Brazil vs Germany - Cost of Living Comparison

Brazil Germany
🚶 Cost of living one person
$661
$1325
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1645
$3223
🏠 One person rent
$285
$720
🏘️ Family rent
$473
$1340
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$370
🚐 Transport expenses
$79.3
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$2611
💸 GDP per capita
$6797
$46253
😃 Human freedom index
7.22
8.73
❤️ Life expectancy
76.1
80.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
80
🌐 English speaking %
5.1%
56.3%
🎓 Higher education
93
94
😀 Quality of life
45
79
🏙️ Population
213M
83.1M

The average cost of living in Brazil ($661) is 50% less expensive than in Germany ($1325). Brazil ranked 128th vs 30th for Germany 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 2 months in Germany. Ranked 113th and 17th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brazil vs Germany

We calculate prices for Brazil and Germany as a population-weighted mean of 385 and 662 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 Germany
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$47.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.82
$8.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$3.72
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
$2.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$667
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$519
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$1374
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$345
$1025
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.3
$212
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$33.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.53%
1.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1462
$5740
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1009
$4180
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.9
$2.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.2
$70.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.14
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$2.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.04
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
$2.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.69
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$7.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.96
$14.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$2.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.55
$5.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$0.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.09
$7.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.2
$8.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$2.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.6
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.56
$11.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.5
$58.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.8
$15
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.8
$75.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.8
$83.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$271
$330
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6225
$11602

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Cities Comparison in Brazil vs Germany

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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 Germany

City Cost of living Population
Berlin
$1761
3.66M
Hamburg City
$1757
1.85M
Munich
$1941
1.49M
Cologne
$1502
1.08M
Frankfurt
$1681
764K
Dusseldorf
$1470
646K
Stuttgart
$1516
630K
Essen
$1102
582K
Nuremberg
$1206
516K
Leipzig
$1178
597K
Dresden
$1125
555K
Hanover
$1253
543K
Dortmund
$1155
588K
Bremen City
$1260
567K
Duisburg
$1001
496K
Karlsruhe
$1355
308K
Mannheim
$1357
310K
Gelsenkirchen
$1351
259K
Bielefeld
$1498
334K
Braunschweig
$1158
249K
Freiburg im Breisgau
$1545
231K
Wuppertal
$1076
355K
Bonn
$1440
331K
Aachen
$1169
249K
Monchengladbach
$1256
260K
Krefeld
$1219
227K
Augsburg
$1389
296K
Wiesbaden
$1425
279K
Magdeburg
$1127
236K
Bochum
$1118
364K