Skip to content

Cost of Living in Brasilia | Brazil

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$610
$1653
🛋️ Without rent
$355
$1167
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$255
$486
🍽️ Food
$188
$497
🚐 Transport
$93.9
$243
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$623
🏙️ Population
3.02M

The average cost of living in Brasilia is $610, which is in the top 27% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6766th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 385 in Brazil.

The median after-tax salary is $623, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months. Ranked 1773rd (TOP 20%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Brazil. With an estimated population of 3.02M, Brasilia is the 3rd largest city in Brazil.

✈️ Closest airport9 kmPresidente Juscelino Kubistschek International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate15 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank383University of Brasilia
Cost of living in Brasilia infographic

Prices in Brasilia

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.72
☕ Cappuccino
$1.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.34
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.24
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.53
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.81

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.68
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.81

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$294
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$183
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$633
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$367
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1831
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1078

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.34
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$383
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8981

Brasilia Cost of Living comparison