Cost of Living Comparison Between Durham, NC and Rio de Janeiro 

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Rent Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 69.9% lower than in Durham, NC
Restaurant Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 40.8% lower than in Durham, NC
Groceries Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 33.7% lower than in Durham, NC
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Restaurants
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
(59.45 R$)
7.06 $
(35.00 R$)
     -41.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(297.27 R$)
36.33 $
(180.00 R$)
     -39.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(39.64 R$)
7.06 $
(35.00 R$)
     -11.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(24.77 R$)
2.02 $
(10.00 R$)
     -59.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 $
(32.20 R$)
3.03 $
(15.00 R$)
     -53.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 $
(20.23 R$)
1.94 $
(9.60 R$)
     -52.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $
(9.46 R$)
1.22 $
(6.06 R$)
     -36.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 $
(7.43 R$)
0.74 $
(3.69 R$)
     -50.4 %
Markets
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.49 $
(12.34 R$)
4.46 $
(22.09 R$)
     +79.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $
(12.20 R$)
1.55 $
(7.68 R$)
     -37.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.59 $
(7.87 R$)
0.53 $
(2.63 R$)
     -66.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.00 $
(14.86 R$)
2.23 $
(11.05 R$)
     -25.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.39 $
(21.73 R$)
4.11 $
(20.37 R$)
     -6.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.50 $
(17.34 R$)
1.66 $
(8.22 R$)
     -52.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.73 $
(28.39 R$)
3.91 $
(19.38 R$)
     -31.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $
(8.85 R$)
1.07 $
(5.31 R$)
     -40.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 $
(2.58 R$)
0.75 $
(3.70 R$)
     +43.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.45 $
(2.25 R$)
0.57 $
(2.83 R$)
     +25.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 $
(5.94 R$)
0.84 $
(4.18 R$)
     -29.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 $
(5.64 R$)
0.51 $
(2.53 R$)
     -55.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.30 $
(6.45 R$)
0.55 $
(2.73 R$)
     -57.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 $
(8.70 R$)
0.64 $
(3.19 R$)
     -63.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $
(4.95 R$)
0.59 $
(2.94 R$)
     -40.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.74 $
(48.26 R$)
8.07 $
(40.00 R$)
     -17.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(8.57 R$)
1.20 $
(5.96 R$)
     -30.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.28 $
(21.21 R$)
2.28 $
(11.32 R$)
     -46.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.59 $
(27.70 R$)
2.02 $
(10.00 R$)
     -63.9 %
Transportation
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) ?
(? R$)
1.01 $
(5.00 R$)
    
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
(? R$)
54.50 $
(270.00 R$)
    
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(12.39 R$)
1.21 $
(6.00 R$)
     -51.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(12.39 R$)
1.79 $
(8.85 R$)
     -28.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.50 $
(111.48 R$)
8.14 $
(40.32 R$)
     -63.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.21 $
(15.89 R$)
4.35 $
(21.55 R$)
     +35.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,351.00 $
(140,465.03 R$)
22,401.86 $
(110,990.00 R$)
     -21.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,226.65 $
(154,712.42 R$)
30,507.25 $
(151,148.17 R$)
     -2.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.00 $
(743.18 R$)
108.55 $
(537.79 R$)
     -27.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 43.00 $
(213.04 R$)
19.50 $
(96.62 R$)
     -54.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.52 $
(344.44 R$)
21.29 $
(105.50 R$)
     -69.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult ?
(? R$)
27.32 $
(135.35 R$)
    
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ?
(? R$)
43.73 $
(216.67 R$)
    
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(59.45 R$)
8.07 $
(40.00 R$)
     -32.7 %
Childcare
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,216.67 $
(6,027.98 R$)
593.18 $
(2,938.89 R$)
     -51.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,776.00 $
(152,479.69 R$)
10,823.49 $
(53,625.00 R$)
     -64.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.16 $
(198.95 R$)
60.12 $
(297.87 R$)
     +49.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.36 $
(180.16 R$)
48.79 $
(241.75 R$)
     +34.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.15 $
(367.39 R$)
83.23 $
(412.38 R$)
     +12.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.67 $
(578.02 R$)
71.99 $
(356.67 R$)
     -38.3 %
Rent Per Month
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,900.00 $
(9,413.55 R$)
466.98 $
(2,313.64 R$)
     -75.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,450.00 $
(7,184.03 R$)
319.27 $
(1,581.82 R$)
     -78.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,420.00 $
(11,989.89 R$)
921.11 $
(4,563.64 R$)
     -61.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,250.00 $
(11,147.62 R$)
707.39 $
(3,504.76 R$)
     -68.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 250.00 $
(1,238.63 R$)
234.70 $
(1,162.82 R$)
     -6.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 250.00 $
(1,238.63 R$)
120.40 $
(596.54 R$)
     -51.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Durham, NC Edit Rio de Janeiro Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,655.00 $
(23,063.20 R$)
357.58 $
(1,771.62 R$)
     -92.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.60 10.18      +54.4 %
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