cost-of-living index


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cost-of-living index

cost-of-living index

A numerical scale representing the costs necessary to maintain a minimal standard of living.
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Noun1.cost-of-living index - an index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer
price index, price level - an index that traces the relative changes in the price of an individual good (or a market basket of goods) over time
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Shutterstock) DUBAI: UAE's Dubai topped the list of most expensive Arab cities in the world with a cost-of-living index of 72.
We did not measure up very well for cost-of-living index (33rd), or the availability of a basket of certain goods and services, scoring 73.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Civil servants allocate a full 70 percent of their monthly wage for food and housing expenditures, a recent cost-of-living index prepared by the Turkish Public Workers' Labor Union (Kamu-Sen) has shown.
ranks American college towns according to cost-of-living index scores.
The cost-of-living index in the Arab world's largest economy stood at 143.
The Trustees of the scheme are selecting the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as a suitable cost-of-living index for increases to pensions in payment and the revaluation of deferred benefits.
Our cost-of-living index, compiled with industry journal The Grocer, shows 10 out of 25 everyday items fell in price and four stayed the same compared with a year ago.
The contributors evaluate the accuracy of the Cost-of-Living Index (COLI), a Cost-of Goods Index, and a variety of other methodological frameworks as the bases for thinking about consumer prices.
Summary: The cost-of-living index of July has risen by 5.
edu/brbinfo/and click on ACCRA Cost-of-Living Index (COLI) to give it a try
For most of the limitations, the increase in the cost-of-living index met the statutory thresholds that trigger their adjustment.