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REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats

Angolan capital Luanda trumps likes of Tokyo and Singapore in terms of living costs

REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
10. Sydney, Australia
\nRent of two-bedroom, unfurnished apartment: $2,551.42 per month
\nRent of three-bedroom, unfurnished house: $5,163.64 per month
\nCinema ticket: $19.62
\nPair of blue jeans: $113.55
\nFast food meal: $9.20
\n(Source: Mercer Cost of Living Survey 2013)
REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
9. Bern, Switzerland
\nRent of two-bedroom, unfurnished apartment: $2,686.51 per month
\nCinema ticket: $18.95
\nPair of blue jeans: $138
\nFast food meal: $12.51
REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
8. Zurich, Switzerland
\nRent of two-bedroom, unfurnished apartment: $3,914.77 per month
\nRent of three-bedroom, unfurnished house: $5,981 per month
\nCinema ticket: $20.66
\nPair of blue jeans: $141.26
\nFast food meal: $12.51
REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
7. Geneva, Switzerland
\nRent of two-bedroom, unfurnished apartment: $4,349.74 per month
\nRent of three-bedroom, unfurnished house: $7,068.33 per month
\nCinema ticket: $18.48
\nPair of blue jeans: $141.26
\nFast food meal: $12.51
REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
6. Hong Kong, PR China
\nRent of two-bedroom, unfurnished apartment: $7,091 per month
\nRent of three-bedroom, unfurnished house: $13,537 per month
\nCinema ticket: $11.60
\nPair of blue jeans: $152.92
\nFast food meal: $3.54
REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
5. Singapore
\nRent of two-bedroom, unfurnished apartment: $3,795 per month
\nRent of three-bedroom, unfurnished house: $7,267 per month
\nCinema ticket: $9.28
\nPair of blue jeans: $129.11
\nFast food meal: $5.61
REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
4. N'Djamena, Chad
\nRent of three-bedroom, unfurnished house: $2,244 per month
\nFast food meal: $25.51
REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
3. Tokyo, Japan
\nRent of two-bedroom, unfurnished apartment: $4,513 per month
\nRent of three-bedroom, unfurnished house: $7,200 per month
\nCinema ticket: $19.34
\nPair of blue jeans: $135.40
\nFast food meal: $7.31
REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
2. Moscow, Russia
\nRent of two-bedroom, unfurnished apartment: $4,600 per month
\nRent of three-bedroom, unfurnished house: $8,000 per month
\nCinema ticket: $11.60
\nPair of blue jeans: $169
\nFast food meal: $6.50
REVEALED: World's most expensive cities for expats
1. Luanda, Angola
\nRent of two-bedroom, unfurnished apartment: $6,500 per month
\nRent of three-bedroom, unfurnished house: $15,000 per month
\nCinema ticket: $10.42
\nPair of blue jeans: $204
\nFast food meal: $20