World's Most Expensive Cities, 2011

The data in this table reflects a survey measuring the comparative cost of over 200 items in each location, including housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods, and entertainment. Produced by Mercer, a global human resources and financial consulting firm, the survey is used to help multinational companies and governments determine compensation allowances for their expatriate employees.

Rankings  
2011 City
1 Luanda, Angola
2 Tokyo, Japan
3 N'Djamena, Chad
4 Moscow, Russia
5 Geneva, Switzerland
6 Osaka, Japan
7 Zurich, Switzerland
8 Singapore, Singapore
9 Hong Kong, Hong Kong
10 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Source: Mercer Human Resource Consulting. Web: www.mercerhr.com .

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Ratio of Estimated Female to Male Earned Income, by Country 2005 Economic Statistics World's Most Expensive Cities, 2007
World's Most Expensive Cities, 2011

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