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Auckland vs Houston
Akl vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Auckland

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Akl
Outside city centre
Hou
Akl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Akl
Outside city centre
Hou
Akl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Akl
Outside city centre
Hou
Akl

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Houston
Auckland

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Akl

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Hou
Akl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Akl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Akl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Auckland

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Akl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Hou
Akl
White bread 500g
Hou
Akl
Eggs 12
Hou
Akl
White rice 1kg
Hou
Akl

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Auckland

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Hou
Akl
Beef round 1kg
Hou
Akl
Local cheese 1kg
Hou
Akl

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hou
Akl
Lettuce 1 head
Hou
Akl
Tomatoes 1kg
Hou
Akl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hou
Akl
Oranges 1 head
Hou
Akl
Bananas 1kg
Hou
Akl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Auckland

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hou
Akl
Market 0.5L bottle
Hou
Akl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hou
Akl
Market 0.33L bottle
Hou
Akl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Auckland

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Akl

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Hou
Akl

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Hou
Akl
1 pair men's leather shoes
Hou
Akl

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Auckland
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth