Cost of Living Comparison Between Havana and Sao Paulo 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sao Paulo are 34.52% lower than in Havana (without rent)
Rent Prices in Sao Paulo are 9.71% lower than in Havana
Restaurant Prices in Sao Paulo are 13.36% lower than in Havana
Groceries Prices in Sao Paulo are 35.45% lower than in Havana
Local Purchasing Power in Sao Paulo is 2,230.04% higher than in Havana
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Restaurants
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.00 $
(31.79 R$)
5.66 $
(30.00 R$)
     -5.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 $
(185.45 R$)
28.31 $
(150.00 R$)
     -19.12 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $
(31.79 R$)
5.66 $
(30.00 R$)
     -5.64 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $
(10.60 R$)
1.70 $
(9.00 R$)
     -15.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 $
(11.92 R$)
2.83 $
(15.00 R$)
     +25.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.49 $
(7.88 R$)
1.29 $
(6.86 R$)
     -12.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 $
(9.57 R$)
0.92 $
(4.86 R$)
     -49.18 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 $
(7.27 R$)
0.59 $
(3.13 R$)
     -57.01 %
Markets
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.00 $
(53.01 R$)
2.71 $
(14.38 R$)
     -72.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.70 $
(3.73 R$)
1.08 $
(5.73 R$)
     +53.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.51 $
(2.71 R$)
0.41 $
(2.18 R$)
     -19.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.64 $
(3.36 R$)
1.66 $
(8.81 R$)
     +161.76 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.19 $
(11.62 R$)
2.92 $
(15.49 R$)
     +33.35 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.60 $
(13.78 R$)
1.34 $
(7.10 R$)
     -48.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.35 $
(28.35 R$)
2.92 $
(15.48 R$)
     -45.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.75 $
(14.55 R$)
0.70 $
(3.71 R$)
     -74.52 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.39 $
(2.08 R$)
0.48 $
(2.53 R$)
     +21.54 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.40 $
(2.10 R$)
0.42 $
(2.21 R$)
     +5.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 $
(5.45 R$)
0.58 $
(3.06 R$)
     -43.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.69 $
(3.65 R$)
0.42 $
(2.20 R$)
     -39.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.86 $
(4.57 R$)
0.50 $
(2.65 R$)
     -41.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.60 $
(3.18 R$)
0.56 $
(2.99 R$)
     -6.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 $
(4.56 R$)
0.52 $
(2.76 R$)
     -39.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.50 $
(45.04 R$)
7.55 $
(40.00 R$)
     -11.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.40 $
(7.43 R$)
1.04 $
(5.49 R$)
     -26.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 $
(8.12 R$)
2.41 $
(12.79 R$)
     +57.45 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.70 $
(14.31 R$)
1.89 $
(10.00 R$)
     -30.10 %
Transportation
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.10 $
(0.53 R$)
0.83 $
(4.40 R$)
     +730.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3.00 $
(15.90 R$)
51.90 $
(275.00 R$)
     +1,630.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 $
(5.30 R$)
0.85 $
(4.50 R$)
     -15.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.21 $
(6.40 R$)
0.84 $
(4.43 R$)
     -30.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.50 $
(66.23 R$)
6.23 $
(33.00 R$)
     -50.18 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.45 $
(23.56 R$)
3.00 $
(15.88 R$)
     -32.59 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 82,500.00 $
(437,134.50 R$)
17,079.98 $
(90,500.00 R$)
     -79.30 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,500.00 $
(352,356.90 R$)
19,774.78 $
(104,778.64 R$)
     -70.26 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21.02 $
(111.36 R$)
51.68 $
(273.85 R$)
     +145.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 $
(1.83 R$)
0.29 $
(1.53 R$)
     -16.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 163.33 $
(865.44 R$)
21.59 $
(114.42 R$)
     -86.78 %
Sports And Leisure
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 13.57 $
(71.91 R$)
21.02 $
(111.38 R$)
     +54.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.67 $
(88.31 R$)
26.31 $
(139.42 R$)
     +57.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1.25 $
(6.62 R$)
6.61 $
(35.00 R$)
     +428.44 %
Childcare
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 25.83 $
(136.88 R$)
359.76 $
(1,906.22 R$)
     +1,292.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,375.00 $
(76,167.38 R$)
9,770.45 $
(51,769.70 R$)
     -32.03 %
Clothing And Shoes
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.00 $
(302.02 R$)
43.33 $
(229.57 R$)
     -23.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.99 $
(296.64 R$)
33.25 $
(176.15 R$)
     -40.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.44 $
(420.94 R$)
63.36 $
(335.73 R$)
     -20.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 59.86 $
(317.19 R$)
48.78 $
(258.46 R$)
     -18.52 %
Rent Per Month
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 428.75 $
(2,271.77 R$)
438.89 $
(2,325.48 R$)
     +2.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 161.25 $
(854.40 R$)
272.97 $
(1,446.35 R$)
     +69.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,278.57 $
(6,774.64 R$)
865.42 $
(4,585.51 R$)
     -32.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 492.86 $
(2,611.45 R$)
554.76 $
(2,939.45 R$)
     +12.56 %
Buy Apartment Price
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 25.86 $
(137.04 R$)
205.95 $
(1,091.27 R$)
     +696.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 23.65 $
(125.33 R$)
130.35 $
(690.69 R$)
     +451.08 %
Salaries And Financing
Havana[ Edit ] Sao Paulo[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 31.27 $
(165.71 R$)
513.58 $
(2,721.24 R$)
     +1,542.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.10 9.01      +47.75 %
Last update: September 2020December 2020
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