Manaus vs Raleigh - Cost of Living Comparison

Manaus Raleigh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$685
$2175
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1846
$5248
🏠 One person rent
$282
$1357
🏘️ Family rent
$613
$2484
🍽️ Food expenses
$225
$552
🚐 Transport expenses
$94.3
$105
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$583
$4491
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
23
83
😀 Quality of life
59
88
🏙️ Population
2.22M
468K

The cost of living in Manaus is 69% less expensive than in Raleigh. Cities ranked 6900th and 394th ($685 vs $2175) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 32nd and 309th in Brazil and the United States, respectively. Check Brazil vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months in Manaus compared to 2.1 months in Raleigh. Manaus ranked 5th best city to live in Brazil vs Raleigh ranked 45th in the United States, while ranked 5507th and 170th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Manaus vs Raleigh

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Manaus Raleigh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.69
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.3
$64.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.86
$8.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$5.78
 Cappuccino
$1.62
$5.02
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.87
$2.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$304
$1457
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$167
$1074
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$502
$2643
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$486
$2091
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67
$140
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$104
$216
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.2
$66.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.03%
6.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1445
$7401
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$842
$4077
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.74
$2.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.9
$58.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.82
$17.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.28
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.35
$3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$3.66
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.04
$3.56
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.1
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$9.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.66
$17.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$4.5
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$6.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$3.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$2.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$1.7
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.44
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.73
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.64
$2.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.35
$6.76
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.07
$9.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.03
$3.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.87
$3.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17.8
$39.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.26
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$37.3
$142
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.16
$17.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$49
$52.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.3
$86.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$359
$1400
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3478
$14974

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Distance City Cost of living
71 km or 44 mi Manacapuru
$564
175 km or 109 mi Itacoatiara
$604
257 km or 160 mi Maues
$563
364 km or 226 mi Coari
$563
368 km or 229 mi Parintins
$564
466 km or 290 mi Itaituba
$563
484 km or 301 mi Oriximina
$562
522 km or 324 mi Tefe
$561
594 km or 369 mi Santarem
$621
662 km or 412 mi Boa Vista
$598
762 km or 474 mi Porto Velho
$659
828 km or 515 mi Ariquemes
$564
867 km or 539 mi Altamira
$563
892 km or 554 mi Ji-Parana
$564
979 km or 608 mi Rolim de Moura
$563
1030 km or 640 mi Linden
$864
1040 km or 646 mi Santana
$561
1054 km or 655 mi Macapa
$497
1059 km or 658 mi Nieuw Nickerie
$739
1071 km or 666 mi Breves
$562
1072 km or 666 mi Vilhena
$562
1076 km or 669 mi New Amsterdam
$844
1094 km or 680 mi Sinop
$691
1108 km or 689 mi Tabatinga
$562
1118 km or 695 mi Georgetown
$829
1133 km or 704 mi Paramaribo
$730
1151 km or 715 mi Tucurui
$563
1151 km or 715 mi Rio Branco
$707
1165 km or 724 mi Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
$1291
1172 km or 729 mi Cameta
$565
1231 km or 765 mi Kourou
$1304
1235 km or 767 mi Maraba
$629
1236 km or 768 mi Cayenne
$1573
1246 km or 774 mi Abaetetuba
$530
1264 km or 785 mi Upata
$701
1290 km or 801 mi Puerto Ayacucho
$703
1292 km or 803 mi Belem
$835
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Guayana
$930
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Bolivar
$854
1308 km or 813 mi Ananindeua
$526

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Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.6 mi Garner
$2016
15 km or 9.1 mi Cary
$2067
17 km or 10 mi Morrisville
$2014
21 km or 13 mi Wake Forest
$2019
21 km or 13 mi Apex
$2023
25 km or 16 mi Holly Springs
$2071
28 km or 18 mi Fuquay-Varina
$2019
30 km or 19 mi Durham
$1867
38 km or 23 mi Chapel Hill
$2660
60 km or 37 mi Henderson
$2015
61 km or 38 mi Sanford
$1924
65 km or 41 mi Wilson
$2017
77 km or 48 mi Rocky Mount
$1739
77 km or 48 mi Goldsboro
$1615
78 km or 49 mi Burlington
$2012
87 km or 54 mi Fayetteville
$1774
106 km or 66 mi Asheboro
$2010
109 km or 68 mi Danville
$1396
110 km or 68 mi Greensboro
$1687
114 km or 71 mi Roanoke Rapids
$2011
114 km or 71 mi Kinston
$1980
117 km or 73 mi Greenville
$1553
123 km or 76 mi High Point
$1989
129 km or 80 mi Thomasville
$2081
133 km or 83 mi Kernersville
$1852
137 km or 85 mi Lumberton
$1841
141 km or 87 mi Rockingham
$2008
149 km or 92 mi Winston-Salem
$1898
163 km or 101 mi Jacksonville
$1752
165 km or 103 mi New Bern
$1839
166 km or 103 mi Salisbury
$2011
182 km or 113 mi Kannapolis
$2012
182 km or 113 mi Lynchburg
$1956
183 km or 114 mi Concord
$1956
189 km or 117 mi Havelock
$1918
190 km or 118 mi Wilmington
$2181
191 km or 119 mi Petersburg
$2009
196 km or 122 mi Monroe
$2009
196 km or 122 mi Mint Hill
$2012
198 km or 123 mi Roanoke
$1659