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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,386.09$ (3,332.92£) 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 18.59% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 18.71% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 18.87% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 20.77% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 0.06% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 50.30% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.43 £      -25.74 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     37.13 £      -25.74 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.33 £      -13.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.09 £      -18.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.70 £     3.71 £      +0.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £     2.44 £      -2.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.14 £     1.11 £      -2.32 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     0.93 £      -3.78 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.63 £      -34.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.76 £      +74.79 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.52 £     3.12 £      +104.37 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 £     1.65 £      -29.68 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.11 £     7.35 £      +3.43 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.84 £     4.72 £      -39.84 %
Apples (1kg) 1.96 £     2.59 £      +31.78 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.95 £     2.52 £      +28.95 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.06 £     3.48 £      +69.13 %
Potato (1kg) 1.41 £     1.50 £      +6.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £     1.10 £      +14.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.91 £     1.06 £      +16.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.42 £      +6.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.84 £      +13.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 £     2.73 £      +68.51 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     6.03 £      -24.58 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.55 £      -44.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     43.32 £      -66.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.61 £      -46.37 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     1.08 £      -58.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     17.33 £      -30.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     0.61 £      -55.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,285.00 £     11,757.20 £      -27.80 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 147.14 £     130.25 £      -11.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.04 £      -65.27 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.96 £     33.70 £      +68.80 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.78 £     40.21 £      -23.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.59 £     16.00 £      +66.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.43 £      -38.12 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.81 £     29.70 £      -51.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 £     23.71 £      -25.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.38 £     59.23 £      -9.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 71.45 £     72.76 £      +1.84 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,507.87 £     1,178.53 £      -21.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 959.34 £     828.65 £      -13.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,802.78 £     2,232.10 £      -20.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,738.33 £     1,432.91 £      -17.57 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,086.67 £     1,896.00 £      -79.13 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,913.00 £     1,335.15 £      -72.82 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,070.65 £     2,529.96 £      +22.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.81      -9.66 %
 
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