Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and Sao Paulo 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sao Paulo are 10.23% lower than in Lisbon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sao Paulo are 24.12% lower than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in Sao Paulo are 48.19% lower than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in Sao Paulo are 26.26% lower than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in Sao Paulo are 2.04% lower than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in Sao Paulo is 44.97% lower than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(62.49 R$)
6.91 €
(36.00 R$)
     -42.39 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 €
(247.35 R$)
38.41 €
(200.00 R$)
     -19.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €
(36.45 R$)
6.72 €
(35.00 R$)
     -3.98 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 €
(10.41 R$)
1.98 €
(10.32 R$)
     -0.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(15.62 R$)
3.46 €
(18.00 R$)
     +15.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.95 €
(10.13 R$)
1.53 €
(7.98 R$)
     -21.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 €
(7.99 R$)
1.06 €
(5.52 R$)
     -30.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.06 €
(5.51 R$)
0.78 €
(4.04 R$)
     -26.67 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.05 €
(15.90 R$)
5.10 €
(26.54 R$)
     +66.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.11 €
(5.76 R$)
1.37 €
(7.13 R$)
     +23.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.54 €
(2.81 R$)
0.56 €
(2.92 R$)
     +3.83 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.26 €
(11.78 R$)
2.31 €
(12.01 R$)
     +2.01 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.66 €
(19.04 R$)
4.26 €
(22.20 R$)
     +16.62 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.92 €
(15.20 R$)
1.99 €
(10.38 R$)
     -31.74 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.54 €
(23.67 R$)
4.27 €
(22.24 R$)
     -6.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 €
(4.30 R$)
0.93 €
(4.84 R$)
     +12.50 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 €
(2.90 R$)
0.64 €
(3.36 R$)
     +15.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.59 €
(3.07 R$)
0.50 €
(2.60 R$)
     -15.33 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.81 €
(4.23 R$)
0.92 €
(4.77 R$)
     +12.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.48 €
(2.52 R$)
0.60 €
(3.13 R$)
     +24.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 €
(2.66 R$)
0.57 €
(2.98 R$)
     +12.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.16 €
(6.03 R$)
0.96 €
(5.01 R$)
     -16.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.79 €
(4.13 R$)
0.54 €
(2.82 R$)
     -31.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.25 €
(22.13 R$)
7.68 €
(40.00 R$)
     +80.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.09 €
(5.66 R$)
1.37 €
(7.12 R$)
     +25.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 €
(10.38 R$)
2.79 €
(14.54 R$)
     +40.08 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.30 €
(27.60 R$)
2.30 €
(12.00 R$)
     -56.52 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €
(8.33 R$)
0.84 €
(4.40 R$)
     -47.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(208.29 R$)
46.09 €
(240.00 R$)
     +15.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(18.23 R$)
1.06 €
(5.50 R$)
     -69.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 €
(3.94 R$)
1.24 €
(6.44 R$)
     +63.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.90 €
(77.59 R$)
9.60 €
(50.00 R$)
     -35.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.67 €
(39.91 R$)
5.03 €
(26.17 R$)
     -34.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 €
(140,597.00 R$)
20,188.40 €
(105,127.00 R$)
     -25.23 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,290.77 €
(152,525.71 R$)
26,683.41 €
(138,948.44 R$)
     -8.90 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 119.67 €
(623.16 R$)
66.19 €
(344.66 R$)
     -44.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 €
(0.82 R$)
0.26 €
(1.33 R$)
     +61.93 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.04 €
(166.84 R$)
22.14 €
(115.27 R$)
     -30.91 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.33 €
(178.78 R$)
24.40 €
(127.04 R$)
     -28.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.50 €
(59.88 R$)
35.00 €
(182.25 R$)
     +204.34 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.10 €
(36.97 R$)
8.64 €
(45.00 R$)
     +21.71 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 413.11 €
(2,151.20 R$)
395.72 €
(2,060.61 R$)
     -4.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,626.53 €
(50,128.19 R$)
9,814.43 €
(51,106.67 R$)
     +1.95 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.37 €
(402.89 R$)
56.04 €
(291.81 R$)
     -27.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.77 €
(160.23 R$)
48.51 €
(252.62 R$)
     +57.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.62 €
(372.95 R$)
82.36 €
(428.89 R$)
     +15.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.93 €
(463.08 R$)
67.41 €
(351.04 R$)
     -24.19 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,035.85 €
(5,393.96 R$)
584.33 €
(3,042.75 R$)
     -43.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 775.13 €
(4,036.32 R$)
345.15 €
(1,797.28 R$)
     -55.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,971.11 €
(10,264.16 R$)
999.22 €
(5,203.23 R$)
     -49.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,233.97 €
(6,425.67 R$)
670.44 €
(3,491.16 R$)
     -45.67 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 493.55 €
(2,570.08 R$)
226.49 €
(1,179.40 R$)
     -54.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 271.14 €
(1,411.91 R$)
147.41 €
(767.60 R$)
     -45.63 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,123.01 €
(5,847.85 R$)
468.97 €
(2,442.07 R$)
     -58.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.20 9.15      +316.23 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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