This is where you should live if you're young

Saturday 25 October 2014 18:00
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Paris might not be known as the world's most affordable city, but according to a new index it's the best place for young people to live.

That's according to Youthful Cities, whose affordability index looks at 25 of the world's biggest cities and compares the cost of everyday items such as food, housing and public transport.

Here is the overall ranking of all 25 cities:

  1. Paris
  2. Toronto
  3. Los Angeles
  4. Chicago
  5. Berlin
  6. Dallas
  7. Rome
  8. New York
  9. Tokyo
  10. London
  11. Seoul
  12. Buenos Aires
  13. Istanbul
  14. Cairo
  15. Johannesburg
  16. Bogota
  17. Lima
  18. Mumbai
  19. Lagos
  20. Sao Paulo
  21. Manila
  22. Shanghai
  23. Mexico City
  24. Nairobi
  25. Kinshasa

For minimum wage, these are their top 10:

  1. Paris ($12.84)
  2. Berlin ($11.86)
  3. Rome ($11.12)
  4. Tokyo ($10.20)
  5. Toronto ($10.12)
  6. London ($8.64)
  7. Chicago ($8.25)
  8. Los Angeles ($8.00)
  9. Dallas ($7.25)
  10. New York ($7.25)

More: The affordability index in full
More: The world's 12 most expensive cities
H/T Quartz

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