The world's most expensive countries to live in were calculated by MoveHub, a company dedicated to helping people move abroad, in a new survey. They based their assessment on a range of costs, such as the price of groceries, transport, bills, restaurants and how much renting somewhere to live is. These figures are then compiled into an index, comparing each country to New York, which has an index of 100.
PwC, one of the world’s largest professional services companies, has made a list of most powerful economies by 2030, ranked by their estimated GDP by purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP is used by economists to compare the economic efficiency of different countries. While you might expect to see some of those countries at the top of the list, others might seem quite surprising to have made it this high.
The World Economic Forum created the index using different measurements to rank the most educated countries in the world with the highest score being seven. The factors the score is based on include the rate at which people studied at a university or an equivalent as well as on five questions given by business leaders from each country like "In your country, how well does the education system meet the needs of a competitive economy?" and "In your country, to what extent do companies invest in training and employee development?"
The World Economic Forum has published The Global Competitiveness Report this weekend. They analyzed different data like levels of corruption, inflation, and policy stability to provide an “insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.”