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Cost of Living in Belem | Brazil

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$588
$1416
🛋️ Without rent
$313
$978
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$276
$438
🍽️ Food
$174
$458
🚐 Transport
$77.4
$207
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$394
🏙️ Population
1.39M

The average cost of living in Belem is $588, which is in the top 24% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7061st out of 9294 in our global list and 8th out of 385 in Brazil.

The median after-tax salary is $394, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 4169th (TOP 45%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in Brazil. With an estimated population of 1.39M, Belem is the 12th largest city in Brazil.

✈️ Closest airport9 kmVal de Cans/Julio Cezar Ribeiro International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate15.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank853Federal University of Para
Cost of living in Belem infographic

Prices in Belem

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.35
☕ Cappuccino
$1.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.82
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.61

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.67
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.08
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.8

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$288
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$518
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$290
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$84.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$922
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$691

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$28.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$54.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$229
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5584

Belem Cost of Living comparison