Gold Coast vs Sao Paulo - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Sao Paulo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$948
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2452
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$427
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$816
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$261
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$488
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
48
95
😀 Quality of life
90
67
🏙️ Population
638K
12.3M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 87% more expensive than in Sao Paulo. Cities ranked 2046th and 5522nd ($1776 vs $948) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 2nd in Australia and Brazil, respectively. Check Australia vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 0.5 months in Sao Paulo. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Sao Paulo ranked 1st in Brazil, while ranked 104th and 3577th among best cities to live in the world.

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Gold Coast Sao Paulo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$5.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$33.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$6.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$1.98
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$1.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$541
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$315
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$870
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$687
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$48
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$74.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$18.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
9.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$2492
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$1619
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$52.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$8.13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$9.44
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$4.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$9.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$1.89
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$1.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$8.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$2.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$4.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$3.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$0.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$23.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$7.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$62
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$57
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$80.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$378
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$10294

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Distance City Cost of living
5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Brisbane
$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
$2199
77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
$1612
114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

Cities near Sao Paulo

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