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South America: Current Cost of Living Index by City

Chart: Cost of Living Index
Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Montevideo, Uruguay 59.09 17.74 39.42 46.22 56.55 51.48
Santiago, Chile 50.81 17.01 34.73 41.13 51.86 51.88
Quito, Ecuador 48.26 14.26 32.09 43.85 35.00 41.04
Guayaquil, Ecuador 47.54 15.35 32.23 40.14 36.40 33.06
Campinas, Brazil 44.49 11.60 28.84 31.77 41.73 50.04
Sao Paulo, Brazil 44.09 16.32 30.88 32.83 38.57 40.75
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 43.92 16.13 30.70 29.94 38.67 37.49
Brasilia, Brazil 43.15 13.56 29.07 33.95 40.21 62.69
Lima, Peru 41.06 14.53 28.44 36.52 29.61 38.67
Belo Horizonte, Brazil 40.76 9.53 25.90 27.04 32.69 35.36
Recife, Brazil 40.66 8.27 25.25 30.08 33.21 28.10
Porto Alegre, Brazil 39.95 10.60 25.99 27.78 31.96 47.54
Florianopolis, Brazil 39.81 11.92 26.54 28.63 36.16 39.37
Buenos Aires, Argentina 38.05 11.84 25.58 29.27 36.80 58.10
Curitiba, Brazil 37.94 9.55 24.44 25.80 31.78 37.92
Cuenca, Ecuador 36.03 10.52 23.89 31.44 25.47 43.75
Paramaribo, Suriname 35.77 6.91 22.04 38.09 29.83 25.13
Bogota, Colombia 35.03 12.76 24.44 26.41 27.92 35.57
Barranquilla, Colombia 34.06 9.37 22.31 25.18 24.58 42.56
Asuncion, Paraguay 33.60 10.05 22.40 26.55 26.48 36.46
Medellin, Colombia 32.30 10.67 22.01 27.08 24.15 33.19
Cali, Colombia 30.27 7.42 19.40 24.78 22.75 38.55
Caracas, Venezuela 27.42 8.15 18.25 28.18 25.68 4.07