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Kiev vs Houston
Kbp vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Kiev

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Kbp
Outside city centre
Hou
Kbp

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Kbp
Outside city centre
Hou
Kbp

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Kbp
Outside city centre
Hou
Kbp

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Kiev
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Houston
Kiev

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Kbp

Mobile phone data

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

Hou
Kbp

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Kbp

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Kbp

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Kiev

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Kbp
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Kiev

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Kiev
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Kiev

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Kiev

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Kbp

Summer dress

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

Hou
Kbp

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Kiev
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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