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Cost of Living in Salvador | Brazil

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$548
$1335
🛋️ Without rent
$308
$975
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$240
$360
🍽️ Food
$161
$428
🚐 Transport
$88.3
$228
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$254
🏙️ Population
2.92M

The average cost of living in Salvador is $548, which is in the top 20% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7356th out of 9294 in our global list and 23rd out of 385 in Brazil.

The median after-tax salary is $254, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 5619th (TOP 61%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 18th best city to live in Brazil. With an estimated population of 2.92M, Salvador is the 4th largest city in Brazil.

✈️ Closest airport22 kmDeputado Luiz Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate15.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank582Federal University of Bahia
Cost of living in Salvador infographic

Prices in Salvador

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.45
☕ Cappuccino
$1.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.67
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.44
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.55
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.97

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.19
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.85

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$154
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$424
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$240
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$900
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$841

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.85
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.77
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$56.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$255
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6657

Salvador Cost of Living comparison