The 10 Most Expensive Cities in the World

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Where personal wealth is concerned, there are two sides to every story.

The first of which is the amount of money a person earns, and the other is what they choose to spend their money on.

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The 10 Most Expensive Cities in the World

The 10 Most Expensive Cities in the World

Where personal wealth is concerned, there are two sides to every story.

The first of which is the amount of money a person earns, and the other is what they choose to spend their money on. The latter is influenced by the cost of living in the city where they reside—an ever-changing metric that is driven by a wide variety of factors, such as currency, population growth, or external market movements.

This graphic visualizes the findings from the 2020 Worldwide Cost of Living report and uses data from 133 cities to rank the most expensive cities in the world.


First published: April 24, 2020 (link)

Source files included: .ai, .eps, .pdf

Data source: Yahoo Finance, CBRE, Knight Frank, New York Post, Numbeo

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