Cost of Living in Brazil

Cost of living in Brazil is 56.75% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Brazil is, on average, 80.58% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 R$ 13.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 R$ 70.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 27.00 R$ 25.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 R$ 4.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.00 R$ 8.25-20.00
Cappuccino (regular) 6.33 R$ 3.00-10.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.66 R$ 3.50-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 R$ 1.85-5.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.64 R$ 10.18-18.74
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.42 R$ 3.18-9.07
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.90 R$ 1.32-3.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.84 R$ 4.00-12.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.54 R$ 8.16-22.68
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.97 R$ 3.63-9.07
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.90 R$ 8.62-18.14
Apples (1 lb) 3.17 R$ 1.36-4.54
Banana (1 lb) 1.98 R$ 1.09-3.63
Oranges (1 lb) 1.87 R$ 0.90-3.63
Tomato (1 lb) 2.55 R$ 1.34-3.86
Potato (1 lb) 1.92 R$ 0.91-3.17
Onion (1 lb) 1.97 R$ 1.13-3.18
Lettuce (1 head) 2.73 R$ 1.50-4.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.00 R$ 2.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 R$ 18.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.42 R$ 3.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.87 R$ 5.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 R$ 8.60-15.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.30 R$ 3.45-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 R$ 129.00-318.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.18 R$ 4.50-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 R$ 4.02-9.66
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.88 R$ 20.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.84 R$ 15.14-18.93
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 R$ 70,000.00-102,900.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 98,918.85 R$ 90,000.00-110,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 316.57 R$ 196.15-600.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.42 R$ 0.48-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 113.78 R$ 90.00-180.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 102.16 R$ 70.00-200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 104.99 R$ 60.00-150.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 R$ 20.00-40.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,210.40 R$ 600.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,094.40 R$ 14,400.00-60,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 200.06 R$ 100.00-300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 168.50 R$ 80.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 324.05 R$ 200.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 249.74 R$ 150.00-400.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,264.86 R$ 800.00-2,295.16
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 908.25 R$ 600.00-1,580.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,601.82 R$ 1,600.00-4,561.19
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,823.71 R$ 1,100.00-3,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 673.15 R$ 418.06-1,207.73
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 460.83 R$ 278.71-774.15
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,876.73 R$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.62 7.00-13.00

Prices in Brazil

This country had 35544 entries in the past 12 months by 2637 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Brazil

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Sao Paulo 36.03 13.32 25.06 28.12 29.84 34.26
Campinas 34.46 7.49 21.42 26.19 24.36 38.24
Rio de Janeiro 33.25 10.79 22.40 25.74 25.96 25.24
Brasilia 33.19 10.79 22.36 25.22 25.47 47.36
Florianopolis 32.27 8.64 20.85 24.27 27.50 32.70
Belo Horizonte 31.96 7.63 20.20 24.42 22.42 23.57
Porto Alegre 31.64 8.10 20.26 25.11 22.02 31.25
Recife 31.22 7.48 19.74 23.81 21.63 22.43
Fortaleza 31.03 6.15 19.01 23.71 18.67 24.70
Curitiba 29.84 6.97 18.79 23.57 22.16 30.13
Natal 28.92 5.56 17.63 25.19 21.27 22.44
Salvador 28.13 6.69 17.77 21.12 18.93 25.97
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