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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Cancun Reverse

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You would need around 26,939.71MXN (2,004.62$) in Cancun to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00$ 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 46.88% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cancun are 62.88% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Cancun are 84.65% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 59.94% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 51.11% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Cancun is 55.26% lower than in Boston, MA

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  Boston, MA  Cancun      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.09 $      -65.89 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     21.39 $      -64.34 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.46 $      -36.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.49 $      -70.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.23 $      -62.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $     2.49 $      -37.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.80 $     0.91 $      -49.53 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 $     0.66 $      -56.18 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 $     0.96 $      -5.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.84 $     1.79 $      -37.06 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.03 $     1.25 $      -75.24 %
Eggs (12) 2.66 $     2.02 $      -23.91 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.88 $     5.88 $      -50.52 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.62 $     4.74 $      -37.86 %
Apples (1kg) 4.18 $     2.22 $      -46.98 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.07 $     1.52 $      -62.73 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.62 $     1.53 $      -72.72 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     1.26 $      -47.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $     0.76 $      -57.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $     0.85 $      -50.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     8.56 $      -28.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.97 $     0.98 $      -66.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.42 $     2.01 $      -54.50 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.75 $     3.35 $      -65.66 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     0.63 $      -74.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     66.97 $      -4.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $     1.86 $      -28.45 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.74 $     1.86 $      +6.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $     14.88 $      -46.85 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.98 $     0.89 $      -9.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     13,394.05 $      -29.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 210.48 $     87.12 $      -58.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $     0.09 $      +22.25 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.46 $     24.03 $      -55.86 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.98 $     39.79 $      -38.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.85 $     29.76 $      +15.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     4.09 $      -65.89 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.99 $     51.34 $      +6.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.32 $     31.25 $      -18.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.71 $     70.69 $      -26.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.59 $     43.16 $      -63.30 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,904.55 $     345.48 $      -81.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,339.13 $     124.37 $      -90.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,607.14 $     661.67 $      -81.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,347.06 $     285.24 $      -87.85 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,063.99 $     483.67 $      -84.21 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,157.64 $     1,237.95 $      -42.62 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,088.50 $     679.00 $      -83.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.81     10.50      +175.33 %
 
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