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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 7,058.85A$ (6,191.43$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ 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 32.35% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 28.99% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 22.86% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 50.59% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 24.57% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 11.43% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     17.54 $      +46.19 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 53.00 $     87.71 $      +65.49 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     8.68 $      +24.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.89 $      +125.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     7.89 $      +66.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 $     3.82 $      -0.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     2.79 $      +56.05 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.44 $     2.40 $      +66.71 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.08 $     1.44 $      +33.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.61 $     2.78 $      +6.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.48 $      -13.76 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $     4.01 $      +65.84 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.85 $     9.73 $      -17.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.87 $     11.17 $      +42.02 %
Apples (1kg) 4.07 $     3.83 $      -5.80 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 $     3.68 $      -1.22 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.16 $     4.46 $      +7.41 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     2.37 $      -3.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 $     2.00 $      +29.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     2.24 $      +29.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     14.47 $      +3.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     4.57 $      +102.74 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.87 $     4.52 $      +57.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     17.54 $      +147.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.51 $      +133.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     126.30 $      +110.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     4.39 $      +9.64 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     1.75 $      -33.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     42.89 $      +58.86 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.33 $      +49.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,900.00 $     24,559.25 $      -1.37 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 239.52 $     223.90 $      -6.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 $     0.88 $      +96.45 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.39 $     64.62 $      +18.81 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.67 $     68.57 $      +30.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     21.71 $      +0.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     15.79 $      +31.57 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.30 $     93.63 $      +93.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.50 $     62.65 $      +19.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 87.11 $     135.71 $      +55.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.00 $     134.54 $      +40.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,557.84 $     1,872.92 $      +20.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 886.62 $     1,290.53 $      +45.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,715.22 $     3,160.99 $      +16.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,587.50 $     1,943.49 $      +22.42 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,529.52 $     7,023.18 $      +177.65 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,407.38 $     4,678.78 $      +232.45 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,596.17 $     4,108.31 $      +14.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     5.71      +29.83 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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