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Houston vs Tehran
Hou vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Hou
Outside city centre
Thr
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Hou
Outside city centre
Thr
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Hou
Outside city centre
Thr
Hou

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Hou

Summer dress

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

Thr
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth