Top 15 Most Expensive Cities To Live In

You might have heard or read about the most expensive cities to travel to. But have you heard about the expensive cities to live in? What is the lifestyle there? How do people afford to live in such cities? Many factors contribute to expensive living, such as the external market, population growth, etc. in these cities. Let’s clear all those doubts today and have a look at all those expensive cities.

1. Sydney, Australia

Top 15 Most Expensive Cities To Live In - Sydney, Australia

This city is very known for tourism and is a very preferred destination amongst travelers. This city is the most expensive city on the continent. But to tackle this, the workers of this city has relatively very high wage pay as compared to other cities around the world.

2. Seoul, South Korea

 Seoul, South Korea

South Korea is in itself a developed country, so it wouldn’t be a shock for us if one of its cities comes on the list of most expensive cities in the world. Seoul is South Korea’s capital and normal daily shopping can cost you quite a good amount of money.

3. Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv, Israel
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This city along with being one of the most expensive cities in the country it is also the 2nd most populated one. The city also costs much higher as compared to other places if you are planning to visit here for tourism purposes.

4. Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark

This beautiful city is one of the most expensive cities in Europe. Things such as personal care, transport, and recreation have made this country increase their cost of living. However, the quality of life in this city is one of the best in the world.

5. Hongkong, China

Hongkong, China
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The high price of a residence and the consumer goods are enough to drain out your wallet. This highly advanced city has a very fast pace of life and the expense of living here is too much that it will blow off your mind.


6. Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland
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Switzerland is one of the most preferred places for tourists to travel, mostly because of its natural beauty and advancements. Geneva is one of the most populated cities in the country and despite having high wages, it is one of the expensive cities to live in.

7. London, UK

London, UK

This beautiful and highly developed city will make you fall in love with it. But did you know that it is also one of the most expensive places on the earth to live? Be it owning a house or just shopping around, everything will cost you enough pounds to dry out your wallet.

8. Oslo, Norway

Oslo, Norway

Oslo, NorwayNorway tops the most liveable countries in the world, and its city Oslo is the most expensive one. Because of its good economy and betterment in the business sector, the city has seen much growth. Renting an apartment will cost you much higher as compared to any other place.

9. Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
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This is the largest city in the country and comparatively more populated than any other city in the country. However, it has dropped in the list of the most expensive cities to live in the world but it would.

10. Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India
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Well, this is one of the most highly populated cities in the world. The cost of living is so high in this city that if you could afford a house here and you would be considered wealthier than at least 80% of its population. This city is also known as the commercial capital of the country.

11. Singapore


This amazing city is highly known for its development and advancement all around the world. This country might cost you less in terms of health care facilities and education, but when it comes to food, or clothes, or buying a car, it will certainly drain your wallet.

12. Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich, Switzerland

We have another city in the country Switzerland. Along with being one of the most expensive cities in the world, this city is also known as the Financial center of the country. But despite being one of the most expensive cities to live in, it is also one of the most liveable in the world.

13. Paris, France

Paris, France

This beautiful city, which is also known as the most artistic city in the world, is very famous for tourism purposes. But, did you know that it is also the most expensive one to live in? Be it buying food or affording a place to live, everything is priced at sky-high in this city.

14. Beijing, China

Beijing, China

This is one of the most expensive and oldest countries on our list. This highly populated city is still on the list of one of the most unaffordable or expensive cities to live in.

15. New York City, USA

New York City, USA

New York City, USAI mean, how can we end our list and not add this city to our list. This city has set a benchmark for many expensive cities in the world for ages. Owning a house or just renting one will cost you very high. Also, this city is truly a city that never sleeps.

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