Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Kampala 

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Consumer Prices in Kampala are 23.5% lower than in Sao Paulo (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kampala are 24.7% lower than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Kampala are 28.2% lower than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Kampala are 33.7% lower than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Kampala are 24.7% lower than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Kampala is 53.8% lower than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.50 R$
(25,889.69 USh)
8.91 R$
(6,500.00 USh)
     -74.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 R$
(145,857.40 USh)
137.12 R$
(100,000.00 USh)
     -31.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 R$
(25,525.05 USh)
43.88 R$
(32,000.00 USh)
     +25.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 R$
(8,751.44 USh)
5.48 R$
(4,000.00 USh)
     -54.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.00 R$
(13,127.17 USh)
9.60 R$
(7,000.00 USh)
     -46.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 8.14 R$
(5,937.44 USh)
14.34 R$
(10,461.54 USh)
     +76.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.96 R$
(4,348.28 USh)
2.43 R$
(1,768.75 USh)
     -59.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.17 R$
(3,041.28 USh)
1.62 R$
(1,178.57 USh)
     -61.2 %
Markets
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.83 R$
(18,104.90 USh)
14.58 R$
(10,633.57 USh)
     -41.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.63 R$
(5,564.09 USh)
5.17 R$
(3,773.07 USh)
     -32.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.84 R$
(2,071.78 USh)
2.69 R$
(1,964.88 USh)
     -5.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.92 R$
(8,693.53 USh)
8.26 R$
(6,027.27 USh)
     -30.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 24.64 R$
(17,967.40 USh)
10.09 R$
(7,358.28 USh)
     -59.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.78 R$
(7,861.90 USh)
11.08 R$
(8,079.62 USh)
     +2.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 22.85 R$
(16,663.58 USh)
9.81 R$
(7,156.69 USh)
     -57.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.17 R$
(3,767.25 USh)
6.61 R$
(4,819.38 USh)
     +27.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.65 R$
(2,659.25 USh)
2.70 R$
(1,966.75 USh)
     -26.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.64 R$
(1,924.34 USh)
3.58 R$
(2,608.16 USh)
     +35.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.48 R$
(3,270.09 USh)
2.56 R$
(1,867.20 USh)
     -42.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 3.20 R$
(2,337.20 USh)
2.28 R$
(1,663.85 USh)
     -28.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.29 R$
(2,402.36 USh)
2.16 R$
(1,573.70 USh)
     -34.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.72 R$
(3,442.39 USh)
5.37 R$
(3,916.67 USh)
     +13.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.06 R$
(2,228.62 USh)
2.72 R$
(1,985.71 USh)
     -10.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 R$
(29,171.48 USh)
48.68 R$
(35,500.00 USh)
     +21.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.89 R$
(5,021.75 USh)
5.44 R$
(3,970.59 USh)
     -20.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.06 R$
(10,983.91 USh)
9.14 R$
(6,666.67 USh)
     -39.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 R$
(8,751.44 USh)
13.71 R$
(10,000.00 USh)
     +14.3 %
Transportation
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 R$
(3,281.79 USh)
5.48 R$
(4,000.00 USh)
     +21.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 240.00 R$
(175,028.88 USh)
212.54 R$
(155,000.00 USh)
     -11.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 R$
(4,011.08 USh)
5.48 R$
(4,000.00 USh)
     -0.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 R$
(4,694.70 USh)
4.41 R$
(3,218.69 USh)
     -31.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 R$
(35,735.06 USh)
13.71 R$
(10,000.00 USh)
     -72.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 23.35 R$
(17,029.45 USh)
28.80 R$
(21,004.92 USh)
     +23.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 112,000.00 R$
(81,680,144.23 USh)
54,848.09 R$
(40,000,000.00 USh)
     -51.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 143,995.65 R$
(105,014,153.75 USh)
52,217.40 R$
(38,081,468.61 USh)
     -63.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 361.27 R$
(263,469.84 USh)
267.38 R$
(195,000.00 USh)
     -26.0 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.53 R$
(1,118.24 USh)
0.51 R$
(369.33 USh)
     -67.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 111.82 R$
(81,551.16 USh)
333.34 R$
(243,100.00 USh)
     +198.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 131.54 R$
(95,933.83 USh)
302.81 R$
(220,833.33 USh)
     +130.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 175.58 R$
(128,045.97 USh)
72.60 R$
(52,946.38 USh)
     -58.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 43.00 R$
(31,359.34 USh)
30.85 R$
(22,500.00 USh)
     -28.3 %
Childcare
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,387.50 R$
(1,741,172.72 USh)
952.99 R$
(695,000.00 USh)
     -60.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 50,981.82 R$
(37,180,377.34 USh)
25,969.59 R$
(18,939,285.71 USh)
     -49.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 309.89 R$
(225,996.32 USh)
86.97 R$
(63,429.29 USh)
     -71.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 268.46 R$
(195,785.51 USh)
108.55 R$
(79,166.67 USh)
     -59.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 441.96 R$
(322,312.28 USh)
248.38 R$
(181,136.81 USh)
     -43.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 350.03 R$
(255,270.71 USh)
305.95 R$
(223,125.00 USh)
     -12.6 %
Rent Per Month
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,963.75 R$
(2,161,424.35 USh)
1,671.15 R$
(1,218,750.00 USh)
     -43.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,768.09 R$
(1,289,444.25 USh)
822.72 R$
(600,000.00 USh)
     -53.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,491.77 R$
(4,005,074.61 USh)
5,350.87 R$
(3,902,322.73 USh)
     -2.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,666.52 R$
(2,673,947.37 USh)
2,125.36 R$
(1,550,000.00 USh)
     -42.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,252.47 R$
(913,409.54 USh)
601.17 R$
(438,429.02 USh)
     -52.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 829.90 R$
(605,234.38 USh)
2,291.40 R$
(1,671,088.81 USh)
     +176.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Sao Paulo Edit Kampala Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,389.43 R$
(1,742,578.95 USh)
831.45 R$
(606,363.64 USh)
     -65.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.65 20.09      +108.3 %
Last update: February 2023January 2023
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