How Much Does It Cost to Live In The World's Most Expensive City?
Hong Kong is the most expensive city to live in as an expat, according to a March 2018 survey conducted by Mercer.
It took the top spot after Luanda, Angola (the world’s most expensive city in 2017) dropped five spots due to the downward trend in its housing market.
On the other end of the spectrum is the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, the world’s least expensive city. The cost of living in this central Asian city is 79 percent cheaper than in Hong Kong.
Here’s a price comparison of basic commodities in Hong Kong and Tashkent, with Manila as a point of reference.
* HKD 1 = PHP 6.82