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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,424.30$ (4,131.15€) 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 13.01% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 65.25% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 348.71% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 5.39% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 48.45% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 168.92% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     9.14 €      -23.84 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     45.70 €      +14.24 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.52 €      -8.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     3.81 €      -4.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.57 €      +14.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 €     3.02 €      -5.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 €     1.36 €      +7.17 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.14 €      +127.23 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.27 €     0.79 €      -37.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.21 €      +190.59 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.65 €     3.53 €      +113.37 %
Eggs (12) 2.85 €     2.06 €      -27.76 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.13 €     9.91 €      +21.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.00 €     5.67 €      -18.98 %
Apples (1kg) 1.38 €     3.09 €      +124.95 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.94 €     3.32 €      +252.50 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.44 €     4.19 €      +192.16 %
Potato (1kg) 0.75 €     1.83 €      +142.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.52 €     1.37 €      +162.43 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 €     1.32 €      +45.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €     9.14 €      +30.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 €     2.35 €      +105.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 €     3.69 €      +132.17 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.00 €     6.85 €      +71.36 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     1.90 €      +36.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 €     53.31 €      +18.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.16 €     1.98 €      -37.34 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.90 €     1.33 €      +47.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.92 €     21.32 €      +95.28 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.68 €     0.75 €      -55.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     14,089.60 €      -17.12 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 153.11 €     157.24 €      +2.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 €     0.05 €      -85.14 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.56 €     42.65 €      +118.02 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.43 €     47.97 €      +47.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.70 €     19.90 €      +35.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     9.14 €      +30.56 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.27 €     36.84 €      -51.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.16 €     28.87 €      -7.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.00 €     71.99 €      -19.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 88.10 €     91.00 €      +3.30 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 266.32 €     1,461.32 €      +448.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 283.85 €     991.63 €      +249.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 467.40 €     2,812.84 €      +501.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 534.07 €     1,695.68 €      +217.50 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,500.50 €     2,456.50 €      +63.71 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,851.85 €     1,792.32 €      -3.21 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 686.63 €     3,051.27 €      +344.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.93     3.75      -23.99 %
 
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