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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,388.28$ (3,368.21£) 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 17.71% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 17.85% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 18.03% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 20.12% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 1.19% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 50.43% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.50 £      -24.99 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     37.51 £      -24.99 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.38 £      -12.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.13 £      -17.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.70 £     3.75 £      +1.37 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.49 £     2.47 £      -0.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.13 £      -1.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     0.94 £      -2.86 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.95 £     0.63 £      -33.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.00 £     1.77 £      +77.02 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.54 £     3.15 £      +104.31 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 £     1.66 £      -28.64 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.05 £     7.43 £      +5.28 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.78 £     4.77 £      -38.77 %
Apples (1kg) 1.96 £     2.61 £      +33.06 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.96 £     2.55 £      +30.12 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.01 £     3.51 £      +74.84 %
Potato (1kg) 1.40 £     1.52 £      +8.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £     1.11 £      +16.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 £     1.07 £      +18.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.50 £      +7.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.63 £     1.85 £      +14.05 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 £     2.76 £      +68.64 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     6.09 £      -23.82 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.56 £      -44.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     43.76 £      -66.34 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.63 £      -45.82 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     1.09 £      -58.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     17.50 £      -29.62 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     0.61 £      -55.59 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,285.00 £     11,876.90 £      -27.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.08 £     131.57 £      -9.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £     0.04 £      -64.92 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.73 £     34.04 £      +72.51 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.50 £     40.62 £      -22.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.69 £     16.16 £      +66.79 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.50 £      -37.49 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.81 £     30.00 £      -50.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.67 £     23.95 £      -24.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 65.38 £     59.83 £      -8.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 71.45 £     73.50 £      +2.88 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,512.41 £     1,190.53 £      -21.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 959.30 £     837.09 £      -12.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,804.55 £     2,254.83 £      -19.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,739.34 £     1,467.15 £      -15.65 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,192.86 £     1,915.30 £      -79.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,885.46 £     1,348.74 £      -72.39 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,068.12 £     2,555.72 £      +23.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     3.81      -9.69 %
 
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