The world's most expensive cities to live

The graph shows the world's most expensive cities to live, compared to New York City. Zurich is with a value of 170 the most expensive city to live.

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 Index (compared to New York with base value 100)
Zurich -
Tokyo -
Geneva -
Osaka -
Oslo -
Paris -
Sydney -
Melbourne -
Singapore -
Frankfurt -
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