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Location Allowance Calculator

Overview

ECA's Location Allowance Calculator offers a transparent and detailed system for calculating location or hardship allowances.

Using assessments of living conditions for over 460 host locations from your selected home city or region, the calculator provides a breakdown of how the recommended allowance is arrived at, a downloadable matrix of all results and a unique and interactive map tool that provides a global summary of Location Ratings at a glance.

Location allowance map
Location allowance map

 

Find out more about ECA's Location Ratings

  Articles

ECA’s Location Ratings: are global living standards improving or worsening?  

21 February 2019

Using ECA's Location Ratings as a measure, has life improved or declined since the turn of the millennium? And how do the longer-term trends compar...

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Disaster, Disorder and Division: How events of 2017 have affected ECA's Location Ratings scores  

22 January 2018

2017 was a chaotic year throughout the world. Natural disasters, political tensions and economic issues have all had an effect on ECA's Location Ra...

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  White Papers

ECA Global Perspectives - Location Ratings  

29 May 2018

This free report looks at how to calculate and apply location allowances to compensate employees for the hardship they may experience in adapting t...

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