Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Rio de Janeiro 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 9.5% higher than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Rio de Janeiro are 7.3% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 39.3% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 10.3% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 10.5% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Rio de Janeiro is 66.6% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 800.00 руб
(42.93 R$)
652.29 руб
(35.00 R$)
     -18.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,900.00 руб
(209.26 R$)
3,354.63 руб
(180.00 R$)
     -14.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 руб
(21.46 R$)
698.88 руб
(37.50 R$)
     +74.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(16.10 R$)
186.37 руб
(10.00 R$)
     -37.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(16.10 R$)
279.55 руб
(15.00 R$)
     -6.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 231.19 руб
(12.41 R$)
177.05 руб
(9.50 R$)
     -23.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 92.60 руб
(4.97 R$)
111.48 руб
(5.98 R$)
     +20.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 52.79 руб
(2.83 R$)
68.67 руб
(3.68 R$)
     +30.1 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 322.57 руб
(17.31 R$)
420.88 руб
(22.58 R$)
     +30.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 50.94 руб
(2.73 R$)
143.11 руб
(7.68 R$)
     +180.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 55.41 руб
(2.97 R$)
49.07 руб
(2.63 R$)
     -11.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 146.65 руб
(7.87 R$)
205.88 руб
(11.05 R$)
     +40.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 379.17 руб
(20.35 R$)
379.69 руб
(20.37 R$)
     +0.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 184.83 руб
(9.92 R$)
153.21 руб
(8.22 R$)
     -17.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 358.04 руб
(19.21 R$)
360.19 руб
(19.33 R$)
     +0.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 54.19 руб
(2.91 R$)
98.98 руб
(5.31 R$)
     +82.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 55.68 руб
(2.99 R$)
69.03 руб
(3.70 R$)
     +24.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 73.20 руб
(3.93 R$)
52.71 руб
(2.83 R$)
     -28.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 109.20 руб
(5.86 R$)
77.82 руб
(4.18 R$)
     -28.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.27 руб
(1.03 R$)
47.16 руб
(2.53 R$)
     +144.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.41 руб
(1.04 R$)
50.86 руб
(2.73 R$)
     +162.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 101.96 руб
(5.47 R$)
59.53 руб
(3.19 R$)
     -41.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 52.61 руб
(2.82 R$)
54.88 руб
(2.94 R$)
     +4.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(32.19 R$)
745.47 руб
(40.00 R$)
     +24.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 73.92 руб
(3.97 R$)
111.07 руб
(5.96 R$)
     +50.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 159.79 руб
(8.57 R$)
210.88 руб
(11.32 R$)
     +32.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 220.00 руб
(11.80 R$)
186.37 руб
(10.00 R$)
     -15.3 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 56.00 руб
(3.00 R$)
93.18 руб
(5.00 R$)
     +66.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(146.48 R$)
5,031.94 руб
(270.00 R$)
     +84.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 руб
(10.73 R$)
111.82 руб
(6.00 R$)
     -44.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 руб
(3.89 R$)
164.96 руб
(8.85 R$)
     +127.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(28.97 R$)
751.44 руб
(40.32 R$)
     +39.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 209.73 руб
(11.25 R$)
399.27 руб
(21.42 R$)
     +90.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(160,971.72 R$)
2,068,500.02 руб
(110,990.00 R$)
     -31.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,927,720.32 руб
(157,093.39 R$)
2,816,920.32 руб
(151,148.17 R$)
     -3.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,134.14 руб
(543.77 R$)
10,022.67 руб
(537.79 R$)
     -1.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 572.47 руб
(30.72 R$)
1,800.60 руб
(96.62 R$)
     +214.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 525.14 руб
(28.18 R$)
1,960.92 руб
(105.22 R$)
     +273.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,122.14 руб
(167.53 R$)
2,567.05 руб
(137.74 R$)
     -17.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,361.11 руб
(126.69 R$)
4,037.98 руб
(216.67 R$)
     +71.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(26.83 R$)
745.47 руб
(40.00 R$)
     +49.1 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 42,002.49 руб
(2,253.74 R$)
54,771.53 руб
(2,938.89 R$)
     +30.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 991,790.58 руб
(53,216.74 R$)
999,399.17 руб
(53,625.00 R$)
     +0.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,923.25 руб
(425.14 R$)
5,549.88 руб
(297.79 R$)
     -30.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,866.67 руб
(207.47 R$)
4,505.45 руб
(241.75 R$)
     +16.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,219.30 руб
(548.34 R$)
7,685.47 руб
(412.38 R$)
     -24.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,425.53 руб
(505.75 R$)
6,647.13 руб
(356.67 R$)
     -29.5 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 74,246.75 руб
(3,983.88 R$)
43,118.81 руб
(2,313.64 R$)
     -41.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 44,398.77 руб
(2,382.32 R$)
29,480.05 руб
(1,581.82 R$)
     -33.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 161,901.96 руб
(8,687.21 R$)
85,051.64 руб
(4,563.64 R$)
     -47.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 86,814.81 руб
(4,658.24 R$)
65,317.60 руб
(3,504.76 R$)
     -24.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,057.00 руб
(2,471.29 R$)
21,671.31 руб
(1,162.82 R$)
     -52.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 26,061.75 руб
(1,398.40 R$)
11,117.62 руб
(596.54 R$)
     -57.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 106,624.05 руб
(5,721.15 R$)
33,008.53 руб
(1,771.15 R$)
     -69.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.38 10.18      -17.7 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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