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Rio De Janeiro vs Tokyo
Rio vs Tyo

Average net salary (After tax)

Tokyo
Rio de Janeiro

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tyo
Rio
Outside city centre
Tyo
Rio

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tyo
Rio
Outside city centre
Tyo
Rio

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tyo
Rio
Outside city centre
Tyo
Rio

Mortgage rates

Tokyo
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

Tokyo
Rio de Janeiro

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tyo
Rio

Mobile phone data

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

Tyo
Rio

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tyo
Rio

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tyo
Rio

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tokyo
Rio de Janeiro

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tyo
Rio
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tokyo
Rio de Janeiro

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tyo
Rio
Lettuce 1 head
Tyo
Rio
Tomatoes 1kg
Tyo
Rio

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tyo
Rio
Oranges 1 head
Tyo
Rio
Bananas 1kg
Tyo
Rio

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tokyo
4.5%
Rio de Janeiro
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tyo
Rio
Market 0.5L bottle
Tyo
Rio

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tyo
Rio
Market 0.33L bottle
Tyo
Rio

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tokyo
5
Rio de Janeiro

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tyo
Rio

Summer dress

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

Tyo
Rio

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tokyo
$15.33
Rio de Janeiro
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Rio $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tyo $4,070.74/mth
Rio $4,070.74/mth