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Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,433.68$ (4,055.16€) 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 11.31% higher than in Athens
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 62.21% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 340.58% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 7.68% lower than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 47.06% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 167.57% higher than in Athens

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  Athens  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     8.96 €      -25.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €     44.78 €      +11.94 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 €     5.22 €      -12.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 €     3.73 €      -6.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 €     4.48 €      +11.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.22 €     2.94 €      -8.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.25 €     1.32 €      +5.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.50 €     1.10 €      +120.00 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.26 €     0.78 €      -38.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.76 €     2.21 €      +190.02 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.65 €     3.44 €      +108.27 %
Eggs (12) 2.97 €     2.03 €      -31.68 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.12 €     9.99 €      +23.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.14 €     5.91 €      -17.24 %
Apples (1kg) 1.35 €     3.03 €      +124.65 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.91 €     3.25 €      +256.14 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.50 €     4.21 €      +179.84 %
Potato (1kg) 0.76 €     1.83 €      +141.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.53 €     1.38 €      +162.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.93 €     1.27 €      +37.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 €     8.96 €      +27.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.16 €     2.30 €      +98.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 €     3.61 €      +122.94 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 3.80 €     6.72 €      +76.76 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 €     1.87 €      +33.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 €     52.24 €      +16.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €     1.94 €      -35.32 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.85 €     1.30 €      +52.76 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.85 €     20.90 €      +92.59 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.69 €     0.74 €      -56.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,000.00 €     13,993.12 €      -17.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 151.50 €     150.02 €      -0.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 €     0.05 €      -85.82 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.92 €     42.22 €      +111.99 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.76 €     47.70 €      +41.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.55 €     20.27 €      +39.34 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €     8.96 €      +27.94 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.88 €     36.62 €      -52.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.55 €     29.09 €      -4.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.86 €     71.72 €      -20.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 86.82 €     91.62 €      +5.53 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 268.46 €     1,417.97 €      +428.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 280.20 €     988.04 €      +252.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 470.41 €     2,731.46 €      +480.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 526.54 €     1,672.18 €      +217.58 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,511.59 €     2,407.15 €      +59.25 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,857.41 €     1,756.31 €      -5.44 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 698.89 €     3,033.32 €      +334.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.01     3.63      -27.57 %
 
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