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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,423.60$ (3,462.97£) 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 15.75% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 15.54% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 15.25% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 18.53% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 4.14% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 45.97% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.66 £      -23.38 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     38.31 £      -23.38 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.47 £      -10.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.19 £      -15.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.60 £     3.83 £      +6.40 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £     2.52 £      +1.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.15 £      -0.19 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     0.96 £      -1.13 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.65 £      -31.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.02 £     1.85 £      +82.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.57 £     3.21 £      +104.22 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 £     1.72 £      -26.02 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.06 £     8.04 £      +13.93 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.69 £     4.87 £      -36.68 %
Apples (1kg) 1.95 £     2.67 £      +36.71 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.97 £     2.60 £      +32.20 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.99 £     3.51 £      +76.09 %
Potato (1kg) 1.39 £     1.55 £      +11.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 £     1.13 £      +20.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £     1.08 £      +23.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.66 £      +9.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 £     1.89 £      +15.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 £     2.82 £      +70.40 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     6.24 £      -21.98 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.60 £      -42.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     47.89 £      -63.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.66 £      -44.66 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     1.11 £      -57.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     17.88 £      -28.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     0.63 £      -54.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,142.50 £     12,131.50 £      -24.85 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 148.55 £     134.39 £      -9.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.04 £      -64.24 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.48 £     34.43 £      +76.77 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.87 £     40.81 £      -22.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.69 £     16.50 £      +70.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.66 £      -36.15 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.68 £     30.64 £      -49.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.52 £     23.79 £      -24.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 66.06 £     61.11 £      -7.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 70.90 £     75.08 £      +5.90 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,515.28 £     1,240.91 £      -18.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 964.23 £     857.81 £      -11.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,810.19 £     2,348.77 £      -16.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,738.98 £     1,521.13 £      -12.53 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,246.67 £     1,956.36 £      -78.84 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,885.46 £     1,377.65 £      -71.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,092.00 £     2,579.19 £      +23.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.24     3.81      -10.00 %
 
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