Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) is 34% cheaper than in Gainesville, Florida (United States)
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 3,093 prices entered by 365 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $4,900 in Gainesville, Florida you would need to make just about $3,231 (R$ 12,005) in Rio de Janeiro.