Cape Town vs Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Town Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$904
$694
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2131
$1748
🏠 One person rent
$524
$313
🏘️ Family rent
$983
$447
🍽️ Food expenses
$245
$207
🚐 Transport expenses
$54
$105
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$217
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
22 km
🎓 Higher education
56
52
😀 Quality of life
61
44
🏙️ Population
434K
2.89M

The cost of living in Cape Town is 30% more expensive than in Salvador. Cities ranked 5702nd and 6602nd ($904 vs $694) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 19th in South Africa and Brazil, respectively. Check South Africa vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Cape Town compared to 0.3 months in Salvador. Cape Town ranked 2nd best city to live in South Africa vs Salvador ranked 45th in Brazil, while ranked 4995th and 6657th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Town vs Salvador

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Cape Town Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.25
$5.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30
$16.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.04
$5.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$1.81
$1.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$586
$290
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$397
$211
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1213
$466
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$785
$286
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.6
$73.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.1
$114
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.7
$12
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.14%
11.74%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2104
$1914
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1443
$1555
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.21
$0.85
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.7
$40.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.84
$6.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.91
$0.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.12
$7.68
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$3.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.83
$8.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$0.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.04
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.08
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.99
$8.05
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.53
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.43
$4.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.32
$2.66
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$0.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.18
$0.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$20.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.04
$3.97
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.2
$42.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.86
$6.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.4
$44.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.4
$56.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$213
$271
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4730
$18454

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 33 mi Paarl
$883
99 km or 62 mi Worcester
$593
371 km or 231 mi George
$689
644 km or 400 mi Uitenhage
$579
662 km or 411 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
664 km or 413 mi Upington
$815
754 km or 468 mi Makhanda
$766
821 km or 510 mi Komani
$761
833 km or 518 mi Kimberley
$785
845 km or 525 mi Bhisho
$783
882 km or 548 mi East London
$800
912 km or 567 mi Bloemfontein
$696
950 km or 590 mi Mafeteng
$579
999 km or 621 mi Maseru
$593
1002 km or 622 mi Mthatha
$760
1029 km or 639 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
1030 km or 640 mi Welkom
$708
1034 km or 643 mi Mariental
$804
1092 km or 679 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
1092 km or 679 mi Kroonstad
$770
1113 km or 692 mi Klerksdorp
$629
1135 km or 705 mi Mmabatho
$762
1155 km or 718 mi Potchefstroom
$639
1187 km or 737 mi Rehoboth
$806
1194 km or 742 mi Lobatse
$615
1198 km or 745 mi Kanye
$641
1208 km or 751 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
1217 km or 756 mi Vereeniging
$728
1231 km or 765 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
1244 km or 773 mi Soweto
$897
1250 km or 777 mi Rustenburg
$881
1260 km or 783 mi Gaborone
$668
1261 km or 783 mi Molepolole
$616
1261 km or 784 mi Johannesburg
$935
1267 km or 788 mi Randburg
$776
1269 km or 789 mi Windhoek
$841
1270 km or 789 mi Sandton
$907
1271 km or 790 mi Durban
$827
1277 km or 794 mi Gobabis
$801
1279 km or 795 mi Walvis Bay
$743

Cities near Salvador

Distance City Cost of living
75 km or 47 mi Valenca
$581
81 km or 51 mi Santo Antonio de Jesus
$554
93 km or 58 mi Feira de Santana
$495
93 km or 58 mi Alagoinhas
$558
155 km or 96 mi Serrinha
$554
197 km or 122 mi Jequie
$560
201 km or 125 mi Itaberaba
$555
210 km or 131 mi Ilheus
$566
218 km or 136 mi Itabuna
$413
222 km or 138 mi Estancia
$553
278 km or 173 mi Aracaju
$523
315 km or 196 mi Itapetinga
$555
328 km or 204 mi Vitoria da Conquista
$465
334 km or 207 mi Senhor do Bonfim
$554
364 km or 226 mi Penedo
$555
367 km or 228 mi Brumado
$554
391 km or 243 mi Porto Seguro
$526
397 km or 247 mi Paulo Afonso
$556
408 km or 254 mi Irece
$554
412 km or 256 mi Arapiraca
$511
446 km or 277 mi Palmeira dos Indios
$555
451 km or 280 mi Juazeiro
$548
454 km or 282 mi Petrolina
$599
465 km or 289 mi Itamaraju
$555
476 km or 296 mi Maceio
$564
482 km or 300 mi Guanambi
$553
485 km or 301 mi Rio Largo
$554
504 km or 313 mi Garanhuns
$572
524 km or 326 mi Teixeira de Freitas
$561
531 km or 330 mi Arcoverde
$571
532 km or 331 mi Bom Jesus da Lapa
$555
549 km or 341 mi Salgueiro
$553
590 km or 367 mi Caruaru
$444
605 km or 376 mi Janauba
$554
631 km or 392 mi Teofilo Otoni
$556
645 km or 401 mi Cabo de Santo Agostinho
$565
645 km or 401 mi Crato
$536
646 km or 402 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$612
655 km or 407 mi Sao Mateus
$555
662 km or 411 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594