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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,475.15$ (4,324.82€) 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 17.84% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 72.99% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 375.33% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 2.17% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 52.70% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 176.29% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     9.48 €      -21.01 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     47.39 €      +18.49 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.53 €      -7.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     3.95 €      -1.26 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.74 €      +18.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.21 €     3.12 €      -2.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 €     1.42 €      +11.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.19 €      +138.44 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.27 €     0.82 €      -35.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.24 €      +194.20 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.67 €     3.83 €      +129.86 %
Eggs (12) 2.90 €     2.10 €      -27.62 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.22 €     9.38 €      +14.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.17 €     6.02 €      -15.98 %
Apples (1kg) 1.35 €     3.30 €      +144.24 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.93 €     3.22 €      +245.57 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.40 €     4.44 €      +216.56 %
Potato (1kg) 0.76 €     1.86 €      +143.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.52 €     1.38 €      +162.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.92 €     1.35 €      +46.93 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €     9.47 €      +57.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.13 €     2.34 €      +107.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 €     3.49 €      +116.04 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.00 €     7.70 €      +92.54 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     1.97 €      +41.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €     55.29 €      +38.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.05 €      -31.54 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.85 €     1.37 €      +61.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.85 €     22.12 €      +103.85 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.67 €     0.78 €      -53.59 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     15,008.10 €      -11.72 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 150.00 €     166.26 €      +10.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 €     0.06 €      -83.50 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.50 €     43.01 €      +120.61 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.70 €     51.33 €      +56.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.73 €     20.42 €      +38.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     9.48 €      +35.41 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.46 €     37.91 €      -50.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.88 €     30.27 €      -1.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.68 €     75.60 €      -13.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.88 €     92.88 €      +8.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 264.43 €     1,504.40 €      +468.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 277.36 €     1,057.78 €      +281.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 467.80 €     2,849.28 €      +509.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 518.91 €     1,853.94 €      +257.28 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,467.15 €     2,420.25 €      +64.96 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,788.46 €     1,704.32 €      -4.70 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 675.69 €     3,229.51 €      +377.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.85     3.81      -21.43 %
 
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