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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

You would need around 7,005.98A$ (6,532.38$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ 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 39.83% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 36.09% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 29.33% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 57.25% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 32.23% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 11.55% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.74 $     18.65 $      +46.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 51.00 $     93.24 $      +82.82 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     8.39 $      +20.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     8.39 $      +139.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     8.39 $      +76.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.81 $     4.05 $      +6.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     2.95 $      +64.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     2.56 $      +74.01 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.07 $     1.54 $      +44.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $     2.92 $      +12.53 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.64 $      -8.23 %
Eggs (12) 2.44 $     4.36 $      +78.66 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.91 $     10.29 $      -13.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.67 $     11.80 $      +53.74 %
Apples (1kg) 4.13 $     4.06 $      -1.51 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.77 $      -0.25 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.16 $     4.58 $      +10.32 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     2.53 $      +3.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.50 $     2.14 $      +42.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     2.44 $      +41.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     16.08 $      +14.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.21 $     5.01 $      +126.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.80 $     4.85 $      +73.59 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     18.65 $      +166.40 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.73 $      +148.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     134.27 $      +123.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     4.52 $      +13.05 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     1.86 $      -29.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     45.59 $      +68.87 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.91 $     1.41 $      +55.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,900.00 $     26,107.23 $      +4.85 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 242.97 $     253.46 $      +4.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.88 $      +98.38 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.36 $     68.15 $      +23.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.89 $     72.30 $      +39.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     22.90 $      +6.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.78 $      +39.86 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.00 $     100.33 $      +109.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.33 $     70.75 $      +32.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.39 $     145.74 $      +68.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 95.71 $     145.57 $      +52.09 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,573.36 $     1,987.70 $      +26.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 894.95 $     1,354.25 $      +51.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,745.45 $     3,374.16 $      +22.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,596.30 $     2,091.29 $      +31.01 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,516.77 $     7,506.59 $      +198.26 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,400.57 $     5,103.11 $      +264.36 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,569.82 $     4,297.12 $      +20.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     5.83      +32.76 %
 
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