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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Shanghai 

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Consumer Prices in Shanghai are 15.26% higher than in Sao Paulo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shanghai are 33.69% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Shanghai are 87.87% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 13.70% lower than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Shanghai are 69.62% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Shanghai is 62.12% higher than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 26.00 R$
(44.36 ¥)
18.17 R$
(31.00 ¥)
     -30.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 R$
(255.94 ¥)
117.22 R$
(200.00 ¥)
     -21.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 27.00 R$
(46.07 ¥)
18.17 R$
(31.00 ¥)
     -32.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 R$
(13.65 ¥)
5.86 R$
(10.00 ¥)
     -26.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$
(25.59 ¥)
11.72 R$
(20.00 ¥)
     -21.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.58 R$
(11.23 ¥)
17.55 R$
(29.94 ¥)
     +166.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.72 R$
(8.05 ¥)
2.45 R$
(4.18 ¥)
     -48.12 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.25 R$
(5.55 ¥)
1.44 R$
(2.45 ¥)
     -55.82 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.20 R$
(22.52 ¥)
36.29 R$
(61.92 ¥)
     +175.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.50 R$
(9.39 ¥)
8.00 R$
(13.65 ¥)
     +45.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.91 R$
(3.26 ¥)
2.17 R$
(3.71 ¥)
     +13.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.85 R$
(11.68 ¥)
10.02 R$
(17.10 ¥)
     +46.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.31 R$
(22.71 ¥)
29.92 R$
(51.04 ¥)
     +124.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.78 R$
(9.86 ¥)
10.24 R$
(17.47 ¥)
     +77.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.54 R$
(21.40 ¥)
22.74 R$
(38.81 ¥)
     +81.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.67 R$
(4.55 ¥)
4.41 R$
(7.52 ¥)
     +65.25 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.09 R$
(3.57 ¥)
3.69 R$
(6.29 ¥)
     +76.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.86 R$
(3.18 ¥)
4.72 R$
(8.05 ¥)
     +153.14 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.34 R$
(3.99 ¥)
2.88 R$
(4.91 ¥)
     +23.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.71 R$
(2.91 ¥)
2.47 R$
(4.21 ¥)
     +44.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.69 R$
(2.88 ¥)
2.66 R$
(4.54 ¥)
     +57.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.89 R$
(4.94 ¥)
2.46 R$
(4.20 ¥)
     -14.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.99 R$
(5.10 ¥)
2.49 R$
(4.25 ¥)
     -16.65 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 R$
(51.19 ¥)
58.61 R$
(100.00 ¥)
     +95.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.58 R$
(7.82 ¥)
3.09 R$
(5.27 ¥)
     -32.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.46 R$
(19.55 ¥)
8.34 R$
(14.23 ¥)
     -27.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.25 R$
(15.78 ¥)
12.31 R$
(21.00 ¥)
     +33.06 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.30 R$
(7.34 ¥)
2.34 R$
(4.00 ¥)
     -45.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 194.30 R$
(331.52 ¥)
117.22 R$
(200.00 ¥)
     -39.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 R$
(7.68 ¥)
8.21 R$
(14.00 ¥)
     +82.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.43 R$
(7.55 ¥)
2.45 R$
(4.18 ¥)
     -44.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 R$
(56.31 ¥)
21.98 R$
(37.50 ¥)
     -33.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.14 R$
(27.53 ¥)
16.24 R$
(27.70 ¥)
     +0.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 85,000.00 R$
(145,030.91 ¥)
87,912.29 R$
(150,000.00 ¥)
     +3.43 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,336.92 R$
(154,137.02 ¥)
75,842.45 R$
(129,405.88 ¥)
     -16.04 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 211.55 R$
(360.96 ¥)
267.29 R$
(456.07 ¥)
     +26.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.23 R$
(2.10 ¥)
0.10 R$
(0.18 ¥)
     -91.49 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 111.62 R$
(190.45 ¥)
66.36 R$
(113.23 ¥)
     -40.55 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 123.08 R$
(210.00 ¥)
181.84 R$
(310.26 ¥)
     +47.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 118.93 R$
(202.93 ¥)
44.62 R$
(76.14 ¥)
     -62.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 R$
(59.72 ¥)
35.16 R$
(60.00 ¥)
     +0.47 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,554.32 R$
(2,652.05 ¥)
2,362.69 R$
(4,031.33 ¥)
     +52.01 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 44,012.50 R$
(75,096.15 ¥)
99,727.65 R$
(170,159.90 ¥)
     +126.59 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 205.66 R$
(350.91 ¥)
312.69 R$
(533.52 ¥)
     +52.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 173.55 R$
(296.12 ¥)
145.79 R$
(248.76 ¥)
     -15.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 355.22 R$
(606.09 ¥)
366.28 R$
(624.97 ¥)
     +3.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 266.25 R$
(454.29 ¥)
396.80 R$
(677.04 ¥)
     +49.03 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,937.40 R$
(3,305.69 ¥)
3,772.62 R$
(6,437.02 ¥)
     +94.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,357.03 R$
(2,315.43 ¥)
1,774.12 R$
(3,027.08 ¥)
     +30.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,782.65 R$
(6,454.13 ¥)
8,720.69 R$
(14,879.64 ¥)
     +130.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,660.83 R$
(4,540.04 ¥)
4,132.56 R$
(7,051.16 ¥)
     +55.31 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 998.52 R$
(1,703.73 ¥)
5,118.14 R$
(8,732.81 ¥)
     +412.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 655.21 R$
(1,117.94 ¥)
2,652.26 R$
(4,525.40 ¥)
     +304.80 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,289.55 R$
(3,906.54 ¥)
4,962.65 R$
(8,467.50 ¥)
     +116.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.42 5.07      -51.31 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:442281
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Currency: BRL