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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

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You would need around 28,050.69MXN (1,873.03$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00$ 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 48.87% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 65.94% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 86.89% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 55.11% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 53.53% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 52.67% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 $     4.51 $      -65.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     30.00 $      -50.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $     4.27 $      -38.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.25 $     1.67 $      -68.20 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.00 $      -66.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.90 $     2.45 $      -37.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 $     0.91 $      -51.33 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     0.62 $      -57.78 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     0.90 $      -8.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.79 $     1.64 $      -41.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.44 $     1.22 $      -72.42 %
Eggs (12) 2.68 $     1.78 $      -33.85 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.84 $     5.59 $      -56.46 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.15 $     4.98 $      -30.40 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     1.99 $      -48.05 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.41 $     1.29 $      -62.31 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.30 $     1.39 $      -73.86 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     1.14 $      -53.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.92 $     0.65 $      -66.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $     0.79 $      -53.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $     7.01 $      -43.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 $     0.90 $      -64.35 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.42 $     1.84 $      -58.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $     3.00 $      -69.95 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.57 $      -77.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $     60.10 $      -19.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.67 $      -35.80 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.67 $      -4.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     13.35 $      -52.30 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.86 $      -8.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     12,019.15 $      -36.74 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 197.95 $     83.47 $      -57.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.08 $      +41.64 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.99 $     22.30 $      -57.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.97 $     41.16 $      -36.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.85 $     20.03 $      -22.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     3.34 $      -72.18 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.08 $     48.74 $      +1.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.98 $     35.56 $      -6.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 92.50 $     62.60 $      -32.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.32 $     40.06 $      -65.85 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,954.55 $     292.07 $      -85.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,361.54 $     100.16 $      -92.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,061.11 $     648.65 $      -84.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,556.25 $     261.53 $      -89.77 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,063.99 $     616.54 $      -79.88 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,157.64 $     1,110.88 $      -48.51 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,780.46 $     609.30 $      -83.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.62     9.67      +166.67 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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