Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Berlin 

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Consumer Prices in Berlin are 96.40% higher than in Sao Paulo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Berlin are 110.67% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Berlin are 150.75% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Berlin are 110.26% higher than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Berlin are 97.35% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Berlin is 209.79% higher than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 R$
(4.69 €)
63.94 R$
(10.00 €)
     +113.13 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 R$
(23.46 €)
319.69 R$
(50.00 €)
     +113.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 R$
(4.69 €)
51.15 R$
(8.00 €)
     +70.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.50 R$
(1.49 €)
22.38 R$
(3.50 €)
     +135.56 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$
(2.35 €)
22.38 R$
(3.50 €)
     +49.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 7.47 R$
(1.17 €)
18.43 R$
(2.88 €)
     +146.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.25 R$
(0.82 €)
12.54 R$
(1.96 €)
     +138.97 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.34 R$
(0.52 €)
11.42 R$
(1.79 €)
     +241.44 %
Markets
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.22 R$
(2.38 €)
22.88 R$
(3.58 €)
     +50.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.63 R$
(0.88 €)
7.41 R$
(1.16 €)
     +31.60 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.64 R$
(0.41 €)
5.24 R$
(0.82 €)
     +98.66 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 8.88 R$
(1.39 €)
14.55 R$
(2.28 €)
     +63.90 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 17.90 R$
(2.80 €)
29.87 R$
(4.67 €)
     +66.88 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.24 R$
(1.13 €)
19.95 R$
(3.12 €)
     +175.54 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.64 R$
(2.60 €)
35.29 R$
(5.52 €)
     +112.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.98 R$
(0.62 €)
7.00 R$
(1.09 €)
     +75.90 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.69 R$
(0.42 €)
4.44 R$
(0.69 €)
     +64.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.29 R$
(0.36 €)
6.84 R$
(1.07 €)
     +197.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.09 R$
(0.48 €)
7.56 R$
(1.18 €)
     +144.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.39 R$
(0.37 €)
4.20 R$
(0.66 €)
     +76.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.62 R$
(0.41 €)
4.35 R$
(0.68 €)
     +65.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.06 R$
(0.48 €)
7.24 R$
(1.13 €)
     +136.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.83 R$
(0.44 €)
3.64 R$
(0.57 €)
     +28.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 R$
(6.26 €)
38.36 R$
(6.00 €)
     -4.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.68 R$
(0.89 €)
5.32 R$
(0.83 €)
     -6.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.77 R$
(2.15 €)
10.86 R$
(1.70 €)
     -21.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.25 R$
(1.60 €)
44.76 R$
(7.00 €)
     +336.66 %
Transportation
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 R$
(0.69 €)
18.54 R$
(2.90 €)
     +321.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 250.00 R$
(39.10 €)
517.90 R$
(81.00 €)
     +107.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 R$
(0.78 €)
24.94 R$
(3.90 €)
     +398.72 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 R$
(0.76 €)
20.58 R$
(3.22 €)
     +326.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 R$
(5.16 €)
211.00 R$
(33.00 €)
     +539.39 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 17.63 R$
(2.76 €)
32.24 R$
(5.04 €)
     +82.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 R$
(14,075.96 €)
134,271.48 R$
(21,000.00 €)
     +49.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 108,863.57 R$
(17,026.21 €)
158,610.14 R$
(24,806.56 €)
     +45.70 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 286.07 R$
(44.74 €)
1,382.52 R$
(216.23 €)
     +383.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.41 R$
(0.22 €)
0.64 R$
(0.10 €)
     -54.95 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 118.72 R$
(18.57 €)
209.02 R$
(32.69 €)
     +76.05 %
Sports And Leisure
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 113.25 R$
(17.71 €)
207.96 R$
(32.52 €)
     +83.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 139.48 R$
(21.82 €)
119.28 R$
(18.66 €)
     -14.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 38.00 R$
(5.94 €)
63.94 R$
(10.00 €)
     +68.26 %
Childcare
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,743.22 R$
(272.64 €)
649.17 R$
(101.53 €)
     -62.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 57,802.71 R$
(9,040.32 €)
54,507.83 R$
(8,525.00 €)
     -5.70 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 244.77 R$
(38.28 €)
525.84 R$
(82.24 €)
     +114.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 184.73 R$
(28.89 €)
205.75 R$
(32.18 €)
     +11.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 335.35 R$
(52.45 €)
507.43 R$
(79.36 €)
     +51.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 261.84 R$
(40.95 €)
702.16 R$
(109.82 €)
     +168.16 %
Rent Per Month
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,358.33 R$
(368.84 €)
5,901.92 R$
(923.06 €)
     +150.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,479.71 R$
(231.43 €)
4,262.18 R$
(666.60 €)
     +188.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,811.63 R$
(752.54 €)
11,618.42 R$
(1,817.12 €)
     +141.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,198.31 R$
(500.21 €)
7,922.85 R$
(1,239.13 €)
     +147.72 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,055.31 R$
(165.05 €)
3,698.90 R$
(578.51 €)
     +250.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 686.44 R$
(107.36 €)
2,378.25 R$
(371.96 €)
     +246.46 %
Salaries And Financing
Sao Paulo Edit Berlin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,440.90 R$
(381.76 €)
15,929.98 R$
(2,491.44 €)
     +552.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.54 1.75      -79.55 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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