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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Shanghai 

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Consumer Prices in Shanghai are 5.21% higher than in Sao Paulo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shanghai are 28.05% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Shanghai are 96.71% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 11.64% lower than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Shanghai are 49.13% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Shanghai is 63.62% higher than in Sao Paulo
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  Sao PauloShanghaiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 R$
(46.68 ¥)
18.74 R$
(35.00 ¥)
     -25.03 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 135.00 R$
(252.09 ¥)
107.10 R$
(200.00 ¥)
     -20.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 R$
(46.68 ¥)
18.74 R$
(35.00 ¥)
     -25.03 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 R$
(14.94 ¥)
5.36 R$
(10.00 ¥)
     -33.06 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$
(28.01 ¥)
10.71 R$
(20.00 ¥)
     -28.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.28 R$
(11.72 ¥)
15.89 R$
(29.67 ¥)
     +153.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.75 R$
(8.88 ¥)
2.60 R$
(4.86 ¥)
     -45.30 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.27 R$
(6.11 ¥)
1.53 R$
(2.86 ¥)
     -53.18 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.34 R$
(24.91 ¥)
35.38 R$
(66.07 ¥)
     +165.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.78 R$
(10.79 ¥)
7.47 R$
(13.95 ¥)
     +29.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.85 R$
(3.45 ¥)
1.81 R$
(3.37 ¥)
     -2.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.89 R$
(12.86 ¥)
8.58 R$
(16.02 ¥)
     +24.55 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 12.99 R$
(24.26 ¥)
27.54 R$
(51.43 ¥)
     +112.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.79 R$
(10.81 ¥)
9.39 R$
(17.54 ¥)
     +62.19 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.67 R$
(23.65 ¥)
18.36 R$
(34.29 ¥)
     +44.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.68 R$
(5.01 ¥)
3.71 R$
(6.94 ¥)
     +38.38 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.07 R$
(3.87 ¥)
2.62 R$
(4.90 ¥)
     +26.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.91 R$
(3.56 ¥)
4.41 R$
(8.24 ¥)
     +131.45 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.10 R$
(3.92 ¥)
2.72 R$
(5.08 ¥)
     +29.46 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.65 R$
(3.07 ¥)
2.25 R$
(4.21 ¥)
     +36.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.63 R$
(3.05 ¥)
2.41 R$
(4.49 ¥)
     +47.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.93 R$
(5.47 ¥)
2.60 R$
(4.86 ¥)
     -11.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.25 R$
(6.06 ¥)
2.35 R$
(4.38 ¥)
     -27.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 35.00 R$
(65.36 ¥)
53.55 R$
(100.00 ¥)
     +53.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.51 R$
(10.28 ¥)
3.32 R$
(6.20 ¥)
     -39.71 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.19 R$
(24.62 ¥)
8.19 R$
(15.29 ¥)
     -37.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 R$
(17.74 ¥)
10.71 R$
(20.00 ¥)
     +12.74 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 R$
(7.47 ¥)
2.14 R$
(4.00 ¥)
     -46.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 194.30 R$
(362.83 ¥)
107.10 R$
(200.00 ¥)
     -44.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 R$
(8.40 ¥)
7.50 R$
(14.00 ¥)
     +66.60 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.43 R$
(8.26 ¥)
2.15 R$
(4.02 ¥)
     -51.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 R$
(61.62 ¥)
20.08 R$
(37.50 ¥)
     -39.15 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 15.70 R$
(29.32 ¥)
14.44 R$
(26.97 ¥)
     -8.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 R$
(149,388.79 ¥)
74,972.16 R$
(140,000.00 ¥)
     -6.28 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 88,747.53 R$
(165,723.58 ¥)
67,024.48 R$
(125,158.82 ¥)
     -24.48 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 223.13 R$
(416.67 ¥)
199.10 R$
(371.80 ¥)
     -10.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.34 R$
(2.51 ¥)
0.10 R$
(0.19 ¥)
     -92.29 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 112.19 R$
(209.49 ¥)
65.24 R$
(121.83 ¥)
     -41.84 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 120.22 R$
(224.49 ¥)
167.69 R$
(313.14 ¥)
     +39.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 114.00 R$
(212.88 ¥)
36.08 R$
(67.37 ¥)
     -68.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 32.00 R$
(59.76 ¥)
32.13 R$
(60.00 ¥)
     +0.41 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,546.60 R$
(2,888.06 ¥)
2,181.16 R$
(4,073.02 ¥)
     +41.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,226.32 R$
(75,117.01 ¥)
78,342.76 R$
(146,294.12 ¥)
     +94.75 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 214.29 R$
(400.16 ¥)
291.93 R$
(545.13 ¥)
     +36.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 163.92 R$
(306.10 ¥)
130.69 R$
(244.05 ¥)
     -20.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 341.82 R$
(638.31 ¥)
339.76 R$
(634.45 ¥)
     -0.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 257.59 R$
(481.02 ¥)
386.48 R$
(721.70 ¥)
     +50.03 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,875.00 R$
(3,501.30 ¥)
3,701.01 R$
(6,911.11 ¥)
     +97.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,313.98 R$
(2,453.67 ¥)
1,960.27 R$
(3,660.53 ¥)
     +49.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,689.06 R$
(6,888.81 ¥)
8,607.43 R$
(16,073.17 ¥)
     +133.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,524.46 R$
(4,714.07 ¥)
4,224.62 R$
(7,888.89 ¥)
     +67.35 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 986.49 R$
(1,842.13 ¥)
4,959.92 R$
(9,261.95 ¥)
     +402.79 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 646.06 R$
(1,206.43 ¥)
2,498.84 R$
(4,666.23 ¥)
     +286.78 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,083.95 R$
(3,891.48 ¥)
4,366.16 R$
(8,153.19 ¥)
     +109.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.24 5.11      -50.16 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:465236
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: BRL