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Houston vs Panama City
Hou vs Pan

Average net salary (After tax)

Panama City
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Hou
Outside city centre
Pan
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Hou
Outside city centre
Pan
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pan
Hou
Outside city centre
Pan
Hou

Mortgage rates

Panama City
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Panama City
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pan
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Pan
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pan
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pan
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Panama City
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pan
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Panama City
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pan
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Pan
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Pan
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pan
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Pan
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Pan
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Panama City
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Panama City are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pan
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Pan
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pan
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Pan
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Panama City
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pan
Hou

Summer dress

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

Pan
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Panama City
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth