Brazil vs Kenya - Cost of Living Comparison

Brazil Kenya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$661
$608
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1645
$1593
🏠 One person rent
$285
$223
🏘️ Family rent
$473
$455
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$225
🚐 Transport expenses
$79.3
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$396
$434
💸 GDP per capita
$6797
$1879
😃 Human freedom index
7.22
6.73
❤️ Life expectancy
76.1
67
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
30
🌐 English speaking %
5.1%
18.8%
🎓 Higher education
93
70
😀 Quality of life
45
50
🏙️ Population
213M
48.5M

The average cost of living in Brazil ($661) is 9% more expensive than in Kenya ($608). Brazil ranked 128th vs 140th for Kenya 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 Kenya. Ranked 113th and 87th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brazil vs Kenya

We calculate prices for Brazil and Kenya as a population-weighted mean of 385 and 10 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 Kenya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$3.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$23.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.82
$5.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$1.98
 Cappuccino
$1.75
$1.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$256
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$193
$131
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$623
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$345
$311
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.7
$26.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.3
$39.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$41.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.53%
13.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1462
$3494
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1009
$769
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.9
$0.85
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.2
$32.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.14
$10.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.04
$0.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
$1.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.69
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$6.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.96
$4.68
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$2.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$0.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$0.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.51
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.55
$8.43
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$1.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.09
$2.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.2
$2.49
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$3.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
$1.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.6
$37
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.56
$5.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.5
$20.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.8
$4.46
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.8
$18.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.8
$38
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$271
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6225
$6714

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Cities Comparison in Brazil vs Kenya

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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 Kenya

City Cost of living Population
Nairobi
$716
5.55M
Meru
$422
1.83M
Mombasa
$599
1.2M
Kisumu
$494
410K
Nakuru
$462
308K
Thika
$414
279K
Eldoret
$445
194K
Machakos
$384
114K
Mumias
$443
100K
Malindi
$350
120K