In Mercer's 2012 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey, Beirut is the most expensive city to live in this year within the Middle East!
Mercer's survey factors in the cost of living for 214 cities globally. The consultancy compares the price of more than 200 factors in each location, including housing, transport, food and clothing costs.
Abu Dhabi, was the most expensive city in the region in last year's survey.
The top 5 most expensive cities, in the Middle East, for 2012 are:
1 Beirut, Lebanon
2 Abu Dhabi, UAE
3 Dubai, UAE
4 Amman, Jordan