Here are the 9 most expensive cities to live in the world for 2018


Only recently the Economist’s Intelligence Unit released a report on the most expensive cities to live in the world. Taking into account various factors such as wages, petrol, wine and a plethora of over 150 items, a comprehensive study was carried out and a report was compiled.

While Singapore bagged the first rank for the fifth time in a row, Paris and Zurich followed in as second an third respectively. Inspite of popular belief, New York or London did not bag a spot in the list although people tend to think of these cities as uber-expensive. Cities in Asia and Europe made it to the list with the ratio being 5:4 in favour of Europe.

9 most expensive cities in the world:
1. Singapore
2. Paris, France
3. Zürich, Switzerland
4. Hong Kong, SAR, China
5. Oslo, Norway
6. Geneva, Switzerland
7. Seoul, South Korea
8. Copenhagen, Denmark
9. Tel Aviv, Israel

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Just to give you an insight into how expensive Singapore is, here’s a short summary of the pricing in the city. In Singapore, the average price for a loaf of bread is $3.71, a bottle of wine is $23.78, 20 cigarettes go for $9.66, and a litre of gasoline is $1.56.

In comparison, Sydney which ranks tenth on the list, a loaf of bread is $3.99, a bottle of wine is $20.49, 20 cigarettes go for $23.89, and a litre of gasoline is $0.98.

[Via:Usnews]