Summary

Cost of living in London is 39% more expensive than Houston, TX according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,180
$3,597
Cost of Living
$2,958
$2,947
Average Salary
$1,650
$2,751
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Houston, TX
London
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,269.03
$2,116.93
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,228.2
$1,493.77
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,037.22
$4,419.61
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,293.05
$2,517.31

Salaries And Financing

Name
Houston, TX
London
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,958.44
$2,948.09
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.04
%3.32

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Houston, TX
London
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$137.51
$231.18
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.12
$0.19
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$63.75
$40.46

Markets

Name
Houston, TX
London
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.72
$1.22
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.94
$1.38
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.03
$2.7
Local Cheese (1kg)
$9.42
$9.67
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.4
$1.15
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$9.75
$10.38
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2
$2.22
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.19
$2.33
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$6.17
$13.79
Apples (1kg)
$4.31
$2.45
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$7.37
$8.02
Oranges (1kg)
$3.86
$2.72
Potato (1kg)
$1.77
$1.56
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.99
$0.93
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.15
$1.79
Tomato (1kg)
$3.26
$3.32
Banana (1kg)
$1.33
$1.62
Onion (1kg)
$2.16
$1.4
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$8.82
$12.11

Transportation

Name
Houston, TX
London
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$0
$3.13
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$0
$197.34
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.6
$1.6
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$17,774.17
$24,702.43
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.33
$5.39
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.86
$3.81
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$27.19
$58.13
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$17,896.67
$26,634.36

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Houston, TX
London
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$32.54
$80.86
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$35.5
$40.45
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$71.78
$86.58
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$81.06
$102.79

Restaurants

Name
Houston, TX
London
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$11.22
$18.68
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$38.92
$66.43
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$6.03
$7.47
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$2.96
$6.02
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.42
$5.6
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.6
$1.97
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.39
$1.53
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.39
$3.52

Sports And Leisure

Name
Houston, TX
London
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$58.34
$55.16
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$0
$15.99
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$8.5
$15.57

Childcare

Name
Houston, TX
London
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$616.67
$1,641.92
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$10,455.56
$21,647.47

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Houston, TX
London
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$2,049.39
$16,090.14
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$1,332.12
$9,345.36