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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,380.28$ (3,350.84£) 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 18.27% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 18.27% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 18.27% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 20.44% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 0.19% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 51.33% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.47 £      -25.26 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     37.37 £      -25.26 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.36 £      -12.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.11 £      -18.05 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.70 £     3.74 £      +0.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £     2.46 £      -1.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.14 £     1.12 £      -1.71 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     0.94 £      -2.97 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.65 £      -32.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.77 £      +75.92 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.53 £     3.02 £      +97.17 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 £     1.66 £      -29.07 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.08 £     7.40 £      +4.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.83 £     4.75 £      -39.33 %
Apples (1kg) 1.95 £     2.60 £      +33.41 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.95 £     2.54 £      +29.76 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.04 £     3.50 £      +71.63 %
Potato (1kg) 1.41 £     1.46 £      +4.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £     1.09 £      +14.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £     1.07 £      +17.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.47 £      +6.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.85 £      +14.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 £     2.75 £      +69.60 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     6.07 £      -24.10 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.56 £      -44.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     43.60 £      -66.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.62 £      -46.02 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     1.08 £      -58.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     17.44 £      -29.88 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     0.61 £      -55.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,285.00 £     11,833.20 £      -27.34 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.79 £     131.09 £      -10.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.04 £      -65.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.85 £     33.92 £      +70.90 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.60 £     40.47 £      -23.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.59 £     16.10 £      +67.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.47 £      -37.72 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.81 £     29.89 £      -50.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 £     23.86 £      -24.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.38 £     59.61 £      -8.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 71.45 £     73.23 £      +2.50 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,508.12 £     1,186.15 £      -21.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 959.93 £     834.01 £      -13.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,802.78 £     2,246.53 £      -19.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,738.33 £     1,461.75 £      -15.91 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,086.67 £     1,908.25 £      -79.00 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,913.00 £     1,343.78 £      -72.65 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,058.76 £     2,546.32 £      +23.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.81      -9.66 %
 
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