Brazil vs Zambia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Brazil Zambia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$747
$804
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1908
$1825
🏠 One person rent
$324
$437
🏘️ Family rent
$568
$735
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$215
🚐 Transport expenses
$83.1
$94.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$447
$246
💸 GDP per capita
$8918
$1457
😃 Human freedom index
6.92
6.21
❤️ Life expectancy
72.8
61.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
36
37
🌐 English speaking %
5.1%
16%
🎓 Higher education
92
22
😀 Quality of life
39
27
🏙️ Population
203M
17.1M

The average cost of living in Brazil ($747) is 7% less expensive than in Zambia ($804). Brazil ranked 124th vs 109th for Zambia 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 0.3 months in Zambia. Ranked 124th and 155th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brazil vs Zambia

We calculate prices for Brazil and Zambia as a population-weighted mean of 385 and 10 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 Zambia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.36
$3.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.6
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.83
$2.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.96
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$2.03
$2.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.15
$0.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$349
$331
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$223
$364
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$618
$616
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$423
$625
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.1
$59.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$86.1
$92
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.8
$19.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.94%
21.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1628
$1963
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1099
$4768
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.97
$1.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.9
$39.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.79
$9.88
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$2.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.28
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.19
$6.72
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.02
$4.16
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.21
$5.42
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$1.18
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.73
$0.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.29
$5.72
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
$0.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.26
$2.16
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.48
$4.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.46
$1.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.4
$0.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1
$0.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.9
$28.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.38
$3.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$48.3
$15.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.99
$4.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.8
$27.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$81.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$326
$111
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8505
$5823

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Cities Comparison in Brazil vs Zambia

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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 Zambia

City Cost of living Population
Lusaka
$659
2.47M
Ndola
$1058
528K
Kitwe
$1093
504K
Kapiri Mposhi
$823
241K
Livingstone
$615
137K
Choma
$666
122K
Kasama
$1028
168K
Mansa
$972
129K
Mufulira
$1078
122K
Chingola
$951
147K