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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 7,033.05A$ (5,755.83$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ 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 22.86% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 19.91% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 14.45% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 34.20% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 15.06% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 12.60% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.31 $     16.37 $      +23.01 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 54.00 $     81.84 $      +51.56 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     8.14 $      +16.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.37 $      +110.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $     7.37 $      +63.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.86 $     3.57 $      -7.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.82 $     2.60 $      +42.81 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     2.26 $      +53.73 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.10 $     1.33 $      +21.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.65 $     2.65 $      +0.01 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.96 $     2.42 $      -18.27 %
Eggs (12) 2.50 $     3.75 $      +49.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.85 $     9.01 $      -23.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.96 $     10.60 $      +33.20 %
Apples (1kg) 4.13 $     3.61 $      -12.47 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.80 $     3.47 $      -8.55 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.33 $     4.28 $      -1.12 %
Potato (1kg) 2.51 $     2.25 $      -10.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.88 $      +19.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $     2.14 $      +22.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.75 $     13.09 $      -11.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.21 $     4.18 $      +88.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.87 $     4.22 $      +46.98 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     16.37 $      +130.53 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.27 $      +118.24 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     116.21 $      +93.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     3.97 $      -0.77 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     1.55 $      -44.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     40.02 $      +48.22 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.24 $      +39.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $     24,101.40 $      +0.42 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 236.90 $     205.64 $      -13.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.88 $      +98.06 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.79 $     60.17 $      +11.86 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.89 $     64.11 $      +23.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     20.59 $      -4.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     14.73 $      +22.76 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.50 $     87.79 $      +84.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.67 $     58.40 $      +15.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 84.47 $     126.16 $      +49.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 95.65 $     126.02 $      +31.76 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,544.05 $     1,743.82 $      +12.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 885.86 $     1,197.03 $      +35.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,711.36 $     2,928.33 $      +8.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,575.96 $     1,818.95 $      +15.42 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,506.52 $     6,553.01 $      +161.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,387.91 $     4,365.56 $      +214.54 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,620.60 $     3,794.34 $      +4.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     5.71      +29.88 %
 
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