Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) is 33% 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 3,338 prices entered by 478 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $3,800 in Gainesville, Florida you would need to make just about $2,549 (R$ 9,558) in Rio de Janeiro.