Calgary vs Recife - Cost of Living Comparison

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Calgary Recife
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2111
$744
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4842
$1977
🏠 One person rent
$1206
$340
🏘️ Family rent
$1949
$582
🍽️ Food expenses
$582
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$188
$84.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3521
$630
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
53
54
😀 Quality of life
91
43
🏙️ Population
1.31M
1.66M

The cost of living in Calgary is 184% more expensive than in Recife. Cities ranked 1562nd and 6619th ($2111 vs $744) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 33rd and 43rd in Canada and Brazil, respectively. Check Canada vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Calgary compared to 0.8 months in Recife. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Recife ranked 38th in Brazil, while ranked 64th and 6830th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Recife

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Calgary Recife
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.2
$4.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.7
$17
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.5
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$1.77
 Cappuccino
$3.88
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.09
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1166
$413
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$932
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1999
$709
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1544
$400
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$161
$65.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$248
$102
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$18
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.4%
11.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3924
$1715
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3245
$1067
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.71
$1.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.3
$38
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.4
$5.89
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.16
$1.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.46
$0.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
$0.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.8
$3.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$6.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$4.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$8.65
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$1.49
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$1.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.43
$1.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
$8.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.5
$2.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.56
$5.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.22
$1.27
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.5
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$58.7
$16
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$5.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.1
$42
💇 Haircut, simple
$20
$8.83
👖 Brand Jeans
$63
$54.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$80.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$945
$346
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22009
$18975

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Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1693
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1695
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1707
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1715
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1741
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$2808
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1690
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$2320
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$2313
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1728
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$2060
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1872
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$2493
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$2028
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1793
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$2031
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1864
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1556
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1566
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1868
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1771
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1585
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1908
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1795
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1275
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$2365
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1599
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1987
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2389
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$2060
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$2278
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$2236
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$2063
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$2114
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2584
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2271
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1891
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1740

Cities near Recife

Distance City Cost of living
5.8 km or 3.6 mi Olinda
$656
12 km or 7.2 mi Camaragibe
$636
13 km or 7.8 mi Paulista
$463
16 km or 10 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$711
31 km or 19 mi Cabo de Santo Agostinho
$654
47 km or 29 mi Carpina
$609
56 km or 35 mi Goiana
$599
108 km or 67 mi Joao Pessoa
$671
123 km or 77 mi Caruaru
$502
143 km or 89 mi Campina Grande
$540
191 km or 119 mi Rio Largo
$610
200 km or 124 mi Garanhuns
$612
202 km or 126 mi Maceio
$647
243 km or 151 mi Arcoverde
$579
244 km or 152 mi Palmeira dos Indios
$606
254 km or 158 mi Natal
$590
271 km or 168 mi Arapiraca
$632
288 km or 179 mi Patos
$609
302 km or 188 mi Caico
$593
311 km or 193 mi Penedo
$608
397 km or 247 mi Paulo Afonso
$459
397 km or 247 mi Aracaju
$635
419 km or 260 mi Mossoro
$569
454 km or 282 mi Estancia
$600
467 km or 290 mi Salgueiro
$575
476 km or 296 mi Ico
$602
487 km or 302 mi Russas
$603
498 km or 309 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$631
503 km or 312 mi Aracati
$616
507 km or 315 mi Crato
$618
523 km or 325 mi Iguatu
$601
571 km or 355 mi Quixada
$644
597 km or 371 mi Alagoinhas
$633
605 km or 376 mi Serrinha
$608
628 km or 390 mi Fortaleza
$811
636 km or 395 mi Petrolina
$427
636 km or 395 mi Juazeiro
$439
636 km or 395 mi Caucaia
$748
639 km or 397 mi Caninde
$678
641 km or 398 mi Senhor do Bonfim
$515