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Mercer’s 2018 Global Quality of Living Ranking

For the ninth consecutive year, Vienna, Austria tops our Quality of Living ranking. Zurich, Switzerland and Munich, Germany followed Vienna. Western European cities continues to surpass the rest of the world when it comes to expatriate quality of living by taking 8 of the top spots. Mercer’s authoritative Quality of Living Survey is the most comprehensive …
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The Most Expensive Cities to Live In 2017

Singapore is the world’s most expensive city for the fourth year running according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living 2017. The report listed five Asian cities in its top six, including Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka and Seoul. The exception was Switzerland’s Zurich, which was ranked third. Geneva, Paris, New York and Copenhagen …
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Mercer’s 2017 Global Quality of Living Ranking

Vienna, Austria was once again ranked the city with the highest quality of life — for the eighth year in a row. Zurich, Switzerland and Aukland, New Zealand followed Vienna. Mercer’s authoritative Quality of Living Survey is the most comprehensive in the world, taking the city’s political and social environment, medical care and health considerations, public …
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The World’s Most Expensive Cities for Expatriates 2015

Luanda, the capital of Angola in Southern Africa is the world’s most expensive city to live in for expatriates, according to Mercer‘s latest annual cost of living survey. The city has regularly come in at Number 1 in recent years, except in 2012 when it was ousted by Tokyo. Imported products and services that ensure safe …
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2013 Cost of Living Ranking

Luanda, the capital of Angola in Southern Africa, has overtaken Tokyo as the world’s most expensive city to live in for expatriates, according to Mercer‘s latest annual cost of living survey. The oil-rich nation, which struggles with high costs of accommodation and imported goods, is back at the top of the rankings after falling into …
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The Best Cities in the World to Live In

Vienna is the city with the best living standard in the world, according to Mercer’s Quality of Living Index 2012. Zurich and Auckland follow in second and third place in the ranking, while Barcelona and Madrid rank in 40th and 49th position, respectively. Mercer conducts the survey to help governments and multinational companies compensate employees …
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The Most Expensive Cities in the World 2012

Tokyo (Japan) remains the world’s most expensive city for expats, according to the latest cost of living ranking from EuroCost International. Luanda (Angola)  overtook Moscow this year to take 2nd place. Euro zone cities have fallen in the ranking as a consequence of a weakening currency (Paris, top euro zone city is only 39th whereas it ranked 23rd in 2011). Brazilian …
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The Most Expensive Cities to Live In

For the first time in at least two decades of reporting the worldwide cost of living survey, Zurich sits atop the ranking as the world’s most expensive city. An index swing of 34 percentage points pushed the Swiss city up 4 places compared to last year to overtake Tokyo, which remains in 2nd place. Geneva, …
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The Best Cities in the World to Live In

Vienna is the city with the best living standard in the world, according to Mercer’s Quality of Living Index 2011. Zurich and Auckland follow in second and third place in the ranking, while Barcelona and Madrid rank in 40th and 43rd position, respectively. Mercer conducts the survey to help governments and multinational companies compensate employees …
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The World’s Most Expensive Cities for Expatriates

The capital of Angola is the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, according to the Mercer Worldwide Cost of Living Survey. Tokyo, regularly rated as one of the world’s most expensive cities, occupies second place followed by Ndjamena, the capital of Chad, in third. Barcelona, meanwhile, lies in 49th position. The survey, which covers 214 …
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