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Location Allowance Calculator

Overview

ECA's Location Allowance Calculator offers a transparent and detailed system for calculating location or hardship allowances.

Using assessments of living conditions for over 460 host locations from your selected home city or region, the calculator provides a breakdown of how the recommended allowance is arrived at, a downloadable matrix of all results and a unique and interactive map tool that provides a global summary of Location Ratings at a glance.

Location allowance map
Location allowance map

 

Find out more about ECA's Location Ratings

  Articles

How to compensate employees living and working in remote and extreme locations  

26 November 2019

Mobile employees and their accompanying families often have to make adjustments to life while on assignment. Here we focus on the calculation of ad...

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ECA’s Location Ratings: are global living standards improving or worsening?  

21 February 2019

Using ECA's Location Ratings as a measure, has life improved or declined since the turn of the millennium? And how do the longer-term trends compar...

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  White Papers

ECA Global Perspectives - Location Ratings  

29 May 2018

This free report looks at how to calculate and apply location allowances to compensate employees for the hardship they may experience in adapting t...

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