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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Boston, MA 

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Consumer Prices in Boston, MA are 94.82% higher than in Sao Paulo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 167.47% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 385.68% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 118.70% higher than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 157.67% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 206.96% higher than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 R$
(6.17 $)
60.76 R$
(15.00 $)
     +143.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 R$
(32.09 $)
283.56 R$
(70.00 $)
     +118.12 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 R$
(6.17 $)
32.41 R$
(8.00 $)
     +29.63 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 R$
(1.97 $)
24.30 R$
(6.00 $)
     +203.81 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$
(3.70 $)
29.23 R$
(7.21 $)
     +94.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.26 R$
(1.54 $)
16.12 R$
(3.98 $)
     +157.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.75 R$
(1.17 $)
8.15 R$
(2.01 $)
     +71.54 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.11 R$
(0.77 $)
6.71 R$
(1.66 $)
     +115.50 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.18 R$
(3.25 $)
13.22 R$
(3.26 $)
     +0.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.95 R$
(1.47 $)
10.07 R$
(2.49 $)
     +69.19 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.83 R$
(0.45 $)
8.10 R$
(2.00 $)
     +342.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.88 R$
(1.70 $)
11.39 R$
(2.81 $)
     +65.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 12.65 R$
(3.12 $)
23.79 R$
(5.87 $)
     +88.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.85 R$
(1.44 $)
21.09 R$
(5.21 $)
     +260.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.70 R$
(3.14 $)
27.80 R$
(6.86 $)
     +118.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.72 R$
(0.67 $)
8.11 R$
(2.00 $)
     +198.45 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.12 R$
(0.52 $)
2.51 R$
(0.62 $)
     +18.01 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.91 R$
(0.47 $)
11.45 R$
(2.83 $)
     +498.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.14 R$
(0.53 $)
8.67 R$
(2.14 $)
     +304.57 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.68 R$
(0.41 $)
5.46 R$
(1.35 $)
     +224.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.62 R$
(0.40 $)
4.84 R$
(1.20 $)
     +199.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.87 R$
(0.71 $)
7.45 R$
(1.84 $)
     +159.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.24 R$
(0.80 $)
6.35 R$
(1.57 $)
     +96.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 35.00 R$
(8.64 $)
60.76 R$
(15.00 $)
     +73.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.54 R$
(1.37 $)
8.50 R$
(2.10 $)
     +53.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.41 R$
(3.31 $)
16.20 R$
(4.00 $)
     +20.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 R$
(2.35 $)
43.55 R$
(10.75 $)
     +358.38 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 R$
(0.99 $)
10.13 R$
(2.50 $)
     +153.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 194.30 R$
(47.97 $)
342.29 R$
(84.50 $)
     +76.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 R$
(1.11 $)
10.53 R$
(2.60 $)
     +134.05 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.43 R$
(1.09 $)
13.37 R$
(3.30 $)
     +202.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 R$
(8.15 $)
113.42 R$
(28.00 $)
     +243.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 15.24 R$
(3.76 $)
11.18 R$
(2.76 $)
     -26.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 R$
(19,749.19 $)
89,117.60 R$
(22,000.00 $)
     +11.40 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 88,189.56 R$
(21,770.90 $)
78,761.05 R$
(19,443.33 $)
     -10.69 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 226.54 R$
(55.93 $)
663.28 R$
(163.74 $)
     +192.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.37 R$
(0.34 $)
0.41 R$
(0.10 $)
     -70.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 114.00 R$
(28.14 $)
260.94 R$
(64.42 $)
     +128.90 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 121.72 R$
(30.05 $)
228.22 R$
(56.34 $)
     +87.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 115.29 R$
(28.46 $)
59.41 R$
(14.67 $)
     -48.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 32.00 R$
(7.90 $)
56.67 R$
(13.99 $)
     +77.10 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,580.14 R$
(390.08 $)
7,439.97 R$
(1,836.67 $)
     +370.84 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,691.43 R$
(10,045.28 $)
95,072.28 R$
(23,470.00 $)
     +133.64 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 220.61 R$
(54.46 $)
205.57 R$
(50.75 $)
     -6.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 167.34 R$
(41.31 $)
143.01 R$
(35.30 $)
     -14.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 350.83 R$
(86.61 $)
325.52 R$
(80.36 $)
     -7.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 263.58 R$
(65.07 $)
389.69 R$
(96.20 $)
     +47.84 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,907.46 R$
(470.88 $)
9,796.57 R$
(2,418.43 $)
     +413.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,311.11 R$
(323.67 $)
7,043.11 R$
(1,738.70 $)
     +437.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,669.80 R$
(905.94 $)
17,705.47 R$
(4,370.86 $)
     +382.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,538.27 R$
(626.61 $)
11,235.57 R$
(2,773.67 $)
     +342.65 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 985.54 R$
(243.30 $)
3,908.23 R$
(964.80 $)
     +296.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 647.54 R$
(159.86 $)
1,567.80 R$
(387.04 $)
     +142.12 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,038.21 R$
(503.16 $)
16,733.85 R$
(4,131.00 $)
     +721.01 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.37 4.19      -59.59 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:531270
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: BRL