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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,426.00$ (3,193.74£) 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 21.69% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 22.10% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 22.67% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 24.63% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 2.24% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 46.10% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.06 £      -29.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     35.32 £      -29.37 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.12 £      -17.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     2.94 £      -22.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 £     3.53 £      +0.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.46 £     2.32 £      -5.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.04 £      -9.34 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.96 £     0.87 £      -10.04 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.62 £      -35.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.74 £      +75.16 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.57 £     2.71 £      +72.50 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 £     1.60 £      -32.26 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.93 £     7.88 £      +13.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.51 £     4.66 £      -37.93 %
Apples (1kg) 1.94 £     2.39 £      +23.51 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.92 £     2.56 £      +33.33 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.10 £     3.32 £      +58.10 %
Potato (1kg) 1.38 £     1.44 £      +4.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 £     1.09 £      +14.11 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 £     1.00 £      +0.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.06 £      +0.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.82 £      +11.84 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 £     2.85 £      +77.82 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     5.30 £      -33.78 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.47 £      -47.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     41.20 £      -68.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.53 £      -48.99 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.49 £     1.02 £      -58.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.74 £     16.48 £      -33.38 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.39 £     0.58 £      -57.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 £     11,036.25 £      -31.02 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.90 £     118.32 £      -18.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £     0.04 £      -71.02 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.39 £     33.30 £      +71.72 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.85 £     37.62 £      -28.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.24 £     15.98 £      +73.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.06 £      -41.14 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.25 £     28.88 £      -52.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.18 £     22.95 £      -26.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 64.87 £     56.56 £      -12.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 72.82 £     72.26 £      -0.77 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,498.60 £     1,118.34 £      -25.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 945.59 £     779.26 £      -17.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,789.62 £     2,154.28 £      -22.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,711.21 £     1,318.83 £      -22.93 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,676.92 £     1,898.50 £      -78.12 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,949.71 £     1,385.19 £      -72.01 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,102.10 £     2,392.35 £      +13.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     3.63      -13.28 %
 
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