Cali vs Guarulhos - Cost of Living Comparison

Cali Guarulhos
🚶 Cost of living one person
$555
$548
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1391
$1348
🏠 One person rent
$213
$230
🏘️ Family rent
$370
$344
🍽️ Food expenses
$190
$177
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$84
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$321
$310
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
45
94
😀 Quality of life
55
48
🏙️ Population
2.47M
1.32M

The cost of living in Cali is 1% more expensive than in Guarulhos. Cities ranked 7750th and 7932nd ($555 vs $548) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 298th in Colombia and Brazil, respectively. Check Colombia vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Cali compared to 0.6 months in Guarulhos. Cali ranked 4th best city to live in Colombia vs Guarulhos ranked 19th in Brazil, while ranked 5807th and 6344th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cali Guarulhos
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.63
$3.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$18.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.83
$4.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.95
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$1.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$261
$234
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$133
$169
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$408
$392
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$268
$252
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$30.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.2
$46.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.7
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.18%
7.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$778
$1436
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$716
$972
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$0.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.6
$42
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.81
$7.05
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.86
$0.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$0.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$1.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.29
$6.42
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.75
$3.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.31
$6.73
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$1.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$0.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$0.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$0.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.2
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.3
$6.01
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
$0.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.95
$1.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.22
$3.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.99
$2.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.71
$1.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.69
$0.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$15.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.85
$5.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$23.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.45
$5.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.2
$27
👟 Brand Sneakers
$70.7
$64.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
$257
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4295
$7074

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Palmira
$391
74 km or 46 mi Buenaventura
$433
80 km or 50 mi Tulua
$393
111 km or 69 mi Popayan
$400
148 km or 92 mi Neiva
$390
154 km or 96 mi Armenia
$421
160 km or 100 mi Cartago
$392
170 km or 105 mi Salento
$422
178 km or 111 mi Pereira
$414
184 km or 114 mi Ibague
$363
213 km or 132 mi Girardot
$360
214 km or 133 mi Manizales
$474
227 km or 141 mi Florencia
$389
251 km or 156 mi Quibdo
$425
262 km or 163 mi Pasto
$405
285 km or 177 mi Facatativa
$379
285 km or 177 mi Soacha
$466
301 km or 187 mi Bogota
$679
308 km or 192 mi Tumaco
$432
316 km or 196 mi Ipiales
$422
321 km or 200 mi Envigado
$500
329 km or 204 mi Medellin
$648
330 km or 205 mi Villavicencio
$411
330 km or 205 mi Zipaquira
$443
339 km or 210 mi Bello
$402
386 km or 240 mi Ibarra
$556
421 km or 261 mi Tunja
$367
446 km or 277 mi Esmeraldas
$655
463 km or 288 mi Quito
$806
469 km or 291 mi Duitama
$444
471 km or 293 mi Sogamoso
$341
500 km or 311 mi Barrancabermeja
$376
504 km or 313 mi Yopal
$428
506 km or 314 mi Santo Domingo
$590
518 km or 322 mi Turbo
$430
554 km or 344 mi Floridablanca
$404
556 km or 346 mi Bucaramanga
$480
571 km or 354 mi Ambato
$577
595 km or 369 mi Quevedo
$621
596 km or 370 mi Monteria
$486

Cities near Guarulhos

Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.6 mi Sao Paulo
$948
17 km or 11 mi Mairipora
$554
17 km or 11 mi Sao Caetano do Sul
$672
19 km or 12 mi Ferraz de Vasconcelos
$560
19 km or 12 mi Itaquaquecetuba
$581
20 km or 13 mi Poa
$555
21 km or 13 mi Santo Andre
$702
23 km or 14 mi Aruja
$555
24 km or 15 mi Maua
$587
24 km or 15 mi Caieiras
$555
25 km or 15 mi Franco da Rocha
$617
25 km or 16 mi Sao Bernardo do Campo
$679
26 km or 16 mi Diadema
$542
27 km or 17 mi Taboao da Serra
$572
27 km or 17 mi Osasco
$646
30 km or 18 mi Francisco Morato
$597
30 km or 19 mi Ribeirao Pires
$554
31 km or 20 mi Carapicuiba
$580
35 km or 22 mi Mogi das Cruzes
$603
35 km or 22 mi Barueri
$740
37 km or 23 mi Cajamar
$537
38 km or 24 mi Embu das Artes
$531
38 km or 24 mi Jandira
$554
39 km or 24 mi Campo Limpo Paulista
$555
39 km or 24 mi Atibaia
$516
39 km or 24 mi Santana de Parnaiba
$555
41 km or 26 mi Varzea Paulista
$555
42 km or 26 mi Itapevi
$559
42 km or 26 mi Cotia
$610
43 km or 26 mi Itapecerica da Serra
$547
43 km or 27 mi Itanhaem
$554
47 km or 30 mi Jundiai
$776
49 km or 30 mi Cubatao
$545
50 km or 31 mi Embu-Guacu
$554
57 km or 35 mi Sao Vicente
$612
59 km or 36 mi Santos
$780
59 km or 37 mi Bertioga
$554
60 km or 37 mi Itatiba
$556
61 km or 38 mi Jacarei
$568
61 km or 38 mi Braganca Paulista
$560