Gothenburg vs Sao Paulo - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Sao Paulo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$948
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2452
🏠 One person rent
$743
$427
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$816
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$261
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$488
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
46
95
😀 Quality of life
92
67
🏙️ Population
605K
12.3M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 52% more expensive than in Sao Paulo. Cities ranked 2868th and 5522nd ($1442 vs $948) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 2nd in Sweden and Brazil, respectively. Check Sweden vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 0.5 months in Sao Paulo. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Sao Paulo ranked 1st in Brazil, while ranked 63rd and 3577th among best cities to live in the world.

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Gothenburg Sao Paulo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$5.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$33.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$6.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$1.98
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$1.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$541
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$315
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$870
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$687
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$48
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$74.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$18.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
9.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$2492
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$1619
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$52.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$8.13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$9.44
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$4.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$9.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$1.89
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.06
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$8.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$2.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$4.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$3.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$0.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$23.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$7.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$62
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$57
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$80.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$378
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$10294

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

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