Caracas vs Sao Paulo - Cost of Living Comparison

Caracas Sao Paulo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$916
$948
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2170
$2452
🏠 One person rent
$358
$427
🏘️ Family rent
$557
$816
🍽️ Food expenses
$340
$261
🚐 Transport expenses
$130
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$215
$488
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
55
95
😀 Quality of life
42
67
🏙️ Population
1.94M
12.3M

The cost of living in Caracas is 3% less expensive than in Sao Paulo. Cities ranked 5665th and 5522nd ($916 vs $948) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 2nd in Venezuela and Brazil, respectively. Check Venezuela vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Caracas compared to 0.5 months in Sao Paulo. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs Sao Paulo ranked 1st in Brazil, while ranked 6863rd and 3577th among best cities to live in the world.

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Caracas Sao Paulo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.9
$5.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$33.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$6.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
$1.98
 Cappuccino
$2.59
$1.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$327
$541
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$290
$315
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$667
$870
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$443
$687
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.3
$48
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.1
$74.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.3
$18.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
21.92%
9.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$865
$2492
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$987
$1619
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.38
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.6
$52.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.1
$8.13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.83
$1.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.41
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
$9.44
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.5
$4.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.7
$9.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.59
$1.89
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$1.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.71
$8.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$2.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.68
$4.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.22
$3.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.79
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.23
$0.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41
$23.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.21
$7.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.2
$62
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.1
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.8
$57
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$80.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$63.3
$378
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6329
$10294

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi La Guaira
$700
12 km or 7.3 mi Maiquetia
$678
16 km or 9.7 mi Catia La Mar
$774
21 km or 13 mi Los Teques
$771
30 km or 18 mi Charallave
$681
37 km or 23 mi Cua
$702
40 km or 25 mi Santa Lucia
$679
43 km or 27 mi Santa Teresa del Tuy
$756
43 km or 27 mi Guatire
$760
43 km or 27 mi Guarenas
$762
46 km or 29 mi Ocumare del Tuy
$751
53 km or 33 mi La Victoria
$702
67 km or 41 mi Turmero
$614
67 km or 41 mi Cagua
$682
75 km or 47 mi Santa Rita
$690
78 km or 48 mi Maracay
$557
78 km or 49 mi Palo Negro
$636
80 km or 50 mi El Limon
$681
82 km or 51 mi San Juan de los Morros
$680
93 km or 58 mi Altagracia de Orituco
$708
108 km or 67 mi Guacara
$672
115 km or 71 mi Los Guayos
$680
119 km or 74 mi Puerto Cabello
$670
122 km or 76 mi Valencia
$869
135 km or 84 mi Tocuyito
$698
163 km or 101 mi Tinaquillo
$680
176 km or 109 mi Valle de la Pascua
$731
184 km or 114 mi Calabozo
$697
199 km or 124 mi San Felipe
$704
204 km or 127 mi San Carlos
$679
219 km or 136 mi Zaraza
$683
235 km or 146 mi Kralendijk
$1524
245 km or 152 mi Yaritagua
$685
247 km or 154 mi Lecheria
$688
249 km or 155 mi Barcelona
$701
255 km or 159 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
260 km or 162 mi Cabudare
$628
268 km or 167 mi Barquisimeto
$798
270 km or 167 mi Acarigua
$703
271 km or 168 mi Araure
$696

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Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.3 mi Sao Caetano do Sul
$672
13 km or 8.3 mi Taboao da Serra
$572
14 km or 8.6 mi Guarulhos
$548
15 km or 9.4 mi Diadema
$542
16 km or 9.7 mi Santo Andre
$702
16 km or 10 mi Osasco
$646
17 km or 11 mi Sao Bernardo do Campo
$679
21 km or 13 mi Carapicuiba
$580
22 km or 14 mi Maua
$587
23 km or 15 mi Caieiras
$555
25 km or 15 mi Embu das Artes
$531
25 km or 16 mi Barueri
$740
26 km or 16 mi Mairipora
$554
26 km or 16 mi Franco da Rocha
$617
27 km or 17 mi Ferraz de Vasconcelos
$560
28 km or 17 mi Jandira
$554
29 km or 18 mi Ribeirao Pires
$554
29 km or 18 mi Itapecerica da Serra
$547
30 km or 18 mi Poa
$555
30 km or 18 mi Cotia
$610
30 km or 19 mi Itaquaquecetuba
$581
31 km or 19 mi Itapevi
$559
31 km or 19 mi Santana de Parnaiba
$555
32 km or 20 mi Francisco Morato
$597
33 km or 20 mi Itanhaem
$554
33 km or 20 mi Cajamar
$537
36 km or 22 mi Embu-Guacu
$554
36 km or 22 mi Aruja
$555
41 km or 26 mi Campo Limpo Paulista
$555
43 km or 26 mi Varzea Paulista
$555
44 km or 27 mi Cubatao
$545
45 km or 28 mi Mogi das Cruzes
$603
48 km or 30 mi Jundiai
$776
49 km or 30 mi Atibaia
$516
51 km or 32 mi Sao Roque
$555
52 km or 32 mi Sao Vicente
$612
55 km or 34 mi Santos
$780
56 km or 35 mi Praia Grande
$502
61 km or 38 mi Bertioga
$554
61 km or 38 mi Ibiuna
$555