Worldwide cost of living survey, The Economist

The Economist magazine has published an interactive chart on the worldwide cost of living.

One surprise in the survey was Russia. According to the study, Russia, scheduled host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, that has seen the biggest decrease over the last year, with St Petersburg and Moscow tumbling 51 and 63 places down the ranking respectively, reflecting a 40% decline in living costs over the previous year.