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Tehran vs Houston
Thr vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Tehran

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Thr
Outside city centre
Hou
Thr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Thr
Outside city centre
Hou
Thr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Thr
Outside city centre
Hou
Thr

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Houston
Tehran

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Thr

Mobile phone data

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

Hou
Thr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Thr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Thr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Tehran

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Thr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Tehran

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Tehran
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Tehran

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Tehran

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Thr

Summer dress

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

Hou
Thr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Tehran
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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