Moscow City has taken the second place of life expensiveness chart this year. Earlier Moscow took the 4th place during 3 years.
According to Mercer Human Resource Consulting Company the leader of the most expensive cities of the world is the capital of Angola Luanda. The third place took Tokyo, being traditionally a leader of numerous life cost charts. Top-10 as well includes N'Djamena (Chad), Singapore, Hong-Kong, Geneva, Zurich, Bern in Switzerland and Sidney.
The main grounds for high life cost in the capital of Russia are the prices for rent in Moscow. For instance, approximate price for a 1-bedroom luxe apartment is 4.600 US dollars per month.