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Vancouver vs Rio De Janeiro
Van vs Rio

Average net salary (After tax)

Rio de Janeiro
Vancouver

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Van
Outside city centre
Rio
Van

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rio
Van
Outside city centre
Rio
Van

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rio
Van
Outside city centre
Rio
Van

Mortgage rates

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Rio de Janeiro
Vancouver

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rio
Van

Mobile phone data

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

Rio
Van

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rio
Van

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rio
Van

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Rio de Janeiro
Vancouver

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rio
Van
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Rio de Janeiro
Vancouver

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rio
Van
Lettuce 1 head
Rio
Van
Tomatoes 1kg
Rio
Van

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rio
Van
Oranges 1 head
Rio
Van
Bananas 1kg
Rio
Van

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Rio de Janeiro
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rio
Van
Market 0.5L bottle
Rio
Van

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rio
Van
Market 0.33L bottle
Rio
Van

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Rio de Janeiro
5
Vancouver

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rio
Van

Summer dress

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

Rio
Van

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Rio de Janeiro
$15.33
Vancouver
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rio $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth