Cost of living in Israel higher than in US, Europe

21.06.2011                      19.Siwan, 5771

Lebenshaltungskosten:

Cost of living in Israel higher than in US, Europe

While the cottage cheese boycott continues to rage, a Globes investigative poll finds Israelis pay almost double for essentials.

As the storm over rising food prices continues, a Globes investigation found that Israelis pay close to twice as much on essential products compared to US and European counterparts, when wages are taken into consideration.
The high cost of living is not restricted to products found on supermarket shelves, it said, with vehicles and telecommunications services among other products for which Israelis pay relatively more than abroad….