Cost of Living Comparison Between Rio de Janeiro and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 166.39% higher than in Rio de Janeiro (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 269.55% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 569.13% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 233.50% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 201.25% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 340.58% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
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Restaurants
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 R$
(5.89 $)
101.80 R$
(20.00 $)
     +239.34 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 126.71 R$
(24.89 $)
509.02 R$
(100.00 $)
     +301.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 R$
(5.89 $)
45.81 R$
(9.00 $)
     +52.70 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 R$
(1.57 $)
38.18 R$
(7.50 $)
     +377.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.50 R$
(2.46 $)
45.81 R$
(9.00 $)
     +266.49 %
Cappuccino (regular) 8.08 R$
(1.59 $)
24.87 R$
(4.89 $)
     +207.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.05 R$
(0.99 $)
10.99 R$
(2.16 $)
     +117.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.57 R$
(0.70 $)
9.02 R$
(1.77 $)
     +153.06 %
Markets
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 18.70 R$
(3.67 $)
22.73 R$
(4.47 $)
     +21.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 6.46 R$
(1.27 $)
18.43 R$
(3.62 $)
     +185.14 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.80 R$
(0.55 $)
12.19 R$
(2.39 $)
     +335.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.93 R$
(1.95 $)
16.04 R$
(3.15 $)
     +61.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 18.14 R$
(3.56 $)
31.62 R$
(6.21 $)
     +74.25 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.07 R$
(1.39 $)
29.88 R$
(5.87 $)
     +322.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.22 R$
(3.78 $)
40.08 R$
(7.87 $)
     +108.56 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.15 R$
(0.82 $)
13.82 R$
(2.72 $)
     +232.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.75 R$
(0.54 $)
6.45 R$
(1.27 $)
     +134.52 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.57 R$
(0.50 $)
13.64 R$
(2.68 $)
     +430.55 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.10 R$
(0.61 $)
14.39 R$
(2.83 $)
     +364.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.02 R$
(0.40 $)
9.75 R$
(1.92 $)
     +382.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.44 R$
(0.48 $)
9.52 R$
(1.87 $)
     +290.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.24 R$
(0.64 $)
12.13 R$
(2.38 $)
     +274.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.80 R$
(0.55 $)
10.76 R$
(2.11 $)
     +284.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 R$
(7.86 $)
76.35 R$
(15.00 $)
     +90.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.21 R$
(1.02 $)
15.60 R$
(3.07 $)
     +199.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.80 R$
(3.30 $)
16.22 R$
(3.19 $)
     -3.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 R$
(1.77 $)
76.35 R$
(15.00 $)
     +748.36 %
Transportation
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.10 R$
(0.81 $)
14.00 R$
(2.75 $)
     +241.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 160.00 R$
(31.43 $)
661.72 R$
(130.00 $)
     +313.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.90 R$
(1.16 $)
17.82 R$
(3.50 $)
     +201.96 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 R$
(0.95 $)
15.27 R$
(3.00 $)
     +216.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.50 R$
(7.37 $)
152.70 R$
(30.00 $)
     +307.21 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 23.01 R$
(4.52 $)
14.48 R$
(2.85 $)
     -37.05 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 R$
(17,681.21 $)
117,073.45 R$
(23,000.00 $)
     +30.08 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 112,600.00 R$
(22,121.16 $)
108,849.16 R$
(21,384.27 $)
     -3.33 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 441.67 R$
(86.77 $)
761.93 R$
(149.69 $)
     +72.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.00 R$
(0.20 $)
0.58 R$
(0.11 $)
     -42.10 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 106.00 R$
(20.82 $)
337.56 R$
(66.32 $)
     +218.46 %
Sports And Leisure
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 161.29 R$
(31.69 $)
543.94 R$
(106.86 $)
     +237.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 90.00 R$
(17.68 $)
182.40 R$
(35.83 $)
     +102.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 R$
(5.89 $)
81.44 R$
(16.00 $)
     +171.47 %
Childcare
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,233.33 R$
(242.30 $)
12,638.92 R$
(2,483.02 $)
     +924.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,600.00 R$
(1,886.00 $)
183,881.67 R$
(36,125.00 $)
     +1,815.43 %
Clothing And Shoes
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 154.75 R$
(30.40 $)
319.35 R$
(62.74 $)
     +106.37 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 149.75 R$
(29.42 $)
230.41 R$
(45.27 $)
     +53.86 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 274.75 R$
(53.98 $)
470.93 R$
(92.52 $)
     +71.40 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 233.00 R$
(45.77 $)
687.70 R$
(135.10 $)
     +195.15 %
Rent Per Month
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,983.33 R$
(389.64 $)
15,752.16 R$
(3,094.64 $)
     +694.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,366.67 R$
(268.49 $)
10,240.06 R$
(2,011.74 $)
     +649.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,750.00 R$
(736.72 $)
32,057.92 R$
(6,298.03 $)
     +754.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,200.00 R$
(825.12 $)
17,561.02 R$
(3,450.00 $)
     +318.12 %
Buy Apartment Price
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 789.67 R$
(155.14 $)
7,097.90 R$
(1,394.44 $)
     +798.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 783.91 R$
(154.01 $)
3,567.84 R$
(700.93 $)
     +355.13 %
Salaries And Financing
Rio de Janeiro Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,050.00 R$
(402.74 $)
33,377.63 R$
(6,557.30 $)
     +1,528.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.23 3.59      -61.10 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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