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Cost of Living in Brazil

Cost of living in Brazil is 42.16% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Brazil is 73.53% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.08 $ 3.81-7.62
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.41 $ 17.78-38.11
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.35 $ 5.59-7.62
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.78 $ 1.27-2.54
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $ 2.29-5.08
Cappuccino (regular) 1.52 $ 1.02-2.03
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 $ 0.76-1.52
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.69 $ 0.51-1.02
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.06 $ 2.40-3.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.28 $ 0.92-1.84
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.29-0.58
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.45 $ 1.02-2.03
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.87 $ 2.07-4.03
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.31 $ 1.02-1.73
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.83 $ 2.19-3.46
Apples (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.46-0.92
Banana (1 lb) 0.44 $ 0.29-0.69
Oranges (1 lb) 0.40 $ 0.23-0.69
Tomato (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.35-0.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.37 $ 0.23-0.58
Onion (1 lb) 0.38 $ 0.23-0.58
Lettuce (1 head) 0.64 $ 0.51-1.02
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.73 $ 0.51-1.09
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.62 $ 5.08-10.16
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.20 $ 0.67-1.78
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 $ 1.47-4.57
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.29 $ 2.03-2.54
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.02 $ 0.94-1.09
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.29 $ 33.54-60.21
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.27 $ 1.14-1.52
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.12 $ 1.00-1.64
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.62 $ 5.08-8.89
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.22 $ 3.85-4.71
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,222.05 $ 16,514.22-25,406.50
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,061.87 $ 20,325.20-25,406.50
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 71.98 $ 38.11-127.03
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 $ 0.13-0.51
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.38 $ 20.33-43.19
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26.67 $ 20.07-45.73
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.82 $ 12.70-44.46
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.61 $ 5.08-8.89
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 305.28 $ 165.14-508.13
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,228.60 $ 3,048.78-12,195.12
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.97 $ 25.41-76.22
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.82 $ 22.87-63.52
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.84 $ 50.81-114.33
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 61.46 $ 38.11-86.38
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 312.43 $ 203.25-508.13
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 213.47 $ 127.03-330.28
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 608.13 $ 381.10-1,016.26
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 434.82 $ 254.06-711.38
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 172.83 $ 94.41-283.24
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 115.18 $ 70.81-177.02
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 448.88 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.25 2.03-3.05

Prices in Brazil

These data are based on 31495 entries in the past 12 months from 2595 different contributors.
Last update: April 2019
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Brazil

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City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Campinas 44.90 11.15 28.62 33.51 38.31 40.77
Sao Paulo 44.53 16.24 30.88 32.67 41.51 39.74
Rio de Janeiro 44.45 14.99 30.23 32.23 38.68 38.42
Brasilia 44.19 13.57 29.42 31.81 40.73 57.36
Recife 41.21 7.94 25.15 32.43 30.77 25.00
Belo Horizonte 40.99 9.55 25.82 27.81 31.37 35.74
Porto Alegre 40.61 9.57 25.63 28.56 30.58 40.78
Salvador 39.39 10.62 25.51 30.92 29.49 31.40
Florianopolis 38.97 10.96 25.45 27.78 35.07 33.59
Curitiba 38.81 9.05 24.45 26.56 31.89 37.87
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