is the world’s most expensive city for
expatriates for the second consecutive year,
according to the latest Cost of Living
Survey from Mercer Human Resource
London is in second position, climbing three places since last year. Seoul moves down one place in the ranking to take third place, followed by Tokyo in fourth. Asuncion in Paraguay is the least expensive city for the fifth year running.
Mercer's annual Cost of Living Survey covers 143 cities across six continents and measures the comparative cost of over 200 items in each location, including housing, transport, food, clothing, household goods and entertainment. It is the world’s most comprehensive cost of living survey and is used to help multinational companies and governments determine compensation allowances for their expatriate employees.
You can download a pdf copy of the top 50 cities, amongst which you will find Kiev, Ukraine ranked in 28th place. Just click on the link, below: