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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

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You would need around 27,291.82MXN (2,002.25$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00$ in Boston, MA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Cancun are 47.65% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 63.60% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 85.05% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 60.35% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 51.92% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 54.48% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.04 $      -66.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     21.09 $      -64.85 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.40 $      -37.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.47 $      -70.65 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.20 $      -63.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $     2.45 $      -37.99 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.90 $      -50.02 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.50 $     0.65 $      -56.54 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.94 $      -7.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.90 $     1.76 $      -39.32 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.03 $     1.23 $      -75.59 %
Eggs (12) 2.70 $     2.00 $      -26.13 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.60 $     5.80 $      -53.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.62 $     4.67 $      -38.74 %
Apples (1kg) 4.18 $     2.19 $      -47.73 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.07 $     1.50 $      -63.25 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.50 $     1.51 $      -72.51 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     1.25 $      -48.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $     0.75 $      -57.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $     0.84 $      -50.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.44 $      -29.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 $     0.97 $      -67.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.42 $     1.98 $      -55.14 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.78 $     3.30 $      -66.23 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.62 $      -75.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $     66.03 $      -11.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.83 $      -29.46 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.83 $      +5.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     14.67 $      -47.60 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     0.87 $      -11.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     13,205.58 $      -30.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 210.48 $     85.90 $      -59.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $     0.08 $      +20.53 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.92 $     23.70 $      -56.05 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.91 $     39.23 $      -38.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.85 $     29.35 $      +13.53 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.04 $      -66.37 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.99 $     50.62 $      +5.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.25 $     30.81 $      -17.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.71 $     69.70 $      -27.18 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.59 $     42.55 $      -63.81 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,943.48 $     340.62 $      -82.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,343.48 $     122.62 $      -90.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,678.57 $     653.09 $      -82.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,382.35 $     281.23 $      -88.20 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,063.99 $     476.87 $      -84.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,157.64 $     1,220.53 $      -43.43 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,039.46 $     669.45 $      -83.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.81     10.50      +175.33 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014September, 2014
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