Australia vs Brazil - Cost of Living Comparison

Australia Brazil
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1947
$661
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4459
$1645
🏠 One person rent
$1094
$285
🏘️ Family rent
$1701
$473
🍽️ Food expenses
$495
$217
🚐 Transport expenses
$226
$79.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4211
$396
💸 GDP per capita
$51680
$6797
😃 Human freedom index
8.84
7.22
❤️ Life expectancy
83.2
76.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
73
38
🌐 English speaking %
92.8%
5.1%
🎓 Higher education
98
93
😀 Quality of life
92
45
🏙️ Population
24.5M
213M

The average cost of living in Australia ($1947) is 195% more expensive than in Brazil ($661). Australia ranked 10th vs 128th for Brazil in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Australia compared to 0.6 months in Brazil. Ranked 2nd and 113th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Australia vs Brazil

We calculate prices for Australia and Brazil as a population-weighted mean of 64 and 385 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Australia Brazil
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$4.61
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.4
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$5.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.18
$1.65
 Cappuccino
$3.36
$1.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.46
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1161
$299
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$900
$193
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1991
$486
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1389
$345
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$91.4
$52.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$141
$81.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.6
$18.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.17%
9.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7083
$1462
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4653
$1009
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.2
$0.9
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$103
$40.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$8.14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$0.91
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.96
$1.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$0.94
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.73
$1.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.34
$7.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.42
$3.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$7.96
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$1.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$0.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$1.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
$0.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.28
$1.51
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
$7.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.02
$1.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$26.2
$2.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.75
$4.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.41
$2.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.33
$1.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.49
$0.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.3
$20.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.4
$5.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.1
$45.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$6.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$72
$42.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$69.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1480
$271
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13190
$6225

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Cities Comparison in Australia vs Brazil

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Australia

City Cost of living Population
Sydney
$2294
4.84M
Melbourne
$1968
4.53M
Brisbane
$2056
2.36M
Perth
$1873
2.14M
Adelaide
$1654
1.3M
Gold Coast
$1776
638K
Canberra
$1792
381K
Sunshine Coast
$1808
353K
Newcastle
$1798
153K
Hobart
$1648
222K
Darwin
$1610
137K
Geelong
$1708
191K
Wollongong
$1554
262K
Townsville
$1224
179K
Launceston
$1477
106K
Toowoomba
$1462
136K
Cairns
$1400
147K
Ipswich
$1612
163K
Bendigo
$1610
95.6K
Blacktown
$1581
51K
Ballarat
$1740
98.5K
Rockhampton
$1390
78.6K
Orange
$1661
41.2K
Melton
$1633
72.2K
Bunbury
$1466
71.1K
Wagga Wagga
$1386
67.4K
Gladstone
$1603
45.1K
Tarneit
$1570
56.4K
Hervey Bay
$1658
54.7K
Pakenham
$1631
54.1K

In Brazil

City Cost of living Population
Sao Paulo
$948
12.3M
Rio de Janeiro
$903
6.75M
Brasilia
$878
3.02M
Manaus
$828
2.22M
Curitiba
$698
1.88M
Belo Horizonte
$722
2.51M
Belem
$689
1.5M
Recife
$653
1.65M
Campinas
$753
1.16M
Salvador
$694
2.89M
Porto Alegre
$727
1.48M
Fortaleza
$565
2.45M
Santo Andre
$702
710K
Natal
$586
878K
Goiania
$683
1.39M
Guarulhos
$548
1.32M
Maceio
$564
1.03M
Nova Iguacu
$586
823K
Joao Pessoa
$632
818K
Ribeirao Preto
$682
666K
Niteroi
$733
497K
Sao Jose dos Campos
$621
689K
Sao Bernardo do Campo
$679
844K
Caxias do Sul
$492
517K
Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
707K
Vitoria
$650
356K
Jundiai
$776
402K
Osasco
$646
695K
Campos dos Goytacazes
$559
511K
Sorocaba
$672
645K