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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

You would need around 26,933.75MXN (2,079.63$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ 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 45.24% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 61.49% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 83.94% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 58.01% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 50.03% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 54.99% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.25 $      -64.61 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     22.20 $      -63.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.63 $      -33.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.54 $      -69.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.32 $      -61.39 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 $     2.64 $      -32.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.97 $      -45.49 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     0.71 $      -51.54 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.05 $     0.99 $      -5.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.96 $     1.85 $      -37.44 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.61 $     1.29 $      -71.96 %
Eggs (12) 2.72 $     2.10 $      -22.80 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.38 $     6.10 $      -54.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.92 $     4.92 $      -37.94 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $     2.30 $      -43.36 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.36 $     1.58 $      -63.83 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.64 $     1.59 $      -71.80 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     1.31 $      -46.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.85 $     0.79 $      -57.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $     0.88 $      -48.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.88 $      -26.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $     1.02 $      -66.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.84 $     2.08 $      -56.95 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $     3.47 $      -61.39 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.66 $      -73.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     69.49 $      -0.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.93 $      -25.76 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.93 $      +10.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     15.44 $      -44.85 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.99 $     0.88 $      -10.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,750.00 $     13,898.33 $      -25.88 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 201.02 $     90.40 $      -55.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.09 $      +36.61 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.58 $     25.38 $      -55.13 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.91 $     38.74 $      -39.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.16 $     30.89 $      +13.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.25 $      -64.61 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.07 $     53.28 $      +8.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.98 $     32.43 $      -16.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 96.09 $     73.35 $      -23.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 122.77 $     44.78 $      -63.52 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,900.00 $     355.93 $      -81.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,323.91 $     129.06 $      -90.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,660.00 $     683.89 $      -81.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,240.62 $     295.98 $      -86.79 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,225.45 $     501.88 $      -84.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,353.36 $     1,284.56 $      -45.42 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,064.48 $     704.57 $      -82.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.63     10.50      +189.11 %
 
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