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Houston vs Pretoria
Hou vs Pre

Average net salary (After tax)

Pretoria
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Hou
Outside city centre
Pre
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pre
Hou
Outside city centre
Pre
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pre
Hou
Outside city centre
Pre
Hou

Mortgage rates

Pretoria
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Pretoria
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pre
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Pre
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pre
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pre
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Pretoria
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pre
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Pretoria
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pre
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Pre
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Pre
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pre
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Pre
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Pre
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Pretoria
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Pretoria are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pre
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Pre
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pre
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Pre
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Pretoria
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pre
Hou

Summer dress

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

Pre
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Pretoria
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pre $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth