Samuel Masters for Art-Sheep

All the people who consider moving to a different city or country, have one very important question to ask, before and above everything else: is rent expensive? And yes, apartment rental rates are very different in cities around the world and unless one already has a house available in their moving destination, rent is usually the biggest monthly expense for the majority of individuals. So here comes a peek into what $1,500 can get you, accommodation-wise, in a number of big cities all around the world.

1.NEW YORK CITY — $1,425 :one-room apartment (Prospect Park South, Brooklyn)

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2.SHANGHAI — 8,564 Chinese yuan ($1,380): one bedroom, one bathroom and a jacuzzi (Xuhui district)

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3.BUENOS AIRES — 13,580 pesos ($1,488): one bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, poll gym and walk-in wardrobe (Palermo Hollywood)

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4.LONDON — £997 ($1,551): studio flat with bed, kitchen, and toilet (High Street Kensington)

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5.BERLIN — 1,250 euros ($1,356): one bedroom, one bathroom, loft apartment (Rosenthaler Platz)

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6.KATHMANDU, NEPAL — 150,000 Nepalese rupees ($1,474): four-bedroom, five-bathroom house with separate servant quarters, garden, and swimming pool (Sunakothi, Lalitpur)

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7.PARIS — 1,220 euros ($1,323): forty square meters of space, kitchen, toilet, and shower room (13th arrondissement)

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8.MUMBAI — 94,000 Indian rupees ($1,477): three bedrooms, two bathrooms, gym, swimming pool, jogging track, and clubhouse (Poonam Nagar)

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9.SYDNEY — 485 Australian dollars a week ($357): one bedroom, one bathroom (Sydney’s central business district)

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10.LOS ANGELES — $1,512: studio apartment, one bath, and a rooftop swimming pool (Downtown)

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12.TOKYO — 185,000 yen ($1,491): three bedrooms, and living/dining/kitchen area (Suginami)

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13.MOSCOW — 85,000 rubles ($1,491): one-bedroom studio apartment with built-in stereo, large bathroom with sauna and bidet (Airport district)

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14.CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — 15,000 South African rand ($1,209): two bedrooms, one bathroom (Sea Point area of the city)

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15.NAIROBI — 150,000 Kenyan shillings ($1,463): two bedrooms, open-plan kitchen (Affluent Westlands area of the city)

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16.RIO DE JANEIRO — 3,107 Brazilian reais ($972): two bedrooms, one bathroom (Santa Teresa)

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17.CAIRO — 9,648 Egyptian pounds ($1,232): four bedrooms, one bathroom, and air conditioning (very close to the Pyramids)

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via buzzfeed