Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Sydney 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sydney are 93.6% higher than in Sao Paulo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 139.6% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Sydney are 276.0% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 78.4% higher than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 117.1% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 254.0% higher than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 R$
(12.02 A$)
82.48 R$
(24.79 A$)
     +106.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 R$
(75.14 A$)
399.27 R$
(120.00 A$)
     +59.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 R$
(12.02 A$)
49.91 R$
(15.00 A$)
     +24.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 R$
(3.01 A$)
34.77 R$
(10.45 A$)
     +247.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 R$
(6.01 A$)
39.93 R$
(12.00 A$)
     +99.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 10.18 R$
(3.06 A$)
16.80 R$
(5.05 A$)
     +65.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.43 R$
(1.93 A$)
13.03 R$
(3.92 A$)
     +102.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 R$
(1.35 A$)
10.86 R$
(3.26 A$)
     +141.2 %
Markets
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 19.95 R$
(6.00 A$)
29.28 R$
(8.80 A$)
     +46.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.79 R$
(2.64 A$)
13.04 R$
(3.92 A$)
     +48.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.96 R$
(0.89 A$)
5.16 R$
(1.55 A$)
     +74.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.60 R$
(4.09 A$)
20.63 R$
(6.20 A$)
     +51.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 24.35 R$
(7.32 A$)
27.83 R$
(8.36 A$)
     +14.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.52 R$
(2.86 A$)
19.32 R$
(5.81 A$)
     +103.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.87 R$
(5.97 A$)
34.90 R$
(10.49 A$)
     +75.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.73 R$
(1.72 A$)
7.38 R$
(2.22 A$)
     +28.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.25 R$
(1.28 A$)
6.28 R$
(1.89 A$)
     +47.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.12 R$
(0.94 A$)
7.39 R$
(2.22 A$)
     +137.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.29 R$
(1.29 A$)
9.94 R$
(2.99 A$)
     +131.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 3.11 R$
(0.94 A$)
5.62 R$
(1.69 A$)
     +80.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.87 R$
(0.86 A$)
5.35 R$
(1.61 A$)
     +86.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.17 R$
(1.55 A$)
11.15 R$
(3.35 A$)
     +115.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.97 R$
(1.19 A$)
8.18 R$
(2.46 A$)
     +106.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 45.00 R$
(13.52 A$)
66.54 R$
(20.00 A$)
     +47.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.18 R$
(2.16 A$)
26.99 R$
(8.11 A$)
     +275.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.36 R$
(4.62 A$)
28.31 R$
(8.51 A$)
     +84.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 R$
(3.61 A$)
166.36 R$
(50.00 A$)
     +1,286.4 %
Transportation
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 R$
(1.50 A$)
16.64 R$
(5.00 A$)
     +232.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 240.00 R$
(72.13 A$)
731.99 R$
(220.00 A$)
     +205.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 R$
(1.80 A$)
26.62 R$
(8.00 A$)
     +343.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.84 R$
(2.06 A$)
24.10 R$
(7.24 A$)
     +252.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 R$
(14.73 A$)
299.45 R$
(90.00 A$)
     +511.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 20.67 R$
(6.21 A$)
25.85 R$
(7.77 A$)
     +25.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 118,995.00 R$
(35,763.82 A$)
137,283.79 R$
(41,260.50 A$)
     +15.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 151,938.66 R$
(45,665.00 A$)
113,653.60 R$
(34,158.47 A$)
     -25.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 335.46 R$
(100.82 A$)
1,119.50 R$
(336.47 A$)
     +233.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 80.35 R$
(24.15 A$)
133.59 R$
(40.15 A$)
     +66.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 110.76 R$
(33.29 A$)
279.92 R$
(84.13 A$)
     +152.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 152.23 R$
(45.75 A$)
327.81 R$
(98.52 A$)
     +115.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 182.86 R$
(54.96 A$)
108.57 R$
(32.63 A$)
     -40.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 R$
(12.02 A$)
79.85 R$
(24.00 A$)
     +99.6 %
Childcare
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,323.44 R$
(698.31 A$)
10,282.65 R$
(3,090.44 A$)
     +342.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 66,850.00 R$
(20,091.70 A$)
89,517.45 R$
(26,904.38 A$)
     +33.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 286.17 R$
(86.01 A$)
401.42 R$
(120.65 A$)
     +40.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 273.42 R$
(82.18 A$)
345.50 R$
(103.84 A$)
     +26.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 451.97 R$
(135.84 A$)
574.34 R$
(172.62 A$)
     +27.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 380.68 R$
(114.41 A$)
717.09 R$
(215.52 A$)
     +88.4 %
Rent Per Month
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,016.67 R$
(906.66 A$)
11,315.40 R$
(3,400.83 A$)
     +275.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,095.31 R$
(629.74 A$)
7,889.30 R$
(2,371.12 A$)
     +276.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,576.47 R$
(1,676.00 A$)
22,480.17 R$
(6,756.39 A$)
     +303.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,861.54 R$
(1,160.58 A$)
12,987.71 R$
(3,903.44 A$)
     +236.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,248.45 R$
(375.22 A$)
7,965.87 R$
(2,394.13 A$)
     +538.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 876.25 R$
(263.36 A$)
5,054.64 R$
(1,519.17 A$)
     +476.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,304.15 R$
(692.51 A$)
19,538.09 R$
(5,872.15 A$)
     +748.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.07 6.48      -41.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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