Cost of Living in Joao Pessoa

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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 R$ 14.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 R$ 68.00-185.09
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 22.45 R$ 19.90-25.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 R$ 5.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 R$ 8.00-10.80
Cappuccino (regular) 7.33 R$ 6.00-9.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.67 R$ 2.50-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 R$ 2.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.76 R$ 15.10-17.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 6.30 R$ 6.26-6.35
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.93 R$ 1.81-5.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.16 R$ 4.80-15.48
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.67 R$ 13.61-15.88
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.75 R$ 4.54-6.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.14 R$ 18.14-18.14
Apples (1 lb) 3.46 R$ 2.27-4.08
Banana (1 lb) 2.04 R$ 1.13-3.18
Oranges (1 lb) 3.02 R$ 1.81-4.54
Tomato (1 lb) 2.49 R$ 2.04-3.18
Potato (1 lb) 2.56 R$ 1.36-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 1.51 R$ 1.13-2.04
Lettuce (1 head) 1.50 R$ 1.00-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.66 R$ 2.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 23.90 R$ 20.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.50 R$ 5.00-6.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.67 R$ 8.00-14.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 R$ 7.00-20.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.47 R$ 4.15-4.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 R$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.30 R$ 4.30-4.30
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 R$ 3.22-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 R$ 15.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 18.89 R$ 18.17-21.16
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 R$ 80,000.00-80,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 110,000.00 R$ 110,000.00-110,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 231.67 R$ 146.00-317.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) ?
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 92.50 R$ 85.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 79.00 R$ 78.00-80.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ?
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 23.95 R$ 20.00-27.90
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 600.00 R$ 600.00-600.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 150.00 R$ 150.00-150.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.00 R$ 60.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 299.00 R$ 250.00-600.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.00 R$ 140.00-140.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 700.00 R$
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 400.00 R$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,800.00 R$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 900.00 R$
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 418.06 R$
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 222.97 R$
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,080.00 R$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.47 6.99-22.00

Prices in Joao Pessoa

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Last update: June 2021
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1 Comments so far
Hernan O Alvarez on Apr 08, 2019:
Very expensive cost of living, currency's value or the power of acquisition of the reais currency, is very close of the US dollar $3.75 reais to $1 dollar. Local's survive on a $ 1000 reais monthly, when prices are Equal to the US markets, Poverty is well notice, corrupted government is very obvious, stilling the country's richness is there way of life, marking division's of classes where the poor it's left behind. where the rich is above the law.