Cost of living in Guarulhos, Brazil

Summary of cost of living in Guarulhos

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: R$ 8,902
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: R$ 3,768
  • Cost of living in Guarulhos is cheaper than in 69% of cities in Brazil (9 out of 13)
  • Cost of living in Guarulhos is cheaper than in 87% of cities in Latin America (39 out of 45)
  • Cost of living in Guarulhos is cheaper than in 88% of cities in the World (240 out of 272)
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List of prices in Guarulhos
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district R$ 26
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) R$ 25
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast R$ 7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk R$ 3.16
12 eggs, large R$ 6
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes R$ 5.78
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese R$ 17
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples R$ 6
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes R$ 3.79
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket R$ 4.09
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality R$ 33
2 liters of coca-cola R$ 7
Bread for 2 people for 1 day R$ 3.02
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area R$ 2,543
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area R$ 1,642
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat R$ 207
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area R$ 1,514
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area R$ 1,093
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio R$ 171
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) R$ 93
40” flat screen tv R$ 1,926
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) R$ 483
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) R$ 15
Hourly rate for cleaning help R$ 14
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) R$ 140
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) R$ 111
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) R$ 305
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes R$ 212
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new R$ 72,453
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas R$ 4.11
Monthly ticket public transport R$ 205
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) R$ 34
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) R$ 14
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) R$ 37
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) R$ 120
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) R$ 19
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) R$ 12
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) R$ 14
4 rolls of toilet paper R$ 5.22
Tube of toothpaste R$ 3.08
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city R$ 27
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub R$ 81
2 tickets to the movies R$ 51
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) R$ 238
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert R$ 165
1 cocktail drink in downtown club R$ 21
Cappuccino in expat area of the city R$ 8
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) R$ 10
Ipad wi-fi 128gb R$ 3,115
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) R$ 1.73
1 month of gym membership in business district R$ 115
1 package of marlboro cigarettes R$ 8
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 34 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: May 16, 2022

Guarulhos position in our World Ranking

the world
240th
out of 272
latin america
39th
out of 45
brazil
9th
out of 13

Cheapest and most expensive products in Guarulhos compared to other cities:

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latin america
3rd
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3rd
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