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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,430.11$ (4,041.09€) 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 10.91% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 61.64% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 339.34% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 7.96% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 46.27% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 167.75% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     8.93 €      -25.58 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     44.65 €      +11.63 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.21 €      -13.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     3.72 €      -6.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.47 €      +11.63 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.23 €     2.93 €      -9.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.25 €     1.32 €      +5.09 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.10 €      +119.38 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.26 €     0.78 €      -38.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.20 €      +188.51 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.67 €     3.43 €      +105.34 %
Eggs (12) 3.00 €     2.02 €      -32.46 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.12 €     9.96 €      +22.72 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.15 €     5.89 €      -17.53 %
Apples (1kg) 1.34 €     3.02 €      +124.85 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.93 €     3.24 €      +248.65 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.51 €     4.20 €      +177.76 %
Potato (1kg) 0.76 €     1.82 €      +139.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.53 €     1.38 €      +160.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 €     1.27 €      +36.88 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €     8.93 €      +27.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.16 €     2.30 €      +98.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 €     3.60 €      +122.31 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.80 €     6.70 €      +76.26 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     1.86 €      +32.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 €     52.09 €      +15.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     1.93 €      -35.50 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.85 €     1.29 €      +52.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.85 €     20.84 €      +92.05 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.69 €     0.74 €      -56.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     13,953.75 €      -17.92 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 151.06 €     149.60 €      -0.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 €     0.05 €      -85.86 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.92 €     42.10 €      +111.39 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.76 €     47.56 €      +40.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.55 €     20.21 €      +38.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     8.93 €      +27.58 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.88 €     36.52 €      -52.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.55 €     29.01 €      -5.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.86 €     71.51 €      -20.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 86.82 €     91.36 €      +5.23 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 268.46 €     1,413.98 €      +426.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 280.20 €     985.26 €      +251.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 470.41 €     2,723.77 €      +479.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 526.54 €     1,667.47 €      +216.69 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,511.59 €     2,400.38 €      +58.80 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,857.41 €     1,751.37 €      -5.71 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 698.89 €     3,024.78 €      +332.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.01     3.63      -27.57 %
 
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