Tokyo, Osaka and Singapore Among the Top 10 most expensive cities in the world: EIU Report

The 2009 Economist Intelligence Unit’s cost of living survey reveals that Tokyo (1), Osaka (2) and Singapore (10) ranked among the Top 10 most expensive cities.

2009 EIU World’s Top 1o Most Expensive Cities Ranking

1. Tokyo, Japan
2. Osaka, Japan
3. Paris, France
4. Copenhagen, Denmark
5. Oslo, Norway
6. Zurich, Switzerland
7. Frankfurt, Germany
8. Helsinki, Finland
9. Geneva, Switzerland
10. Singapore, Singapore

35. Sydney, Australia

39. Melbourne, Australia

Little comfort for those who are out of a job or struggling with lower income.

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One thought on “Tokyo, Osaka and Singapore Among the Top 10 most expensive cities in the world: EIU Report

  1. Of the top 10 cities I have only visited one – Oslo. I’m not sure I understand why it is so expensive. Yes I found the food expensive – weak dollar being a lot to blame but not completely. It’s a great city though and I would not mind living there. If I could afford it.🙂

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