Website Expat Hubs has launched a comprehensive data comparison service to help travelers and expats learn compare cost of living in major cities worldwide.
Website Expat Hubs has launched with comprehensive cost of living data on major cities around the world. The website is intended to be an information hub for expats and travelers to determine cost of living prices in top cities worldwide.
More information can be found here: https://www.expathubs.com
The website derives data from global sources to find the average prices of common living expenses like rent, utilities, Internet and food. The data includes a snapshot of common food item prices to give readers an accurate glimpse into the real life expenses of the city.
All cities have comparisons of the same common food items including a combo meal, 500 grams of chicken breast, 1 liter of milk, 12 large eggs, 1 bottle of red wine, 2 liters of Coca-Cola and bread. This paints a small but accurate picture of how much groceries would cost in any given city.
In addition to basic expenses like rent, utilities and food the site goes into depth with personal care items, transportation and entertainment costs. In the personal care category, the site compares prices of cold medicine, antibiotics, a private doctor visit and a haircut.
Transportation data includes a monthly public transport pass and taxi costs per 8 kilometers. The entertainment column includes dinner for two at a neighborhood pub, 2 movie tickets, dinner for two at a nicer restaurant, 1 beer in a neighborhood pub, a gym membership per month and 1 pack of cigarettes.
The website also has a live weather feature including the city’s current weather, the 5-day forecast and a 1-year temperature fluctuation chart. There is also a photo function connected to Instagram where the viewer can see all of the latest photos from that city.
Currency is displayed by default in US dollars but can be changed to include Euros, Pounds, Canadian dollars and Australian dollars. The website features most major cities all over the world including Asia, Arica, Europe, South America, North America and Oceania.
The website contains a wealth of data and with the specific but general comparisons made in each category, offers a well-rounded and easily comparable research tool for travelers. Interested users can sign up and find more information at the link above.