It’s not hard to see the draw of an exciting new adventure abroad while you’re young, if only for a year or two — but doing so can be incredibly expensive.
According to international relocation company MoveHub.com, January is one of the most popular months for people to up sticks.
If you’re considering taking the plunge, MoveHub has done the hard work for you and sussed out the cities where young people can find the best quality of life for their money.
The study examined the affordability and lifestyle for young people in 32 of the biggest, most populous cities in the world, taking into account average monthly costs including income, renting a one-bed apartment, and public transport, as well as the density of cheap eats (places per 100,000 people), the cost of a coffee, as well as the city’s safety score (based on Deutsche Bank research).
Scroll down to see the 23 best cities to move to if you’re a broke millennial in search of an adventure in 2018, ranked in ascending order.
23. Mexico City, Mexico.
Cost of public transport: £16 ($23.10)
Income: £561.01 ($750.75)
Rent: £222.60 ($297.88)
Density of cheap eats: 2.21 places per 100,000 people
Cost of cappuccino: £1.54 ($2.06)
Safety Index: 42
22. Auckland, New Zealand.
Cost of public transport: £94 ($122.9)
Income: £2,018.83 ($2701.59)
Rent: £747.54 ($1,000.36)
Density of cheap eats: 18.75
Cost of cappuccino: £2.27 ($3.04)
Safety Index: 24
21. Singapore, Singapore.
Cost of public transport: £96 ($63.9)
Income: £2,339.14 ($3,130.23)
Rent: £1,086.51 ($1,453.97)
Density of cheap eats: 14.40
Cost of cappuccino: £2.92 ($3.92)
Safety Index: 1