Cost-of-Living Division  

The Cost-of-living Division is managed by the Chief of the Cost-of-Living Division, who is accountable to the Executive Secretary of ICSC.

It is responsible for the operation of the Post Adjustment System and Rental Subsidy Scheme.

Its duties include :
  • Carrying out periodic cost-of-living surveys; collecting data on expenditure patterns of staff, prices for a basket of goods and services, and data on housing costs;
  • Calculating post adjustment indexes which express cost-of-living relativities between each duty station of the United Nations common system and New York;
  • Updating of post adjustment indexes on a monthly basis;
  • Maintaining the rental subsidy scheme, which is linked to the post adjustment system;
  • Publishing post adjustment reports on a monthly basis;
  • Calculating and publishing retail price indexes.

Mr. Ibrahim-Sorie Yansaneh
Chief, Cost-of-Living Division

> Post-Adjustment Booklet

> Post-Adjustment Reports

> Cost-of-Living Survey Schedules

> Cost-of-Living Survey Reports

> Retail Price Indexes

> Retail Price Indexes (Details)

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