Cost of living in São Luís (Brazil) is 16% more expensive than in Miskolc (Hungary)
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Food in São Luís (Brazil) is 6% more expensive than in Miskolc (Hungary) | ||
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São Luís (Brazil) | Miskolc (Hungary) | Diff |
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ||
R$ 21 (1,517 Ft) | 1,437 Ft | 6% |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ||
R$ 24 (1,749 Ft) | 1,441 Ft | 21% |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ||
R$ 7 (520 Ft) | 730 Ft | 29% |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ||
R$ 3.82 (274 Ft) | 254 Ft | 8% |
12 eggs, large | ||
R$ 6 (464 Ft) | 711 Ft | 35% |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ||
R$ 3.84 (276 Ft) | 532 Ft | 48% |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ||
R$ 11 (805 Ft) | 944 Ft | 15% |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ||
R$ 5.25 (377 Ft) | 298 Ft | 27% |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ||
R$ 3.81 (273 Ft) | 190 Ft | 44% |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ||
R$ 4.09 (294 Ft) | 243 Ft | 21% |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ||
R$ 40 (2,837 Ft) | 1,127 Ft | 152% |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||
R$ 5.69 (408 Ft) | 389 Ft | 5% |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||
R$ 2.60 (187 Ft) | 88 Ft | 112% |
Housing in São Luís (Brazil) is 34% more expensive than in Miskolc (Hungary) | ||
São Luís (Brazil) | Miskolc (Hungary) | Diff |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ||
R$ 3,034 (217,856 Ft) | 106,784 Ft | 104% |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ||
R$ 1,854 (133,150 Ft) | 70,468 Ft | 89% |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ||
R$ 356 (25,553 Ft) | 41,277 Ft | 38% |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ||
R$ 1,673 (120,150 Ft) | 75,937 Ft | 58% |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ||
R$ 1,044 (74,936 Ft) | 55,605 Ft | 35% |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ||
R$ 406 (29,185 Ft) | 21,739 Ft | 34% |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||
R$ 77 (5,508 Ft) | 3,124 Ft | 76% |
40” flat screen TV | ||
R$ 1,833 (131,587 Ft) | 115,210 Ft | 14% |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ||
R$ 406 (29,142 Ft) | 22,636 Ft | 29% |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ||
R$ 13 (922 Ft) | 1,564 Ft | 41% |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||
R$ 13 (907 Ft) | 1,939 Ft | 53% |
Clothes in São Luís (Brazil) is about the same as in Miskolc (Hungary) | ||
São Luís (Brazil) | Miskolc (Hungary) | Diff |
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ||
R$ 169 (12,152 Ft) | 13,618 Ft | 11% |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ||
R$ 128 (9,198 Ft) | 7,898 Ft | 16% |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ||
R$ 232 (16,662 Ft) | 21,235 Ft | 22% |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ||
R$ 261 (18,727 Ft) | 23,455 Ft | 20% |
Transportation in São Luís (Brazil) is about the same as in Miskolc (Hungary) | ||
São Luís (Brazil) | Miskolc (Hungary) | Diff |
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ||
R$ 68,153 (4,893,610 Ft) | 5,555,690 Ft | 12% |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ||
R$ 3.71 (267 Ft) | 368 Ft | 27% |
Monthly ticket public transport | ||
R$ 126 (9,031 Ft) | 7,301 Ft | 24% |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ||
R$ 37 (2,687 Ft) | 2,667 Ft | 1% |
Personal Care in São Luís (Brazil) is 8% more expensive than in Miskolc (Hungary) | ||
São Luís (Brazil) | Miskolc (Hungary) | Diff |
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ||
R$ 20 (1,428 Ft) | 1,585 Ft | 10% |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||
R$ 33 (2,348 Ft) | 1,688 Ft | 39% |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ||
R$ 167 (11,967 Ft) | 7,278 Ft | 64% |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ||
R$ 9 (679 Ft) | 800 Ft | 15% |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ||
R$ 11 (802 Ft) | 915 Ft | 12% |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ||
R$ 9 (673 Ft) | 691 Ft | 3% |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ||
R$ 4.42 (317 Ft) | 302 Ft | 5% |
Tube of toothpaste | ||
R$ 3.66 (263 Ft) | 520 Ft | 49% |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ||
R$ 37 (2,689 Ft) | 1,708 Ft | 57% |
Entertainment in São Luís (Brazil) is 40% more expensive than in Miskolc (Hungary) | ||
São Luís (Brazil) | Miskolc (Hungary) | Diff |
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||
R$ 79 (5,680 Ft) | 4,879 Ft | 16% |
2 tickets to the movies | ||
R$ 47 (3,390 Ft) | 3,049 Ft | 11% |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ||
R$ 114 (8,212 Ft) | 5,547 Ft | 48% |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ||
R$ 190 (13,658 Ft) | 8,311 Ft | 64% |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||
R$ 13 (921 Ft) | 1,001 Ft | 8% |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||
R$ 10 (691 Ft) | 455 Ft | 52% |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ||
R$ 9 (641 Ft) | 341 Ft | 88% |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||
R$ 3,164 (227,207 Ft) | 111,177 Ft | 104% |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ||
R$ 0.96 (69 Ft) | 40 Ft | 72% |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ||
R$ 134 (9,602 Ft) | 11,518 Ft | 17% |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||
R$ 9 (620 Ft) | 1,149 Ft | 46% |
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For example, you would need at least 378,032 Ft (R$ 5,265) in São Luís to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 327,000 Ft in Miskolc.