Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Rio de Janeiro 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 21.19% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Rio de Janeiro are 34.90% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 58.23% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 40.20% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 18.54% lower than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Rio de Janeiro is 51.67% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 700.00 руб
(51.48 R$)
339.96 руб
(25.00 R$)
     -51.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,000.00 руб
(220.61 R$)
1,631.80 руб
(120.00 R$)
     -45.61 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 350.00 руб
(25.74 R$)
407.95 руб
(30.00 R$)
     +16.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 руб
(14.71 R$)
108.79 руб
(8.00 R$)
     -45.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 руб
(18.38 R$)
203.98 руб
(15.00 R$)
     -18.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 162.51 руб
(11.95 R$)
99.67 руб
(7.33 R$)
     -38.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 58.44 руб
(4.30 R$)
71.79 руб
(5.28 R$)
     +22.85 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 41.43 руб
(3.05 R$)
44.78 руб
(3.29 R$)
     +8.09 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 267.63 руб
(19.68 R$)
215.98 руб
(15.88 R$)
     -19.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 40.81 руб
(3.00 R$)
84.06 руб
(6.18 R$)
     +105.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 40.27 руб
(2.96 R$)
29.60 руб
(2.18 R$)
     -26.49 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 98.73 руб
(7.26 R$)
99.04 руб
(7.28 R$)
     +0.31 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 293.67 руб
(21.60 R$)
216.56 руб
(15.93 R$)
     -26.26 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 132.25 руб
(9.73 R$)
76.94 руб
(5.66 R$)
     -41.82 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 253.98 руб
(18.68 R$)
183.92 руб
(13.53 R$)
     -27.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 51.55 руб
(3.79 R$)
51.19 руб
(3.76 R$)
     -0.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 31.65 руб
(2.33 R$)
32.97 руб
(2.42 R$)
     +4.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 48.37 руб
(3.56 R$)
27.38 руб
(2.01 R$)
     -43.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 81.25 руб
(5.97 R$)
37.29 руб
(2.74 R$)
     -54.11 %
Potato (1 lb) 18.12 руб
(1.33 R$)
30.00 руб
(2.21 R$)
     +65.62 %
Onion (1 lb) 16.03 руб
(1.18 R$)
31.60 руб
(2.32 R$)
     +97.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 86.25 руб
(6.34 R$)
36.71 руб
(2.70 R$)
     -57.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 42.60 руб
(3.13 R$)
41.94 руб
(3.08 R$)
     -1.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 руб
(36.77 R$)
475.94 руб
(35.00 R$)
     -4.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 66.52 руб
(4.89 R$)
76.66 руб
(5.64 R$)
     +15.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 127.25 руб
(9.36 R$)
165.87 руб
(12.20 R$)
     +30.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 170.00 руб
(12.50 R$)
129.18 руб
(9.50 R$)
     -24.01 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 55.00 руб
(4.04 R$)
55.75 руб
(4.10 R$)
     +1.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,170.00 руб
(159.58 R$)
2,447.70 руб
(180.00 R$)
     +12.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 150.00 руб
(11.03 R$)
81.59 руб
(6.00 R$)
     -45.61 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 руб
(1.78 R$)
66.97 руб
(4.92 R$)
     +177.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(39.71 R$)
445.48 руб
(32.76 R$)
     -17.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 181.73 руб
(13.36 R$)
261.82 руб
(19.25 R$)
     +44.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,400,000.00 руб
(102,953.62 R$)
1,087,868.46 руб
(80,000.00 R$)
     -22.30 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,586,408.68 руб
(116,661.80 R$)
1,344,939.20 руб
(98,904.55 R$)
     -15.22 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 8,631.29 руб
(634.73 R$)
6,193.80 руб
(455.48 R$)
     -28.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.21 руб
(0.16 R$)
17.48 руб
(1.29 R$)
     +689.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 465.85 руб
(34.26 R$)
1,545.54 руб
(113.66 R$)
     +231.77 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,208.87 руб
(235.98 R$)
1,510.98 руб
(111.11 R$)
     -52.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,211.40 руб
(162.62 R$)
1,382.50 руб
(101.67 R$)
     -37.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 450.00 руб
(33.09 R$)
407.95 руб
(30.00 R$)
     -9.34 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 40,702.70 руб
(2,993.21 R$)
26,108.84 руб
(1,920.00 R$)
     -35.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 769,800.20 руб
(56,609.80 R$)
572,497.18 руб
(42,100.47 R$)
     -25.63 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 5,956.13 руб
(438.00 R$)
2,321.66 руб
(170.73 R$)
     -61.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,208.11 руб
(235.92 R$)
2,315.23 руб
(170.26 R$)
     -27.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 6,197.12 руб
(455.73 R$)
4,627.97 руб
(340.33 R$)
     -25.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 8,041.38 руб
(591.35 R$)
3,665.80 руб
(269.58 R$)
     -54.41 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 66,958.76 руб
(4,924.03 R$)
24,023.76 руб
(1,766.67 R$)
     -64.12 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 35,566.37 руб
(2,615.49 R$)
17,076.40 руб
(1,255.77 R$)
     -51.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 139,191.18 руб
(10,235.88 R$)
49,258.87 руб
(3,622.41 R$)
     -64.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 65,872.92 руб
(4,844.18 R$)
37,866.19 руб
(2,784.62 R$)
     -42.52 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 39,715.72 руб
(2,920.63 R$)
12,008.96 руб
(883.12 R$)
     -69.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 18,896.90 руб
(1,389.65 R$)
7,992.84 руб
(587.78 R$)
     -57.70 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 74,484.61 руб
(5,477.47 R$)
23,432.25 руб
(1,723.17 R$)
     -68.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.57 9.25      +7.89 %
Last update: April 2021April 2021
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