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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,404.09$ (3,203.01£) 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 21.62% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 21.88% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 22.24% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 24.10% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 2.76% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 45.04% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.11 £      -28.88 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     35.56 £      -28.88 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.15 £      -17.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     2.96 £      -22.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 £     3.56 £      +1.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.46 £     2.33 £      -5.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.05 £      -8.53 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     0.88 £      -8.47 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.62 £      -35.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.76 £      +75.97 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.55 £     2.84 £      +83.88 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 £     1.61 £      -31.80 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.93 £     7.71 £      +11.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.51 £     4.43 £      -40.98 %
Apples (1kg) 1.94 £     2.41 £      +24.32 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.92 £     2.58 £      +34.22 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.10 £     3.26 £      +55.44 %
Potato (1kg) 1.38 £     1.42 £      +2.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 £     1.07 £      +11.43 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.03 £      +5.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.11 £      +1.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.83 £      +12.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 £     2.87 £      +79.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     5.33 £      -33.32 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.48 £      -47.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     41.49 £      -68.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.54 £      -48.63 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.49 £     1.03 £      -58.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.74 £     16.60 £      -32.92 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.39 £     0.59 £      -57.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 £     11,113.12 £      -30.54 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.90 £     122.37 £      -16.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £     0.04 £      -69.66 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.39 £     33.19 £      +71.14 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.85 £     37.33 £      -29.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.24 £     15.49 £      +67.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.11 £      -40.73 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.25 £     28.67 £      -53.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.18 £     22.47 £      -27.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 64.87 £     56.02 £      -13.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 72.82 £     70.82 £      -2.75 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,499.02 £     1,140.95 £      -23.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 945.69 £     781.60 £      -17.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,789.62 £     2,154.89 £      -22.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,705.93 £     1,319.63 £      -22.64 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,676.92 £     1,911.72 £      -77.97 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,949.71 £     1,394.84 £      -71.82 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,102.85 £     2,382.73 £      +13.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     3.68      -12.00 %
 
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