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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,394.42$ (4,398.07€) in Boston, MA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,400.00€ 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 24.91% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 83.25% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 396.64% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 4.74% higher than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 59.51% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 166.37% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 €     9.78 €      -11.06 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     48.92 €      +22.30 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.71 €      -4.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     4.08 €      +1.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.89 €      +22.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.15 €     3.23 €      +2.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 €     1.46 €      +12.41 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.22 €      +144.65 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.27 €     0.83 €      -34.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.43 €      +219.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.67 €     4.10 €      +145.23 %
Eggs (12) 2.90 €     2.20 €      -24.13 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.30 €     10.27 €      +23.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.21 €     6.22 €      -13.83 %
Apples (1kg) 1.34 €     3.41 €      +155.32 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.93 €     3.32 €      +255.41 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.41 €     4.48 €      +217.07 %
Potato (1kg) 0.76 €     1.98 €      +160.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.52 €     1.44 €      +179.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 €     1.38 €      +61.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €     9.78 €      +63.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.11 €     2.42 €      +117.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.57 €     3.60 €      +129.30 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.00 €     7.97 €      +99.24 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.20 €     2.04 €      +69.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 €     61.15 €      +103.83 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.12 €      -29.34 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.85 €     1.42 €      +66.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.85 €     22.83 €      +110.40 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.66 €     0.80 €      -51.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     15,490.70 €      -8.88 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 149.15 €     171.61 €      +15.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 €     0.06 €      -83.47 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.27 €     43.96 €      +128.14 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.73 €     52.98 €      +66.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 €     21.07 €      +50.53 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     9.78 €      +39.77 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.45 €     39.12 €      -48.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.66 €     30.37 €      -0.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.42 €     78.03 €      -9.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.74 €     95.87 €      +11.82 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 260.10 €     1,563.89 €      +501.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 277.84 €     1,095.34 €      +294.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 464.80 €     2,999.14 €      +545.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 527.69 €     1,942.33 €      +268.08 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,430.11 €     2,498.07 €      +74.68 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,716.67 €     1,759.13 €      +2.47 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 682.23 €     3,330.22 €      +388.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.82     3.72      -22.79 %
 
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