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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,377.11$ (3,239.17£) 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 20.72% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 21.00% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 21.38% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 22.76% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 2.17% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 47.79% higher than in London

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  London  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.23 £      -27.71 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     36.14 £      -27.71 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.36 £      -12.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.01 £      -20.74 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 £     3.61 £      +3.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.46 £     2.38 £      -3.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.16 £     1.08 £      -6.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     0.90 £      -7.23 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.63 £      -34.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.75 £      +74.18 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.56 £     2.79 £      +79.30 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 £     1.63 £      -30.71 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.99 £     7.84 £      +12.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.57 £     4.49 £      -40.76 %
Apples (1kg) 1.95 £     2.45 £      +25.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.94 £     2.62 £      +35.11 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.09 £     3.32 £      +59.07 %
Potato (1kg) 1.39 £     1.45 £      +3.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 £     1.08 £      +13.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.05 £      +7.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.23 £      +3.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 £     1.86 £      +13.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 £     2.92 £      +82.64 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     5.42 £      -32.23 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.51 £      -46.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     42.17 £      -67.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.57 £      -47.79 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.49 £     1.05 £      -57.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.74 £     16.87 £      -31.82 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.39 £     0.60 £      -56.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 £     11,295.00 £      -29.41 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.90 £     124.37 £      -14.76 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £     0.04 £      -69.17 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.39 £     33.73 £      +73.94 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.85 £     37.94 £      -28.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.24 £     15.74 £      +70.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.23 £      -39.76 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.25 £     29.14 £      -52.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.18 £     22.84 £      -26.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 64.87 £     56.94 £      -12.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 72.82 £     71.98 £      -1.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,495.99 £     1,151.79 £      -23.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 946.08 £     789.12 £      -16.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,782.41 £     2,190.15 £      -21.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,702.59 £     1,325.28 £      -22.16 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,900.00 £     1,943.01 £      -78.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,949.71 £     1,417.66 £      -71.36 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,094.31 £     2,445.33 £      +16.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     3.68      -12.51 %
 
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