Kiev took the last place in the world for cost of living, informs referring to Swiss Bank UBS. According to the Bank for life in the Ukrainian capital on household expenditure will amount 1237 dollars a month, the apartment will take another $ 540.
The leader of the most expensive among the world's cities became Zurich, where Usually the family spends on spending $ 3600 per month. The 2nd place ranking is Geneva, where the monthly family expenses are about $ 3,500. Closes the "Troika" of new York, where costs are estimated at 3340 dollars, however, these data do not include the Price of rental housing. Taking into account rental new York overrides the "achievement" of Zurich, becoming the first chart - 4320 dollars.
One of the most revealing moments is the comparison of wages in the most expensive and the cheapest city. Citizen of Zurich Usually gets $ 41 per hour (after taxes) that is 21 times higher than the wages of Kiev. The Price of life is different just 2, 8 times.
UBS Bank every 3 years publishes research that calculates the Price of the consumer basket of 112 types of items and services, and the resulting amount is then translated from the local currency into dollars.