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Paris vs Houston
Par vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Par
Outside city centre
Hou
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Par
Outside city centre
Hou
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Par
Outside city centre
Hou
Par

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Houston
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Hou
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Paris

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hou
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Hou
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Hou
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hou
Par
Oranges 1 head
Hou
Par
Bananas 1kg
Hou
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hou
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Hou
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hou
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Hou
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Par

Summer dress

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

Hou
Par

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth