A report from Mercer Consulting, a human resources firm, claims that the cost of living in Asian, African and North American cities has been on a constant rise. In order to determine the most expensive cities in the world the organization conducted the Mercer’s 2013 Cost of Living Survey. It is a collection of statistics from 214 countries spread across five continents. The base city is New York and it examines more than 200 items in each location including food, clothing, housing, transportation and so on. Based on the survey, below is the list of top 10 most expensive cities to live in.