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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

You would need around 27,104.64MXN (2,071.05$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ in Boston, MA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Cancun are 45.19% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 61.65% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 84.14% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 58.79% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 49.73% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 54.62% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.20 $      -64.98 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     21.97 $      -63.39 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.24 $     4.58 $      -36.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.53 $      -69.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.29 $      -61.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $     2.56 $      -35.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.96 $      -46.64 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.49 $     0.71 $      -52.62 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     0.98 $      -5.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.90 $     1.83 $      -36.72 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.63 $     1.28 $      -72.38 %
Eggs (12) 2.71 $     2.08 $      -23.24 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.01 $     6.04 $      -53.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.45 $     4.86 $      -34.67 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $     2.28 $      -43.95 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.36 $     1.56 $      -64.21 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.51 $     1.57 $      -71.42 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.30 $      -45.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $     0.78 $      -56.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     0.87 $      -49.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.79 $      -26.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $     1.01 $      -67.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.84 $     2.06 $      -57.40 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $     3.44 $      -61.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.65 $      -74.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     68.77 $      -1.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.91 $      -26.53 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.91 $      +9.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     15.28 $      -45.42 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.99 $     0.89 $      -9.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,500.00 $     13,753.69 $      -25.66 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 206.46 $     89.46 $      -56.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.09 $      +35.19 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.99 $     24.68 $      -55.92 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.98 $     40.86 $      -35.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.13 $     30.56 $      +16.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.20 $      -64.98 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.37 $     52.72 $      +8.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.91 $     32.09 $      -15.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 94.52 $     72.59 $      -23.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.49 $     44.32 $      -62.91 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,918.75 $     353.21 $      -81.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,302.04 $     127.71 $      -90.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,693.33 $     677.30 $      -81.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,226.47 $     292.90 $      -86.84 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,225.45 $     496.66 $      -84.60 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,353.36 $     1,271.19 $      -45.98 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,006.39 $     697.24 $      -82.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.75     10.50      +180.34 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014July, 2014
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