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Cost of Living in Sao Luis | Brazil

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$511
$1292
🛋️ Without rent
$280
$900
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$231
$393
🍽️ Food
$164
$434
🚐 Transport
$59.7
$161
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$345
🏙️ Population
1.07M

The average cost of living in Sao Luis is $511, which is in the top 18% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7601st out of 9294 in our global list and 38th out of 385 in Brazil.

The median after-tax salary is $345, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 7465th (TOP 81%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 91st best city to live in Brazil. With an estimated population of 1.07M, Sao Luis is the 15th largest city in Brazil.

✈️ Closest airport10 kmMarechal Cunha Machado International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate15.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank1616Federal University of Maranhao
Cost of living in Sao Luis infographic

Prices in Sao Luis

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.67
☕ Cappuccino
$1.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.79

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.58
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.69

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.7
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.99
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.7

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$253
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$157
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$451
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$281
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$780

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.49
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.65
👖 Brand Jeans
$32.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$43.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$233
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6144