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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

You would need around 5,394.37$ (3,290.03£) 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 19.88% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 19.76% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 19.58% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 21.77% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 1.27% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 48.37% higher than in London

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  London  Boston, MA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.32 £      -26.81 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     36.59 £      -26.81 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.42 £      -11.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.05 £      -19.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.60 £     3.66 £      +1.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.47 £     2.41 £      -2.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.16 £     1.09 £      -5.49 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     0.91 £      -6.44 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.96 £     0.63 £      -34.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.77 £      +75.98 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.55 £     2.83 £      +81.97 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 £     1.65 £      -29.66 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.97 £     7.93 £      +13.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.63 £     4.54 £      -40.50 %
Apples (1kg) 1.98 £     2.48 £      +24.85 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.98 £     2.66 £      +34.19 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.05 £     3.36 £      +64.15 %
Potato (1kg) 1.45 £     1.46 £      +0.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £     1.10 £      +15.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.97 £     1.06 £      +9.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.32 £      +4.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.62 £     1.88 £      +16.37 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 £     2.95 £      +83.16 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     5.49 £      -31.39 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.52 £      -45.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     42.69 £      -67.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.59 £      -47.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.49 £     1.06 £      -57.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     17.08 £      -31.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.39 £     0.60 £      -56.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 £     11,283.15 £      -29.48 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.49 £     125.92 £      -13.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £     0.04 £      -69.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.86 £     34.15 £      +72.00 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.19 £     38.41 £      -27.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.44 £     15.94 £      +68.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.32 £      -39.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.59 £     29.50 £      -52.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.21 £     23.12 £      -25.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 66.64 £     57.65 £      -13.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 72.37 £     72.88 £      +0.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,504.24 £     1,170.25 £      -22.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 947.70 £     794.12 £      -16.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,789.81 £     2,252.56 £      -19.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,705.93 £     1,370.37 £      -19.67 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,946.15 £     1,967.20 £      -78.01 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,033.06 £     1,435.31 £      -71.48 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,060.71 £     2,453.50 £      +19.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.17     3.75      -10.24 %
 
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