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Most Expensive Cities in the World

Jan. 11th, 2011 | Comments 1 | Make a Comment   
News & Trends: Think your corner of the world is getting pricey? You should see how the rest of the world lives. Looking at 128 goods including food, daily expenses, clothing, electronics, and entertainment, "ECA International", a global human resources company, has ranked hundreds of cities in the world, and here's a look at the most expensive:

#1 Tokyo, Japan
Rank in 2009: 2
Food: Lunch at a restaurant: $18
Can of beer from grocer: $3.37
One kg of rice: $8.47
One dozen eggs: $3.78
Entertainment: Movie ticket: $22
Appliances: Washing machine: $879


#2 Oslo, Norway
Rank in 2009: 8
Food: Lunch at a restaurant: $43
Can of beer from grocer: $4.71
One kg of rice: $5.66
One dozen eggs: $6.72
Entertainment: Movie ticket: $16
Appliances: Washing machine: $880


#3 Luanda, Angola
Rank in 2009: 1
Food: Lunch at a restaurant: $47
Can of beer from grocer: $1.62
One kg of rice: $4.73
One dozen eggs: $4.75
Entertainment: Movie ticket: $13
Appliances: Washing machine: $912


#4 Nagoya, Japan
Rank in 2009: 3
Food: Lunch at a restaurant: $19
Can of beer from grocer: $3.08
One kg of rice: $9.14
One dozen eggs: $3.33
Entertainment: Movie ticket: $20
Appliances: Washing machine: $621


#5 Yokohama, Japan
Rank in 2009: 4
Food: Lunch at a restaurant: $17.39
Can of beer from grocer: $3.26
One kg of rice: $6.54
One dozen eggs: $3.72
Entertainment: Movie ticket: $19.50
Appliances: Washing machine: $630


Click here for a complete list of the world's most expensive cities.

Source: BusinessWeek
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Brenda commented on January 23, 2011

They haven't come and surveyed Australian cities I would say more expensive then the ones you have mentioned.

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