Top 10 most expensive cities in the world
Updated: 2015-07-06 06:45
Chadian women talk in the village of Guelbanj, Chad, 25 km south of N'Jamena, Sunday Feb 10, 2008. [Photo / IC]
The living cost can be a major factor when it comes to choosing a place to settle down.
Using New York as its base city to compile the rankings, consultants Mercer compares a basket of over 200 goods and services, from imported food staples and the cost of hamburger to the price of a cinema ticket, and combines it with the cost of renting international standard accommodation.
Findings of the annual cost of living survey show that currency movements, among others, play a really big part of the rankings of world's most expensive cities.