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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,363.23$ (4,044.95€) 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 11.16% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 61.80% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 335.72% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 6.77% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 45.48% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 169.67% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     9.05 €      -24.58 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     45.25 €      +13.13 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.46 €      -8.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     3.77 €      -5.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.53 €      +13.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.24 €     2.99 €      -7.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 €     1.35 €      +5.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.13 €      +125.02 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.27 €     0.78 €      -38.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.19 €      +186.49 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.65 €     3.50 €      +111.99 %
Eggs (12) 2.95 €     2.04 €      -30.76 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.14 €     9.81 €      +20.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.10 €     5.62 €      -20.94 %
Apples (1kg) 1.38 €     3.06 €      +122.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.92 €     3.28 €      +255.36 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.48 €     4.15 €      +180.68 %
Potato (1kg) 0.76 €     1.81 €      +138.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.53 €     1.36 €      +157.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 €     1.31 €      +43.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €     9.05 €      +29.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.15 €     2.33 €      +102.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 €     3.65 €      +125.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.90 €     6.79 €      +74.05 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     1.89 €      +34.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 €     52.79 €      +17.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     1.96 €      -34.64 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.90 €     1.31 €      +45.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.88 €     21.12 €      +94.01 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.70 €     0.75 €      -55.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     14,141.25 €      -16.82 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 152.54 €     155.71 €      +2.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 €     0.05 €      -85.67 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.71 €     42.23 €      +114.27 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.87 €     47.50 €      +44.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.17 €     19.71 €      +39.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     9.05 €      +29.29 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.20 €     36.48 €      -52.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.89 €     28.59 €      -7.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.86 €     71.29 €      -20.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 87.46 €     90.12 €      +3.04 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 267.87 €     1,442.03 €      +438.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 284.72 €     987.97 €      +247.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 474.04 €     2,742.06 €      +478.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 536.00 €     1,659.24 €      +209.56 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,530.11 €     2,432.63 €      +58.98 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,879.63 €     1,774.90 €      -5.57 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 701.68 €     3,061.54 €      +336.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.01     3.68      -26.52 %
 
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