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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

You would need around 7,060.97A$ (6,338.97$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ in Houston, TX (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Perth are 35.19% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 32.06% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 26.38% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 51.16% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 27.61% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 10.92% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.98 $     17.95 $      +38.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 51.00 $     89.77 $      +76.03 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     8.12 $      +16.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     8.08 $      +130.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     8.08 $      +70.10 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 $     3.90 $      +2.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     2.85 $      +58.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     2.46 $      +68.41 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.07 $     1.50 $      +40.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $     2.84 $      +9.47 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.57 $      -10.79 %
Eggs (12) 2.43 $     4.15 $      +70.93 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.91 $     9.92 $      -16.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.79 $     11.44 $      +46.89 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $     3.91 $      -4.81 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     3.66 $      -2.40 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.16 $     4.42 $      +6.32 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     2.44 $      +0.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.52 $     2.04 $      +34.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $     2.30 $      +31.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.25 $     15.26 $      +7.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $     4.78 $      +118.07 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.78 $     4.67 $      +68.16 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     17.95 $      +152.89 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.59 $      +139.40 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     129.28 $      +115.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     4.49 $      +12.22 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     1.80 $      -32.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     43.54 $      +61.26 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.90 $     1.36 $      +50.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,900.00 $     25,136.91 $      +0.95 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 241.76 $     240.82 $      -0.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.87 $      +95.12 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.39 $     65.54 $      +20.50 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.67 $     70.17 $      +33.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     22.58 $      +4.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.16 $      +34.66 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.00 $     96.60 $      +101.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.64 $     66.75 $      +24.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.84 $     139.47 $      +60.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.07 $     140.28 $      +46.02 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,579.55 $     1,918.07 $      +21.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 888.54 $     1,311.39 $      +47.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,728.26 $     3,277.76 $      +20.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,596.15 $     2,032.34 $      +27.33 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,516.77 $     7,337.20 $      +191.53 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,400.57 $     4,913.44 $      +250.82 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,582.76 $     4,214.82 $      +17.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.38     5.74      +31.03 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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