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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Shanghai 

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Consumer Prices in Shanghai are 9.90% higher than in Sao Paulo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shanghai are 32.00% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Shanghai are 99.80% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 5.49% lower than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Shanghai are 60.15% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Shanghai is 63.36% higher than in Sao Paulo
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  Sao PauloShanghaiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 R$
(45.27 ¥)
19.33 R$
(35.00 ¥)
     -22.68 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 R$
(271.60 ¥)
138.07 R$
(250.00 ¥)
     -7.95 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 R$
(45.27 ¥)
19.33 R$
(35.00 ¥)
     -22.68 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 R$
(14.49 ¥)
5.52 R$
(10.00 ¥)
     -30.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$
(27.16 ¥)
11.05 R$
(20.00 ¥)
     -26.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.54 R$
(11.85 ¥)
16.54 R$
(29.94 ¥)
     +152.71 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.65 R$
(8.42 ¥)
2.38 R$
(4.30 ¥)
     -48.87 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 R$
(5.85 ¥)
1.41 R$
(2.55 ¥)
     -56.47 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.28 R$
(24.04 ¥)
35.11 R$
(63.58 ¥)
     +164.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.57 R$
(10.09 ¥)
7.59 R$
(13.75 ¥)
     +36.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.84 R$
(3.34 ¥)
1.83 R$
(3.32 ¥)
     -0.62 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.82 R$
(12.35 ¥)
9.21 R$
(16.67 ¥)
     +34.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.33 R$
(24.14 ¥)
31.05 R$
(56.21 ¥)
     +132.90 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.63 R$
(10.20 ¥)
9.58 R$
(17.35 ¥)
     +70.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.35 R$
(22.36 ¥)
20.29 R$
(36.74 ¥)
     +64.33 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 R$
(4.82 ¥)
3.93 R$
(7.12 ¥)
     +47.68 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.09 R$
(3.78 ¥)
2.77 R$
(5.01 ¥)
     +32.46 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.77 R$
(3.21 ¥)
4.17 R$
(7.55 ¥)
     +135.38 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.13 R$
(3.85 ¥)
2.61 R$
(4.72 ¥)
     +22.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.60 R$
(2.89 ¥)
2.23 R$
(4.04 ¥)
     +39.73 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.65 R$
(2.99 ¥)
2.51 R$
(4.54 ¥)
     +51.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.79 R$
(5.05 ¥)
2.29 R$
(4.14 ¥)
     -17.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.13 R$
(5.67 ¥)
2.39 R$
(4.33 ¥)
     -23.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 R$
(54.32 ¥)
55.23 R$
(100.00 ¥)
     +84.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.66 R$
(8.44 ¥)
3.25 R$
(5.88 ¥)
     -30.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.31 R$
(24.10 ¥)
8.17 R$
(14.79 ¥)
     -38.64 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 R$
(16.30 ¥)
11.05 R$
(20.00 ¥)
     +22.73 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 R$
(7.24 ¥)
2.21 R$
(4.00 ¥)
     -44.77 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 194.30 R$
(351.81 ¥)
110.46 R$
(200.00 ¥)
     -43.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 R$
(8.15 ¥)
7.73 R$
(14.00 ¥)
     +71.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.43 R$
(8.01 ¥)
2.27 R$
(4.10 ¥)
     -48.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 R$
(59.75 ¥)
20.71 R$
(37.50 ¥)
     -37.24 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.13 R$
(29.21 ¥)
14.97 R$
(27.10 ¥)
     -7.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 85,000.00 R$
(153,904.32 ¥)
77,320.77 R$
(140,000.00 ¥)
     -9.03 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 89,236.08 R$
(161,574.33 ¥)
69,886.31 R$
(126,538.89 ¥)
     -21.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.75 R$
(388.83 ¥)
208.40 R$
(377.33 ¥)
     -2.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.33 R$
(2.40 ¥)
0.11 R$
(0.19 ¥)
     -92.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 111.67 R$
(202.19 ¥)
65.91 R$
(119.33 ¥)
     -40.98 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 117.71 R$
(213.13 ¥)
169.40 R$
(306.73 ¥)
     +43.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 117.40 R$
(212.57 ¥)
38.66 R$
(70.00 ¥)
     -67.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 34.50 R$
(62.47 ¥)
33.14 R$
(60.00 ¥)
     -3.95 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,513.40 R$
(2,740.22 ¥)
2,065.89 R$
(3,740.58 ¥)
     +36.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 41,836.84 R$
(75,751.42 ¥)
86,099.29 R$
(155,894.74 ¥)
     +105.80 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 214.71 R$
(388.76 ¥)
292.88 R$
(530.31 ¥)
     +36.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 169.47 R$
(306.85 ¥)
128.95 R$
(233.48 ¥)
     -23.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 351.85 R$
(637.08 ¥)
344.72 R$
(624.16 ¥)
     -2.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 271.48 R$
(491.55 ¥)
392.96 R$
(711.50 ¥)
     +44.75 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,823.41 R$
(3,301.54 ¥)
3,707.93 R$
(6,713.73 ¥)
     +103.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,305.84 R$
(2,364.41 ¥)
1,893.95 R$
(3,429.27 ¥)
     +45.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,589.54 R$
(6,499.36 ¥)
8,698.59 R$
(15,750.00 ¥)
     +142.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,557.64 R$
(4,630.96 ¥)
4,234.23 R$
(7,666.67 ¥)
     +65.55 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 980.65 R$
(1,775.61 ¥)
5,030.43 R$
(9,108.29 ¥)
     +412.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 647.85 R$
(1,173.02 ¥)
2,554.77 R$
(4,625.76 ¥)
     +294.35 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,098.89 R$
(3,800.34 ¥)
4,526.20 R$
(8,195.31 ¥)
     +115.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.28 5.07      -50.68 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
Contributors:468259
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: BRL