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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 6,795.76A$ (5,421.00$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,700.00$ in Houston, TX (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Perth are 17.45% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 15.34% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 11.29% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 30.81% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 7.88% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 11.82% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.98 $     15.95 $      +22.91 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $     85.75 $      +42.92 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $     7.98 $      +13.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.38 $      +110.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     7.18 $      +51.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 $     3.48 $      -11.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.83 $     2.56 $      +39.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.42 $     2.41 $      +69.65 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     1.29 $      +23.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.93 $     2.60 $      -11.54 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.14 $     2.40 $      -23.65 %
Eggs (12) 2.71 $     3.55 $      +30.81 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.94 $     8.24 $      -31.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.24 $     10.12 $      +22.84 %
Apples (1kg) 4.51 $     3.68 $      -18.34 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.94 $     3.46 $      -12.24 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.77 $     4.42 $      -7.33 %
Potato (1kg) 2.60 $     2.27 $      -12.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.89 $      +17.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     2.01 $      +17.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     11.97 $      -20.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $     4.19 $      +72.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.19 $     4.30 $      +35.07 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     17.21 $      +142.40 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     2.67 $      +78.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     111.68 $      +86.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     3.27 $      -18.24 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     1.39 $      -50.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     38.69 $      +43.29 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.86 $     1.21 $      +39.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,400.00 $     23,931.08 $      -1.92 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 229.58 $     184.70 $      -19.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 $     0.86 $      +92.06 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.92 $     59.75 $      +12.91 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.30 $     61.62 $      +24.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.00 $     20.64 $      -6.18 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     14.96 $      +24.64 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.20 $     82.91 $      +79.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.50 $     54.07 $      +13.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.22 $     120.45 $      +44.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 94.55 $     117.20 $      +23.95 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,474.69 $     1,736.37 $      +17.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 899.94 $     1,116.68 $      +24.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,590.91 $     2,662.83 $      +2.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,525.00 $     1,709.00 $      +12.07 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,595.30 $     5,990.35 $      +130.82 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,395.72 $     4,085.93 $      +192.75 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,637.21 $     3,699.18 $      +1.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.46     5.37      +20.48 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: USD