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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 7,028.90A$ (6,185.24$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ in Houston, TX (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Perth are 32.10% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 28.86% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 22.94% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 49.64% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 24.18% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 11.04% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.49 $     17.60 $      +40.91 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.00 $     88.00 $      +69.23 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.94 $     8.71 $      +25.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.92 $      +126.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.62 $     7.92 $      +71.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.84 $     3.83 $      -0.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     2.79 $      +56.76 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     2.41 $      +66.73 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.08 $     1.44 $      +33.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.61 $     2.79 $      +6.78 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.49 $      -13.50 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $     4.02 $      +66.33 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.79 $     9.76 $      -17.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     11.21 $      +43.70 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     3.85 $      -6.47 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.69 $      -2.55 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     4.48 $      +4.12 %
Potato (1kg) 2.48 $     2.38 $      -3.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 $     2.01 $      +29.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     2.24 $      +29.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     14.52 $      +3.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     4.58 $      +103.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     4.54 $      +54.14 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.05 $     17.60 $      +149.64 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.52 $      +134.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     126.72 $      +111.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     4.40 $      +10.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     1.76 $      -37.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     43.03 $      +59.37 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.34 $      +49.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,800.00 $     24,639.21 $      -0.65 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 239.91 $     224.63 $      -6.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.89 $      +99.35 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.39 $     64.83 $      +19.19 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.89 $     68.80 $      +32.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     21.78 $      +1.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     15.84 $      +32.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.90 $     93.94 $      +96.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.54 $     62.86 $      +21.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.33 $     136.16 $      +57.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.62 $     134.98 $      +39.69 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,557.84 $     1,879.02 $      +20.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 886.62 $     1,294.73 $      +46.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,715.22 $     3,171.17 $      +16.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,587.50 $     1,949.82 $      +22.82 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,529.52 $     7,046.04 $      +178.55 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,407.38 $     4,694.01 $      +233.53 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,596.17 $     4,122.38 $      +14.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.40     5.71      +29.77 %
 
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