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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 6,928.65A$ (6,025.96$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ 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 29.10% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 25.54% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 19.01% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 42.09% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 21.60% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 10.46% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.99 $     17.39 $      +33.91 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 54.00 $     86.97 $      +61.06 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     8.65 $      +23.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.83 $      +123.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $     7.83 $      +73.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 $     3.79 $      -3.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.81 $     2.78 $      +53.49 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     2.39 $      +64.73 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.09 $     1.42 $      +30.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.61 $     2.81 $      +7.62 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.47 $      -14.19 %
Eggs (12) 2.43 $     3.96 $      +62.89 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.79 $     9.64 $      -18.21 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     11.06 $      +41.82 %
Apples (1kg) 4.07 $     3.80 $      -6.60 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.66 $      -3.37 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.30 $     4.45 $      +3.38 %
Potato (1kg) 2.48 $     2.38 $      -3.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.56 $     1.95 $      +25.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     2.21 $      +28.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     14.78 $      +5.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     4.53 $      +100.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     4.48 $      +52.17 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     17.39 $      +144.99 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.48 $      +131.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     123.50 $      +105.83 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     4.35 $      +8.71 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     1.74 $      -37.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     42.53 $      +57.52 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.32 $      +48.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,400.00 $     25,220.91 $      +3.36 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 234.86 $     218.53 $      -6.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.90 $      +102.96 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.62 $     63.69 $      +16.60 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.89 $     68.13 $      +31.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     21.53 $      -0.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     15.65 $      +30.46 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.90 $     93.08 $      +94.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.54 $     62.07 $      +20.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.33 $     134.23 $      +55.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 97.41 $     133.80 $      +37.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,557.84 $     1,840.66 $      +18.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 886.62 $     1,265.18 $      +42.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,715.22 $     3,095.28 $      +14.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,584.26 $     1,916.90 $      +21.00 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,529.52 $     6,963.93 $      +175.31 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,400.57 $     4,639.30 $      +231.24 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,603.81 $     4,050.83 $      +12.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     5.71      +30.15 %
 
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