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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

You would need around 7,000.36A$ (6,498.06$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ 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 39.10% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 35.38% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 28.65% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 55.51% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 31.77% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 11.88% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.98 $     18.56 $      +43.03 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 51.00 $     92.82 $      +82.01 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     8.35 $      +19.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     8.35 $      +138.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     8.35 $      +75.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.79 $     4.03 $      +6.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $     2.92 $      +63.44 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     2.53 $      +73.18 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.07 $     1.52 $      +42.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $     2.91 $      +12.06 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 $     2.63 $      -8.56 %
Eggs (12) 2.44 $     4.33 $      +77.23 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.91 $     10.21 $      -14.28 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.67 $     11.76 $      +53.24 %
Apples (1kg) 4.13 $     4.08 $      -1.14 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     3.76 $      -0.70 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.16 $     4.56 $      +9.83 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     2.52 $      +3.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.50 $     2.14 $      +42.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     2.44 $      +41.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     16.24 $      +16.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.21 $     5.00 $      +125.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.80 $     4.83 $      +72.82 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     18.56 $      +165.21 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.71 $      +147.53 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     133.67 $      +122.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     4.64 $      +16.03 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     1.86 $      -29.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     45.39 $      +68.12 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.91 $     1.41 $      +55.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,900.00 $     25,990.90 $      +4.38 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 242.97 $     252.33 $      +3.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.88 $      +97.50 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.36 $     67.85 $      +22.55 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.89 $     71.97 $      +38.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     22.80 $      +5.79 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     16.71 $      +39.24 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.00 $     100.36 $      +109.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.33 $     69.53 $      +30.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.39 $     144.95 $      +67.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 95.71 $     143.61 $      +50.04 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,583.12 $     1,978.84 $      +25.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 894.98 $     1,353.69 $      +51.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,745.45 $     3,373.90 $      +22.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,607.69 $     2,081.97 $      +29.50 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,516.77 $     7,473.14 $      +196.93 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,400.57 $     5,080.37 $      +262.73 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,582.76 $     4,273.98 $      +19.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     5.83      +32.85 %
 
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