June 30, 2009

World's Most Expensive Cities 2009

No. 1 Luanda, Angola

2008 rank: 1

Movie ticket (in US$): 16.85
Quick lunch (in US$): 57.92
Washing machine (in US$): 1090.47
Kilo (2.2 pounds) of rice (in US$): 5.65
Can of soft drink (in US$): 1.30

No. 2 Tokyo, Japan

2008 rank: 13

Movie ticket: 19.16
Quick lunch: 16.48
Washing machine: 886.77
Kilo of rice: 8.45
Can of soft drink: 1.75

No. 3 Nagoya, Japan

2008 rank: 20

Movie ticket: 17.46
Quick lunch: 15.33
Washing machine: 899.97
Kilo of rice: 8.80
Can of soft drink: 1.57

No. 4 Yokohama, Japan

2008 rank: 15

Movie ticket: 18.48
Quick lunch: 17.11
Washing machine: 910.04
Kilo of rice: 6.28
Can of soft drink: 1.18

No. 5 Kobe, Japan

2008 rank: 29

Movie ticket: 16.92
Quick lunch: 14.96
Washing machine: 588.32
Kilo of rice: 7.09
Can of soft drink: 1.38

No. 6 Copenhagen, Denmark

2008 rank: 4

Movie ticket: 13.31
Quick lunch: 28.71
Washing machine: 1053.27
Kilo of rice: 4.24
Can of soft drink: 2.12

No. 7 Oslo, Norway

2008 rank: 2

Movie ticket: 12.84
Quick lunch: 32.65
Washing machine: 808.01
Kilo of rice: 4.40
Can of soft drink: 2.07

No. 8 Geneva, Switzerland

2008 rank: 6

Movie ticket: 14.07
Quick lunch: 27.57
Washing machine: 1213.67
Kilo of rice: 3.48
Can of soft drink: 1.02

No. 9 Zurich, Switzerland

2008 rank: 8

Movie ticket: 14.11
Quick lunch: 21.56
Washing machine: 978.45
Kilo of rice: 2.79
Can of soft drink: 0.99

No. 10 Basel, Switzerland

2008 rank: 9

Movie ticket: 13.73
Quick lunch: 21.15
Washing machine: 744.59
Kilo of rice: 3.01
Can of soft drink: 1.03

No. 11 Libreville, Gabon

2008 rank: 7

Movie ticket: 5.79
Quick lunch: 26.05
Washing machine: 771.29
Kilo of rice: 6.59
Can of soft drink: 1.10

No. 12 Bern, Switzerland

2008 rank: 10

Movie ticket: 14.43
Quick lunch: 21.11
Washing machine: 913.71
Kilo of rice: 3.05
Can of soft drink: 1.21

No. 13 Stavanger, Norway

2008 rank: 3

Movie ticket: 13.32
Quick lunch: 29.83
Washing machine: 680.72
Kilo of rice: 3.99
Can of soft drink: 1.78

No. 14 Helsinki, Finland

2008 rank: 11

Movie ticket: 13.50
Quick lunch: 22.87
Washing machine: 767.41
Kilo of rice: 3.28
Can of soft drink: 1.96

No. 15 Paris, France

2008 rank: 19

Movie ticket: 12.67
Quick lunch: 27.84
Washing machine: 814.77
Kilo of rice: 4.22
Can of soft drink: 0.91

No. 16 Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

2008 rank: 14

Movie ticket: 5.79
Quick lunch: 21.23
Washing machine: 1051.89
Kilo of rice: 6.24
Can of soft drink: 0.86

No. 17 Manhattan, N.Y.

2008 rank: 84

Movie ticket: 12.07
Quick lunch: 18.61
Washing machine: 1111.85
Kilo of rice: 5.01
Can of soft drink: 1.49

No. 18 Abuja, Nigeria

2008 rank: 16

Movie ticket: 10.37
Quick lunch: 24.68
Washing machine: 669.38
Kilo of rice: 7.79
Can of soft drink: 1.77

No. 19 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

2008 rank: 12

Movie ticket: 0.00
Quick lunch: 21.84
Washing machine: 626.38
Kilo of rice: 5.08
Can of soft drink: 1.51

No. 20 Baku, Azerbaijan

2008 rank: 109

Movie ticket: 11.14
Quick lunch: 21.45
Washing machine: 754.95
Kilo of rice: 4.25
Can of soft drink: 1.08

No. 21 Berlin, Germany

2008 rank: 21

No. 22 Vienna, Austria

2008 rank: 22

No. 23 Moscow, Russia

2008 rank: 5

No. 24 Tel Aviv, Israel

2008 rank: 38

No. 25 Honolulu, Hawaii

2008 rank: 88

No. 26 Beijing, China

2008 rank: 104

No. 27 Jerusalem, Israel

2008 rank: 39

No. 28 Shanghai, China

2008 rank: 111

No. 29 Hong Kong, China

2008 rank: 98

No. 30 Strasbourg, France

2008 rank: 25

*source businessweek

5 comments:

little prince's mummy said...

nice budget..

Hazel said...

tat's why not many can afford to go to Japan

Willie said...

Angola? I was there for few months and I didn't know they are the most expensive city...hehehe

lvynana said...

Little prince & Hazel : Better avoid those place but I really want to go Japan :(

Willie : Wah hebat, tp I pun heran, apsal la tempat tu mahal sgt, nampak mcm papa kedana jak..ops..

Ivy Metaga said...

cam mana mereka bole survive oh hidup sia juak hehhehe