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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Shanghai 

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Consumer Prices in Shanghai are 10.85% higher than in Sao Paulo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shanghai are 34.89% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Shanghai are 106.45% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 1.58% lower than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Shanghai are 53.73% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Shanghai is 62.59% higher than in Sao Paulo
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  Sao PauloShanghaiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 R$
(43.95 ¥)
19.91 R$
(35.00 ¥)
     -20.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 R$
(210.95 ¥)
113.77 R$
(200.00 ¥)
     -5.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 R$
(43.95 ¥)
19.91 R$
(35.00 ¥)
     -20.36 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 R$
(14.06 ¥)
6.26 R$
(11.00 ¥)
     -21.78 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$
(26.37 ¥)
13.08 R$
(23.00 ¥)
     -12.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.10 R$
(10.72 ¥)
16.91 R$
(29.72 ¥)
     +177.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.77 R$
(8.38 ¥)
2.57 R$
(4.52 ¥)
     -46.10 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.06 R$
(5.39 ¥)
1.54 R$
(2.70 ¥)
     -49.88 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.13 R$
(23.08 ¥)
36.41 R$
(64.00 ¥)
     +177.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.83 R$
(10.24 ¥)
7.81 R$
(13.72 ¥)
     +33.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.78 R$
(3.13 ¥)
1.85 R$
(3.25 ¥)
     +3.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.89 R$
(12.12 ¥)
8.97 R$
(15.78 ¥)
     +30.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.06 R$
(22.96 ¥)
28.55 R$
(50.19 ¥)
     +118.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.88 R$
(10.34 ¥)
8.94 R$
(15.72 ¥)
     +52.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.84 R$
(22.57 ¥)
20.54 R$
(36.11 ¥)
     +59.98 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.74 R$
(4.81 ¥)
3.83 R$
(6.73 ¥)
     +39.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.08 R$
(3.66 ¥)
2.69 R$
(4.73 ¥)
     +29.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.84 R$
(3.24 ¥)
4.18 R$
(7.34 ¥)
     +126.46 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.08 R$
(3.65 ¥)
2.74 R$
(4.82 ¥)
     +32.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.61 R$
(2.83 ¥)
2.34 R$
(4.12 ¥)
     +45.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.60 R$
(2.81 ¥)
2.43 R$
(4.27 ¥)
     +51.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.81 R$
(4.93 ¥)
2.91 R$
(5.11 ¥)
     +3.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.22 R$
(5.67 ¥)
2.53 R$
(4.44 ¥)
     -21.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 35.00 R$
(61.53 ¥)
56.89 R$
(100.00 ¥)
     +62.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.70 R$
(10.02 ¥)
3.62 R$
(6.36 ¥)
     -36.55 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.50 R$
(23.73 ¥)
8.68 R$
(15.27 ¥)
     -35.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 R$
(16.70 ¥)
11.38 R$
(20.00 ¥)
     +19.76 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 R$
(7.03 ¥)
2.28 R$
(4.00 ¥)
     -43.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 194.30 R$
(341.57 ¥)
113.77 R$
(200.00 ¥)
     -41.45 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 R$
(7.91 ¥)
7.96 R$
(14.00 ¥)
     +76.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.43 R$
(7.78 ¥)
2.29 R$
(4.02 ¥)
     -48.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 R$
(58.01 ¥)
21.33 R$
(37.50 ¥)
     -35.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 15.17 R$
(26.67 ¥)
15.11 R$
(26.56 ¥)
     -0.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 R$
(140,634.10 ¥)
81,061.42 R$
(142,500.00 ¥)
     +1.33 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 88,072.06 R$
(154,824.19 ¥)
70,200.41 R$
(123,407.14 ¥)
     -20.29 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 226.72 R$
(398.56 ¥)
201.95 R$
(355.01 ¥)
     -10.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.33 R$
(2.33 ¥)
0.12 R$
(0.21 ¥)
     -91.19 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 113.68 R$
(199.83 ¥)
69.47 R$
(122.12 ¥)
     -38.89 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 122.62 R$
(215.56 ¥)
177.98 R$
(312.88 ¥)
     +45.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 118.48 R$
(208.29 ¥)
40.49 R$
(71.18 ¥)
     -65.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.50 R$
(53.62 ¥)
31.29 R$
(55.00 ¥)
     +2.58 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,636.62 R$
(2,877.06 ¥)
2,292.26 R$
(4,029.63 ¥)
     +40.06 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,932.35 R$
(71,956.06 ¥)
81,955.33 R$
(144,071.43 ¥)
     +100.22 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 219.89 R$
(386.56 ¥)
342.68 R$
(602.40 ¥)
     +55.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 170.97 R$
(300.55 ¥)
146.58 R$
(257.68 ¥)
     -14.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 352.05 R$
(618.88 ¥)
362.62 R$
(637.46 ¥)
     +3.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 260.57 R$
(458.06 ¥)
455.05 R$
(799.95 ¥)
     +74.64 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,923.25 R$
(3,380.92 ¥)
3,911.95 R$
(6,876.92 ¥)
     +103.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,318.23 R$
(2,317.35 ¥)
2,099.42 R$
(3,690.62 ¥)
     +59.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,647.98 R$
(6,412.88 ¥)
8,987.86 R$
(15,800.00 ¥)
     +146.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,551.04 R$
(4,484.54 ¥)
4,604.15 R$
(8,093.75 ¥)
     +80.48 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 981.06 R$
(1,724.63 ¥)
5,271.55 R$
(9,267.00 ¥)
     +437.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 655.44 R$
(1,152.22 ¥)
2,708.44 R$
(4,761.24 ¥)
     +313.22 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,124.30 R$
(3,734.37 ¥)
4,659.02 R$
(8,190.22 ¥)
     +119.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.43 4.96      -52.45 %
Last update: August 2018August 2018
Contributors:520223
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: BRL