Asia: Cost of Living Index by Country 2021 Mid-Year

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Country
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Israel 84.77 32.60 60.63 73.31 91.74 65.91
Singapore 82.63 64.98 74.46 74.28 59.02 78.53
Japan 81.15 28.05 56.58 84.48 48.67 76.01
Hong Kong 80.82 77.56 79.31 84.83 59.50 56.86
South Korea 76.46 23.25 51.84 94.49 43.14 69.44
Lebanon 69.32 26.40 49.46 64.23 57.20 32.48
Macao 68.16 46.31 58.05 66.18 51.71 62.15
Taiwan 64.93 17.86 43.15 80.52 29.27 51.09
Qatar 61.93 48.95 55.93 54.25 61.93 84.85
Cyprus 61.64 22.99 43.76 51.29 63.25 49.36
Maldives 61.03 32.10 47.65 62.38 33.62 23.61
United Arab Emirates 58.94 39.21 49.81 47.43 59.57 84.93
Bahrain 57.16 30.23 44.70 45.96 51.99 52.68
Palestine 56.92 10.68 35.52 50.30 41.79 35.98
Yemen 51.41 6.77 30.75 63.48 23.46 12.81
Jordan 50.91 9.97 31.97 41.91 42.02 27.95
Oman 49.64 17.86 34.93 46.90 43.04 74.87
Saudi Arabia 49.60 12.51 32.44 41.94 33.84 80.11
Kuwait 49.14 32.78 41.57 36.21 48.15 70.51
Cambodia 47.44 15.13 32.49 48.28 23.12 10.16
Thailand 44.76 15.27 31.11 45.99 23.47 28.87
China 41.31 16.67 29.91 45.20 27.47 53.62
Iran 40.64 16.73 29.58 35.06 24.37 16.82
Philippines 39.11 10.41 25.83 38.41 21.72 18.00
Malaysia 37.52 10.44 24.99 39.02 21.25 50.11
Vietnam 36.94 13.94 26.29 37.87 19.18 25.29
Myanmar 36.04 20.41 28.80 37.24 19.76 12.73
Iraq 36.02 11.33 24.59 31.56 29.08 35.90
Indonesia 35.95 9.94 23.91 38.01 17.70 19.01
Mongolia 33.73 10.07 22.78 35.16 22.96 24.34
Armenia 33.22 11.61 23.22 26.52 29.65 24.23
Bangladesh 33.01 4.76 19.94 30.77 21.22 21.76
Turkey 31.74 7.42 20.49 26.96 22.41 31.27
Sri Lanka 30.41 8.40 20.23 35.83 16.06 18.43
Azerbaijan 30.04 8.85 20.23 25.90 28.71 23.10
Kazakhstan 29.58 9.63 20.35 25.71 27.64 31.62
Georgia 28.58 9.64 19.81 25.19 24.83 25.16
Syria 28.05 5.96 17.83 27.75 23.40 6.84
Nepal 27.86 4.40 17.01 25.96 19.91 20.00
Afghanistan 27.64 3.64 16.54 19.02 16.34 20.53
Uzbekistan 27.10 9.64 19.02 27.06 21.87 19.48
India 24.60 5.67 15.84 26.08 18.14 42.16
Pakistan 21.88 4.57 13.87 19.71 16.89 24.56