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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,524.11$ (4,929.17€) 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 38.24% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 105.38% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 449.17% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 20.86% higher than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 79.41% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 158.50% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €     10.71 €      +7.08 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 38.00 €     53.54 €      +40.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 €     6.25 €      +4.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     4.46 €      +11.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     5.35 €      +33.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.12 €     3.52 €      +12.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 €     1.58 €      +24.47 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.33 €      +166.16 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.26 €     0.93 €      -25.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.58 €      +237.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.71 €     4.50 €      +162.38 %
Eggs (12) 2.94 €     2.37 €      -19.43 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.28 €     11.46 €      +38.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.11 €     6.78 €      -4.71 %
Apples (1kg) 1.35 €     3.61 €      +167.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.95 €     3.45 €      +262.65 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.44 €     4.73 €      +228.02 %
Potato (1kg) 0.76 €     2.16 €      +185.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.53 €     1.63 €      +210.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 €     1.51 €      +75.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €     10.70 €      +78.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.08 €     2.65 €      +144.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 €     3.94 €      +146.31 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.00 €     8.72 €      +118.06 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.20 €     2.23 €      +85.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 €     66.92 €      +123.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.32 €      -22.67 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.82 €     1.55 €      +88.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.85 €     24.98 €      +130.27 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.65 €     0.87 €      -47.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     16,953.70 €      -0.27 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 148.72 €     177.18 €      +19.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 €     0.05 €      -86.03 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.18 €     48.80 €      +154.40 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.03 €     58.26 €      +87.75 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 €     23.06 €      +64.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     10.71 €      +52.97 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.25 €     43.04 €      -43.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.11 €     33.45 €      +11.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.29 €     83.69 €      -3.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 87.57 €     101.88 €      +16.33 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 261.88 €     1,723.76 €      +558.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 282.26 €     1,222.06 €      +332.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 471.51 €     3,349.10 €      +610.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 526.67 €     2,174.98 €      +312.97 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,404.19 €     2,734.00 €      +94.70 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,668.52 €     1,925.26 €      +15.39 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 692.37 €     3,675.85 €      +430.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.80     3.62      -24.58 %
 
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