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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 54.90 15.60 35.91 44.14 48.83 42.75
Santiago, Chile 52.48 17.33 35.50 44.10 52.93 50.22
Guayaquil, Ecuador 46.88 15.18 31.56 42.56 33.94 34.80
Campinas, Brazil 45.22 11.27 28.82 33.92 38.79 40.98
Sao Paulo, Brazil 44.91 16.34 31.10 32.93 41.83 39.76
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 44.86 15.10 30.48 32.43 38.76 38.39
Brasilia, Brazil 44.76 13.72 29.76 32.20 41.23 57.40
Quito, Ecuador 44.54 12.55 29.08 39.10 34.01 46.01
Recife, Brazil 41.75 8.02 25.45 32.83 31.15 25.02
Belo Horizonte, Brazil 41.55 9.65 26.13 28.20 31.76 35.75
Porto Alegre, Brazil 41.16 9.67 25.94 28.91 31.08 40.78
Lima, Peru 40.97 13.76 27.82 35.92 29.91 37.38
Florianopolis, Brazil 39.47 11.08 25.75 28.12 35.50 33.61
Salvador, Brazil 39.47 10.74 25.59 31.30 29.85 31.69
Curitiba, Brazil 39.05 9.14 24.60 26.77 32.14 37.94
Paramaribo, Suriname 38.17 7.88 23.53 41.94 33.10 25.09
La Paz, Bolivia 38.07 11.36 25.16 32.67 32.84 40.62
Santa Cruz, Bolivia 37.99 12.15 25.50 30.61 27.92 50.68
Buenos Aires, Argentina 36.51 10.36 23.87 29.93 34.36 49.17
Cuenca, Ecuador 35.20 10.70 23.36 32.15 23.97 42.03
Bogota, Colombia 32.94 12.33 22.98 25.80 25.03 29.38
Asuncion, Paraguay 32.32 9.03 21.07 26.77 26.62 35.60
Barranquilla, Colombia 31.05 8.58 20.19 23.47 21.68 40.56
Medellin, Colombia 30.12 8.80 19.82 25.45 23.19 34.46
Cali, Colombia 29.54 6.67 18.49 24.56 20.87 36.69
Caracas, Venezuela 26.26 7.39 17.14 28.33 21.82 2.98