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Houston vs Osaka
Hou vs Osa

Average net salary (After tax)

Osaka
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Hou
Outside city centre
Osa
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Hou
Outside city centre
Osa
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Osa
Hou
Outside city centre
Osa
Hou

Mortgage rates

Osaka
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Osaka
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Osa
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Osa
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Osa
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Osa
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Osaka
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Osa
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Osaka
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Osa
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Osa
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Osa
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Osa
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Osa
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Osa
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Osaka
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Osaka are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Osa
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Osa
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Osa
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Osa
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Osaka
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Osa
Hou

Summer dress

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

Osa
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Osaka
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth