The PJ Tatler

Like Switzerland? Forget It -- You Can't Afford to Live There

The most expensive countries on earth? The ever-useful (and not just for its up-to-the-minute pictures of celebrity bikini bodies) Daily Mail has the list:

A map showing the cost of living around the world shows how the U.S. is now less affordable for residents – but still cheaper than Britain and France. The global report reveals how Britain is the 10th most expensive country to live in with Australia tenth and America 24th.

Switzerland tops the list while Norway and Denmark appear in the top five for the third year in a row according to the results of a survey which took into account the cost of groceries, transportation, restaurants and utilities.

In a damning reflection of Venezuela’s domestic problems, the Latin American country has climbed from 12th place in 2013 to third place in 2015.

Iceland has also jumped significantly, up from 10th place in 2013 to fourth in 2015. The world report, carried out by Numbeo, was fashioned into an infographic by movehub – a resource for people moving abroad.

You can find the complete list here and the fascinating infographics here.