Bratislava Rises to 30th Spot in Mercer's Worldwide Cost of Living Survey
Bratislava, July 7, 2009 (Bratislava-City.sk) - Bratislava rose 15 spots in the 2009 Mercer Cost of Living Survey while other cities in the region plunged due to weaker currencies.
Slovakia adopted the euro as its currency in 2008 and the strong euro has increased the cost of living. In 2008 Bratislava held the 45th spot. Bratislava now ranks just behind Amsterdam and far ahead of other neighbouring central European capitals (Budapest, Prague, Warsaw).
Warsaw experienced the most dramatic plunge of all cities in the survey this year, falling to the 113th place from the 35th.
Comments from our visitors:
Sergio Loya wrote on 18.08.2012 at 16:17:02:
Hello, I'm writing from the United States - Washington DC. We are hosting a student from Slovakia this year. We want to make her stay a great one. What type of foods would a 16 year old girl like to have to remind her of Slovakia? Maybe some foods we can find here in the U.S. Thank you, Sergio
ADMIN: Let her enjoy Amercian food instead, she has enough of Slovak food back home.