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Costliest Cities To Live In 2019 has Mumbai as India's most expensive, Top 3 from Asia. See full list

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Costliest Cities To Live In 2019 has Mumbai as India's most expensive, Top 3 from Asia. See full list

Metro cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Chennai featured on the list. Mumbai fell down 12 positions and Delhi too lost 15 spots compared to last year's list and made it to 67th and 118th position respectively.

The new cost of living survey of 2019 is out and according to the list Hong Kong is the world's most expensive city for expats to live in, for the second consecutive year.

According to the Mercer survey, the city that made to the second position is Tokyo, Japan, followed by Singapore, Seoul in South Korea, Zurich in Switzerland, Shanghai in China, Ashgabat in Turkmenistan, Beijing in China, New York in USA and Shenzhen in China.

Four out of the top 10 cities are from China. While many cities from Europe did feature on the list, the top 10 were dominated by Asian cities.

8 of the top 10 cities in the list are from Asia, up from 6 entries in 2018.

Metro cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Chennai too featured on the list. While Mumbai is India's costliest city; coming in at number 67, New Delhi came in at the 118th position, Bengaluru at 179, Kolkata at 189 and Chennai came in at 154th spot.

Mumbai fell down 12 positions and Delhi too lost 15 spots compared to last year's list, which means amenities have become more affordable in the citites comparitively.

The least expensive city in the world for expats is Tunis in Tunisia and it was preceded by Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent and Karachi in Pakistan, according to the survey.

The city which made the biggest jump, however, is Ashgabat, Turkmenistan's capital, which leapt 36 spots to seventh place.

Read the full list here:

1 Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)

2 Tokyo, Japan

3 Singapore, Singapore

4 Seoul, South Korea

5 Zurich, Switzerland

6 Shanghai, China

7 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

8 Beijing, China

9 New York City, U.S.

10 Shenzhen, China

11 N'Djamena, Chad

12 Bern, Switzerland

13 Geneva, Switzerland

14 Victoria, Seychelles

15 Tel Aviv, Israel

16 San Francisco, U.S.

17 Guangzhou, China

18 Los Angeles, U.S.

19 Osaka, Japan

20 Copenhagen, Denmark

21 Dubai, U.A.E

22 Kinshasa, Dem. Rep. of the Congo

23 London, U.K.

24 Libreville, Gabon

25 Lagos, Nigeria

26 Luanda, Angola

27 Moscow, Russia

27 Nanjing, China

29 Noumea, New Caledonia

30 Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

30 Chengdu, China

32 Tianjin, China

33 Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

33 Nagoya, Japan

35 Taipei, Taiwan

35 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

37 Chicago, U.S.

38 Honolulu, U.S.

39 Brazzaville, Congo

40 Bangkok, Thailand

41 Qingdao, China

42 Washington, U.S.

43 Dublin, Ireland

44 Miami, U.S.

45 Milan, Italy

45 Shenyang, China

47 Paris, France

47 Dhaka, Bangladesh

49 Boston, U.S.

50 Sydney, Australia

51 Vienna, Austria

52 Yaounde, Cameroon

53 Beirut, Lebanon

54 Bangui, Central African Republic

55 Rome, Italy

56 White Plains, U.S.

57 Manama, Bahrain

58 Amsterdam, Netherlands

59 Djibouti, Djibouti

59 Houston, U.S.

61 Oslo, Norway

62 Dallas, U.S.

63 Accra, Ghana

64 Seattle, U.S.

65 Helsinki, Finland

66 Douala, Cameroon

67 Mumbai, India

67 Munich, Germany

69 Atlanta, U.S.

70 Montevideo, Uruguay

70 Morristown, U.S.

72 Dakar, Senegal

72 San Juan, Puerto Rico

74 Frankfurt, Germany

75 St. Petersburg, Russia

75 Amman, Jordan

77 Brussels, Belgium

78 Minneapolis, U.S.

79 Melbourne, Australia

79 Santiago, Chile

81 Berlin, Germany

82 Madrid, Spain

83 Port Of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

84 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

85 Abuja, Nigeria

86 Sao Paulo, Brazil

87 Perth, Australia

88 Conakry, Guinea

89 Auckland, New Zealand

90 Detroit, U.S.

91 Barcelona, Spain

92 Dusseldorf, Germany

93 Panama City, Panama

94 St. Louis, U.S.

95 Lisbon, Portugal

96 Canberra, Australia

97 Prague, Czech Republic

97 Nairobi, Kenya

97 Pittsburgh, U.S.

100 Hamburg, Germany

100 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

102 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

103 Brisbane, Australia

103 Muscat, Oman

105 Jakarta, Indonesia

106 Cleveland, U.S.

107 Portland, U.S.

108 Phnom Penh, Cambodia

109 Adelaide, Australia

109 Manila, Philippines

111 Riga, Latvia

112 Vancouver, Canada

112 Hanoi, Vietnam

114 Wellington, New Zealand

115 Toronto, Canada

115 Doha, Qatar

117 Yangon, Myanmar

118 New Delhi, India

119 Kuwait City, Kuwait

120 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

121 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

121 Lima, Peru

123 Lyon, France

124 Bamako, Mali

125 Pointe A Pitre, Guadeloupe

126 Stuttgart, Germany

127 Stockholm, Sweden

128 Cotonou, Benin

128 Athens, Greece

128 Casablanca, Morocco

131 Bratislava, Slovakia

131 San Jose, Costa Rica

133 Buenos Aires, Argentina

133 Havana, Cuba

135 Birmingham, U.K.

136 Guatemala City, Guatemala

137 Aberdeen, U.K.

138 Winston Salem, U.S.

139 Montreal, Canada

140 Tallinn, Estonia

141 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

142 Ljubljana, Slovenia

143 Zagreb, Croatia

144 Mexico City, Mexico

145 Lome, Togo

145 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

145 Glasgow, U.K.

148 Quito, Ecuador

149 Niamey, Niger

150 Kiev, Ukraine

151 Nuremberg, Germany

152 Vilnius, Lithuania

153 Calgary, Canada

154 Chennai, India

154 Istanbul, Turkey

156 Leipzig, Germany

157 Kingston, Jamaica

158 Belfast, U.K.

159 Maputo, Mozambique

160 Rabat, Morocco

161 Limassol, Cyprus

161 Ottawa, Canada

161 Port Louis, Mauritius

164 Budapest, Hungary

165 Port Au Prince, Haiti

166 Tirana, Albania

166 San Salvador, El Salvador

166 Cairo, Egypt

169 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

170 Bogota, Colombia

171 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

171 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

173 Warsaw, Poland

174 Brasilia, Brazil

175 Kigali, Rwanda

176 Bucharest, Romania

177 Sofia, Bulgaria

178 Baku, Azerbaijan

179 Bengaluru, India

180 Cape Town, South Africa

181 Belgrade, Serbia

182 Colombo, Sri Lanka

183 Kampala, Uganda

184 Algiers, Algeria

185 Johannesburg, South Africa

186 Asuncion, Paraguay

187 Monterrey, Mexico

188 Harare, Zimbabwe

189 Kolkata, India

189 Gaborone, Botswana

191 Almaty, Kazakhstan

192 Nouakchott, Mauritania

193 Blantyre, Malawi

194 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

195 La Paz, Bolivia

196 Lusaka, Zambia

197 Yerevan, Armenia

198 Minsk, Belarus

199 Tegucigalpa, Honduras

200 Managua, Nicaragua

201 Skopje, Macedonia

202 Tbilisi, Georgia

203 Islamabad, Pakistan

204 Windhoek, Namibia

204 Banjul, Gambia

206 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

207 Karachi, Pakistan

208 Tashkent, Uzbekistan

209 Tunis, Tunisia

The rankings are calculated by looking at 209 cities around the world and measuring the cost of more than 200 items in each location.

This includes housing, transport, food, clothing, household goods and entertainment.

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