In Australia, Sydney is the priciest place to live and ranks No. 21 worldwide
Australasia: Sydney was the lone representative in the top 50, placing 21st.
Sydney remains the most expensive city in Australia at position 21 with a score of 94.9. Melbourne occupies position 60, up 14 places from last year, and scores 82.5. Adelaide is in 96th place (score 74.7).
The top five cities in Asia were:
- Auckland (tied for 5th)
- Sydney (tied for 9th)
- Wellington (12th)
- Melbourne (17th)
- Perth (21st)
Osaka (tied for 42nd) was the lowest ranking Asian city in the top 50.
The top five cities in Europe were:
- Zurich (1st)
- Geneva (2nd)
- Vienna (tied 3th)
- Dusseldorf (tied for 5th)
- Frankfort (7th)
The lowest ranking European city in the top 50 was Milan (tied for 49th).
The top five cities in the Americas were:
- Vancouver (3rd)
- Toronto (15th)
- Ottawa (tied for 18th)
- Montreal (22nd)
- Calgary (24th)