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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

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You would need around 27,247.34MXN (1,870.39$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00$ 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 51.25% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 65.99% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 85.91% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 63.80% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 55.09% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 54.91% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     3.43 $      -71.40 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     19.74 $      -67.11 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.12 $      -41.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.37 $      -72.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.06 $      -65.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $     2.32 $      -41.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.84 $      -53.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.50 $     0.61 $      -59.33 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.88 $      -13.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.98 $     1.65 $      -44.66 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.03 $     1.15 $      -77.16 %
Eggs (12) 2.70 $     1.87 $      -30.88 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.60 $     5.42 $      -56.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.62 $     4.37 $      -42.68 %
Apples (1kg) 4.18 $     2.05 $      -51.09 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.07 $     1.40 $      -65.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.50 $     1.41 $      -74.27 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     1.17 $      -51.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $     0.70 $      -60.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $     0.78 $      -53.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     7.89 $      -34.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 $     0.91 $      -69.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.42 $     1.85 $      -58.03 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.78 $     3.09 $      -68.40 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.58 $      -76.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $     61.78 $      -17.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.72 $      -34.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.72 $      -1.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     13.73 $      -50.97 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     0.82 $      -16.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     12,356.10 $      -34.97 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 210.48 $     80.37 $      -61.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $     0.08 $      +12.77 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.92 $     22.17 $      -58.88 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.98 $     36.71 $      -43.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.85 $     27.46 $      +6.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     3.78 $      -68.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.99 $     47.37 $      -1.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.25 $     28.83 $      -22.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.71 $     65.21 $      -31.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.59 $     39.81 $      -66.14 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,918.18 $     320.10 $      -83.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,343.48 $     114.74 $      -91.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,678.57 $     615.69 $      -83.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,382.35 $     263.14 $      -88.95 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,063.99 $     446.19 $      -85.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,157.64 $     1,142.02 $      -47.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,084.65 $     626.39 $      -84.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.72     10.50      +182.26 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014September, 2014
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Currency: USD