Cost of Living in Brazil

Cost of living in Brazil is 58.43% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Brazil is, on average, 81.01% lower than in United States.

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.60 $ 2.52-6.30
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 17.99 $ 11.69-35.98
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.68 $ 4.50-5.40
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.26 $ 0.72-2.16
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.70 $ 1.62-3.60
Cappuccino (regular) 1.14 $ 0.54-1.80
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.84 $ 0.63-1.08
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.50 $ 0.34-0.90
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.40 $ 1.76-3.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.98 $ 0.57-1.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.23-0.57
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.21 $ 0.72-1.94
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.39 $ 1.47-4.08
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.65-1.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.30 $ 1.55-3.26
Apples (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.24-0.82
Banana (1 lb) 0.35 $ 0.20-0.65
Oranges (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.16-0.65
Tomato (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.24-0.65
Potato (1 lb) 0.34 $ 0.16-0.49
Onion (1 lb) 0.36 $ 0.20-0.57
Lettuce (1 head) 0.50 $ 0.27-0.90
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.54 $ 0.36-0.90
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.40 $ 3.42-8.99
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.98 $ 0.54-1.44
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 $ 0.90-3.60
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.80 $ 1.53-2.52
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.79 $ 0.62-0.90
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.98 $ 23.21-57.20
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.93 $ 0.81-1.44
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.87 $ 0.74-1.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.94 $ 3.60-10.79
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.03 $ 2.72-3.40
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,189.96 $ 12,592.19-18,348.62
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,698.96 $ 16,189.96-19,787.73
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 57.59 $ 34.66-107.93
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 $ 0.08-0.36
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 20.63 $ 15.61-32.38
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18.42 $ 12.59-35.98
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.98 $ 10.79-26.98
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.40 $ 3.60-7.20
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 222.43 $ 107.93-449.72
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,366.16 $ 2,590.39-10,793.31
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.99 $ 17.99-53.97
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.30 $ 14.39-53.97
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58.30 $ 35.98-89.94
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 45.17 $ 26.98-71.96
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 231.41 $ 143.91-413.74
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 164.20 $ 107.93-287.82
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 481.05 $ 289.62-899.44
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 332.56 $ 215.87-539.67
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 121.35 $ 75.20-217.26
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 83.13 $ 50.14-150.41
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 335.53 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.74 7.00-13.00

Prices in Brazil

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Last update: September 2020
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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 33.75 12.47 23.44 26.19 26.99 34.73
Campinas 32.68 7.18 20.34 23.73 23.13 38.21
Rio de Janeiro 32.00 10.15 21.42 24.65 24.42 29.38
Brasilia 31.60 10.18 21.22 23.73 24.22 50.28
Fortaleza 30.54 5.79 18.56 22.28 17.82 25.75
Porto Alegre 30.44 7.68 19.42 23.97 21.05 32.73
Florianopolis 30.29 8.22 19.60 22.65 25.94 32.69
Belo Horizonte 29.94 7.11 18.88 22.69 21.18 22.72
Recife 29.62 7.29 18.81 22.36 20.54 22.07
Curitiba 28.28 6.55 17.75 21.96 21.20 31.34
Salvador 27.36 6.47 17.24 20.48 17.70 26.31
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