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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

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You would need around 27,293.13MXN (1,989.18$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00$ 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 47.99% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 63.83% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 85.14% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 60.60% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 52.24% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 54.00% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.01 $      -66.60 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     20.95 $      -65.08 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.37 $      -37.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.46 $      -70.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.19 $      -63.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $     2.44 $      -38.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.89 $      -50.35 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.50 $     0.65 $      -56.82 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.94 $      -8.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.90 $     1.75 $      -39.72 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.03 $     1.22 $      -75.75 %
Eggs (12) 2.70 $     1.98 $      -26.61 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.60 $     5.76 $      -54.29 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.62 $     4.64 $      -39.14 %
Apples (1kg) 4.18 $     2.17 $      -48.07 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.07 $     1.49 $      -63.50 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.50 $     1.50 $      -72.69 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     1.24 $      -48.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $     0.74 $      -58.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $     0.83 $      -50.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.38 $      -30.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 $     0.96 $      -67.57 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.42 $     1.97 $      -55.43 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.78 $     3.28 $      -66.45 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.62 $      -75.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $     65.59 $      -12.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.82 $      -29.92 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.82 $      +4.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     14.58 $      -47.94 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     0.87 $      -11.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     13,118.77 $      -30.95 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 210.48 $     85.33 $      -59.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $     0.08 $      +19.73 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.92 $     23.54 $      -56.34 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.91 $     38.97 $      -39.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.85 $     29.15 $      +12.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.01 $      -66.60 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.99 $     50.29 $      +4.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.25 $     30.61 $      -17.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.71 $     69.24 $      -27.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.59 $     42.27 $      -64.05 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,943.48 $     338.38 $      -82.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,343.48 $     121.82 $      -90.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,678.57 $     649.27 $      -82.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,382.35 $     279.38 $      -88.27 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,063.99 $     473.73 $      -84.54 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,157.64 $     1,212.51 $      -43.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,997.88 $     665.05 $      -83.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.72     10.50      +182.26 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014September, 2014
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