The Economic Intelligence Unit’s new Worldwide Cost of Living 2017 survey showcases where this year’s cheapest and most expensive destinations can be found around the world.
The survey pulls together more than 400 individual prices of some 160 products and services that include everything from food and drink to clothing, household supplies, home rentals, and personal care items to create its rankings.
While Asia is home to a majority of the world’s most expensive cities for the year, it’s also where you’ll find some of the cheapest, in cities including Chennai and Mumbai in India.
Several European destinations also appear on this year’s top 10 cheapest locations, including Bucharest in Romania and Kiev in Ukraine.
10 Cheapest Cities in the World:
1. Almaty, Kazakhstan
2. Lagos, Nigeria
3. Bangalore, India
4. Karachi, Pakistan
5. Algiers, Algeria
6. Chennai, India
7. Mumbai, India
8. Kiev, Ukraine
9. Bucharest, Romania
10. New Delhi, India
In some locations like Lagos and Almaty, prices have dropped due to political or economic disruption, including a drop in global oil prices and currency devaluation, according to the report.
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