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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

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You would need around 27,068.05MXN (1,998.75$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ 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 47.00% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 62.99% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 84.71% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 60.09% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 51.14% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 55.47% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.06 $      -66.16 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     21.23 $      -64.62 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.43 $      -36.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.48 $      -70.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.22 $      -63.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $     2.47 $      -37.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.80 $     0.90 $      -49.91 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 $     0.66 $      -56.51 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     0.95 $      -8.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.84 $     1.77 $      -37.54 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.85 $     1.24 $      -74.47 %
Eggs (12) 2.66 $     2.01 $      -24.49 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.88 $     5.83 $      -50.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.62 $     4.70 $      -38.34 %
Apples (1kg) 4.18 $     2.20 $      -47.39 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.07 $     1.51 $      -63.02 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.62 $     1.52 $      -72.93 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 $     1.26 $      -46.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 $     0.75 $      -56.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $     0.84 $      -50.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.49 $      -29.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 $     0.97 $      -67.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.42 $     1.99 $      -54.85 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.75 $     3.32 $      -65.92 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.63 $      -74.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     66.46 $      -5.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.85 $      -29.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.85 $      +6.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     14.77 $      -47.26 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     0.88 $      -10.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     13,291.49 $      -30.04 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 210.48 $     86.46 $      -58.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $     0.08 $      +21.31 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.46 $     23.85 $      -56.20 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.98 $     39.48 $      -39.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.85 $     29.54 $      +14.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.06 $      -66.16 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.99 $     50.95 $      +6.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.32 $     31.01 $      -19.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.71 $     70.15 $      -26.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.59 $     42.83 $      -63.58 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,904.55 $     342.84 $      -82.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,339.13 $     123.42 $      -90.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,607.14 $     656.89 $      -81.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,347.06 $     283.06 $      -87.94 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,063.99 $     479.97 $      -84.34 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,157.64 $     1,228.47 $      -43.06 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,088.50 $     673.80 $      -83.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.81     10.50      +175.33 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014September, 2014
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