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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,399.20$ (3,253.56£) in Boston, MA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,100.00£ in London (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 20.68% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 20.64% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 20.59% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 22.67% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 2.39% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 46.78% higher than in London

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  London  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.23 £      -27.69 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     36.16 £      -27.69 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.37 £      -12.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.01 £      -20.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.55 £     3.62 £      +1.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.46 £     2.39 £      -3.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.16 £     1.08 £      -6.72 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.98 £     0.90 £      -7.87 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.63 £      -34.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.75 £      +74.69 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.55 £     2.79 £      +79.65 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 £     1.63 £      -30.75 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.91 £     7.84 £      +13.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.62 £     4.49 £      -41.14 %
Apples (1kg) 1.98 £     2.45 £      +23.51 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.98 £     2.62 £      +32.88 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.07 £     3.32 £      +60.68 %
Potato (1kg) 1.45 £     1.45 £      -0.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £     1.08 £      +13.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.05 £      +7.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.23 £      +3.26 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 £     1.86 £      +14.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 £     2.92 £      +82.72 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     5.42 £      -32.21 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.51 £      -46.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     42.18 £      -67.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.57 £      -47.77 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.49 £     1.05 £      -57.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.74 £     16.87 £      -31.80 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.39 £     0.60 £      -56.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 £     11,148.10 £      -30.32 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 142.87 £     124.41 £      -12.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £     0.04 £      -69.16 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.61 £     33.74 £      +72.09 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.72 £     37.95 £      -28.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.41 £     15.75 £      +67.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.23 £      -39.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.98 £     29.15 £      -52.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.06 £     22.84 £      -26.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 66.00 £     56.96 £      -13.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 73.00 £     72.00 £      -1.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,499.59 £     1,156.24 £      -22.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 946.02 £     784.61 £      -17.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,785.85 £     2,225.60 £      -20.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,702.68 £     1,341.67 £      -21.20 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,885.77 £     1,943.66 £      -78.13 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,984.30 £     1,418.14 £      -71.55 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,072.67 £     2,414.25 £      +16.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.15     3.75      -9.80 %
 
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