Oslo the Worlds Most Expensive – Bangkok Second Cheapest

The Norwegian capital was the most expensive city of the 32 surveyed in PriceRunner’s International Price Comparison survey, topping the list for the fourth year running.

The survey found that prices in Oslo were a third more expensive than the global average.

Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen took places 4, 6 and 7, respectively.

Meanwhile, Bangkok came in at number 31 only “out cheapened” by Mumbai, where prices were 27 percent lower than the global average.

The survey looked at a range of products that included everyday items such as milk and petrol as well as luxury items and technology.

Ranking – City – Percentage above or below average

1    Oslo     35.3%
2    Sao Paulo     27.1%
3    Sydney     20.5%
4    Stockholm     15.5%
5    Reykjavik     14.9%
6    Helsinki     11.5%
7    Copenhagen     10.6%
8    Tokyo     9.8%
9    Paris     8.3%
10    Rome     4.4%
11    Dublin     2.0%
12    Cape Town     1.6%
13    Amsterdam     0.5%
14    Brussels     -0.1%
15    Vienna     -0.2%
16    Athens     -0.4%
17    London     -0.9%
18    Madrid     -1.2%
19    Lisbon     -1.2%
20    Buenos Aires     -3.0%
21    Moscow     -4.8%
22    Budapest     -6.1%
23    Berlin     -6.7%
24    Warsaw     -7.8%
25    Prague     -8.1%
26    Vilnius     -13.3%
27    New York     -14.5%
28    Shanghai     -14.8%
29    San Francisco     -16.2%
30    Dubai     -16.2%
31    Bangkok     -19.8%
32    Mumbai    -26.9%

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