Brazil vs United Arab Emirates - Cost of Living Comparison

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Brazil United Arab Emirates
🚶 Cost of living one person
$747
$1902
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1908
$4523
🏠 One person rent
$324
$1249
🏘️ Family rent
$568
$2509
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$395
🚐 Transport expenses
$83.1
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$447
$3238
💸 GDP per capita
$8918
$53708
😃 Human freedom index
6.92
5.73
❤️ Life expectancy
72.8
78.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
68
🌐 English speaking %
5.1%
65%
🎓 Higher education
92
68
😀 Quality of life
39
80
🏙️ Population
203M
9.89M

The average cost of living in Brazil ($747) is 61% less expensive than in the United Arab Emirates ($1902). Brazil ranked 124th vs 20th for the United Arab Emirates 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 1.7 months in the United Arab Emirates. Ranked 124th and 31st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brazil vs the United Arab Emirates

We calculate prices for Brazil and the United Arab Emirates as a population-weighted mean of 385 and 9 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 United Arab Emirates
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$8.94
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.6
$51.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.83
$8.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.96
$11.1
 Cappuccino
$2.03
$5.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.15
$1.07
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$349
$1379
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$223
$958
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$618
$2874
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$423
$2071
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.1
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$86.1
$184
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.8
$99.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.94%
4.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1628
$5653
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1099
$3677
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.97
$1.6
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.9
$60.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.79
$9.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$1.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$1.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.28
$2.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.19
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.02
$7.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.21
$9.96
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$1.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.73
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.29
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
$2.56
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.26
$5.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.48
$6.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.46
$5.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.4
$3.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1
$3.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.9
$73.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.38
$13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$48.3
$67.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.99
$8.89
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.8
$60.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$89.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$326
$572
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8505
$10838

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Cities Comparison in Brazil vs the United Arab Emirates

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Brazil

City Cost of living Population
Sao Paulo
$1033
12.4M
Rio de Janeiro
$990
6.78M
Brasilia
$819
3.09M
Manaus
$857
2.26M
Recife
$744
1.66M
Curitiba
$801
1.96M
Salvador
$850
2.9M
Belo Horizonte
$852
2.53M
Santo Andre
$678
724K
Porto Alegre
$827
1.49M
Fortaleza
$811
2.7M
Campinas
$911
1.21M
Sao Bernardo do Campo
$765
850K
Sao Luis
$813
1.12M
Goiania
$747
1.56M
Guarulhos
$736
1.32M
Sao Jose dos Campos
$752
737K
Ribeirao Preto
$734
720K
Joinville
$698
605K
Belem
$862
1.51M
Uberlandia
$714
707K
Campo Grande
$754
916K
Maceio
$647
1.03M
Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$711
711K
Serra
$730
537K
Maua
$711
482K
Niteroi
$788
497K
Teresina
$600
868K
Duque de Caxias
$691
887K
Osasco
$693
701K

In the United Arab Emirates

City Cost of living Population
Dubai
$2204
3.33M
Abu Dhabi
$1978
1.48M
Al Ain
$1116
767K
Sharjah
$1592
1.25M
Ajman
$1896
490K
Ras al-Khaimah
$1543
116K
Umm al-Quwain
$1609
44.4K
Fujairah
$1181
97.2K
Madinat Zayed
$1681
29.1K