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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,479.91$ (4,347.21€) in Boston, MA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,500.00€ in Athens (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Boston, MA are 18.55% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 73.89% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 376.80% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 1.73% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 53.91% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 175.07% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     9.52 €      -20.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     47.60 €      +19.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.55 €      -7.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     3.97 €      -0.84 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.76 €      +19.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 €     3.13 €      -2.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 €     1.43 €      +12.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.20 €      +139.46 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.27 €     0.81 €      -36.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.25 €      +195.47 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.65 €     3.99 €      +142.45 %
Eggs (12) 2.89 €     2.11 €      -26.94 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.24 €     9.42 €      +14.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.17 €     6.05 €      -15.68 %
Apples (1kg) 1.35 €     3.32 €      +146.36 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.94 €     3.23 €      +243.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.41 €     4.46 €      +216.11 %
Potato (1kg) 0.76 €     1.92 €      +152.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.52 €     1.40 €      +171.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 €     1.36 €      +47.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €     9.52 €      +58.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.13 €     2.35 €      +108.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 €     3.50 €      +119.47 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.00 €     7.73 €      +93.37 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     1.98 €      +41.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €     55.53 €      +38.83 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.06 €      -31.25 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.85 €     1.38 €      +62.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.85 €     22.21 €      +104.72 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.67 €     0.78 €      -53.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     15,072.70 €      -11.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 148.79 €     166.98 €      +12.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 €     0.06 €      -83.72 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.46 €     43.20 €      +122.02 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.43 €     51.55 €      +58.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.73 €     20.51 €      +39.24 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     9.52 €      +35.99 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.65 €     38.07 €      -50.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.88 €     30.40 €      -1.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.79 €     75.93 €      -13.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.85 €     93.28 €      +9.94 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 265.09 €     1,510.88 €      +469.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 277.78 €     1,062.33 €      +282.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 467.12 €     2,861.55 €      +512.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 520.36 €     1,861.92 €      +257.82 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,446.65 €     2,430.66 €      +68.02 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,766.67 €     1,711.66 €      -3.11 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 678.09 €     3,243.41 €      +378.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.89     3.81      -22.06 %
 
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