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Cost of Living Comparison Between Sao Paulo and Boston, MA 

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Consumer Prices in Boston, MA are 81.05% higher than in Sao Paulo
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Boston, MA are 144.32% higher than in Sao Paulo
Rent Prices in Boston, MA are 333.71% higher than in Sao Paulo
Restaurant Prices in Boston, MA are 87.65% higher than in Sao Paulo
Groceries Prices in Boston, MA are 151.07% higher than in Sao Paulo
Local Purchasing Power in Boston, MA is 196.99% higher than in Sao Paulo
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 R$
(6.71 $)
55.85 R$
(15.00 $)
     +123.39 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 R$
(40.29 $)
256.90 R$
(69.00 $)
     +71.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 R$
(6.71 $)
29.79 R$
(8.00 $)
     +19.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 R$
(2.15 $)
22.34 R$
(6.00 $)
     +179.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$
(4.03 $)
26.06 R$
(7.00 $)
     +73.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.64 R$
(1.78 $)
14.64 R$
(3.93 $)
     +120.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.65 R$
(1.25 $)
6.97 R$
(1.87 $)
     +49.76 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 R$
(0.87 $)
5.63 R$
(1.51 $)
     +74.00 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.22 R$
(3.55 $)
12.05 R$
(3.24 $)
     -8.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.60 R$
(1.50 $)
9.35 R$
(2.51 $)
     +66.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.85 R$
(0.50 $)
6.95 R$
(1.87 $)
     +274.90 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.72 R$
(1.81 $)
10.55 R$
(2.83 $)
     +56.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.29 R$
(3.57 $)
20.47 R$
(5.50 $)
     +54.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.77 R$
(1.55 $)
19.97 R$
(5.36 $)
     +246.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.18 R$
(3.27 $)
25.36 R$
(6.81 $)
     +108.17 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.68 R$
(0.72 $)
8.00 R$
(2.15 $)
     +198.71 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.12 R$
(0.57 $)
2.48 R$
(0.66 $)
     +16.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 R$
(0.49 $)
11.39 R$
(3.06 $)
     +524.69 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.19 R$
(0.59 $)
8.09 R$
(2.17 $)
     +269.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.67 R$
(0.45 $)
7.22 R$
(1.94 $)
     +333.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.70 R$
(0.46 $)
5.59 R$
(1.50 $)
     +229.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.81 R$
(0.75 $)
6.79 R$
(1.82 $)
     +141.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.12 R$
(0.84 $)
6.06 R$
(1.63 $)
     +94.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 R$
(8.06 $)
55.83 R$
(15.00 $)
     +86.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.62 R$
(1.24 $)
7.57 R$
(2.03 $)
     +63.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.39 R$
(3.33 $)
11.08 R$
(2.98 $)
     -10.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 R$
(2.42 $)
40.77 R$
(10.95 $)
     +352.99 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 R$
(1.07 $)
9.31 R$
(2.50 $)
     +132.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 194.30 R$
(52.19 $)
314.61 R$
(84.50 $)
     +61.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 R$
(1.21 $)
9.68 R$
(2.60 $)
     +115.12 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.43 R$
(1.19 $)
14.15 R$
(3.80 $)
     +219.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 R$
(8.86 $)
104.25 R$
(28.00 $)
     +215.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.04 R$
(4.31 $)
10.49 R$
(2.82 $)
     -34.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 85,000.00 R$
(22,829.77 $)
81,910.58 R$
(22,000.00 $)
     -3.63 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 89,778.61 R$
(24,113.24 $)
74,292.89 R$
(19,954.00 $)
     -17.25 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 202.20 R$
(54.31 $)
560.50 R$
(150.54 $)
     +177.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.26 R$
(0.34 $)
0.37 R$
(0.10 $)
     -70.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 111.89 R$
(30.05 $)
240.74 R$
(64.66 $)
     +115.16 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 116.54 R$
(31.30 $)
197.33 R$
(53.00 $)
     +69.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 115.38 R$
(30.99 $)
60.10 R$
(16.14 $)
     -47.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 R$
(9.40 $)
52.12 R$
(14.00 $)
     +48.93 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,553.95 R$
(417.37 $)
6,618.35 R$
(1,777.59 $)
     +325.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 43,282.93 R$
(11,625.17 $)
81,671.67 R$
(21,935.83 $)
     +88.69 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 214.97 R$
(57.74 $)
178.82 R$
(48.03 $)
     -16.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 169.00 R$
(45.39 $)
125.66 R$
(33.75 $)
     -25.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 352.65 R$
(94.72 $)
291.68 R$
(78.34 $)
     -17.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 264.97 R$
(71.17 $)
355.77 R$
(95.56 $)
     +34.27 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,888.87 R$
(507.32 $)
8,865.60 R$
(2,381.17 $)
     +369.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,332.69 R$
(357.94 $)
6,495.82 R$
(1,744.68 $)
     +387.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,661.10 R$
(983.32 $)
15,444.95 R$
(4,148.29 $)
     +321.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,573.65 R$
(691.24 $)
10,206.52 R$
(2,741.32 $)
     +296.58 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 985.18 R$
(264.60 $)
3,413.73 R$
(916.88 $)
     +246.51 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 648.35 R$
(174.14 $)
1,466.34 R$
(393.84 $)
     +126.16 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,190.90 R$
(588.44 $)
15,896.90 R$
(4,269.68 $)
     +625.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.26 4.25      -58.54 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:481277
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: BRL