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Houston vs Canberra
Hou vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Hou
Outside city centre
Cbr
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Hou
Outside city centre
Cbr
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Hou
Outside city centre
Cbr
Hou

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Canberra
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Cbr
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cbr
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Cbr
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Cbr
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cbr
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Cbr
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Cbr
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cbr
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Cbr
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Hou

Summer dress

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

Cbr
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth