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Sydney vs Houston
Syd vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Syd
Outside city centre
Hou
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Syd
Outside city centre
Hou
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Syd
Outside city centre
Hou
Syd

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Houston
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Hou
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hou
Syd
Lettuce 1 head
Hou
Syd
Tomatoes 1kg
Hou
Syd

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hou
Syd
Oranges 1 head
Hou
Syd
Bananas 1kg
Hou
Syd

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hou
Syd
Market 0.5L bottle
Hou
Syd

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hou
Syd
Market 0.33L bottle
Hou
Syd

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Syd

Summer dress

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

Hou
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth