Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and Sao Paulo 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sao Paulo are 36.07% lower than in Lisbon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sao Paulo are 43.43% lower than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in Sao Paulo are 57.28% lower than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in Sao Paulo are 39.44% lower than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in Sao Paulo are 32.76% lower than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in Sao Paulo is 30.62% lower than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.50 €
(56.58 R$)
4.51 €
(30.00 R$)
     -46.97 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 €
(232.96 R$)
22.54 €
(150.00 R$)
     -35.61 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 €
(43.26 R$)
4.51 €
(30.00 R$)
     -30.66 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 €
(13.31 R$)
1.35 €
(9.00 R$)
     -32.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(19.97 R$)
2.25 €
(15.00 R$)
     -24.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.68 €
(11.19 R$)
1.07 €
(7.11 R$)
     -36.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 €
(9.09 R$)
0.75 €
(4.98 R$)
     -45.17 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 €
(7.31 R$)
0.48 €
(3.22 R$)
     -55.96 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.50 €
(16.67 R$)
2.17 €
(14.45 R$)
     -13.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.98 €
(6.49 R$)
0.86 €
(5.73 R$)
     -11.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.42 €
(2.79 R$)
0.35 €
(2.31 R$)
     -17.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.89 €
(12.61 R$)
1.31 €
(8.70 R$)
     -31.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.13 €
(20.84 R$)
2.44 €
(16.24 R$)
     -22.06 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.21 €
(14.70 R$)
1.07 €
(7.12 R$)
     -51.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.90 €
(25.93 R$)
2.34 €
(15.61 R$)
     -39.80 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.69 €
(4.62 R$)
0.58 €
(3.86 R$)
     -16.47 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 €
(3.24 R$)
0.38 €
(2.54 R$)
     -21.60 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.58 €
(3.83 R$)
0.34 €
(2.25 R$)
     -41.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.67 €
(4.44 R$)
0.47 €
(3.12 R$)
     -29.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.42 €
(2.77 R$)
0.35 €
(2.33 R$)
     -15.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.46 €
(3.09 R$)
0.39 €
(2.59 R$)
     -16.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 €
(6.40 R$)
0.44 €
(2.96 R$)
     -53.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.51 €
(3.39 R$)
0.42 €
(2.79 R$)
     -17.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 €
(26.62 R$)
6.01 €
(40.00 R$)
     +50.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.09 €
(7.25 R$)
0.83 €
(5.54 R$)
     -23.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 €
(14.87 R$)
1.97 €
(13.08 R$)
     -11.98 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.05 €
(33.61 R$)
1.50 €
(10.00 R$)
     -70.25 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 €
(11.98 R$)
0.66 €
(4.40 R$)
     -63.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(266.24 R$)
43.57 €
(290.00 R$)
     +8.93 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 €
(21.63 R$)
0.68 €
(4.50 R$)
     -79.20 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 €
(5.03 R$)
0.66 €
(4.43 R$)
     -12.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.80 €
(98.51 R$)
4.96 €
(33.00 R$)
     -66.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.80 €
(38.63 R$)
2.40 €
(16.01 R$)
     -58.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,610.50 €
(177,117.38 R$)
13,596.92 €
(90,500.00 R$)
     -48.90 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,093.00 €
(180,328.86 R$)
15,946.57 €
(106,139.11 R$)
     -41.14 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 113.03 €
(752.31 R$)
40.68 €
(270.79 R$)
     -64.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €
(1.29 R$)
0.23 €
(1.50 R$)
     +16.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.18 €
(220.83 R$)
17.43 €
(115.98 R$)
     -47.48 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.87 €
(218.79 R$)
17.10 €
(113.83 R$)
     -47.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.46 €
(89.60 R$)
19.92 €
(132.60 R$)
     +48.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €
(46.59 R$)
5.26 €
(35.00 R$)
     -24.88 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 416.25 €
(2,770.53 R$)
274.88 €
(1,829.57 R$)
     -33.96 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,343.48 €
(55,533.53 R$)
8,235.51 €
(54,814.88 R$)
     -1.29 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.74 €
(504.15 R$)
34.38 €
(228.83 R$)
     -54.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.81 €
(191.76 R$)
26.99 €
(179.65 R$)
     -6.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.08 €
(473.09 R$)
49.24 €
(327.73 R$)
     -30.73 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.21 €
(527.18 R$)
39.35 €
(261.92 R$)
     -50.32 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 822.24 €
(5,472.76 R$)
344.98 €
(2,296.17 R$)
     -58.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 640.42 €
(4,262.60 R$)
222.82 €
(1,483.07 R$)
     -65.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,580.32 €
(10,518.47 R$)
709.19 €
(4,720.31 R$)
     -55.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,035.00 €
(6,888.88 R$)
464.53 €
(3,091.84 R$)
     -55.12 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 402.37 €
(2,678.17 R$)
166.30 €
(1,106.85 R$)
     -58.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 239.89 €
(1,596.72 R$)
107.37 €
(714.63 R$)
     -55.24 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,050.66 €
(6,993.12 R$)
412.41 €
(2,744.97 R$)
     -60.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.11 8.87      +321.24 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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