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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Boston, MA Reverse

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You would need around 5,432.52$ (3,474.64£) 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 15.23% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 15.25% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 15.28% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 18.23% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 4.26% higher than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 44.30% higher than in London

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     7.68 £      -23.25 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £     38.38 £      -23.25 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     4.48 £      -10.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.80 £     3.20 £      -15.84 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.60 £     3.84 £      +6.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.51 £     2.53 £      +1.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.15 £     1.15 £      -0.08 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.97 £     0.96 £      -0.80 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.95 £     0.65 £      -31.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.01 £     1.90 £      +88.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.59 £     3.22 £      +102.42 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 £     1.73 £      -26.11 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.02 £     8.06 £      +14.69 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.75 £     4.88 £      -37.07 %
Apples (1kg) 1.98 £     2.68 £      +35.11 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.99 £     2.61 £      +31.22 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.98 £     3.52 £      +77.40 %
Potato (1kg) 1.41 £     1.55 £      +10.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 £     1.13 £      +19.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 £     1.08 £      +21.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £     7.68 £      +9.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.64 £     1.90 £      +15.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 £     2.82 £      +71.31 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.00 £     6.25 £      -21.85 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £     1.60 £      -42.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 £     47.97 £      -63.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £     1.66 £      -44.57 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.62 £     1.11 £      -57.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.87 £     17.91 £      -27.99 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.37 £     0.63 £      -54.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 £     12,152.40 £      -24.05 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.21 £     134.63 £      -7.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £     0.04 £      -64.99 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.46 £     34.49 £      +77.19 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.66 £     41.56 £      -19.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.68 £     16.53 £      +70.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £     7.68 £      -36.04 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.68 £     30.69 £      -49.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.52 £     23.83 £      -24.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 66.76 £     61.22 £      -8.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 71.54 £     75.21 £      +5.13 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,518.57 £     1,226.87 £      -19.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 967.46 £     859.29 £      -11.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,814.10 £     2,352.81 £      -16.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,737.82 £     1,523.75 £      -12.32 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,293.75 £     1,959.73 £      -78.91 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,937.25 £     1,380.03 £      -72.05 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,136.37 £     2,612.54 £      +22.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.23     3.72      -11.98 %
 
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