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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

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You would need around 7,021.79A$ (6,002.04$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ 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 28.60% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 25.04% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 18.52% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 42.07% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 20.78% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 11.83% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.98 $     17.10 $      +31.71 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 53.00 $     85.48 $      +61.28 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     8.51 $      +21.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     7.69 $      +119.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $     7.69 $      +70.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.89 $     3.73 $      -4.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.82 $     2.74 $      +50.46 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     2.35 $      +60.91 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.09 $     1.40 $      +28.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.60 $     2.76 $      +6.42 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.90 $     2.43 $      -16.16 %
Eggs (12) 2.45 $     3.89 $      +58.98 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.85 $     9.48 $      -19.98 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.91 $     10.87 $      +37.37 %
Apples (1kg) 4.03 $     3.74 $      -7.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     3.59 $      -4.19 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.24 $     4.37 $      +3.12 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     2.34 $      -4.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 $     1.92 $      +23.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $     2.18 $      +27.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.25 $     14.52 $      +1.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.25 $     4.45 $      +97.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.95 $     4.40 $      +49.55 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.05 $     17.10 $      +142.49 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.42 $      +127.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     121.38 $      +102.30 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     4.27 $      +6.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $     1.71 $      -38.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     41.80 $      +54.81 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     1.30 $      +45.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $     24,787.59 $      +3.28 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 234.86 $     214.78 $      -8.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.89 $      +99.48 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.04 $     62.60 $      +15.83 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.05 $     66.96 $      +31.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.56 $     21.16 $      -1.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     15.39 $      +28.22 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.45 $     91.49 $      +92.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.08 $     61.00 $      +19.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 85.47 $     131.92 $      +54.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.62 $     131.50 $      +36.10 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,550.98 $     1,809.04 $      +16.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 883.51 $     1,243.45 $      +40.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,709.09 $     3,042.10 $      +12.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,577.88 $     1,883.97 $      +19.40 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,516.77 $     6,844.28 $      +171.95 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,394.52 $     4,559.60 $      +226.96 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,613.02 $     3,983.44 $      +10.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.38     5.71      +30.33 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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