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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA 

You would need around 5,452.46$ (3,939.40€) in Boston, MA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 2,600.00€ in Athens (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Boston, MA are 5.63% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 51.52% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 291.90% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 10.84% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 38.21% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 173.37% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     8.67 €      -27.75 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     43.35 €      +8.38 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.06 €      -15.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     3.61 €      -9.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.34 €      +8.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.27 €     2.84 €      -13.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.26 €     1.27 €      +0.90 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.05 €      +109.58 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.27 €     0.77 €      -39.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.78 €     2.16 €      +178.73 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.65 €     3.08 €      +86.96 %
Eggs (12) 3.16 €     1.99 €      -36.99 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.25 €     10.70 €      +29.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.08 €     5.30 €      -25.21 %
Apples (1kg) 1.40 €     2.73 €      +94.77 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.95 €     3.07 €      +222.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.55 €     4.06 €      +161.51 %
Potato (1kg) 0.76 €     1.65 €      +117.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.51 €     1.33 €      +158.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 €     1.21 €      +29.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €     8.67 €      +23.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.24 €     2.75 €      +122.37 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 €     3.69 €      +126.28 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.80 €     6.21 €      +63.32 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     1.81 €      +29.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 €     50.58 €      +12.39 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     1.88 €      -37.38 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.70 €     1.30 €      +85.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.92 €     20.37 €      +86.58 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.73 €     0.72 €      -58.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,800.00 €     13,727.50 €      -22.88 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 144.26 €     147.62 €      +2.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 €     0.05 €      -85.83 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.92 €     40.46 €      +103.09 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.98 €     46.31 €      +28.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.27 €     20.95 €      +46.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 €     8.67 €      +15.60 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.22 €     37.11 €      -53.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.92 €     28.70 €      -10.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 93.19 €     67.55 €      -27.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 91.21 €     78.03 €      -14.45 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 284.55 €     1,395.41 €      +390.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 294.90 €     943.04 €      +219.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 505.88 €     2,525.97 €      +399.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 553.52 €     1,558.19 €      +181.51 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,671.14 €     2,684.59 €      +60.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,945.00 €     1,960.57 €      +0.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 697.20 €     2,887.76 €      +314.20 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.10     3.80      -25.35 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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