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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,427.16$ (4,212.02€) 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 15.10% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 68.48% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 358.35% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 3.59% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 51.32% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 169.99% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     9.31 €      -22.39 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     46.57 €      +16.41 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.62 €      -6.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     3.88 €      -2.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.66 €      +16.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 €     3.07 €      -3.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 €     1.39 €      +9.52 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.16 €      +131.55 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.27 €     0.81 €      -36.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.25 €      +195.34 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.65 €     3.60 €      +117.43 %
Eggs (12) 2.88 €     2.10 €      -27.11 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.19 €     10.09 €      +23.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.96 €     5.78 €      -17.02 %
Apples (1kg) 1.38 €     3.15 €      +128.48 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.93 €     3.38 €      +263.07 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.42 €     4.27 €      +201.15 %
Potato (1kg) 0.75 €     1.86 €      +148.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.52 €     1.40 €      +167.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 €     1.35 €      +48.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €     9.31 €      +32.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 €     2.40 €      +109.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 €     3.76 €      +136.59 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.00 €     6.98 €      +74.62 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     1.94 €      +38.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 €     54.33 €      +20.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.16 €     2.02 €      -36.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.90 €     1.35 €      +50.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.92 €     21.73 €      +99.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.68 €     0.77 €      -54.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     14,357.85 €      -15.54 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 150.97 €     160.23 €      +6.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 €     0.05 €      -85.13 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.56 €     43.46 €      +122.20 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.43 €     48.88 €      +50.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.18 €     20.28 €      +33.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     9.31 €      +33.05 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.27 €     37.54 €      -50.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.92 €     29.42 €      -4.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.58 €     73.36 €      -18.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 87.53 €     92.74 €      +5.95 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 265.65 €     1,489.14 €      +460.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 282.59 €     1,010.51 €      +257.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 471.89 €     2,866.40 €      +507.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 531.07 €     1,743.80 €      +228.36 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,500.50 €     2,503.27 €      +66.83 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,851.85 €     1,826.44 €      -1.37 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 686.34 €     3,122.09 €      +354.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.89     3.75      -23.39 %
 
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