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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,768.27$ (5,288.35€) in Boston, MA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,300.00€ in Athens (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Boston, MA are 47.19% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 129.93% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 542.34% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 32.15% higher than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 92.81% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 99.09% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(10.91 $)
    11.92 €
(13.00 $)
     +19.18 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 €
(38.18 $)
    55.01 €
(60.00 $)
     +57.17 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 €
(6.54 $)
    6.42 €
(7.00 $)
     +6.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 €
(3.82 $)
    4.58 €
(5.00 $)
     +30.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €
(4.36 $)
    5.50 €
(6.00 $)
     +37.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.02 €
(3.29 $)
    3.62 €
(3.95 $)
     +19.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.41 €
(1.53 $)
    1.71 €
(1.87 $)
     +21.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €
(0.55 $)
    1.44 €
(1.57 $)
     +187.63 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.72 €
(5.15 $)
    3.41 €
(3.72 $)
     -27.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.69 €
(0.75 $)
    2.54 €
(2.77 $)
     +270.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 €
(0.85 $)
    1.97 €
(2.15 $)
     +154.16 %
Eggs (12) 3.07 €
(3.35 $)
    2.47 €
(2.69 $)
     -19.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.77 €
(4.11 $)
    5.79 €
(6.31 $)
     +53.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.20 €
(3.50 $)
    3.48 €
(3.80 $)
     +8.64 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.56 €
(0.61 $)
    1.82 €
(1.99 $)
     +224.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.41 €
(0.45 $)
    1.34 €
(1.46 $)
     +223.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.57 €
(0.62 $)
    2.33 €
(2.54 $)
     +311.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.31 €
(0.33 $)
    1.02 €
(1.11 $)
     +233.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.50 €
(0.55 $)
    1.80 €
(1.97 $)
     +258.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.77 €
(0.84 $)
    1.67 €
(1.82 $)
     +117.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(5.45 $)
    11.92 €
(13.00 $)
     +138.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.98 €
(1.07 $)
    1.76 €
(1.92 $)
     +79.15 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.32 €
(1.44 $)
    2.20 €
(2.40 $)
     +66.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.00 €
(4.36 $)
    9.17 €
(10.00 $)
     +129.20 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.20 €
(1.31 $)
    2.29 €
(2.50 $)
     +91.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 €
(32.72 $)
    68.76 €
(75.00 $)
     +129.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(3.27 $)
    2.48 €
(2.70 $)
     -17.49 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.37 €
(1.49 $)
    2.75 €
(3.00 $)
     +101.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.85 €
(11.83 $)
    25.67 €
(28.00 $)
     +136.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.99 €
(6.54 $)
    2.81 €
(3.07 $)
     -53.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €
(18,542.76 $)
    17,877.60 €
(19,500.00 $)
     +5.16 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.31 €
(162.86 $)
    157.72 €
(172.03 $)
     +5.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 €
(0.33 $)
    0.05 €
(0.06 $)
     -83.19 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 18.15 €
(19.80 $)
    44.61 €
(48.66 $)
     +145.80 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.34 €
(28.73 $)
    57.66 €
(62.90 $)
     +118.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 €
(15.27 $)
    23.96 €
(26.13 $)
     +71.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €
(7.64 $)
    11.00 €
(12.00 $)
     +57.17 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.09 €
(77.54 $)
    37.57 €
(40.98 $)
     -47.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.76 €
(31.37 $)
    34.67 €
(37.81 $)
     +20.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.20 €
(90.75 $)
    74.97 €
(81.78 $)
     -9.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.71 €
(93.49 $)
    105.52 €
(115.10 $)
     +23.11 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 255.20 €
(278.35 $)
    2,021.33 €
(2,204.76 $)
     +692.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 279.47 €
(304.84 $)
    1,387.28 €
(1,513.17 $)
     +396.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 481.14 €
(524.81 $)
    3,910.76 €
(4,265.67 $)
     +712.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 518.72 €
(565.79 $)
    2,537.57 €
(2,767.86 $)
     +389.20 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 126.24 €
(137.69 $)
    290.49 €
(316.85 $)
     +130.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 142.19 €
(155.10 $)
    185.29 €
(202.10 $)
     +30.31 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 701.07 €
(764.69 $)
    3,209.18 €
(3,500.42 $)
     +357.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.36     3.50      -19.64 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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