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Cost of Living in Brazil

Cost of living in Brazil is 45.34% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Brazil is 67.82% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 R$ 15.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 R$ 60.00-130.47
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 22.00 R$ 20.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 R$ 4.00-8.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 12.00 R$ 8.00-16.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.17 R$ 4.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.72 R$ 3.00-5.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 2.43 R$ 2.00-3.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.47 R$ 8.33-12.91
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.30 R$ 3.18-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.52 R$ 1.13-2.27
Eggs (12) 4.88 R$ 4.00-6.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.92 R$ 6.80-13.61
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.37 R$ 4.08-6.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.60 R$ 8.16-13.61
Apples (1 lb) 2.53 R$ 1.81-3.24
Banana (1 lb) 1.64 R$ 1.17-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.54 R$ 0.91-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 2.53 R$ 1.81-3.63
Potato (1 lb) 1.73 R$ 1.36-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.88 R$ 1.36-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 2.41 R$ 1.90-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.77 R$ 2.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 28.00 R$ 20.00-36.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.24 R$ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 9.42 R$ 6.00-15.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 R$ 6.00-8.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 R$ 3.00-3.70
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 R$ 120.00-195.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.60 R$ 4.29-5.20
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.43 R$ 3.43-5.63
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.29 R$ 20.00-35.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 13.06 R$ 11.92-14.38
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,000.00 R$ 50,000.00-80,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 245.95 R$ 150.00-350.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.32 R$ 1.00-1.95
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.27 R$ 60.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 125.74 R$ 80.00-200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 80.01 R$ 50.00-120.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 25.00 R$ 20.00-30.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 196.60 R$ 130.00-290.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 163.11 R$ 100.00-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 324.08 R$ 250.00-400.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 231.79 R$ 180.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,360.88 R$ 800.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 884.53 R$ 600.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,733.82 R$ 1,700.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,854.06 R$ 1,200.00-2,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 689.23 R$ 464.51-929.02
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 464.52 R$ 288.00-650.32
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,814.48 R$ 1,048.00-2,500.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 12.16 10.00-15.00

Prices in Brazil

These data are based on 25487 entries in the past 12 months from 1908 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Brazil

Rank
City
Consumer Price Index
Rent Index
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Rio De Janeiro 45.63 20.58 33.68 32.53 41.10 44.51
Sao Paulo 44.84 18.67 32.36 33.71 39.77 42.03
Porto Alegre 42.43 11.35 27.60 34.68 33.37 55.72
Brasilia 42.36 14.05 28.85 33.56 37.32 64.19
Campinas 41.58 13.98 28.41 31.71 34.54 58.86
Florianopolis 39.73 11.22 26.12 31.89 29.99 61.72
Curitiba 39.00 10.27 25.29 30.36 30.88 52.43
Goiania 38.68 9.14 24.59 30.43 32.91 40.71
Vitoria 38.29 8.09 23.88 30.33 33.11 56.19
Belo Horizonte 38.17 10.52 24.98 29.88 28.03 51.61
Fortaleza 36.02 9.74 23.48 28.61 23.59 40.79
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