Quality of living information solutions

Design fair compensation for your international assignees in hardship locations

To encourage mobility of the key talent required in hardship locations, organizations need reliable data to help calculate fair and consistent compensation or hardship premiums for the mobile employees.

Mercer's Quality of Living data helps you do just that and is streamlined via an easy-to-use online calculator that enables quick and flexible access to your data.

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Key quality of living factors:

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Disease and sanitation standards

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Physical remoteness and ease of communications

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Political and social environment

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Violence and crime

Quality of Living allowances - calculation methodologies

Mercer offers two methodologies for calculating compensation for mobile employees relocating to a host site with lower quality of living than that in their home location.

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Quality of Living data

Quality of Living data allows you to calculate hardship allowances for transfers between more than 500 cities worldwide.

Get recommendations on point-to-point comparison assignment premiums in order to recognize differences in home and host location conditions.

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Location Evaluation data

Location Evaluation data helps you assess 140 locations worldwide on 14 factors that make up daily life for expatriates and their families.

Assess living conditions against generally accepted standards to determine a single premium recommendation for all assignees in a given location, regardless where they come from.

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