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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,546.42$ (3,658.42£) in Boston, MA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,200.00£ 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 14.37% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 12.89% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 11.03% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 13.31% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 4.51% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 34.58% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     8.57 £      -14.25 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     39.58 £      -20.85 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 £     4.62 £      -7.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.90 £     3.46 £      -11.21 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 £     3.96 £      -1.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.51 £     2.57 £      +2.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.17 £     1.23 £      +5.01 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.98 £     0.96 £      -2.22 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.95 £     0.65 £      -31.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.05 £     1.84 £      +75.23 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.71 £     2.93 £      +71.52 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 £     1.77 £      -25.41 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.96 £     8.47 £      +21.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.94 £     4.72 £      -40.59 %
Apples (1kg) 1.91 £     2.52 £      +32.17 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.05 £     2.25 £      +9.60 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.92 £     3.50 £      +81.76 %
Potato (1kg) 1.46 £     1.60 £      +9.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 £     1.27 £      +31.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 £     1.13 £      +31.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     8.24 £      +17.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.67 £     1.67 £      -0.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.71 £     2.91 £      +70.01 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.50 £     6.60 £      -22.40 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £     1.65 £      -36.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 131.00 £     49.47 £      -62.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.71 £      -42.83 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.75 £     1.15 £      -58.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     18.47 £      -25.74 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.31 £     0.63 £      -52.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,250.00 £     12,532.40 £      -27.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 146.60 £     130.57 £      -10.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.04 £      -69.26 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 20.71 £     34.29 £      +65.55 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.23 £     42.85 £      -16.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.75 £     17.05 £      +58.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.92 £      -34.04 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.82 £     31.71 £      -48.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.81 £     25.05 £      -23.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 67.62 £     61.01 £      -9.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 75.48 £     77.39 £      +2.53 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,533.22 £     1,289.22 £      -15.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,023.91 £     898.07 £      -12.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,061.07 £     2,678.71 £      -12.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,788.33 £     1,686.10 £      -5.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,574.36 £     2,021.01 £      -78.89 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,108.20 £     1,423.18 £      -72.14 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,127.23 £     2,493.59 £      +17.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.16     3.62      -12.91 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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