NUMBEO

Cost of Living in Brazil

Cost of living in Brazil is 46.25% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Brazil is 76.09% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 R$ 15.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 R$ 70.00-145.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 R$ 22.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 R$ 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.00 R$ 9.00-18.00
Cappuccino (regular) 6.01 R$ 4.00-8.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.41 R$ 3.00-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 R$ 2.00-4.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 12.09 R$ 9.46-15.14
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.01 R$ 3.63-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.59 R$ 1.13-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.72 R$ 4.00-8.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.59 R$ 8.16-15.88
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.24 R$ 4.08-6.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.20 R$ 8.62-14.51
Apples (1 lb) 2.67 R$ 1.81-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 1.75 R$ 1.13-2.72
Oranges (1 lb) 1.66 R$ 0.91-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 R$ 1.54-3.63
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 R$ 0.91-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.60 R$ 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.61 R$ 2.00-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.82 R$ 2.00-4.61
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 30.00 R$ 20.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.81 R$ 3.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.84 R$ 5.00-17.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.10 R$ 8.00-10.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.05 R$ 3.70-4.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 190.00 R$ 130.43-237.39
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 R$ 4.50-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.51 R$ 3.94-6.76
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 R$ 19.61-34.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.48 R$ 15.14-18.55
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 85,000.00 R$ 63,900.00-100,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 91,054.73 R$ 80,000.00-100,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 294.00 R$ 150.00-500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.30 R$ 0.50-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 121.09 R$ 89.00-160.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 103.20 R$ 75.00-165.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 97.77 R$ 50.00-180.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 26.00 R$ 20.00-35.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,182.02 R$ 600.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,842.77 R$ 12,000.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 187.30 R$ 100.00-300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 159.73 R$ 90.00-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 319.77 R$ 200.00-450.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 243.46 R$ 150.00-320.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,192.28 R$ 800.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 818.53 R$ 500.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,354.97 R$ 1,500.00-3,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,686.50 R$ 1,000.00-2,600.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 641.07 R$ 371.61-1,021.92
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 434.74 R$ 278.71-696.77
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,758.13 R$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.10 8.00-12.00

Prices in Brazil

These data are based on 36695 entries in the past 18 months from 3136 different contributors.
Last update: October 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Sources and References: Info
Add new source here:
URL:
Description:

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 43.85 15.88 30.21 32.48 39.67 37.59
Rio de Janeiro 43.31 13.50 28.77 30.82 37.95 37.56
Brasilia 43.29 13.25 28.64 30.88 38.21 56.18
Campinas 42.73 10.30 26.91 30.95 35.68 39.22
Recife 39.76 7.82 24.19 31.16 30.45 23.80
Natal 39.00 7.72 23.75 32.50 26.77 24.40
Porto Alegre 38.55 9.25 24.26 27.49 30.11 38.77
Belo Horizonte 38.29 9.02 24.02 26.17 30.16 33.13
Curitiba 37.81 8.63 23.58 26.27 30.97 37.43
Florianopolis 37.70 10.51 24.44 27.55 34.15 32.32
Salvador 37.37 8.88 23.47 27.63 29.30 30.21
This page in other languages:

DeutschLebenshaltungskosten in Brasilien
PortuguêsCusto de Vida no Brasil
ItalianoCosto della Vita in Brasile
FrançaisCoût de la Vie au Brésil
EspañolCosto de Vida en Brasil

More about Brazil: Cost of Living | Crime | Climate | Food Prices | Gas Prices | Health Care | Pollution | Property Prices | Quality of Life | Taxi Fare | Traffic
We would like to gather more data for: Abaetetuba, Agudo, Alfenas, Americana, Anapolis, Angra dos Reis, Aparecida de Goiania (Aparecida de Goiânia), Aracatuba, Araguaína (Araguaina), Arapiraca, Araras, ... Update information for Brazil!