Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Brisbane 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Brisbane are 74.6% higher than in Sao Paulo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brisbane are 96.7% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Brisbane are 162.4% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 71.2% higher than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Brisbane are 93.8% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Brisbane is 297.6% higher than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 R$
(11.79 A$)
71.22 R$
(21.00 A$)
     +78.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 R$
(73.72 A$)
406.95 R$
(120.00 A$)
     +62.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 R$
(11.79 A$)
50.87 R$
(15.00 A$)
     +27.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 R$
(2.95 A$)
40.70 R$
(12.00 A$)
     +307.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 R$
(5.90 A$)
40.70 R$
(12.00 A$)
     +103.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.18 R$
(3.00 A$)
17.91 R$
(5.28 A$)
     +75.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.43 R$
(1.90 A$)
14.50 R$
(4.27 A$)
     +125.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 R$
(1.33 A$)
11.70 R$
(3.45 A$)
     +159.9 %
Markets
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 19.99 R$
(5.89 A$)
26.51 R$
(7.82 A$)
     +32.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.79 R$
(2.59 A$)
10.54 R$
(3.11 A$)
     +19.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.96 R$
(0.87 A$)
5.31 R$
(1.57 A$)
     +79.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.62 R$
(4.02 A$)
19.35 R$
(5.71 A$)
     +42.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 24.27 R$
(7.16 A$)
21.40 R$
(6.31 A$)
     -11.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.56 R$
(2.82 A$)
18.96 R$
(5.59 A$)
     +98.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.87 R$
(5.86 A$)
34.99 R$
(10.32 A$)
     +76.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.82 R$
(1.71 A$)
7.05 R$
(2.08 A$)
     +21.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.30 R$
(1.27 A$)
6.16 R$
(1.82 A$)
     +43.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.12 R$
(0.92 A$)
7.95 R$
(2.34 A$)
     +154.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.29 R$
(1.26 A$)
8.34 R$
(2.46 A$)
     +94.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 3.12 R$
(0.92 A$)
5.61 R$
(1.65 A$)
     +79.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.88 R$
(0.85 A$)
4.94 R$
(1.46 A$)
     +71.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.17 R$
(1.52 A$)
10.12 R$
(2.98 A$)
     +95.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.97 R$
(1.17 A$)
8.55 R$
(2.52 A$)
     +115.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 45.00 R$
(13.27 A$)
67.83 R$
(20.00 A$)
     +50.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.26 R$
(2.14 A$)
28.04 R$
(8.27 A$)
     +286.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.69 R$
(4.63 A$)
28.76 R$
(8.48 A$)
     +83.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 R$
(3.54 A$)
135.65 R$
(40.00 A$)
     +1,030.4 %
Transportation
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 R$
(1.47 A$)
14.72 R$
(4.34 A$)
     +194.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 240.00 R$
(70.77 A$)
746.08 R$
(220.00 A$)
     +210.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 R$
(1.77 A$)
11.87 R$
(3.50 A$)
     +97.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.84 R$
(2.02 A$)
12.50 R$
(3.69 A$)
     +82.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 R$
(14.45 A$)
184.15 R$
(54.30 A$)
     +275.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 20.69 R$
(6.10 A$)
25.41 R$
(7.49 A$)
     +22.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 118,995.00 R$
(35,088.59 A$)
140,737.83 R$
(41,500.00 A$)
     +18.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 151,938.66 R$
(44,802.84 A$)
107,046.95 R$
(31,565.42 A$)
     -29.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 332.06 R$
(97.92 A$)
1,051.89 R$
(310.17 A$)
     +216.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 80.79 R$
(23.82 A$)
124.30 R$
(36.65 A$)
     +53.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 111.00 R$
(32.73 A$)
267.65 R$
(78.92 A$)
     +141.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 149.65 R$
(44.13 A$)
272.63 R$
(80.39 A$)
     +82.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 182.86 R$
(53.92 A$)
93.68 R$
(27.62 A$)
     -48.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 42.50 R$
(12.53 A$)
67.83 R$
(20.00 A$)
     +59.6 %
Childcare
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,417.19 R$
(712.77 A$)
8,169.49 R$
(2,408.97 A$)
     +238.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 66,850.00 R$
(19,712.36 A$)
45,906.53 R$
(13,536.67 A$)
     -31.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 283.14 R$
(83.49 A$)
457.10 R$
(134.79 A$)
     +61.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 269.96 R$
(79.61 A$)
259.73 R$
(76.59 A$)
     -3.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 455.59 R$
(134.34 A$)
657.53 R$
(193.89 A$)
     +44.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 380.68 R$
(112.25 A$)
579.91 R$
(171.00 A$)
     +52.3 %
Rent Per Month
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,016.67 R$
(889.54 A$)
8,597.91 R$
(2,535.31 A$)
     +185.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,095.31 R$
(617.85 A$)
7,413.91 R$
(2,186.17 A$)
     +253.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,531.43 R$
(1,631.08 A$)
13,601.50 R$
(4,010.74 A$)
     +145.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,861.54 R$
(1,138.67 A$)
9,154.79 R$
(2,699.52 A$)
     +137.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,248.45 R$
(368.14 A$)
4,379.49 R$
(1,291.40 A$)
     +250.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 876.25 R$
(258.38 A$)
3,169.47 R$
(934.60 A$)
     +261.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,373.11 R$
(699.77 A$)
18,560.99 R$
(5,473.16 A$)
     +682.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.16 6.33      -43.3 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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