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Five Indian cities are among the world's most expensive cities for expats to live, Mercer says

Updated : 2019-06-28 14:23:19

Mumbai has emerged as the most expensive city to live in India for overseas workers. The city was ranked 67 in the Mercer's 2019 Global Talent Trends report on world’s costliest cities for expats to live. Mumbai was followed by Delhi and Chennai who secured second and third place. Coming at the fourth and fifth places were Bengaluru and Kolkata, who were the least expensive Indian cities ranked.

<strong>1:</strong> India’s most populous city and financial hub <strong>Mumbai</strong> topped the chart among Indian cities. The Maharashtra capital has been an economic hub since colonial times and is ranked 67th globally.
1: India’s most populous city and financial hub Mumbai topped the chart among Indian cities. The Maharashtra capital has been an economic hub since colonial times and is ranked 67th globally.
2: Coming second in the list is the national capital of Delhi. The city, second only to Mumbai in population, came at 118<sup>th</sup> position.
2: Coming second in the list is the national capital of Delhi. The city, second only to Mumbai in population, came at 118th position.
<strong>3: </strong>The south Indian metropolis of <strong>Chennai</strong> was the 154<sup>th</sup> in the list. The Tamil Nadu capital is also a key financial hub.
3: The south Indian metropolis of Chennai was the 154th in the list. The Tamil Nadu capital is also a key financial hub.
<strong>4: Bengaluru,</strong> the capital city of Karnataka was ranked 179th. Known as the
4: Bengaluru, the capital city of Karnataka was ranked 179th. Known as the "Silicon Valley of India" the city is home to several MNCs. 
<strong>5: Kolkata</strong> is ranked 189th in the list. The capital of West Bengal is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of the region. (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
5: Kolkata is ranked 189th in the list. The capital of West Bengal is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of the region. (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
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