Brazil vs Indonesia - Cost of Living Comparison

Brazil Indonesia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$661
$564
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1645
$1422
🏠 One person rent
$285
$260
🏘️ Family rent
$473
$511
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$207
🚐 Transport expenses
$79.3
$41.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$326
💸 GDP per capita
$6797
$3870
😃 Human freedom index
7.22
7.1
❤️ Life expectancy
76.1
71.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
38
🌐 English speaking %
5.1%
18%
🎓 Higher education
93
71
😀 Quality of life
45
51
🏙️ Population
213M
271M

The average cost of living in Brazil ($661) is 17% more expensive than in Indonesia ($564). Brazil ranked 128th vs 153rd for Indonesia 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 0.6 months in Indonesia. Ranked 113th and 83rd best countries to live in the world.

Salary adjustment calculator
the estimated difference in money purchasing power

Cost of living in Brazil vs Indonesia infographic

Share this infographic!

Prices in Brazil vs Indonesia

We calculate prices for Brazil and Indonesia as a population-weighted mean of 385 and 82 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 Indonesia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$1.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$14.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.82
$3.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$2.99
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$2.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$275
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$167
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$601
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$345
$371
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.3
$64.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$30
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.53%
9.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1462
$1590
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1009
$848
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.9
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.2
$14.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.14
$3.91
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$0.75
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.04
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
$1.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.69
$7.39
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$3.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.96
$8.16
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$2.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$2.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.55
$18.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.09
$1.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.2
$2.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$2.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
$0.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$0.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.6
$27
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.56
$3.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.5
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.8
$3.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.8
$38.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.8
$68.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$271
$99.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6225
$7362

Hotels map

Cities Comparison in Brazil vs Indonesia

More countries to compare

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 Indonesia

City Cost of living Population
Jakarta
$708
10.6M
Bali
$736
4.23M
Bekasi
$531
2.38M
Tangerang
$638
2.24M
Surabaya
$539
2.89M
Bandung
$506
2.88M
Medan
$504
2.11M
Depok
$467
2.33M
Bogor
$505
1.03M
South Tangerang
$530
1.64M
Batam
$613
1.03M
Pekanbaru
$562
983K
Semarang
$525
1.62M
Cilacap
$523
1.17M
Makassar
$510
1.34M
Bandar Lampung
$348
1.17M
Palembang
$500
1.54M
Padang
$985
915K
Denpasar
$562
835K
Samarinda
$590
753K
Cimahi
$617
587K
Malang
$418
866K
Banjarmasin
$410
693K
Pontianak
$446
618K
Serang
$510
613K
Jambi
$499
602K
Tasikmalaya
$443
678K
Manado
$611
462K
Kupang
$494
434K
Jayapura
$463
413K