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Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

THINK THAT €5.50 pint in a Dublin bar is expensive? Be glad you don’t live in Tokyo – a bottle of beer will set you back more than $10 (about €7.50).

ECA International recently came out with its semiannual cost of living survey, which compares the cost of a basket of consumer goods and services in over 400 places worldwide.

The survey is most commonly used by multinational companies to calculate salaries for employees sent abroad. But prices also provide a fascinating glimpse into what people pay to live in cities around the world, and where everyday expenses are highest.

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
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  • 20: Paris - France

  • 19: Stockholm - Sweden

  • 18: Libreville - Gabon

  • 17: Canberra - Australia

  • 16: Moscow - Russia

  • 15: Sydney - Australia

  • 14: Helsinki - Finland

  • 13: Caracas - Venezuela

  • 12: Copenhagen - Denmark

  • 11: Luanda - Angola

  • 10: Kobe - Japan

  • 9: Basel - Switzerland

  • 8: Stavanger - Norway

  • 7: Bern - Switzerland

  • 6: Yokohama - Japan

  • 5: Zurich - Switzerland

  • 3: Nagoya - Japan

  • 3: Geneva - Switzerland

  • 2: Oslo Norway

  • 1: Tokyo - Japan

- this article by Julie Zeveloff originally appeared on Business Insider.

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