Cost of living in Campinas, Brazil

Summary of cost of living in Campinas

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: R$ 9,908
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: R$ 4,153
  • Cost of living in Campinas is cheaper than in 50% of cities in Brazil (5 out of 10)
  • Cost of living in Campinas is cheaper than in 67% of cities in Latin America (28 out of 42)
  • Cost of living in Campinas is cheaper than in 86% of cities in the World (203 out of 236)

List of prices in Campinas, Brazil. Current as of Aug 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district R$ 27
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) R$ 26
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast R$ 6
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk R$ 3.48
12 eggs, large R$ 7
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes R$ 4.84
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese R$ 18
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples R$ 7
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes R$ 3.53
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket R$ 5.28
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality R$ 39
2 liters of coca-cola R$ 7
Bread for 2 people for 1 day R$ 3.29
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area R$ 2,507
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area R$ 2,011
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat R$ 488
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area R$ 1,815
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area R$ 1,375
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio R$ 365
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) R$ 71
40” flat screen tv R$ 1,516
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) R$ 392
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) R$ 25
Hourly rate for cleaning help R$ 17
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) R$ 187
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) R$ 188
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) R$ 304
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes R$ 218
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new R$ 97,246
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas R$ 4.10
Monthly ticket public transport R$ 221
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) R$ 33
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) R$ 18
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) R$ 47
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) R$ 277
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) R$ 21
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) R$ 14
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) R$ 13
4 rolls of toilet paper R$ 7
Tube of toothpaste R$ 3.44
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city R$ 44
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub R$ 113
2 tickets to the movies R$ 45
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) R$ 182
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert R$ 186
1 cocktail drink in downtown club R$ 22
Cappuccino in expat area of the city R$ 5.89
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) R$ 8
Ipad wi-fi 128gb R$ 3,110
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) R$ 1.34
1 month of gym membership in business district R$ 134
1 package of marlboro cigarettes R$ 9
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 204 prices entered by 29 different people.
Latest price update: August 12, 2020

Campinas position in our World Ranking

the world
203rd
out of 236
latin america
28th
out of 42
brazil
5th
out of 10

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

the world
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the world
3rd
the world
4th
latin america
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latin america
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