bolivar in Caracas.
Photographs: Jorge Silva/Reuters

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Stavanger, Norway

Movie ticket: $17.59

Can of soda: $2.89

Dozen eggs: $7.87

Beer at a bar: $12.54

Rank (2011): 8

Rank (2012): 8

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Image: A view of Stavanger, Norway.
Photographs: Dundak/Wikipedia Commons
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Zurich, Switzerland

Movie ticket: $18.59

Can of soda: $1.26

Dozen eggs: $7.88

Beer at a bar: $9.20

Rank (2011): 5

Rank (2012): 9

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Image: People relax on the banks of Lake Zurich.
Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

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Geneva, Switzerland

Movie ticket: $19.97

Can of soda: $1.29

Dozen eggs: $8.06

Beer at a bar: $9.10

Rank (2011): 3

Rank (2012): 10

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Image: A view of Jet d'Eau and Lake Leman from the St-Pierre Cathedrale in Geneva.
Photographs: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

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Bern, Switzerland

Movie ticket: $19.34

Can of soda: $1.25

Dozen eggs: $7.84

Beer at a bar: $8.25

Rank (2011): 7

Rank (2012): 11

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Image: A view of the Swiss Federal Palace in Bern.
Photographs: Michael Buholzer/Reuters

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Basel, Switzerland

Movie ticket: $18.96

Can of soda: $1.27

Dozen eggs: $8.27

Beer at a bar: $9.61

Rank (2011): 9

Rank (2012): 12

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Image: Freie Strasse in Basel.
Photographs: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

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Moscow, Russia

Movie ticket: $15.32

Can of soda: $1.64

Dozen eggs: $2.61

Beer at a bar: $9.57

Rank (2011): 16

Rank (2012): 13

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Image: A view of the Moscow International Business Center and the Mercury City Tower, right.
Photographs: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

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Sydney, Australia

Movie ticket: $19.47

Can of soda: $2.43

Dozen eggs: $5.30

Beer at a bar: $7.70

Rank (2011): 15

Rank (2012): 14

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Image: Two women walk past a work by artists Bellotti and Rosewell, which is part of 'Sculpture by the Sea', near Bondi Beach.
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Copenhagen, Denmark

Movie ticket: $15.91

Can of soda: $2.29

Dozen eggs: $6.54

Beer at a bar: $9.44

Rank (2011): 12

Rank (2012): 15

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Image: The Nyhavn canal, part of the Copenhagen Harbor and home to many bars and restaurants.
Photographs: Teis Hald Jensen/Reuters

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Canberra, Australia

Movie ticket: $18.77

Can of soda: $2.69

Dozen eggs: $7.01

Beer at a bar: $8.05

Rank (2011): 17

Rank (2012): 16

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Image: Tourists walk on pathways through the Floriade flower festival in Canberra.
Photographs: Tim Wimborne/Reuters

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Stockholm, Sweden

Movie ticket: $17.42

Can of soda: $1.91

Dozen eggs: $4.51

Beer at a bar: $10.19

Rank (2011): 19

Rank (2012): 17

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Image: People struggle against wind and drifting snow in Stockholm.
Photographs: Scanpix/Reuters

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Manhattan

Movie ticket: $13.69

Can of soda: $1.66

Dozen eggs: $4.58

Beer at a bar: $7.33

Rank (2011): 46

Rank (2012): 36


Image: A couple have a picture taken during a snow storm in New York's Times Square.
Photographs: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

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