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By North American and European standards, the cost of living is...>>

Australia' s cities really give you bang for your buck...>>

The Austrian cost of living is slightly higher than the European and North American averages, but it is still less expensive than the neighboring countries of Switzerland and Great Britain...>>

Belgium has one of the highest standards of living in Europe....>>

If you're looking for housing, be wary of Brazilian real estate agents-many operate with few legal restrictions...>>

Most Canadians enjoy a high standard of living, and the cost of living varies from province to province...>>

China's standard of living continues to be lower than in the more industrialized countries...>>

Although Denmark is known for its high cost of living, job-seekers from countries such as the United States, Brazil and England will probably find Danish living quite affordable...>>

Finland is not a particularly expensive country in which to live, although big cities in the Nordic nations tend to be on the pricey side...>>

Other than citizens of the EU, any foreigner who wants to work in France must hold a work permit...>>

Living in Germany can be expensive. Urban centers, such as Munich or Berlin, will be more costly than living in Rostock or the Ruhr area...>>

Hong Kong
The cost of living in Hong Kong is pretty high...>>

The cost of living in Ireland has increased dramatically in recent years. Dublin, in particular...>>

Italian salaries are established by the state and codified based on the category into which the worker falls...>>

Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world...>>

Seoul is generally considered one of the world's most expensive cities...>>

The Netherlands
Although the cost of living in the Netherlands is expensive, thrifty newcomers can save money by getting a bike and renting housing outside of a major city...>>

Like other countries in the region, Norway has a fairly high cost of living, but according to surveys of expatriates living in foreign countries, the situation seems to be improving...>>

Peru has successfully emerged from decades of guerrilla insurgency, political...>>

South Africa
South Africa is still changing rapidly, and that goes for the cost of living, too...>>

Life in Singapore can be meager or luxurious...>>

Compared to the rest of Western Europe, living in Spain (particularly outside of Madrid or Barcelona) is relatively inexpensive...>>

Similar to its Scandinavian neighbors, Sweden maintains one of the highest standards and costs of living in the European Union...>>

Compared to France, Italy and Germany, the cost of living in Switzerland is quite high...>>

United Kingdom
Although the UK is expensive, resourceful job-seekers will find that earnings tend to match living costs...>>

United States
The cost of living in the United States will heavily depend on the part of the country in which you live and work...>>

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