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Houston vs Bangalore
Hou vs Blr

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangalore
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Hou
Outside city centre
Blr
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Hou
Outside city centre
Blr
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Blr
Hou
Outside city centre
Blr
Hou

Mortgage rates

Bangalore
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangalore
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Blr
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Blr
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Blr
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Blr
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangalore
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Blr
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangalore
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Blr
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Blr
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Blr
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Blr
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Blr
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Blr
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangalore
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangalore are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Blr
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Blr
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Blr
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Blr
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangalore
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Blr
Hou

Summer dress

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

Blr
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangalore
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Blr $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Blr $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth