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Lagos vs Rio De Janeiro
Los vs Rio

Average net salary (After tax)

Rio de Janeiro
Lagos

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Los
Outside city centre
Rio
Los

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Los
Outside city centre
Rio
Los

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rio
Los
Outside city centre
Rio
Los

Mortgage rates

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Rio de Janeiro
Lagos

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rio
Los

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Rio
Los

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rio
Los

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rio
Los

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Rio de Janeiro
Lagos

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rio
Los
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Rio
Los
White bread 500g
Rio
Los
Eggs 12
Rio
Los
White rice 1kg
Rio
Los

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Rio de Janeiro
Lagos

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Rio
Los
Beef round 1kg
Rio
Los
Local cheese 1kg
Rio
Los

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rio
Los
Lettuce 1 head
Rio
Los
Tomatoes 1kg
Rio
Los

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rio
Los
Oranges 1 head
Rio
Los
Bananas 1kg
Rio
Los

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Rio $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Rio $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 17.14% higher than in Lagos

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Rio $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Rio $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Rio $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rio
Los
Market 0.5L bottle
Rio
Los

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rio
Los
Market 0.33L bottle
Rio
Los

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Rio de Janeiro
5
Lagos

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rio
Los

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Rio
Los

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Rio
Los
1 pair men's leather shoes
Rio
Los

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Rio de Janeiro
$15.33
Lagos
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth