Skip to content

Cost of Living in Santa Maria | Brazil

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$426
$1086
🛋️ Without rent
$255
$793
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$171
$293
🍽️ Food
$152
$401
🚐 Transport
$38
$99.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$448
🏙️ Population
282k

The average cost of living in Santa Maria is $426, which is in the top 7% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8604th out of 9294 in our global list and 342nd out of 385 in Brazil.

The median after-tax salary is $448, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months. Ranked 7204th (TOP 78%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 64th best city to live in Brazil. With an estimated population of 282k, Santa Maria is the 87th largest city in Brazil.

✈️ Closest airport12 kmSanta Maria Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate15.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank504Federal University of Santa Maria
Cost of living in Santa Maria infographic

Prices in Santa Maria

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.97
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.4
☕ Cappuccino
$1.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.65

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.58
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.89
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.03
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.87
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.58
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.83

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$158
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$120
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$214
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$933
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$655

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$42
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.11
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$187
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2806