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Rio De Janeiro vs Los Angeles
Rio vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Rio de Janeiro

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Rio
Outside city centre
Lax
Rio

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Rio
Outside city centre
Lax
Rio

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Rio
Outside city centre
Lax
Rio

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Rio de Janeiro
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Rio de Janeiro

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Rio

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Rio

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Rio

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Rio

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Rio de Janeiro

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Rio
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Rio de Janeiro

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Rio
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Rio
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Rio

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Rio
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Rio
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Rio

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Rio de Janeiro
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Rio de Janeiro

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Rio
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Rio

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Rio
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Rio

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Rio de Janeiro

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Rio

Summer dress

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

Lax
Rio

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Rio de Janeiro
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Rio $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Rio $4,070.74/mth