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New York vs Rio De Janeiro
Nyc vs Rio

Average net salary (After tax)

Rio de Janeiro
New York

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Nyc
Outside city centre
Rio
Nyc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Nyc
Outside city centre
Rio
Nyc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rio
Nyc
Outside city centre
Rio
Nyc

Mortgage rates

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
New York
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Rio de Janeiro
New York

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rio
Nyc

Mobile phone data

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

Rio
Nyc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rio
Nyc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rio
Nyc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Rio de Janeiro
New York

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rio
Nyc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Rio de Janeiro
New York

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rio
Nyc
Lettuce 1 head
Rio
Nyc
Tomatoes 1kg
Rio
Nyc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rio
Nyc
Oranges 1 head
Rio
Nyc
Bananas 1kg
Rio
Nyc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
New York
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Rio de Janeiro are 17.14% higher than in New York

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rio
Nyc
Market 0.5L bottle
Rio
Nyc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rio
Nyc
Market 0.33L bottle
Rio
Nyc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Rio de Janeiro
5
New York

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rio
Nyc

Summer dress

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

Rio
Nyc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Rio de Janeiro
$15.33
New York
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth