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Newcastle vs Houston
Ntl vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Newcastle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Ntl
Outside city centre
Hou
Ntl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Ntl
Outside city centre
Hou
Ntl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Ntl
Outside city centre
Hou
Ntl

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Houston
Newcastle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Ntl

Mobile phone data

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

Hou
Ntl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Ntl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Ntl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Newcastle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Ntl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Newcastle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hou
Ntl
Lettuce 1 head
Hou
Ntl
Tomatoes 1kg
Hou
Ntl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hou
Ntl
Oranges 1 head
Hou
Ntl
Bananas 1kg
Hou
Ntl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Newcastle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hou
Ntl
Market 0.5L bottle
Hou
Ntl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hou
Ntl
Market 0.33L bottle
Hou
Ntl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Newcastle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Ntl

Summer dress

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

Hou
Ntl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Newcastle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth