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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

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You would need around 26,988.23MXN (1,999.29$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ 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 47.10% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 62.98% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 84.66% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 60.09% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 51.32% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 55.34% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.07 $      -66.05 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     21.30 $      -64.50 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.44 $      -36.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.48 $      -70.37 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.22 $      -62.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $     2.48 $      -37.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.80 $     0.91 $      -49.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 $     0.66 $      -56.37 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.95 $      -6.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.84 $     1.78 $      -37.34 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.03 $     1.24 $      -75.35 %
Eggs (12) 2.66 $     2.01 $      -24.25 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.88 $     5.85 $      -50.74 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.62 $     4.72 $      -38.14 %
Apples (1kg) 4.18 $     2.21 $      -47.22 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.07 $     1.51 $      -62.90 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.62 $     1.53 $      -72.84 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     1.26 $      -48.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $     0.76 $      -57.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $     0.84 $      -50.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.52 $      -28.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 $     0.98 $      -67.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.42 $     2.00 $      -54.70 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.75 $     3.33 $      -65.81 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.63 $      -74.81 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     66.67 $      -4.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.85 $      -28.77 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.85 $      +6.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     14.82 $      -47.09 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     0.88 $      -10.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     13,334.42 $      -29.82 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 210.48 $     86.74 $      -58.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $     0.09 $      +21.70 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.46 $     23.93 $      -56.06 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.98 $     39.61 $      -39.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.85 $     29.63 $      +14.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.07 $      -66.05 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.99 $     51.12 $      +6.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.32 $     31.11 $      -18.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.71 $     70.38 $      -26.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.59 $     42.97 $      -63.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,904.55 $     343.94 $      -81.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,339.13 $     123.82 $      -90.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,607.14 $     659.03 $      -81.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,315.62 $     283.97 $      -87.74 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,063.99 $     481.52 $      -84.28 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,157.64 $     1,232.44 $      -42.88 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,088.50 $     675.98 $      -83.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.81     10.50      +175.33 %
 
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