Cost of Living Comparison

If you lived in Sierra Leone instead of Massachusetts, you would:

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  Massachusetts help_outline Sierra Leone  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.11 ??
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.14 ??
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.21 ??
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.78 ??

Massachusetts vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of restaurants

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  Massachusetts help_outline Sierra Leone  
1 loaf
$2.64 ??
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.64 ??
Milk (1 gallon) $3.42 ??
1 dozen
$2.91 ??
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.51 ??
Apples (1 lb) $2.22 ??
Bananas (1 lb) $0.86 ??
Oranges (1 lb) $2.12 ??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $2.37 ??
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.51 ??
Onions (1 lb) $1.59 ??

Massachusetts vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of groceries

pay (unknown) more for transportation

  Massachusetts help_outline Sierra Leone  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.73 ??
Monthly public transit pass $62.47 ??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,297.08 ??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $17.19 ??

Massachusetts vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of transportation

pay (unknown) more for housing

  Massachusetts help_outline Sierra Leone  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$76.53 ??
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,571.89 ??
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,326.54 ??
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$152.16 ??

Massachusetts vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of housing

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  Massachusetts help_outline Sierra Leone  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,153.47 ??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $19,552.78 ??

Massachusetts vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of childcare

pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

  Massachusetts help_outline Sierra Leone  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.52 ??
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.37 ??
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$10.29 ??
Monthly membership at local gym $53.57 ??
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $12.57 ??

Massachusetts vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of entertainment and sports

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Massachusetts help_outline Sierra Leone  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$44.88 ??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.93 ??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$78.89 ??
Men's business shoes (leather) $109.93 ??

Massachusetts vs. Sierra Leone - Cost of clothing
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