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Houston vs Auckland
Hou vs Akl

Average net salary (After tax)

Auckland
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Hou
Outside city centre
Akl
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Akl
Hou
Outside city centre
Akl
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Akl
Hou
Outside city centre
Akl
Hou

Mortgage rates

Auckland
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Auckland
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Akl
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Akl
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Akl
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Akl
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Auckland
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Akl
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Auckland
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Auckland
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Auckland are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Auckland
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Akl
Hou

Summer dress

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

Akl
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Auckland
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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