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Los Angeles: An Expensive City in Which to Live

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According to the 2017 cost-of-living survey conducted by Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Los Angeles ranked 23rd among the most expensive cities in the world in which to live. Among U.S cities in the rankings, only New York City (rank 9th) and San Francisco (rank 21st) ranked higher. Other U.S. cities to rank high on the list were Chicago (rank 31st) and Honolulu (rank 35th). Some cities outside the U.S. ranking higher than Los Angeles were Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Moscow, Tel Aviv and Dubai.