The 20 Most Expensive Cities to Live in


We know that there are quite big differences between various countries’ cost of living. It’s usually because of the different wages, taxes and other financial and economic reasons, but that’s an other story to discuss. Now we have gathered the 20 most expensive cities to live in 2019. Also, it’s not a surprise that a lot of cities are from the same country, namely from Switzerland and the United States. Let’s see where you need the most cash to survive a month. The ranking is based on the so called „cost of living index”, which measures the relative cost to live in a certain region.

20. Paris, France

The 20 Most Expensive Cities to Live in 2019
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The cost of living index of Paris is 84,27. I know that this might not seem very useful, but at the end, it’s great for comparison. If you want to rent an apartment, the average price in the city centre for 1 bedroom is around 1100 euros and the average monthly salary (after tax) in Paris is around 2100 euros. But hey, if you are lucky, you get to see this view above and you can drink amazing wine and eat delicious french food every day.