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Houston vs Darwin
Hou vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Hou
Outside city centre
Drw
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Hou
Outside city centre
Drw
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Hou
Outside city centre
Drw
Hou

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Hou

Summer dress

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

Drw
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth