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Shanghai vs Rio De Janeiro
Sha vs Rio

Average net salary (After tax)

Rio de Janeiro
Shanghai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Sha
Outside city centre
Rio
Sha

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Sha
Outside city centre
Rio
Sha

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rio
Sha
Outside city centre
Rio
Sha

Mortgage rates

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Rio de Janeiro
Shanghai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rio
Sha

Mobile phone data

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

Rio
Sha

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rio
Sha

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rio
Sha

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Rio de Janeiro
Shanghai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rio
Sha
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Rio de Janeiro
Shanghai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rio
Sha
Lettuce 1 head
Rio
Sha
Tomatoes 1kg
Rio
Sha

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rio
Sha
Oranges 1 head
Rio
Sha
Bananas 1kg
Rio
Sha

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rio
Sha
Market 0.5L bottle
Rio
Sha

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rio
Sha
Market 0.33L bottle
Rio
Sha

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Rio de Janeiro
5
Shanghai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rio
Sha

Summer dress

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

Rio
Sha

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Rio de Janeiro
$15.33
Shanghai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth