Brazil vs Chile - Cost of Living Comparison

Brazil Chile
🚶 Cost of living one person
$661
$840
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1645
$2011
🏠 One person rent
$285
$396
🏘️ Family rent
$473
$669
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$277
🚐 Transport expenses
$79.3
$92.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$629
💸 GDP per capita
$6797
$13232
😃 Human freedom index
7.22
8.44
❤️ Life expectancy
76.1
80.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
67
🌐 English speaking %
5.1%
9.5%
🎓 Higher education
93
85
😀 Quality of life
45
65
🏙️ Population
213M
19.5M

The average cost of living in Brazil ($661) is 21% less expensive than in Chile ($840). Brazil ranked 128th vs 93rd for Chile in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Brazil compared to 0.7 months in Chile. Ranked 113th and 45th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brazil vs Chile

We calculate prices for Brazil and Chile as a population-weighted mean of 385 and 46 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.

Brazil Chile
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$7.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$33.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.82
$6.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$2.93
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
$1.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$394
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$688
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$345
$526
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$57.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.3
$89
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$21.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.53%
5.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1462
$1981
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1009
$1806
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.9
$0.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.2
$41.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.14
$8.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.04
$0.89
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
$2.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.69
$9.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$4.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.96
$9.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$1.5
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$1.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.55
$5.47
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$1.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.09
$4.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.2
$4.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$3.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
$1.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.6
$32.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.56
$5.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.5
$36.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.8
$9.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.8
$43.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.8
$55.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$271
$318
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6225
$5048

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Cities Comparison in Brazil vs Chile

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Chile

City Cost of living Population
Santiago
$960
6.26M
Antofagasta
$1034
349K
Puente Alto
$732
574K
Temuco
$697
282K
Los Angeles
$847
143K
San Bernardo
$719
301K
Vina del Mar
$737
333K
Coquimbo
$718
204K
Copiapo
$754
151K
Rancagua
$673
231K
Valparaiso
$631
297K
Iquique
$843
188K
La Serena
$730
195K
Osorno
$643
147K
Calama
$693
158K
Talcahuano
$694
148K
Quilpue
$707
148K
Punta Arenas
$832
123K
Puerto Montt
$660
170K
Concepcion
$674
218K
Villa Alemana
$654
125K
Chillan
$703
164K
Talca
$679
206K
Valdivia
$719
150K
Coronel
$669
116K
Curico
$663
162K
San Antonio
$700
86.2K
Arica
$633
202K
Ovalle
$584
75.9K
Linares
$718
73.6K