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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

You would need around 27,128.16MXN (2,086.19$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ 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 45.03% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 61.37% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 83.93% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 58.13% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 50.01% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 55.31% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.23 $      -64.75 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     22.11 $      -63.15 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.61 $      -34.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.54 $      -69.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.31 $      -61.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 $     2.58 $      -34.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.96 $      -45.71 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     0.71 $      -51.74 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.05 $     0.99 $      -5.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.96 $     1.85 $      -37.69 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.61 $     1.29 $      -72.07 %
Eggs (12) 2.72 $     2.09 $      -23.12 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.38 $     6.08 $      -54.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.92 $     4.90 $      -38.19 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $     2.29 $      -43.59 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.36 $     1.57 $      -63.98 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.64 $     1.58 $      -71.91 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     1.31 $      -46.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.85 $     0.78 $      -57.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $     0.88 $      -48.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.84 $      -26.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $     1.02 $      -67.12 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.84 $     2.08 $      -57.12 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $     3.46 $      -61.55 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.65 $      -73.85 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     69.21 $      -1.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.92 $      -26.06 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.92 $      +10.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     15.38 $      -45.07 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.99 $     0.90 $      -9.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,750.00 $     13,842.21 $      -26.17 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 201.02 $     90.04 $      -55.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.09 $      +36.06 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.58 $     24.84 $      -56.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.91 $     41.12 $      -35.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.16 $     30.76 $      +13.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.23 $      -64.75 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.07 $     53.06 $      +8.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.98 $     32.30 $      -17.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 96.09 $     73.06 $      -23.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 122.77 $     44.60 $      -63.67 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,900.00 $     354.46 $      -81.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,323.91 $     128.53 $      -90.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,660.00 $     681.12 $      -81.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,240.62 $     294.79 $      -86.84 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,225.45 $     499.86 $      -84.50 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,353.36 $     1,279.37 $      -45.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,064.48 $     701.72 $      -82.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.63     10.50      +189.11 %
 
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