Cost of living in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) is 14% 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 3,083 prices entered by 315 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $5,000 in Gainesville, Florida you would need to make just about $4,289 (R$ 15,862) in Rio de Janeiro.