Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Lisbon 

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Consumer Prices in Lisbon are 56.43% higher than in Sao Paulo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lisbon are 76.76% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 134.09% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 65.11% higher than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 48.73% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 44.13% higher than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 R$
(4.51 €)
56.58 R$
(8.50 €)
     +88.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 R$
(22.54 €)
232.96 R$
(35.00 €)
     +55.30 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 R$
(4.51 €)
43.26 R$
(6.50 €)
     +44.21 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 R$
(1.35 €)
13.31 R$
(2.00 €)
     +47.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$
(2.25 €)
19.97 R$
(3.00 €)
     +33.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 7.11 R$
(1.07 €)
11.19 R$
(1.68 €)
     +57.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.98 R$
(0.75 €)
9.09 R$
(1.37 €)
     +82.38 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.22 R$
(0.48 €)
7.31 R$
(1.10 €)
     +127.06 %
Markets
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.45 R$
(2.17 €)
16.67 R$
(2.50 €)
     +15.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.73 R$
(0.86 €)
6.49 R$
(0.98 €)
     +13.20 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.31 R$
(0.35 €)
2.79 R$
(0.42 €)
     +20.94 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 8.70 R$
(1.31 €)
12.61 R$
(1.89 €)
     +44.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 16.24 R$
(2.44 €)
20.84 R$
(3.13 €)
     +28.31 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.12 R$
(1.07 €)
14.70 R$
(2.21 €)
     +106.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.61 R$
(2.34 €)
25.93 R$
(3.90 €)
     +66.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.86 R$
(0.58 €)
4.62 R$
(0.69 €)
     +19.72 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.54 R$
(0.38 €)
3.24 R$
(0.49 €)
     +27.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.25 R$
(0.34 €)
3.83 R$
(0.58 €)
     +70.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.12 R$
(0.47 €)
4.44 R$
(0.67 €)
     +42.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.33 R$
(0.35 €)
2.77 R$
(0.42 €)
     +18.57 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.59 R$
(0.39 €)
3.09 R$
(0.46 €)
     +19.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.96 R$
(0.44 €)
6.40 R$
(0.96 €)
     +116.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.79 R$
(0.42 €)
3.39 R$
(0.51 €)
     +21.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 R$
(6.01 €)
26.62 R$
(4.00 €)
     -33.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.54 R$
(0.83 €)
7.25 R$
(1.09 €)
     +30.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.08 R$
(1.97 €)
14.87 R$
(2.23 €)
     +13.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 R$
(1.50 €)
33.61 R$
(5.05 €)
     +236.12 %
Transportation
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 R$
(0.66 €)
11.98 R$
(1.80 €)
     +172.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 290.00 R$
(43.57 €)
266.24 R$
(40.00 €)
     -8.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 R$
(0.68 €)
21.63 R$
(3.25 €)
     +380.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.43 R$
(0.66 €)
5.03 R$
(0.76 €)
     +13.76 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 R$
(4.96 €)
98.51 R$
(14.80 €)
     +198.51 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.01 R$
(2.40 €)
38.63 R$
(5.80 €)
     +141.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,500.00 R$
(13,596.92 €)
177,117.38 R$
(26,610.50 €)
     +95.71 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 106,139.11 R$
(15,946.57 €)
180,328.86 R$
(27,093.00 €)
     +69.90 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 270.79 R$
(40.68 €)
752.31 R$
(113.03 €)
     +177.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.50 R$
(0.23 €)
1.29 R$
(0.19 €)
     -13.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 115.98 R$
(17.43 €)
220.83 R$
(33.18 €)
     +90.40 %
Sports And Leisure
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 113.83 R$
(17.10 €)
218.79 R$
(32.87 €)
     +92.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 132.60 R$
(19.92 €)
89.60 R$
(13.46 €)
     -32.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 R$
(5.26 €)
46.59 R$
(7.00 €)
     +33.12 %
Childcare
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,829.57 R$
(274.88 €)
2,770.53 R$
(416.25 €)
     +51.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 54,814.88 R$
(8,235.51 €)
55,533.53 R$
(8,343.48 €)
     +1.31 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 228.83 R$
(34.38 €)
504.15 R$
(75.74 €)
     +120.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 179.65 R$
(26.99 €)
191.76 R$
(28.81 €)
     +6.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 327.73 R$
(49.24 €)
473.09 R$
(71.08 €)
     +44.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 261.92 R$
(39.35 €)
527.18 R$
(79.21 €)
     +101.28 %
Rent Per Month
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,296.17 R$
(344.98 €)
5,472.76 R$
(822.24 €)
     +138.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,483.07 R$
(222.82 €)
4,262.60 R$
(640.42 €)
     +187.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,720.31 R$
(709.19 €)
10,518.47 R$
(1,580.32 €)
     +122.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,091.84 R$
(464.53 €)
6,888.88 R$
(1,035.00 €)
     +122.81 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,106.85 R$
(166.30 €)
2,678.17 R$
(402.37 €)
     +141.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 714.63 R$
(107.37 €)
1,596.72 R$
(239.89 €)
     +123.43 %
Salaries And Financing
Sao Paulo Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,744.97 R$
(412.41 €)
6,993.12 R$
(1,050.66 €)
     +154.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.87 2.11      -76.26 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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