A new study by Swiss bank UBS compared the prices and salaries of about 77 cities, with mixed results.
The comparison is based on an assessment of about 128 prices for different goods and services, in addition to the average income of some occupations represented by the average active population of bus drivers to doctors.
Although pricing policy varies from country to country, workers living in Zurich, for example, will need the most expensive city in the world to work for 4.7 days to buy an iPhone X, while residents in Johannesburg need 36.4 days to buy the device itself. Sara Romero was published by the Spanish magazine Moy Interecente. And then the cities in their order.
Zurich is the most expensive city in the world
Zurich (Switzerland) is the most expensive city in the world. Together with Geneva, these two Swiss cities were once again ranked by Swiss banking giant UBS as the most unsustainable city because of the high cost of living in the world. In addition, this city is 16.8% more expensive than New York in general.
|Geneva, Switzerland is the second most expensive city in the world (Pixabee)|
Geneva is the second most expensive city
Geneva (Switzerland) is the second most expensive city in the world. According to the study, a family of three in Geneva spends an average of $ 705.8 per month on food.
Despite the superiority of Zurich, Geneva remains the most expensive in terms of cost of housing an average of $ 2.340 compared to 2,100.70 in Zurich. In addition, Geneva is the most expensive in terms of purchasing power, and filling the food basket monthly costs $ 706 per household on average.
Oslo is the third most expensive city
Oslo (Norway) is the third most expensive city in the world with a score of 113.4 points, the most populous city in Norway and the third largest Scandinavian city and urban area.
Filling the shopping cart is estimated at $ 499 per month for an average family.
|Oslo is the third most expensive city in the world and the most populous city in Norway (Pixabee)|
Copenhagen is the fourth city
Copenhagen (Denmark) It is the fourth most expensive city in the world. The city is also one of the ten most expensive cities to make purchases, with a monthly average exceeding $ 500 per household.
|Copenhagen (Denmark) is well represented in the list of the most expensive cities on the planet (Pixabee)|
New York is the fifth city
New York (USA) is the fifth most expensive city in the world with a basic score of 100 points. In particular, the state is one of the 10 cities in the world where purchasing is more expensive at $ 479 per month.
Tokyo ranked sixth
Tokyo (Japan) is the sixth most expensive city in the world, with 99.5 degrees. The city is the fourth most expensive city in the world in terms of food expenses, with an average monthly cost per family of $ 529.
|Tokyo (Japan) is the sixth most expensive city in the world, and the fourth most expensive in the world in terms of food expenses (Biscape)|
Milan ranked seventh
Milan (Italy) is the seventh most expensive city on the planet, with a score of 95.4 degrees. Global differences in purchasing power are evident when analyzing how long a citizen works, so he can go to a hairdresser, buy hamburgers or an iPhone.
Therefore, women's haircuts cost $ 94.32 in Zurich, while only $ 22.60 in Kiev and $ 7.5 in Cairo.
|Milan (Italy) is the seventh most expensive city on the planet|
London ranked eighth
London (UK) is the eighth most expensive city in the world with 92.9 degrees. London rental rates and public purchases were the highest in the world.
Chicago is the ninth city
Chicago (USA) is the ninth most expensive city in the world, with a score of 92.7. The average family spends a month on food, an average of $ 474.
Helsinki then Sydney
Helsinki (Finland) is the 10th most expensive city in the world, with a score of 91.8, followed by Sydney (Australia), the 11th most expensive city on the planet, with 91.3.
Paris .. The most expensive food
Paris (France) is the 12th most expensive city in the world, with a score of 91.2.
Based on the average food basket, including products that are widely consumed in Europe, such as bread, milk and chicken, UBS has identified Paris as one of the cities where food is more expensive than anywhere in the world.
Therefore, the average monthly in Paris is $ 426 for a family of three.
|Paris (France) is the 12th most expensive city in the world.|
The most expensive cities are followed
Auckland (USA) with 89.3, Stockholm (Sweden), Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Seoul (South Korea).
According to the Swiss bank report, Seoul is one of the ten most expensive cities in the world when it comes to filling a monthly shopping basket, at an average cost of $ 593.
Dublin (Ireland) scored 86.6, followed by Brussels (Belgium), Los Angeles (USA), Panama City, Vienna (Austria), Munich (Germany), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Miami (Florida, USA), Montreal (Canada), Frankfurt (Germany), Rome (Italy) and Toronto (Canada).
Berlin (Germany) scored 79.8, followed by Lyon (France), Taiwan (78.7) and Hong Kong (China) 76.5.
Although Taiwan is the 32nd city on the list, it is one of the ten most expensive cities in the world in terms of purchasing power, estimated at $ 439 per month per household.
Madrid (Spain) with 75.6, followed by Zagreb (Croatia) with 74.5 and Dubai (United Arab Emirates) with 73.6. It was followed by Athens (Greece), Nicosia (Cyprus), Manama (Bahrain) and Barcelona (Spain) with 70.3.
|Madrid (Spain) among the most expensive cities in the world as confirmed by the study of the Swiss bank (Pixabe)|
The Swiss bank asserts that the inhabitants of European cities and North America generally have greater purchasing power, compared to all cities in the world.