Cost of Living in Brazil

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 27.00 R$ 15.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 R$ 90.00-300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 32.00 R$ 30.00-38.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.25 R$ 5.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$ 10.00-25.00
Cappuccino (regular) 7.89 R$ 4.00-15.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.24 R$ 4.00-8.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 R$ 2.00-5.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 19.77 R$ 13.97-28.39
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 6.50 R$ 4.35-12.12
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.61 R$ 1.81-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.78 R$ 5.40-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 19.48 R$ 11.34-33.57
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.25 R$ 5.90-12.25
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.93 R$ 13.61-27.22
Apples (1 lb) 3.76 R$ 1.81-6.12
Banana (1 lb) 2.49 R$ 1.36-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 2.12 R$ 0.91-4.54
Tomato (1 lb) 3.59 R$ 1.81-5.44
Potato (1 lb) 2.37 R$ 1.13-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 2.32 R$ 1.36-3.72
Lettuce (1 head) 3.44 R$ 2.00-5.05
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.31 R$ 2.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 R$ 20.00-60.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.06 R$ 3.50-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.29 R$ 6.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 R$ 10.00-15.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.75 R$ 3.90-5.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 220.00 R$ 144.00-338.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 R$ 5.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 R$ 4.43-12.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 R$ 20.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.56 R$ 19.04-28.39
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 100,000.00 R$ 80,000.00-130,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 135,460.83 R$ 120,000.00-150,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 377.91 R$ 240.00-695.45
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.43 R$ 0.50-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 102.32 R$ 80.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 112.97 R$ 70.00-200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 122.32 R$ 66.00-197.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 34.00 R$ 25.00-50.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,446.53 R$ 800.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,252.24 R$ 13,200.00-60,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 233.38 R$ 100.00-400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 210.64 R$ 90.00-380.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 367.55 R$ 200.00-600.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 290.84 R$ 150.00-450.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,549.27 R$ 900.00-3,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,006.36 R$ 600.00-1,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,945.55 R$ 1,800.00-5,491.77
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,166.68 R$ 1,200.00-4,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 812.60 R$ 464.51-1,393.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 534.92 R$ 346.53-914.44
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,009.10 R$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.59 7.00-13.00

Prices in Brazil

This country had 23291 entries in the past 12 months by 1780 different contributors.
Last update: February 2023
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

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 43.6 16.0 30.4 37.7 35.7 27.0
Rio de Janeiro 41.8 12.3 27.7 32.3 31.0 21.9
Brasilia 40.1 11.9 26.7 32.8 33.2 42.2
Campinas 38.4 9.5 24.6 29.9 31.5 43.7
Goiania 38.4 7.5 23.6 30.2 25.8 24.1
Florianopolis 38.1 11.5 25.4 31.5 32.7 32.0
Porto Alegre 37.6 9.1 24.0 30.5 26.8 29.3
Sao Jose dos Campos 36.5 9.0 23.4 31.2 28.0 34.7
Belo Horizonte 36.3 8.4 23.0 29.7 26.7 26.0
Curitiba 36.3 8.6 23.1 30.7 27.7 38.7
Recife 35.6 7.1 22.0 29.9 25.5 36.2
Fortaleza 33.5 6.0 20.4 29.8 25.1 20.7
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