Cost of living in Santo André, Brazil

Summary of cost of living in Santo André

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: R$ 10,916
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: R$ 4,358
  • Cost of living in Santo André is more expensive than in 73% of cities in Brazil (4 out of 11)
  • Cost of living in Santo André is cheaper than in 49% of cities in Latin America (18 out of 37)
  • Cost of living in Santo André is cheaper than in 80% of cities in the World (208 out of 261)
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List of prices in Santo André
Current as of Aug 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district R$ 25
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) R$ 30
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast R$ 9
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk R$ 3.98
12 eggs, large R$ 9
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes R$ 7
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese R$ 19
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples R$ 7
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes R$ 5.34
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket R$ 5.31
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality R$ 39
2 liters of coca-cola R$ 8
Bread for 2 people for 1 day R$ 3.01
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area R$ 2,530
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area R$ 1,749
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat R$ 659
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area R$ 2,405
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area R$ 1,437
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio R$ 612
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) R$ 81
40” flat screen tv R$ 1,740
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) R$ 416
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) R$ 22
Hourly rate for cleaning help R$ 21
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) R$ 203
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) R$ 176
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) R$ 292
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes R$ 248
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new R$ 108,293
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas R$ 5.92
Monthly ticket public transport R$ 252
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) R$ 46
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) R$ 19
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) R$ 52
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) R$ 180
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) R$ 20
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) R$ 12
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) R$ 18
4 rolls of toilet paper R$ 7
Tube of toothpaste R$ 4.07
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city R$ 43
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub R$ 112
2 tickets to the movies R$ 60
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) R$ 226
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert R$ 208
1 cocktail drink in downtown club R$ 27
Cappuccino in expat area of the city R$ 12
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) R$ 12
Ipad wi-fi 128gb R$ 4,051
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) R$ 1.42
1 month of gym membership in business district R$ 151
1 package of marlboro cigarettes R$ 13
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 119 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: August 09, 2022

Santo André position in our World Ranking

the world
208th
out of 261
latin america
18th
out of 37
brazil
4th
out of 11

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