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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

You would need around 26,968.54MXN (2,048.83$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ 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 45.74% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 62.06% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 84.32% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 59.22% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 50.25% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 54.39% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.18 $      -65.18 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     21.84 $      -63.60 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.24 $     4.56 $      -37.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.52 $      -69.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.28 $      -62.01 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.96 $     2.54 $      -35.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.95 $      -46.95 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.49 $     0.70 $      -52.89 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     0.98 $      -6.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.90 $     1.82 $      -37.08 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.63 $     1.27 $      -72.54 %
Eggs (12) 2.71 $     2.07 $      -23.68 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.01 $     6.00 $      -53.86 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.45 $     4.84 $      -35.04 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $     2.26 $      -44.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.36 $     1.55 $      -64.42 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.51 $     1.57 $      -71.58 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     1.29 $      -46.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $     0.77 $      -56.90 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     0.87 $      -50.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.74 $      -27.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $     1.00 $      -67.52 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.84 $     2.05 $      -57.64 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $     3.42 $      -62.01 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.65 $      -74.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     68.37 $      -2.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.90 $      -26.95 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.90 $      +9.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     15.19 $      -45.73 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.99 $     0.90 $      -8.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,500.00 $     13,674.80 $      -26.08 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 206.46 $     88.95 $      -56.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.09 $      +34.41 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.99 $     24.54 $      -56.18 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.98 $     40.62 $      -35.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.13 $     30.39 $      +16.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.18 $      -65.18 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.37 $     52.42 $      +8.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.91 $     31.91 $      -15.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 94.52 $     72.17 $      -23.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.49 $     44.06 $      -63.12 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,918.75 $     352.08 $      -81.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,302.04 $     126.98 $      -90.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,693.33 $     674.16 $      -81.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,246.88 $     291.22 $      -87.04 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,225.45 $     493.81 $      -84.69 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,353.36 $     1,263.90 $      -46.29 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,006.39 $     693.24 $      -82.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.75     10.50      +180.34 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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