Brazil vs Iceland - Cost of Living Comparison

Brazil Iceland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$661
$2054
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1645
$4429
🏠 One person rent
$285
$1154
🏘️ Family rent
$473
$1857
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$646
🚐 Transport expenses
$79.3
$80.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$3402
💸 GDP per capita
$6797
$59264
😃 Human freedom index
7.22
8.77
❤️ Life expectancy
76.1
83.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
74
🌐 English speaking %
5.1%
90%
🎓 Higher education
93
81
😀 Quality of life
45
79
🏙️ Population
213M
357K

The average cost of living in Brazil ($661) is 68% less expensive than in Iceland ($2054). Brazil ranked 128th vs 7th for Iceland 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 1.7 months in Iceland. Ranked 113th and 15th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brazil vs Iceland

We calculate prices for Brazil and Iceland as a population-weighted mean of 385 and 5 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 Iceland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$82.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.82
$12.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$8.36
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$4.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
$2.35
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$1209
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$972
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$1887
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$345
$1634
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$70.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.3
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$63.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.53%
5.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1462
$5314
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1009
$3930
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.9
$3.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.2
$76.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.14
$24.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$2.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.38
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.04
$3.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$3.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
$5.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.69
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$16.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.96
$23.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$2.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$4.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$1.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$2.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.55
$19.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$2.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.09
$11.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.2
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$5.46
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
$3.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$2.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.6
$59
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.56
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.5
$43.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.8
$36
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.8
$114
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.8
$151
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$271
$288
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6225
$4888

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Cities Comparison in Brazil vs Iceland

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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 Iceland

City Cost of living Population
Reykjavik
$2127
129K
Kopavogur
$2132
34.1K
Hafnarfjorur
$1961
28.7K
Akureyri
$1701
18.9K
Keflavik
$1883
16.5K