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Cost of Living in Porto Alegre | Brazil

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$576
$1507
🛋️ Without rent
$328
$1050
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$248
$457
🍽️ Food
$178
$467
🚐 Transport
$83
$215
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$356
🏙️ Population
1.48M

The average cost of living in Porto Alegre is $576, which is in the top 22% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7179th out of 9294 in our global list and 12th out of 385 in Brazil.

The median after-tax salary is $356, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 5967th (TOP 65%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 22nd best city to live in Brazil. With an estimated population of 1.48M, Porto Alegre is the 10th largest city in Brazil.

✈️ Closest airport7 kmSalgado Filho Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate15.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank272Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Cost of living in Porto Alegre infographic

Prices in Porto Alegre

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
☕ Cappuccino
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.82

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.56
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.68
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.34
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.66
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.84

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.36
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.87

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$225
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$170
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$475
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$336
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$46.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$72.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1200
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1082

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.24
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$291
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7943

Porto Alegre Cost of Living comparison