Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and Sao Paulo 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sao Paulo are 29.64% lower than in Lisbon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sao Paulo are 38.28% lower than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in Sao Paulo are 54.90% lower than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in Sao Paulo are 38.63% lower than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in Sao Paulo are 21.44% lower than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in Sao Paulo is 35.07% lower than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(61.68 R$)
4.86 €
(30.00 R$)
     -51.36 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(246.73 R$)
25.94 €
(160.00 R$)
     -35.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.60 €
(40.71 R$)
5.17 €
(31.90 R$)
     -21.64 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 €
(12.34 R$)
1.62 €
(10.00 R$)
     -18.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(18.50 R$)
2.92 €
(18.00 R$)
     -2.73 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.84 €
(11.35 R$)
1.30 €
(8.00 R$)
     -29.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 €
(9.47 R$)
0.87 €
(5.35 R$)
     -43.55 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.17 €
(7.23 R$)
0.61 €
(3.78 R$)
     -47.76 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.52 €
(15.55 R$)
2.80 €
(17.30 R$)
     +11.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.08 €
(6.65 R$)
1.10 €
(6.76 R$)
     +1.62 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 €
(2.76 R$)
0.51 €
(3.14 R$)
     +13.97 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.78 €
(11.00 R$)
1.68 €
(10.34 R$)
     -5.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.30 €
(20.37 R$)
3.27 €
(20.17 R$)
     -0.98 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.21 €
(13.61 R$)
1.31 €
(8.11 R$)
     -40.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.60 €
(28.39 R$)
3.17 €
(19.58 R$)
     -31.02 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.74 €
(4.55 R$)
0.65 €
(3.98 R$)
     -12.37 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 €
(2.92 R$)
0.48 €
(2.96 R$)
     +1.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.63 €
(3.91 R$)
0.40 €
(2.44 R$)
     -37.49 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.70 €
(4.34 R$)
0.52 €
(3.19 R$)
     -26.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.45 €
(2.75 R$)
0.40 €
(2.47 R$)
     -10.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 €
(3.01 R$)
0.37 €
(2.29 R$)
     -23.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 €
(6.07 R$)
0.52 €
(3.18 R$)
     -47.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.56 €
(3.46 R$)
0.44 €
(2.71 R$)
     -21.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 €
(24.67 R$)
6.48 €
(40.00 R$)
     +62.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.14 €
(7.06 R$)
1.12 €
(6.93 R$)
     -1.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 €
(13.73 R$)
2.58 €
(15.94 R$)
     +16.10 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.10 €
(31.46 R$)
1.78 €
(11.00 R$)
     -65.03 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 €
(10.49 R$)
0.72 €
(4.45 R$)
     -57.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(246.73 R$)
34.69 €
(214.00 R$)
     -13.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.35 €
(20.66 R$)
0.97 €
(6.00 R$)
     -70.96 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 €
(4.67 R$)
1.04 €
(6.44 R$)
     +37.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 €
(92.52 R$)
8.92 €
(55.00 R$)
     -40.56 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.16 €
(37.97 R$)
3.34 €
(20.62 R$)
     -45.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 €
(166,543.06 R$)
15,482.48 €
(95,500.00 R$)
     -42.66 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,407.83 €
(169,058.64 R$)
19,317.25 €
(119,153.85 R$)
     -29.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 123.02 €
(758.83 R$)
52.88 €
(326.18 R$)
     -57.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 €
(1.07 R$)
0.18 €
(1.08 R$)
     +0.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.91 €
(221.50 R$)
19.45 €
(119.95 R$)
     -45.84 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.49 €
(225.10 R$)
21.72 €
(133.96 R$)
     -40.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.76 €
(78.72 R$)
25.40 €
(156.67 R$)
     +99.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €
(43.18 R$)
6.08 €
(37.50 R$)
     -13.15 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 435.58 €
(2,686.77 R$)
288.48 €
(1,779.41 R$)
     -33.77 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,729.24 €
(53,844.22 R$)
9,532.67 €
(58,800.00 R$)
     +9.20 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.43 €
(502.30 R$)
40.45 €
(249.52 R$)
     -50.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.43 €
(193.86 R$)
25.93 €
(159.94 R$)
     -17.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.81 €
(455.26 R$)
52.55 €
(324.15 R$)
     -28.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.70 €
(503.94 R$)
42.68 €
(263.29 R$)
     -47.76 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 862.93 €
(5,322.78 R$)
382.38 €
(2,358.62 R$)
     -55.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 654.44 €
(4,036.74 R$)
247.23 €
(1,525.00 R$)
     -62.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,602.61 €
(9,885.34 R$)
763.30 €
(4,708.26 R$)
     -52.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,108.29 €
(6,836.22 R$)
513.85 €
(3,169.57 R$)
     -53.64 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 431.27 €
(2,660.20 R$)
154.42 €
(952.52 R$)
     -64.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 246.99 €
(1,523.47 R$)
106.43 €
(656.51 R$)
     -56.91 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,007.34 €
(6,213.56 R$)
403.68 €
(2,490.00 R$)
     -59.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.22 8.20      +268.99 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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