Cost of Living Comparison Between Madrid and Sao Paulo 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sao Paulo are 24.0% lower than in Madrid (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sao Paulo are 34.6% lower than in Madrid
Rent Prices in Sao Paulo are 53.9% lower than in Madrid
Restaurant Prices in Sao Paulo are 34.2% lower than in Madrid
Groceries Prices in Sao Paulo are 24.8% lower than in Madrid
Local Purchasing Power in Sao Paulo is 71.1% lower than in Madrid
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Restaurants
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 €
(75.67 R$)
7.40 €
(40.00 R$)
     -47.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(324.31 R$)
44.40 €
(240.00 R$)
     -26.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.90 €
(48.11 R$)
7.03 €
(38.00 R$)
     -21.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(16.22 R$)
1.85 €
(10.00 R$)
     -38.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.95 €
(21.35 R$)
3.70 €
(20.00 R$)
     -6.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.40 €
(13.00 R$)
1.81 €
(9.77 R$)
     -24.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 €
(13.41 R$)
1.18 €
(6.40 R$)
     -52.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.55 €
(8.37 R$)
0.86 €
(4.63 R$)
     -44.7 %
Markets
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 €
(21.90 R$)
3.79 €
(20.48 R$)
     -6.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.40 €
(7.55 R$)
1.63 €
(8.84 R$)
     +17.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 €
(3.50 R$)
0.56 €
(3.02 R$)
     -13.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.81 €
(15.21 R$)
2.51 €
(13.56 R$)
     -10.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.94 €
(32.10 R$)
4.29 €
(23.21 R$)
     -27.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.40 €
(18.40 R$)
1.80 €
(9.73 R$)
     -47.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.06 €
(32.74 R$)
3.69 €
(19.95 R$)
     -39.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.04 €
(5.63 R$)
0.99 €
(5.33 R$)
     -5.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 €
(4.36 R$)
0.72 €
(3.90 R$)
     -10.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.76 €
(4.10 R$)
0.52 €
(2.80 R$)
     -31.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 €
(5.77 R$)
0.76 €
(4.13 R$)
     -28.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 €
(3.30 R$)
0.51 €
(2.75 R$)
     -16.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.67 €
(3.59 R$)
0.47 €
(2.56 R$)
     -28.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.20 €
(6.50 R$)
0.91 €
(4.92 R$)
     -24.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 €
(4.58 R$)
0.75 €
(4.06 R$)
     -11.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 €
(32.43 R$)
8.70 €
(47.00 R$)
     +44.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.15 €
(6.23 R$)
1.44 €
(7.77 R$)
     +24.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 €
(9.40 R$)
3.01 €
(16.28 R$)
     +73.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.38 €
(29.05 R$)
2.22 €
(12.00 R$)
     -58.7 %
Transportation
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(8.11 R$)
0.83 €
(4.50 R$)
     -44.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(216.20 R$)
44.40 €
(240.00 R$)
     +11.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
(16.22 R$)
1.11 €
(6.00 R$)
     -63.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 €
(10.44 R$)
1.30 €
(7.04 R$)
     -32.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 €
(118.91 R$)
9.07 €
(49.00 R$)
     -58.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.17 €
(33.36 R$)
3.79 €
(20.49 R$)
     -38.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000.00 €
(172,962.93 R$)
20,998.72 €
(113,500.00 R$)
     -34.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,776.39 €
(139,323.74 R$)
28,188.56 €
(152,361.73 R$)
     +9.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 133.96 €
(724.07 R$)
58.73 €
(317.43 R$)
     -56.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.17 €
(87.38 R$)
15.26 €
(82.48 R$)
     -5.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.85 €
(155.94 R$)
20.86 €
(112.72 R$)
     -27.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.15 €
(227.80 R$)
28.13 €
(152.02 R$)
     -33.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.25 €
(55.39 R$)
35.24 €
(190.45 R$)
     +243.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(54.05 R$)
7.40 €
(40.00 R$)
     -26.0 %
Childcare
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 485.00 €
(2,621.47 R$)
429.61 €
(2,322.06 R$)
     -11.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,295.24 €
(44,836.52 R$)
11,110.92 €
(60,055.56 R$)
     +33.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.32 €
(363.89 R$)
53.90 €
(291.35 R$)
     -19.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.66 €
(154.92 R$)
51.74 €
(279.65 R$)
     +80.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.12 €
(411.43 R$)
82.59 €
(446.39 R$)
     +8.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.77 €
(452.77 R$)
71.64 €
(387.21 R$)
     -14.5 %
Rent Per Month
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,205.56 €
(6,516.14 R$)
532.92 €
(2,880.49 R$)
     -55.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 880.00 €
(4,756.48 R$)
361.33 €
(1,953.03 R$)
     -58.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,140.22 €
(11,568.07 R$)
1,022.32 €
(5,525.71 R$)
     -52.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,429.18 €
(7,724.86 R$)
689.52 €
(3,726.92 R$)
     -51.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 396.58 €
(2,143.53 R$)
226.59 €
(1,224.72 R$)
     -42.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 237.16 €
(1,281.85 R$)
159.82 €
(863.87 R$)
     -32.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Madrid Edit Sao Paulo Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,216.24 €
(11,978.97 R$)
419.64 €
(2,268.19 R$)
     -81.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.62 10.69      +308.7 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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