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Cost of Living in Fortaleza

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 50.86
Rent Index: 10.45
Groceries Index: 43.38
Restaurants Index: 37.44
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 31.47
Local Purchasing Power: 26.22
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.95 R$ 11.00-23.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 R$ 40.00-100.79
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 23.00 R$ 20.00-26.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 R$ 5.00-6.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.00 R$ 8.00-20.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.25 R$ 4.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.32 R$ 2.50-5.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.93 R$ 1.50-3.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.84 R$ 11.36-17.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.68 R$ 3.63-5.90
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 R$ 1.13-2.27
Eggs (12) 7.19 R$ 5.00-9.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.40 R$ 9.07-12.25
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.53 R$ 4.99-5.90
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.19 R$ 9.98-13.15
Apples (1 lb) 3.93 R$ 2.95-4.54
Banana (1 lb) 2.00 R$ 1.81-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 2.27 R$ 2.27-2.83
Tomato (1 lb) 2.12 R$ 1.13-2.67
Potato (1 lb) 2.10 R$ 1.36-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 2.27 R$ 1.02-2.92
Lettuce (1 head) 2.70 R$ 2.00-5.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.37 R$ 1.90-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 27.50 R$ 20.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.25 R$ 3.50-5.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.43 R$ 5.00-15.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.25 R$ 6.00-6.50
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 R$ 2.75-3.20
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 76.25 R$ 70.00-82.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.63 R$ 4.26-4.76
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.63 R$ 3.22-3.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.80 R$ 20.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 14.95 R$ 14.38-15.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 60,000.00 R$ 56,000.00-74,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 88,000.00 R$ 74,000.00-100,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.44 R$ 106.25-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.60 R$ 0.50-3.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.22 R$ 60.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.36 R$ 70.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 130.00 R$ 40.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 R$ 15.00-28.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,950.00 R$ 500.00-5,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 35,000.00 R$ 35,000.00-35,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 175.00 R$ 150.00-200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 180.00 R$ 60.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 265.00 R$ 225.00-300.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 184.00 R$ 90.00-300.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 820.00 R$ 500.00-1,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 880.00 R$ 500.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,580.00 R$ 1,400.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,260.00 R$ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 603.86 R$ 557.41-650.32
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 394.83 R$ 325.16-464.51
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 1,033.33 R$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 11.00

Prices in Fortaleza, Brazil

These data are based on 525 entries in the past 12 months from 49 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2017
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Cost of living in Fortaleza is 49.14% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 527.25$ (1,637.01R$) and for four person family at 1,930.79$ (5,994.69R$) (without rent).
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#Osborn on Jun 21, 2014 :
I would like to travel to Brazil - Fortaleza or maybe work there I love to travel and gain new experience in food, language, meeting different kinds of people and their culture etc can u help me in that giving me a go ahead start of what and where to start and how much do I need in South African Rand.