Brazil vs Iran - Cost of Living Comparison

Brazil Iran
🚶 Cost of living one person
$661
$723
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1645
$1849
🏠 One person rent
$285
$357
🏘️ Family rent
$473
$769
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$237
🚐 Transport expenses
$79.3
$35.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$347
💸 GDP per capita
$6797
$2422
😃 Human freedom index
7.22
4.53
❤️ Life expectancy
76.1
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
25
🌐 English speaking %
5.1%
12%
🎓 Higher education
93
80
😀 Quality of life
45
44
🏙️ Population
213M
80M

The average cost of living in Brazil ($661) is 9% less expensive than in Iran ($723). Brazil ranked 128th vs 117th for Iran 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 0.5 months in Iran. Ranked 113th and 116th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brazil vs Iran

We calculate prices for Brazil and Iran as a population-weighted mean of 385 and 102 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 Iran
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$5.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$33.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.82
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$1.82
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
$0.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$436
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$993
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$345
$638
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$25
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.3
$38.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$21.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.53%
20.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1462
$2252
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1009
$1269
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.9
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.2
$17.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.14
$3.37
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.04
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$3.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.69
$5.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$4.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.96
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$1.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.87
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$0.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$0.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.55
$1.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$0.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.09
$2.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.2
$4.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$4.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
$3.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$2.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.6
$27.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.56
$3.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.5
$31.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.8
$8.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.8
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.8
$134
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$271
$119
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6225
$1191

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Cities Comparison in Brazil vs Iran

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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 Iran

City Cost of living Population
Tehran
$839
8.69M
Tabriz
$1049
1.56M
Mashhad
$668
3M
Hamadan
$943
554K
Shiraz
$724
1.57M
Isfahan
$605
1.96M
Kermanshah
$627
946K
Karaj
$688
1.59M
Ahvaz
$490
1.18M
Qazvin
$1104
403K
Qom
$993
1.2M
Ardabil
$842
529K
Bandar Abbas
$675
527K
Rasht
$915
680K
Sari
$529
347K
Eslamshahr
$588
448K
Kerman
$680
538K
Babol
$424
250K
Zanjan
$516
433K
Kashan
$600
433K
Abadan
$630
231K
Sanandaj
$755
413K
Arak
$567
521K
Khorramabad
$639
373K
Yazd
$809
530K
Urmia
$449
736K
Gorgan
$591
312K
Shahriar
$669
310K
Qods
$668
310K
Malard
$670
281K