Yemen is 38.2% cheaper than Massachusetts.

If you lived in Yemen instead of Massachusetts, you would:

pay 51.9% less for restaurants

 
Massachusetts
Yemen
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.87
 
$5.00
YER1,250
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.60
 
$7.93
YER1,984
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.28
 
$0.98
YER246

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pay 22.6% less for groceries

 
Massachusetts
Yemen
Bread
1 loaf
$3.14
 
$1.20
YER300
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.95
 
$2.85
YER714
Milk (1 gallon) $3.85
 
$7.98
YER1,996

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pay 19.5% more for transportation

 
Massachusetts
Yemen
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.67
 
$11.22
YER2,809
Monthly public transit pass $65.81
 
$42.83
YER10,719
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,099.38
 
$8,991.01
YER2,250,187

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pay 71.7% less for housing

 
Massachusetts
Yemen
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$73.92
 
$39.12
YER9,791
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,897.57
 
$278.11
YER69,603
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,547.61
 
$147.96
YER37,030

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pay 95.1% less for childcare

 
Massachusetts
Yemen
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,504.98
 
$61.44
YER15,377
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $22,736.36
 
$1,327.35
YER332,197

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pay 46.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
Massachusetts
Yemen
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $6.06
 
$2.69
YER673
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.55
 
$2.76
YER691
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$11.00
 
$3.63
YER909

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pay 1.0% more for clothing

 
Massachusetts
Yemen
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$43.01
 
$43.83
YER10,969
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.01
 
$62.06
YER15,533
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$76.53
 
$57.23
YER14,324

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