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World's 20 cheapest cities

Last updated on: October 1, 2012 10:56 IST

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While Oslo, Zurich and Tokyo are the world's most expensive cities, New Delhi and Mumbai are the cheapest cities.

Prices for many goods and services are lowest in India's metro cities Delhi and Mumbai.

Take a look at the world's 20 cheapest cities...

New Delhi

Price level (excluding rent) 33.1

Price level (including rent): 29.4

These calculations are based on the cost of a basket of 122 goods and service weighted according to European consumption habits. Listed according to value of index (price level excluding rent)

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Image: Vendors hold bags of cotton candy for sale as they look for customers in New Delhi.
Photographs: Ahmad Masood/Reuters.

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Mumbai

Price level (excluding rent): 34.1

Price level (including rent): 31.0

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Image: A worker arranges sarees, a traditional cloth used for women's clothing outside a shop in Mumbai.
Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters.
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Bucharest

Price level (excluding rent): 39.8

Price level (including rent): 34.7

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Image: Dambovita near Ciurel Bridge in Bucharest.
Photographs: CristianChirita/Wikimedia Commons.
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Manila

Price level (excluding rent): 41.5

Price level (including rent): 35.8

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Image: People queue to pay for groceries at a supermarket in Paranaque, Metro Manila.
Photographs: Erik De Castro/Reuters.
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Sofia

Price level (excluding rent): 42.3

Price level (including rent): 36.4

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Image: A worker sorts mail in Bulgaria's main postal logistic centre in Sofia.
Photographs: Oleg Popov/Reuters.
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Cairo

Price level (excluding rent): 42.4

Price level (including rent): 36.2

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Image: A street vendor sells candy during a sit-in against the military at Tahrir Square in Cairo.
Photographs: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters.
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Nairobi

Price level (excluding rent): 48.6

Price level (including rent): 43.7

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Image: A motorcyclist rides past the Kenyan Parliament House clock tower in the capital Nairobi.
Photographs: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters.
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Lima

Price level (excluding rent): 50.8

Price level (including rent): 44.4

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Image: A customer tries a traditional hat made by an Andean man during the
Photographs: Enrique Castro-Mendivil/Reuters.
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Vilnius

Price level (excluding rent): 50.8

Price level (including rent): 43.5

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Image: Vilnius TV tower, Vilnius, Lithuania.
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Mexico City

Price level (excluding rent): 51.2

Price level (including rent): 45.7

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Image: Pedestrians walk past the Torre Latinoamericana illuminated by LED lights, as part of an artistic intervention, in downtown Mexico City.
Photographs: Tomas Bravo/Reuters.
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Kuala Lumpur

Price level (excluding rent): 52.0

Price level (including rent): 46.1

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Johannesburg

Price level (excluding rent): 52.1

Price level (including rent): 47.2

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Image: Johannesburg.
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Santiago de Chile

Price level (excluding rent): 52.8

Price level (including rent): 47.6

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Image: A racer prepares to participate in a promotional launch of the Atacama Solar Race 2012 in Santiago.
Photographs: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters.
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Bogota

Price level (excluding rent): 53.1

Price level (including rent): 46.9

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Image: Bogota.
Photographs: Reuters.
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Kiev

Price level (excluding rent): 53.1

Price level (including rent): 46.8

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Image: Kiev Metro station.
Photographs: Reuters.
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Warsaw

Price level (excluding rent): 53.7

Price level (including rent): 47.9

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Image: Christmas shoppers walk through Zlote Tarasy Shopping Mall in Warsaw.
Photographs: Peter Andrews/Reuters.

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Jakarta

Price level (excluding rent): 53.7

Price level (including rent): 48.6

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Photographs: Reuters.
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Bratislava

Price level (excluding rent): 53.9

Price level (including rent): 47.0

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Image: Bratislava.
Photographs: Alberto Fernandez /Wikimedia Commons.
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Manama

Price level (excluding rent): 54.0

Price level (including rent): 49.5

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Image: Bahrain's capital Manama as seen from Abraj Al Lulu.
Photographs: Reuters.

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Prague

Price level (excluding rent): 54.3

Price level (including rent): 48.0



Image: Prague Metro.
Photographs: Wikimedia Commons.
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