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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,505.35$ (4,424.10€) 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 20.08% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 76.96% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 387.70% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 1.22% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 55.54% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 170.47% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     9.64 €      -19.64 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     48.22 €      +20.54 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.63 €      -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     4.02 €      +0.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.82 €      +20.54 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.18 €     3.17 €      -0.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 €     1.44 €      +13.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.21 €      +141.14 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.27 €     0.82 €      -35.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.33 €      +206.37 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.63 €     4.05 €      +148.29 %
Eggs (12) 2.89 €     2.17 €      -24.91 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.23 €     10.12 €      +22.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.17 €     6.13 €      -14.59 %
Apples (1kg) 1.35 €     3.36 €      +148.22 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.95 €     3.27 €      +243.60 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.42 €     4.42 €      +210.90 %
Potato (1kg) 0.76 €     1.95 €      +156.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.52 €     1.42 €      +170.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 €     1.36 €      +50.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €     9.64 €      +60.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.13 €     2.38 €      +111.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 €     3.55 €      +119.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.00 €     7.86 €      +96.38 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     2.01 €      +43.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 €     60.27 €      +72.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     2.09 €      -30.35 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.85 €     1.40 €      +64.49 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.85 €     22.50 €      +107.38 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.67 €     0.79 €      -52.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     15,268.40 €      -10.19 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 150.04 €     169.14 €      +12.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 €     0.06 €      -83.51 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.27 €     43.33 €      +124.82 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.38 €     51.36 €      +58.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.20 €     20.77 €      +46.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     9.64 €      +37.76 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.56 €     38.56 €      -49.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.22 €     29.94 €      -4.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.21 €     76.91 €      -11.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 86.14 €     94.49 €      +9.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 263.18 €     1,561.78 €      +493.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 277.17 €     1,079.62 €      +289.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 465.85 €     2,956.10 €      +534.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 521.25 €     1,914.46 €      +267.28 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,430.11 €     2,462.22 €      +72.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,757.69 €     1,733.88 €      -1.35 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 678.19 €     3,246.11 €      +378.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.87     3.81      -21.71 %
 
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