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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 6,902.57A$ (5,460.90$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,600.00$ 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 19.16% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 18.72% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 17.83% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 37.04% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 7.95% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 14.38% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     15.82 $      +31.86 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 58.00 $     87.03 $      +50.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $     7.91 $      +13.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.71 $      +120.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $     7.12 $      +58.23 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 $     3.44 $      -12.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.78 $     2.53 $      +42.07 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.38 $     2.38 $      +72.46 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.98 $     1.23 $      +26.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.89 $     2.50 $      -13.47 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.13 $     2.36 $      -24.41 %
Eggs (12) 2.60 $     3.60 $      +38.10 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.65 $     7.88 $      -32.37 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.04 $     10.05 $      +25.03 %
Apples (1kg) 4.49 $     3.64 $      -19.02 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.01 $     3.56 $      -11.21 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.36 $     4.19 $      -3.87 %
Potato (1kg) 2.87 $     2.16 $      -24.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.85 $      +15.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.96 $      +14.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     11.87 $      -20.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $     4.48 $      +84.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.19 $     4.54 $      +42.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.10 $     17.41 $      +145.14 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.01 $      +100.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     102.85 $      +71.41 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     3.24 $      -18.91 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.69 $     1.58 $      -41.12 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     38.37 $      +42.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.77 $     1.18 $      +54.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,400.00 $     21,748.42 $      -10.87 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 221.17 $     187.28 $      -15.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 $     0.83 $      +85.19 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.50 $     59.26 $      +17.35 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.27 $     61.12 $      +34.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.00 $     19.38 $      -11.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 $     14.64 $      +39.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.50 $     83.18 $      +82.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.29 $     55.87 $      +26.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.14 $     118.67 $      +49.95 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 93.25 $     116.24 $      +24.65 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,387.50 $     1,745.39 $      +25.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 880.19 $     1,096.18 $      +24.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,390.91 $     2,681.52 $      +12.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,461.54 $     1,688.00 $      +15.49 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,591.03 $     5,941.06 $      +129.29 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,371.05 $     4,052.31 $      +195.56 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,626.98 $     3,686.41 $      +1.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.44     5.26      +18.54 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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