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The U.S. ranks 31st in quality of living

26 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to Mercer Consulting, the highest ranked city in the U.S. in terms of quality of living is Honolulu, with a quality of living score of 103.1, which makes the United States rank thirty-first in that category. Austria ranks first, with Vienna’s quality of living score of 108.6. (New York City is used as a base 100 for this score).

The U.S. ranks 7th in expat rental costs

4 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to EuroCost international, the United States (New York City) is the seventh most expensive place for expatriates to rent a 2- or 3-bedroom apartment. The most expensive country is Japan (Tokyo). Here is the top ten list:

1. Japan (Tokyo)

2. United Kingdom (London)

3. China (Hong Kong)

4. Russia (Moscow)

5. Angola (Luanda)

6. India (Mumbai)

7. United States (New York City)

8. Japan (Osaka)

9. Singapore (Singapore)

10. Lebanon (Beirut)