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Cost of Living Comparison Between Houston, TX and Perth Reverse

You would need around 7,034.10A$ (6,644.09$) in Perth to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00$ 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 42.24% higher than in Houston, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 38.42% higher than in Houston, TX
Rent Prices in Perth are 31.53% higher than in Houston, TX
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 60.66% higher than in Houston, TX
Groceries Prices in Perth are 34.50% higher than in Houston, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 12.35% lower than in Houston, TX

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  Houston, TX  Perth      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.74 $     18.89 $      +48.28 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     94.46 $      +88.91 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.99 $     8.50 $      +21.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.38 $     8.50 $      +151.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.75 $     8.50 $      +78.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.79 $     4.09 $      +8.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.77 $     2.98 $      +68.13 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $     2.59 $      +77.08 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.56 $      +47.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.58 $     2.95 $      +14.49 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.86 $     2.68 $      -6.29 %
Eggs (12) 2.43 $     4.41 $      +81.69 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.85 $     10.39 $      -12.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.61 $     11.91 $      +56.49 %
Apples (1kg) 4.12 $     4.15 $      +0.68 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.77 $     3.79 $      +0.61 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.14 $     4.65 $      +12.27 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     2.56 $      +5.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.49 $     2.17 $      +45.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     2.48 $      +43.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $     16.53 $      +18.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $     5.06 $      +134.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.70 $     4.86 $      +80.34 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     18.89 $      +169.87 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     3.78 $      +151.88 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $     136.02 $      +126.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 $     4.72 $      +18.07 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.64 $     1.89 $      -28.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $     46.19 $      +71.07 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.90 $     1.43 $      +58.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,800.00 $     26,447.53 $      +6.64 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 241.05 $     257.43 $      +6.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 $     0.88 $      +99.89 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.91 $     69.07 $      +25.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.56 $     73.24 $      +42.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.50 $     23.17 $      +7.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     17.00 $      +41.68 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.00 $     102.12 $      +112.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.33 $     70.72 $      +32.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 86.39 $     147.50 $      +70.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 95.71 $     146.09 $      +52.63 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,568.19 $     2,013.61 $      +28.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 889.07 $     1,377.47 $      +54.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,726.09 $     3,430.70 $      +25.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,614.58 $     2,118.55 $      +31.21 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,506.52 $     7,604.44 $      +203.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,393.93 $     5,169.63 $      +270.87 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,584.82 $     4,349.46 $      +21.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.39     5.83      +32.60 %
 
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