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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,374.31$ (3,315.41£) 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 19.16% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 19.14% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 19.10% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 21.21% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 0.77% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 49.83% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.40 £      -25.97 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     37.01 £      -25.97 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.32 £      -13.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.08 £      -18.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.70 £     3.70 £      +0.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.50 £     2.44 £      -2.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.11 £      -3.39 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.98 £     0.93 £      -4.75 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.63 £      -34.71 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.01 £     1.75 £      +73.94 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.52 £     3.11 £      +104.49 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 £     1.64 £      -29.63 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.10 £     7.33 £      +3.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 £     4.70 £      -39.80 %
Apples (1kg) 1.98 £     2.58 £      +30.49 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.99 £     2.51 £      +26.04 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.02 £     3.47 £      +71.42 %
Potato (1kg) 1.44 £     1.50 £      +4.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 £     1.09 £      +13.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.94 £     1.06 £      +12.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.40 £      +5.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.59 £     1.83 £      +14.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 £     2.72 £      +69.44 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     6.01 £      -24.82 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.54 £      -44.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     43.18 £      -66.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.60 £      -46.54 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.75 £     1.07 £      -60.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.74 £     17.27 £      -30.18 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     0.60 £      -56.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,142.50 £     11,721.10 £      -27.39 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 144.90 £     129.85 £      -10.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.04 £      -64.18 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.96 £     33.59 £      +68.28 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.20 £     39.43 £      -25.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.67 £     15.95 £      +64.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.40 £      -38.31 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.35 £     29.60 £      -51.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.94 £     23.64 £      -23.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 66.37 £     59.04 £      -11.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 72.78 £     72.54 £      -0.33 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,519.59 £     1,169.43 £      -23.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 957.51 £     818.79 £      -14.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,775.49 £     2,225.25 £      -19.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,721.43 £     1,428.51 £      -17.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,021.43 £     1,890.18 £      -79.05 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,886.40 £     1,331.05 £      -72.76 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,067.34 £     2,504.69 £      +21.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.81      -9.66 %
 
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