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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth 

You would need around 6,985.02A$ (6,519.53$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,700.00$ 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 42.13% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 38.71% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 32.47% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 61.92% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 35.05% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 13.73% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 $     18.67 $      +49.34 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     93.34 $      +86.67 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.75 $     8.40 $      +24.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     8.40 $      +180.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $     8.40 $      +86.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $     4.00 $      +7.42 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     2.97 $      +66.38 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.48 $     2.57 $      +74.15 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     1.53 $      +47.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.53 $     2.92 $      +15.37 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.63 $      -8.76 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 $     4.42 $      +88.82 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.64 $     10.49 $      -9.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.77 $     11.71 $      +50.73 %
Apples (1kg) 4.02 $     4.08 $      +1.56 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.62 $     3.64 $      +0.56 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.20 $     4.58 $      +9.06 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $     2.62 $      +8.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.48 $     2.16 $      +46.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $     2.64 $      +50.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $     15.87 $      +22.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.02 $     4.86 $      +139.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 $     4.63 $      +79.54 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     18.67 $      +166.67 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.73 $      +148.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     130.67 $      +117.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     4.39 $      +9.67 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     1.77 $      -36.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.50 $     44.89 $      +63.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.90 $     1.40 $      +55.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $     26,134.03 $      +8.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 240.21 $     251.98 $      +4.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 $     0.83 $      +101.38 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.48 $     66.87 $      +20.54 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.78 $     70.49 $      +41.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.86 $     22.46 $      +7.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.80 $      +40.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.65 $     102.61 $      +115.34 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.36 $     69.77 $      +33.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.00 $     149.19 $      +73.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 94.00 $     146.56 $      +55.91 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,510.27 $     1,944.99 $      +28.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 873.85 $     1,337.51 $      +53.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,652.17 $     3,364.95 $      +26.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,562.00 $     2,066.08 $      +32.27 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,402.05 $     7,599.15 $      +216.36 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,358.79 $     5,263.91 $      +287.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,572.78 $     4,275.33 $      +19.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.36     6.00      +37.63 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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