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Houston vs Kiev
Hou vs Kbp

Average net salary (After tax)

Kiev
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Kbp
Hou
Outside city centre
Kbp
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Kbp
Hou
Outside city centre
Kbp
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Kbp
Hou
Outside city centre
Kbp
Hou

Mortgage rates

Kiev
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kiev
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Kbp
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Kbp
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Kbp
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Kbp
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kiev
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Kbp
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kiev
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Kbp
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Kbp
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Kbp
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Kbp
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Kbp
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Kbp
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kiev
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kiev are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Kbp
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Kbp
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Kbp
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Kbp
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kiev
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Kbp
Hou

Summer dress

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

Kbp
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kiev
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth