There are small cities, large cities, cities with more or less people… And a whole universe immersed in each of them, full of experiences to live and people to meet. And like everything in life, there are also cities with more fame, cities that have become a benchmark for luxury or where having a coffee can be compared to a modest menu in another city. They are the most expensive cities in the world and we are going to show you what they are.
The British magazine The Economist has carried out a study to discover the average cost of living in the main cities of the world. Tel Aviv has overtaken Paris as the most expensive city in the world.
According to the study of the famous magazine, the supply problems and the measures adopted by the authorities during the covid-19 pandemic have been the main responsible for the cost of living being in the top ten worldwide.
It has always been the protagonist of the ranking, but this year, it is relegated to second place. One of the most expensive cities in the world that is also one of the most visited cities. From the Moulin Rouge to the famous Louvre, there is only one in Paris and that comes at a price. Of course, it will never be the same to go for a drink at the foot of the Eiffel Tower than to do it on the outskirts of the city (as it happens in any other city).
This small-large island in Southeast Asia has become the financial hub of the world. A city-state where the prevailing laws are as strict as the prices, which are among the most expensive in the world. To give you an idea, the average rent for an apartment in this city is around €2,000 per month… At least!
We all know that Switzerland has never been exactly an economic country. And Zurich could not be less. Due to the immigration to which it has been subjected in recent times, rents have gone “through the roof”. In fact, finding an apartment in that city is not easy at all. The average rent currently stands at €19 per square meter.
As crowded as it is expensive. The Chinese and British Colony region is one of the busiest areas in the world, making the prices for staying here astronomical . Renting an apartment for one person (or two very overwhelmed people) can cost around €2,000 per month.
Did you think it wouldn’t show up? Not only is it the most expensive city in the United States , it is also the 6th most expensive city in the world. A flat in Manhattan is only a dream fit for big businessmen or financiers. To give you an idea, the average sale price of an apartment in this city is 1 million dollars.
Have you heard that having a sandwich in Geneva is more expensive than anywhere else? Well, that’s how it is: no less than €30 to change (hopefully they will make the mayonnaise a success). Many organizations have their headquarters in this city and its great prestige makes it one of the most expensive cities in the world.
Living in this part of the world comes at a price. Buying a loaf of bread or drinking wine can be at least 40% more expensive than in the rest of Europe . Of course, you will be able to enjoy an ideal university environment and it is a point of union between people who want to take on the world.
How could the home of many stars be cheap? If there is a city associated with luxury and known worldwide, of course, it is Hollywood. A longing for hundreds of Angelina Jolie hopefuls, direct or creative, who come to this city with great aspirations.
Along with Tokyo, Osaka is the most economically important city in Japan . In addition to being known as a tourist destination. Of course, if you are going to travel to this city prepare good savings because, above all, staying in its hotels is not exactly cheap.