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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

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You would need around 27,275.60MXN (2,024.84$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ 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 46.32% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 62.50% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 84.51% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 59.73% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 50.33% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 55.58% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.08 $      -65.98 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     21.34 $      -64.43 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.45 $      -36.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.48 $      -70.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.23 $      -62.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 $     2.49 $      -36.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.91 $      -49.43 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.50 $     0.69 $      -54.18 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.95 $      -6.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.84 $     1.78 $      -37.21 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.03 $     1.24 $      -75.30 %
Eggs (12) 2.66 $     2.02 $      -24.09 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.88 $     5.86 $      -50.63 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.62 $     4.73 $      -38.01 %
Apples (1kg) 4.03 $     2.21 $      -45.11 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.87 $     1.51 $      -60.82 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.43 $     1.53 $      -71.83 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.26 $      -47.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $     0.76 $      -57.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $     0.85 $      -50.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.54 $      -28.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 $     0.98 $      -66.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.42 $     2.00 $      -54.61 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.75 $     3.34 $      -65.74 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.63 $      -74.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     66.81 $      -4.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.86 $      -28.62 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.86 $      +6.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     14.85 $      -46.97 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     0.88 $      -9.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     13,362.53 $      -29.67 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 210.48 $     86.92 $      -58.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $     0.09 $      +21.96 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.46 $     23.98 $      -55.97 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.91 $     39.70 $      -37.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.85 $     29.69 $      +14.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.08 $      -65.98 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.99 $     51.22 $      +6.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.29 $     31.18 $      -16.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.71 $     70.52 $      -26.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.59 $     43.06 $      -63.38 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,889.58 $     344.67 $      -81.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,318.75 $     124.08 $      -90.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,666.67 $     659.87 $      -82.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,268.75 $     284.57 $      -87.46 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,116.88 $     482.54 $      -84.52 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,264.31 $     1,235.04 $      -45.46 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,067.26 $     677.41 $      -83.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.80     10.50      +176.32 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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