Cost of living in Santo André, Brazil

Summary of cost of living in Santo André

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: R$ 10,182
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: R$ 4,028
  • Cost of living in Santo André is cheaper than in 58% of cities in Brazil (7 out of 12)
  • Cost of living in Santo André is cheaper than in 66% of cities in Latin America (29 out of 44)
  • Cost of living in Santo André is cheaper than in 81% of cities in the World (219 out of 271)
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List of prices in Santo André
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district R$ 27
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) R$ 30
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast R$ 7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk R$ 3.70
12 eggs, large R$ 9
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes R$ 7
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese R$ 17
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples R$ 7
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes R$ 4.88
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket R$ 5.28
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality R$ 45
2 liters of coca-cola R$ 8
Bread for 2 people for 1 day R$ 3.06
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area R$ 2,411
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area R$ 1,634
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat R$ 485
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area R$ 2,153
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area R$ 1,205
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio R$ 315
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) R$ 74
40” flat screen tv R$ 1,892
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) R$ 390
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) R$ 24
Hourly rate for cleaning help R$ 17
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) R$ 189
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) R$ 174
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) R$ 373
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes R$ 224
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new R$ 93,001
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas R$ 5.68
Monthly ticket public transport R$ 240
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) R$ 57
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) R$ 12
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) R$ 57
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) R$ 188
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) R$ 18
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) R$ 12
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) R$ 16
4 rolls of toilet paper R$ 6
Tube of toothpaste R$ 3.72
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city R$ 33
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub R$ 118
2 tickets to the movies R$ 59
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) R$ 170
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert R$ 176
1 cocktail drink in downtown club R$ 25
Cappuccino in expat area of the city R$ 11
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) R$ 11
Ipad wi-fi 128gb R$ 3,496
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) R$ 1.33
1 month of gym membership in business district R$ 115
1 package of marlboro cigarettes R$ 11
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 89 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: May 20, 2022

Santo André position in our World Ranking

the world
219th
out of 271
latin america
29th
out of 44
brazil
7th
out of 12

Cheapest and most expensive products in Santo André compared to other cities:

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