Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Sao Paulo 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sao Paulo are 41.54% lower than in Berlin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sao Paulo are 47.08% lower than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Sao Paulo are 59.15% lower than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Sao Paulo are 46.39% lower than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Sao Paulo are 38.35% lower than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Sao Paulo is 72.69% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(60.39 R$)
4.97 €
(30.00 R$)
     -50.32 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(301.96 R$)
27.32 €
(165.00 R$)
     -45.36 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(48.31 R$)
5.12 €
(30.95 R$)
     -35.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 €
(21.14 R$)
1.66 €
(10.00 R$)
     -52.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(21.14 R$)
3.15 €
(19.00 R$)
     -10.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.89 €
(17.48 R$)
1.35 €
(8.15 R$)
     -53.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 €
(12.36 R$)
0.95 €
(5.76 R$)
     -53.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 €
(10.97 R$)
0.67 €
(4.02 R$)
     -63.35 %
Markets
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.54 €
(21.37 R$)
2.85 €
(17.22 R$)
     -19.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.13 €
(6.82 R$)
1.09 €
(6.60 R$)
     -3.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.83 €
(5.04 R$)
0.54 €
(3.24 R$)
     -35.69 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.28 €
(13.74 R$)
1.72 €
(10.38 R$)
     -24.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.67 €
(28.17 R$)
3.43 €
(20.73 R$)
     -26.40 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.12 €
(18.83 R$)
1.35 €
(8.14 R$)
     -56.74 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.48 €
(33.12 R$)
3.21 €
(19.40 R$)
     -41.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.09 €
(6.60 R$)
0.68 €
(4.09 R$)
     -38.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 €
(4.19 R$)
0.54 €
(3.27 R$)
     -21.99 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.05 €
(6.31 R$)
0.43 €
(2.61 R$)
     -58.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.89 €
(5.40 R$)
0.56 €
(3.40 R$)
     -37.01 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 €
(3.83 R$)
0.42 €
(2.52 R$)
     -34.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 €
(3.98 R$)
0.42 €
(2.53 R$)
     -36.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.13 €
(6.81 R$)
0.54 €
(3.25 R$)
     -52.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.54 €
(3.26 R$)
0.46 €
(2.79 R$)
     -14.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(36.23 R$)
6.62 €
(40.00 R$)
     +10.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.81 €
(4.86 R$)
1.15 €
(6.95 R$)
     +42.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 €
(10.57 R$)
2.88 €
(17.42 R$)
     +64.73 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 €
(42.27 R$)
1.82 €
(11.00 R$)
     -73.98 %
Transportation
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 €
(17.51 R$)
0.75 €
(4.50 R$)
     -74.31 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 €
(489.17 R$)
35.42 €
(213.90 R$)
     -56.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 €
(23.55 R$)
0.99 €
(6.00 R$)
     -74.53 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(19.44 R$)
1.33 €
(8.05 R$)
     -58.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 €
(199.29 R$)
7.45 €
(45.00 R$)
     -77.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.07 €
(30.59 R$)
3.32 €
(20.07 R$)
     -34.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,310.00 €
(134,733.07 R$)
17,055.43 €
(103,000.00 R$)
     -23.55 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,283.62 €
(152,691.18 R$)
19,925.60 €
(120,333.33 R$)
     -21.19 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 218.37 €
(1,318.79 R$)
55.85 €
(337.30 R$)
     -74.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 €
(0.60 R$)
0.16 €
(0.97 R$)
     +62.70 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.88 €
(198.58 R$)
20.78 €
(125.47 R$)
     -36.81 %
Sports And Leisure
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.63 €
(191.04 R$)
21.40 €
(129.27 R$)
     -32.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.50 €
(111.72 R$)
26.49 €
(160.00 R$)
     +43.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(60.39 R$)
6.62 €
(40.00 R$)
     -33.77 %
Childcare
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 110.35 €
(666.44 R$)
304.50 €
(1,838.89 R$)
     +175.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,525.00 €
(51,483.61 R$)
12,071.27 €
(72,900.00 R$)
     +41.60 %
Clothing And Shoes
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.50 €
(486.15 R$)
41.19 €
(248.75 R$)
     -48.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.23 €
(182.57 R$)
27.55 €
(166.36 R$)
     -8.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.11 €
(477.74 R$)
52.40 €
(316.46 R$)
     -33.76 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 108.65 €
(656.13 R$)
44.93 €
(271.36 R$)
     -58.64 %
Rent Per Month
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 932.38 €
(5,630.79 R$)
369.81 €
(2,233.33 R$)
     -60.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 662.66 €
(4,001.87 R$)
259.09 €
(1,564.71 R$)
     -60.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,836.18 €
(11,088.95 R$)
750.28 €
(4,531.06 R$)
     -59.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,235.11 €
(7,458.97 R$)
526.96 €
(3,182.35 R$)
     -57.34 %
Buy Apartment Price
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 579.62 €
(3,500.39 R$)
142.36 €
(859.70 R$)
     -75.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 370.54 €
(2,237.74 R$)
103.49 €
(624.98 R$)
     -72.07 %
Salaries And Financing
Berlin Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,587.93 €
(15,628.87 R$)
374.08 €
(2,259.09 R$)
     -85.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.79 8.23      +359.75 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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