Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Brisbane 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Brisbane are 73.1% higher than in Sao Paulo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brisbane are 94.5% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Brisbane are 157.3% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 85.9% higher than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Brisbane are 90.2% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Brisbane is 292.7% higher than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 R$
(12.35 A$)
77.71 R$
(24.00 A$)
     +94.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 215.00 R$
(66.40 A$)
388.54 R$
(120.00 A$)
     +80.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 38.00 R$
(11.74 A$)
48.57 R$
(15.00 A$)
     +27.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 R$
(3.09 A$)
38.85 R$
(12.00 A$)
     +288.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 R$
(6.18 A$)
38.85 R$
(12.00 A$)
     +94.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 9.76 R$
(3.01 A$)
16.94 R$
(5.23 A$)
     +73.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.41 R$
(1.98 A$)
13.95 R$
(4.31 A$)
     +117.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.63 R$
(1.43 A$)
11.10 R$
(3.43 A$)
     +139.7 %
Markets
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 20.48 R$
(6.33 A$)
23.60 R$
(7.29 A$)
     +15.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.95 R$
(2.77 A$)
9.73 R$
(3.01 A$)
     +8.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.01 R$
(0.93 A$)
5.07 R$
(1.57 A$)
     +68.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.51 R$
(4.17 A$)
18.27 R$
(5.64 A$)
     +35.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.52 R$
(7.26 A$)
20.51 R$
(6.33 A$)
     -12.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.69 R$
(2.99 A$)
18.24 R$
(5.63 A$)
     +88.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.90 R$
(6.14 A$)
31.68 R$
(9.78 A$)
     +59.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.37 R$
(1.66 A$)
6.71 R$
(2.07 A$)
     +24.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.94 R$
(1.22 A$)
5.78 R$
(1.79 A$)
     +46.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.85 R$
(0.88 A$)
7.42 R$
(2.29 A$)
     +160.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.05 R$
(1.25 A$)
8.35 R$
(2.58 A$)
     +106.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.65 R$
(0.82 A$)
5.31 R$
(1.64 A$)
     +100.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.56 R$
(0.79 A$)
4.61 R$
(1.42 A$)
     +80.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.81 R$
(1.49 A$)
9.52 R$
(2.94 A$)
     +98.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.06 R$
(1.25 A$)
7.92 R$
(2.45 A$)
     +95.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 48.50 R$
(14.98 A$)
61.52 R$
(19.00 A$)
     +26.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.85 R$
(2.43 A$)
26.52 R$
(8.19 A$)
     +237.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.21 R$
(5.01 A$)
26.59 R$
(8.21 A$)
     +64.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 R$
(3.71 A$)
129.51 R$
(40.00 A$)
     +979.3 %
Transportation
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.65 R$
(1.44 A$)
14.05 R$
(4.34 A$)
     +202.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 240.00 R$
(74.12 A$)
679.95 R$
(210.00 A$)
     +183.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 R$
(1.85 A$)
11.33 R$
(3.50 A$)
     +88.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.04 R$
(2.17 A$)
11.93 R$
(3.69 A$)
     +69.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 R$
(15.13 A$)
175.81 R$
(54.30 A$)
     +258.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 20.52 R$
(6.34 A$)
24.17 R$
(7.47 A$)
     +17.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 116,495.00 R$
(35,979.27 A$)
134,370.23 R$
(41,500.00 A$)
     +15.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 151,654.28 R$
(46,838.15 A$)
101,315.65 R$
(31,291.15 A$)
     -33.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 329.11 R$
(101.64 A$)
1,004.29 R$
(310.17 A$)
     +205.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 83.84 R$
(25.89 A$)
117.78 R$
(36.38 A$)
     +40.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 112.72 R$
(34.81 A$)
256.18 R$
(79.12 A$)
     +127.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 151.97 R$
(46.94 A$)
258.19 R$
(79.74 A$)
     +69.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 190.45 R$
(58.82 A$)
91.09 R$
(28.13 A$)
     -52.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 R$
(12.35 A$)
59.90 R$
(18.50 A$)
     +49.7 %
Childcare
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,171.67 R$
(670.72 A$)
7,799.87 R$
(2,408.97 A$)
     +259.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 60,055.56 R$
(18,548.05 A$)
43,829.52 R$
(13,536.67 A$)
     -27.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 290.29 R$
(89.66 A$)
436.42 R$
(134.79 A$)
     +50.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 283.85 R$
(87.67 A$)
247.98 R$
(76.59 A$)
     -12.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 446.39 R$
(137.87 A$)
627.78 R$
(193.89 A$)
     +40.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 380.68 R$
(117.57 A$)
553.67 R$
(171.00 A$)
     +45.4 %
Rent Per Month
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,907.14 R$
(897.87 A$)
8,185.16 R$
(2,527.97 A$)
     +181.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,026.56 R$
(625.90 A$)
7,078.47 R$
(2,186.17 A$)
     +249.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,625.71 R$
(1,737.49 A$)
13,075.46 R$
(4,038.33 A$)
     +132.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,823.08 R$
(1,180.75 A$)
8,661.62 R$
(2,675.12 A$)
     +126.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,237.51 R$
(382.20 A$)
4,181.34 R$
(1,291.40 A$)
     +237.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 856.26 R$
(264.46 A$)
3,026.07 R$
(934.60 A$)
     +253.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Sao Paulo Edit Brisbane Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,336.08 R$
(721.49 A$)
17,837.98 R$
(5,509.23 A$)
     +663.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.76 6.33      -41.2 %
Last update: March 2024February 2024
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