The following is a list of the 10 most expensive cities in the world according to The Economist (more specifically – the Economist Intelligence Unit – EIU). The survey compares the cost of living in 131 cities around the world, across 97 countries.
1. Tokyo, Japan – The most expensive city in the world with over than 13 million in population. The price of a white loaf of bread is a whopping 9.06$
2. Osaka, Japan – The second most expensive city in the world is also in Japan. Osaka is home to over than 16 million people. The price of a white load of bread is a whopping 7.94$
3. Sydney, Australia – With a population of over than 4.5 million people, Sydney is the most expensive city in Australia. A white loaf of bread will go for 5.03$
4. Oslo, Norway – The most expensive city in Europe is from the far north. With a population of 1.4 million in the entire metropolitan area, the price of a white loaf of bread is 6.31$
5. Melbourne, Australia – The second Australian city in this list has the same cost index like Oslo. So they are both ranked 4. It has a 4.2 million people living in its metropolitan area
6. Singapore – Officially the Republic of Singapore, this Southeast Asian island is a city-state. With a population of over than 5 million people, it’s one of the most expensive cities in the world, and at the same time it’s one of the smallest countries in the world
7. Zurich, Switzerland – The second European city in this list has a population of only around 400,000 people, but it’s considered one of the most expensive cities in the world. the price of a white loaf of bread is 6.08$
8. Paris, France – Perhaps the most famous city in the world, Paris is very expensive to live in. It is the biggest and most expensive city in France with a population of 2.2 million people and a price of 6.08$ for a white loaf of bread. Click here for the best attractions in Paris
9. Caracas, Venezuela – Perhaps the biggest surprise in this list, Caracas is the capital of Venezuela. It has a population of almost 2 million people and the cost of white bread is as much as 9.40$!
10. Geneva, Switzerland – The second Swiss city in this list, Geneva is also the smallest city in this list, population-wise: It has only 200,000 residents. Click here for the best attractions in Geneva