Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Sydney 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sydney are 88.7% higher than in Sao Paulo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 134.2% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Sydney are 267.8% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 86.3% higher than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 107.3% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 239.7% higher than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 R$
(12.35 A$)
74.47 R$
(23.00 A$)
     +86.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 215.00 R$
(66.40 A$)
420.92 R$
(130.00 A$)
     +95.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 38.00 R$
(11.74 A$)
48.57 R$
(15.00 A$)
     +27.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 R$
(3.09 A$)
32.38 R$
(10.00 A$)
     +223.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 R$
(6.18 A$)
38.85 R$
(12.00 A$)
     +94.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 9.76 R$
(3.01 A$)
16.15 R$
(4.99 A$)
     +65.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.41 R$
(1.98 A$)
12.36 R$
(3.82 A$)
     +92.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.63 R$
(1.43 A$)
10.93 R$
(3.38 A$)
     +136.1 %
Markets
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 20.48 R$
(6.33 A$)
29.84 R$
(9.22 A$)
     +45.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.95 R$
(2.77 A$)
12.60 R$
(3.89 A$)
     +40.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.01 R$
(0.93 A$)
5.10 R$
(1.57 A$)
     +69.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.51 R$
(4.17 A$)
19.33 R$
(5.97 A$)
     +43.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.52 R$
(7.26 A$)
26.50 R$
(8.18 A$)
     +12.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.69 R$
(2.99 A$)
19.09 R$
(5.90 A$)
     +97.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.90 R$
(6.14 A$)
33.75 R$
(10.42 A$)
     +69.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.37 R$
(1.66 A$)
7.31 R$
(2.26 A$)
     +36.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.94 R$
(1.22 A$)
6.02 R$
(1.86 A$)
     +52.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.85 R$
(0.88 A$)
6.78 R$
(2.09 A$)
     +137.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.05 R$
(1.25 A$)
9.23 R$
(2.85 A$)
     +127.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.65 R$
(0.82 A$)
5.41 R$
(1.67 A$)
     +104.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.56 R$
(0.79 A$)
5.01 R$
(1.55 A$)
     +96.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.81 R$
(1.49 A$)
10.81 R$
(3.34 A$)
     +124.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.06 R$
(1.25 A$)
8.41 R$
(2.60 A$)
     +107.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 48.50 R$
(14.98 A$)
64.76 R$
(20.00 A$)
     +33.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.85 R$
(2.43 A$)
25.85 R$
(7.98 A$)
     +229.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.21 R$
(5.01 A$)
27.16 R$
(8.39 A$)
     +67.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 R$
(3.71 A$)
142.72 R$
(44.08 A$)
     +1,089.4 %
Transportation
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.65 R$
(1.44 A$)
16.19 R$
(5.00 A$)
     +248.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 240.00 R$
(74.12 A$)
720.42 R$
(222.50 A$)
     +200.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 R$
(1.85 A$)
25.90 R$
(8.00 A$)
     +331.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.04 R$
(2.17 A$)
23.45 R$
(7.24 A$)
     +233.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 R$
(15.13 A$)
291.41 R$
(90.00 A$)
     +494.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 20.52 R$
(6.34 A$)
25.45 R$
(7.86 A$)
     +24.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 116,495.00 R$
(35,979.27 A$)
133,594.77 R$
(41,260.50 A$)
     +14.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 151,654.28 R$
(46,838.15 A$)
110,769.97 R$
(34,211.10 A$)
     -27.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 329.11 R$
(101.64 A$)
1,057.44 R$
(326.59 A$)
     +221.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 83.84 R$
(25.89 A$)
131.13 R$
(40.50 A$)
     +56.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 112.72 R$
(34.81 A$)
271.34 R$
(83.80 A$)
     +140.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 151.97 R$
(46.94 A$)
330.94 R$
(102.21 A$)
     +117.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 190.45 R$
(58.82 A$)
103.09 R$
(31.84 A$)
     -45.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 R$
(12.35 A$)
76.09 R$
(23.50 A$)
     +90.2 %
Childcare
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,171.67 R$
(670.72 A$)
10,006.34 R$
(3,090.44 A$)
     +360.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 60,055.56 R$
(18,548.05 A$)
84,813.98 R$
(26,194.64 A$)
     +41.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 290.29 R$
(89.66 A$)
372.85 R$
(115.15 A$)
     +28.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 283.85 R$
(87.67 A$)
336.40 R$
(103.90 A$)
     +18.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 446.39 R$
(137.87 A$)
568.61 R$
(175.61 A$)
     +27.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 380.68 R$
(117.57 A$)
699.91 R$
(216.17 A$)
     +83.9 %
Rent Per Month
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,907.14 R$
(897.87 A$)
10,841.45 R$
(3,348.36 A$)
     +272.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,026.56 R$
(625.90 A$)
7,644.03 R$
(2,360.84 A$)
     +277.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,625.71 R$
(1,737.49 A$)
21,448.39 R$
(6,624.30 A$)
     +281.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,823.08 R$
(1,180.75 A$)
12,970.88 R$
(4,006.03 A$)
     +239.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,237.51 R$
(382.20 A$)
7,863.12 R$
(2,428.51 A$)
     +535.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 856.26 R$
(264.46 A$)
4,980.72 R$
(1,538.29 A$)
     +481.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Sao Paulo Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,336.08 R$
(721.49 A$)
18,579.92 R$
(5,738.37 A$)
     +695.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.76 6.44      -40.2 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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