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Cost of Living Calculator


ECA's Cost of Living Calculator comes as part of a data subscription, allowing users to look up their data and explore different options for applying indices for reliable and consistent salary calculations.

The calculator also provides detailed information about the data, including home and host location prices, exchange rate and price movements, group indices and weights to help you understand and explain cost of living indices and how they change over time.

  • Customise and compare indices to get the best fit for your company
  • Update indices to a specific point in time using the custom exchange rate feature
  • Includes ECA's latest tax and spendable data to calculate accurate and consistent COLA figures for various family scenarios
  • Produce clear and informative reports of results
  • A complimentary summary tool provides a downloadable matrix of indices and index changes across your whole subscription

Find out more about ECA's Cost of Living data


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15 December 2021

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Cost of Living Survey Highlights  

16 December 2020

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ECA Global Perspectives - Cost of Living  

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