Cost of living comparison between Boston, Massachusetts, United States and Alor Star, Malaysia

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These prices were last updated on October 27, 2016. Exchange rate: 4.155 MYR / USD

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Cost of living in Boston, Massachusetts (United States) is 83% more expensive than in Alor Star (Malaysia)

For example, you would need at least RM4,569 ($1,100) in Boston, Massachusetts to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM2,500 in Alor Star.

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