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Historical Prices in Boston, MA

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2018 15.00 68.00 8.00
2017 15.00 70.00 8.00
2016 16.00 70.00 8.00
2015 15.00 60.00 7.50
2014 13.00 60.00 7.00
2013 12.00 60.00 7.00
2012 15.00 60.00 7.00
2011 12.00 60.00 7.00
2010 15.00 45.00 7.50
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2018 6.00 7.00 1.92 1.57 3.95
2017 6.00 7.00 1.80 1.54 3.80
2016 6.00 7.00 1.82 1.57 3.93
2015 6.00 7.00 1.80 1.44 3.68
2014 5.50 6.00 1.87 1.51 3.91
2013 5.00 6.00 1.80 1.51 4.04
2012 5.00 5.00 1.73 1.32 4.05
2011 4.00 5.00 1.62 1.22 3.80
2010 3.25 5.50 1.61 1.15 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2018 0.90 2.74 2.69 - - -
2017 0.81 2.69 2.77 1.58 - -
2016 0.89 2.82 3.10 1.83 1.88 1.98
2015 0.93 3.33 3.27 1.85 - 1.90
2014 0.93 2.98 2.68 1.96 2.00 3.00
2013 1.15 3.08 2.69 1.51 3.08 4.02
2012 1.05 2.70 2.89 1.69 4.17 4.00
2011 0.92 3.33 3.00 2.12 4.00 5.50
2010 1.84 2.50 3.00 1.83 2.92 4.58
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2018 4.23 - - - - - 1.49 -
2017 4.90 6.53 - - - 4.51 1.39 -
2016 4.53 4.95 3.38 1.18 4.46 5.58 1.43 3.36
2015 4.27 4.12 3.24 1.97 2.99 4.75 1.63 3.06
2014 4.74 5.12 - 1.82 6.92 4.20 - -
2013 3.85 3.85 2.46 1.71 4.52 6.10 - -
2012 3.99 4.77 2.74 1.00 2.18 4.43 - -
2011 3.55 13.21 2.10 1.39 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Breasts
(Boneless, Skinless),
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2018 - 15.00 11.35 11.68 15.06
2017 - 13.50 10.51 11.02 -
2016 13.42 15.00 10.48 11.42 13.19
2015 12.40 14.00 10.00 9.46 13.31
2014 10.52 12.50 10.00 6.91 -
2013 14.15 12.00 9.00 8.60 -
2012 14.44 12.00 8.00 5.19 -
2011 11.02 12.00 7.85 9.92 -
2010 8.00 12.00 8.00 10.98 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2018 2389.67 1721.13 4211.91 2750.32
2017 2554.36 1732.39 4312.30 2687.19
2016 2340.23 1604.47 3950.42 2674.08
2015 2311.41 1589.63 4068.19 2615.77
2014 1931.82 1346.67 4050.00 2493.75
2013 1960.71 1360.00 3568.75 2318.18
2012 1903.33 1185.50 3566.67 1931.25
2011 1499.29 1100.00 3416.67 2250.00
2010 1570.00 1130.00 3056.67 2082.00

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2018 10007.29 4610.60
2017 10496.15 3912.68
2016 9225.40 4063.38
2015 7349.06 2997.36
2014 - -
2013 2960.08 2343.84
2012 6522.93 3637.16
2011 - -
2010 - -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2018 4474.39
2017 3444.53
2016 4361.15
2015 3421.37
2014 3494.09
2013 4530.75
2012 3299.57
2011 3750.00
2010 2950.00

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2018 2.50 0.74
2017 2.53 0.65
2016 2.50 0.56
2015 2.50 0.62
2014 2.50 0.97
2013 2.50 1.00
2012 2.25 0.99
2011 1.95 0.98
2010 2.00 0.74
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2018 84.50
2017 84.50
2016 80.00
2015 75.00
2014 75.00
2013 70.00
2012 70.00
2011 59.00
2010 54.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2018 4.23
2017 3.99
2016 3.86
2015 4.07
2014 3.46
2013 4.00
2012 3.60
2011 4.00
2010 4.75

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2018 158.78 64.77
2017 158.23 63.29
2016 145.47 55.29
2015 145.67 51.28
2014 225.20 54.56
2013 210.33 56.12
2012 194.81 52.75
2011 193.75 30.00
2010 275.00 51.67

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2018 54.19 - 13.99
2017 52.58 - 14.00
2016 49.93 20.80 12.00
2015 56.97 34.50 12.50
2014 62.47 22.50 12.00
2013 64.38 28.32 12.00
2012 42.80 32.00 12.00
2011 51.00 - 12.00
2010 75.00 42.00 10.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2018 49.00 34.61 79.27 95.22
2017 49.76 37.45 75.97 105.61
2016 46.58 37.35 78.16 103.11
2015 46.21 42.73 76.36 91.76
2014 45.64 38.06 96.32 117.65
2013 50.00 38.69 96.25 115.83
2012 46.67 54.00 87.50 99.50
2011 49.00 43.33 97.00 103.33
2010 55.00 35.00 145.00 240.00
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