Ashgabat vs Sao Paulo - Cost of Living Comparison

Ashgabat Sao Paulo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1233
$973
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2878
$2473
🏠 One person rent
$531
$449
🏘️ Family rent
$949
$808
🍽️ Food expenses
$540
$275
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$562
$466
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
7
95
😀 Quality of life
30
66
🏙️ Population
828K
12.3M

The cost of living in Ashgabat is 27% more expensive than in Sao Paulo. Cities ranked 4068th and 5673rd ($1233 vs $973) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 2nd in Turkmenistan and Brazil, respectively. Check Turkmenistan vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Ashgabat compared to 0.5 months in Sao Paulo. Ashgabat ranked 1st best city to live in Turkmenistan vs Sao Paulo ranked 1st in Brazil, while ranked 8436th and 4223rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Ashgabat Sao Paulo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$18.8
$6.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.6
$33.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$6.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.1
$2.35
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$1.82
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$4.55
$1.15
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$635
$543
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$386
$323
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$933
$933
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$807
$631
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.5
$61.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.1
$95.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$54.5
$20.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.97%
9.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3243
$2610
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2384
$1717
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.14
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.4
$48.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.27
$7.73
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.36
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.43
$1.24
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.9
$1.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.1
$1.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.5
$2.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.26
$4.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.4
$9.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$2.07
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
$1.57
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
$1.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$1.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.08
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.2
$7.89
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.99
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$18.9
$2.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.65
$5.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.82
$3.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.02
$1.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.79
$1.07
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.9
$22.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$19.2
$7.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.2
$60.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.43
$10.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$80
$58.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.6
$86.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$22.7
$467
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4395
$9960

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Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.2 mi Anau
$1366
95 km or 59 mi Quchan
$687
99 km or 61 mi Baherden
$1362
107 km or 66 mi Bojnord
$540
197 km or 123 mi Nishapur
$640
203 km or 126 mi Sabzevar
$638
212 km or 132 mi Mashhad
$658
294 km or 183 mi Gonbad-e Kavus
$531
302 km or 187 mi Kashmar
$687
306 km or 190 mi Mary
$1305
307 km or 191 mi Torbat-e Heydarieh
$687
344 km or 213 mi Shahrud
$688
361 km or 224 mi Torbat-e Jam
$717
367 km or 228 mi Gorgan
$558
451 km or 280 mi Dasoguz
$1316
469 km or 291 mi Turkmenabat
$1331
496 km or 308 mi Sari
$568
513 km or 318 mi Nukus
$397
516 km or 321 mi Qaem Shahr
$693
517 km or 321 mi Semnan
$690
524 km or 325 mi Herat
$375
528 km or 328 mi Babol
$450
558 km or 347 mi Amol
$504
561 km or 349 mi Bukhara
$379
570 km or 354 mi Birjand
$691
634 km or 394 mi Pardis
$686
654 km or 406 mi Qarshi
$404
657 km or 408 mi Pakdasht
$694
660 km or 410 mi Golestan
$696
667 km or 414 mi Sheberghan
$326
668 km or 415 mi Qarchak
$694
668 km or 415 mi Tehran
$833
670 km or 417 mi Varamin
$836
671 km or 417 mi Ray
$693
693 km or 431 mi Qods
$699
694 km or 431 mi Eslamshahr
$636
695 km or 432 mi Nasimshahr
$695
700 km or 435 mi Shahriar
$696
701 km or 435 mi Karaj
$792
703 km or 437 mi Fardis
$689

Cities near Sao Paulo

Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.3 mi Sao Caetano do Sul
$715
13 km or 8.3 mi Taboao da Serra
$582
14 km or 8.6 mi Guarulhos
$552
15 km or 9.4 mi Diadema
$534
16 km or 9.7 mi Santo Andre
$714
16 km or 10 mi Osasco
$658
17 km or 11 mi Sao Bernardo do Campo
$744
21 km or 13 mi Carapicuiba
$577
22 km or 14 mi Maua
$591
23 km or 15 mi Caieiras
$563
25 km or 15 mi Embu das Artes
$478
25 km or 16 mi Barueri
$757
26 km or 16 mi Mairipora
$564
26 km or 16 mi Franco da Rocha
$611
27 km or 17 mi Ferraz de Vasconcelos
$581
28 km or 17 mi Jandira
$563
29 km or 18 mi Ribeirao Pires
$564
29 km or 18 mi Itapecerica da Serra
$533
30 km or 18 mi Poa
$561
30 km or 18 mi Cotia
$574
30 km or 19 mi Itaquaquecetuba
$584
31 km or 19 mi Itapevi
$586
31 km or 19 mi Santana de Parnaiba
$564
32 km or 20 mi Francisco Morato
$555
33 km or 20 mi Itanhaem
$562
33 km or 20 mi Cajamar
$512
36 km or 22 mi Embu-Guacu
$564
36 km or 22 mi Aruja
$563
41 km or 26 mi Campo Limpo Paulista
$563
43 km or 26 mi Varzea Paulista
$563
44 km or 27 mi Cubatao
$535
45 km or 28 mi Mogi das Cruzes
$608
48 km or 30 mi Jundiai
$796
49 km or 30 mi Atibaia
$540
51 km or 32 mi Sao Roque
$564
52 km or 32 mi Sao Vicente
$566
55 km or 34 mi Santos
$754
56 km or 35 mi Praia Grande
$503
61 km or 38 mi Bertioga
$562
61 km or 38 mi Ibiuna
$561