Most Expensive Cities Around the World

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There are a total of 209 countries in the world, out of those 209 there are many cities in each country. Today we will list some of the most expensive cities to live in the world.

  1. Sydney

Sydney is in Australia. It is a popular city that has spectacular views and mouth-watering restaurants.

  1. Los Angles

Los Angles is the third most expensive city in America where renting an apartment can cost more than $4000.

  1. Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital of Dubai. Due to its growth and attractions, the city is a very expensive place to live in.

  1. San Francisco

It is the second most expensive city in the US.

  1. Osaka

Osaka is a populated city in Japan that has very high prices of goods. It has one of the most thriving commercial centers of Japan.

  1. Dubai

Dubai is the most popular city in UAE. It is very developed and boasts many tourist attractions. Its skyscrapers are unmatchable and so are its beaches.

  1. Guangzhou

Guangzhou, a port city in the northwest of Hong Kong is the cheapest of five major cities in China yet it remains within the world’s 20 most expensive.

  1. Kinshasa

Kinshasa is a city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is costly, with security a considerable expense.

  1. Tel Aviv, Israel

Israel’s Tel Aviv is the Middle East’s most expensive country.

  1. N’Djamena

Life in N’Djamena, Chad, is expensive because average incomes are low and an access to Western goods is limited and expensive.

  1. Victoria



Victoria, capital of Seychelles’, has remained consistently expensive over recent years.

  1. Moscow

Moscow is the capital of Russia where the FIFA tournament is also currently being held. It is a beautiful city with beautiful architecture.

  1. Shenzhen

Shenzhen, situated next to the border of Hong Kong, has held fairly steady as one of China’s priciest cities.

  1. Tianjin

Tianjin, a major port city in north-eastern China, has grown significantly over the past year and so too have living costs.

  1. Beijing

Beijing is the capital of China. It has tall buildings and a very high population density. It has often appeared in the top most expensive countries.

  1. Bern

It is a city in Switzerland that has beautiful old buildings and a river flowing by. Its weather is amusing so is the scenery, though all this luxury comes with a hefty price attached to it.

  1. New York City

New York City is the most expensive city in the US where one can think about paying at least $5000 for an unfurnished apartment.

  1. Shanghai

Shanghai is a city in China that has become more expensive to live in as the chines currency; the yuan depreciated against the American Dollar.

  1. Geneva

Geneva is a city in Switzerland. Though it is quite expensive to line in itself, it is still the second most expensive city in Switzerland.

  1. Seoul

Seoul is the capital of South Korea and has become more expensive now compared to 2016.

  1. Singapore

Though prices in Singapore have fallen than before, it is still the fifth most expensive city to live in.

  1. Zurich

It is a city in Switzerland. Zurich, a global center for banking and finance, is the most-costly city in Europe.

  1. Tokyo

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and since their currency, the Yen has appreciated, the prices have risen.

  1. Hong Kong

It is the most expensive city in china, in fact in all of Asia.

  1. Luanda

Luanda, Angola’s port capital is situated on the west coast of southern Africa. Around half of the population lives in poverty but due to the high-inflation, the prices are very high.