The travel platform TimeOut discovered it by asking more than 27,000 city dwellers from around the world if they think life in their city is expensive.
Only 10% of Manchester residents said it costs too much to live in the British city. The three cities of Johannesburg, Budapest and Montreal are very expensive with 17% of the local population. 18% of St Petersburg residents think life might be a bit cheaper and 24% of locals think life in Prague.
And where is it so expensive to live, according to the locals themselves? The Swiss city of Zurich is considered expensive by 99% of the population and about 87% of respondents from Tel Aviv think the same for their city. Los Angeles and Paris could be a little cheaper according to 86% of respondents.
These are the ten cheapest places to live, according to the TimeOut Index:
- St Petersburg
- Mexico City
These are the ten most expensive cities:
- Tel Aviv
- New York
- San Francisco
- Hong Kong
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