Summary

Cost of living in Montreal is 52% more expensive than Rio de Janeiro according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$758
$1,585
Cost of Living
$410
$2,415
Average Salary
$454
$1,108
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$349.49
$852.56
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$241.63
$576.02
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$693.75
$1,548.43
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$473.09
$990.91

Salaries And Financing

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$410.09
$2,415.26
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%10.13
%3.74

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$98.69
$71.88
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.31
$0.25
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$21.88
$45.86

Markets

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.73
$1.66
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.13
$2.37
Eggs (regular) (12)
$1.14
$2.33
Local Cheese (1kg)
$5.62
$14.53
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.62
$1.6
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$6.87
$12.28
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$0.95
$1.63
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.92
$2.24
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$1.47
$8.47
Apples (1kg)
$1.19
$2.63
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$2.29
$10.86
Oranges (1kg)
$1.09
$2.82
Potato (1kg)
$0.95
$1.83
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.66
$1.61
Rice (white), (1kg)
$0.75
$2.55
Tomato (1kg)
$1.2
$3.06
Banana (1kg)
$0.9
$1.57
Onion (1kg)
$0.89
$1.86
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$6.02
$11.78

Transportation

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$0.79
$2.45
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$33.03
$61.59
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.94
$0.93
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$14,083.97
$17,640.67
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$1.06
$2.66
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$0.6
$1.25
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$6.13
$27.02
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$17,082.76
$16,340.26

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$37.79
$49.97
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$34.88
$35.35
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$64.57
$71.95
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$53.32
$92.7

Restaurants

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$5.21
$11.25
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$21.96
$46.58
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$5.04
$7.5
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$1.36
$4.84
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.34
$5.93
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.96
$1.5
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.68
$1.21
Cappuccino (regular)
$1.28
$2.88

Sports And Leisure

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$26.13
$26.62
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$18.81
$13.52
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$6.32
$9.68

Childcare

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$377.25
$436.53
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$7,849.8
$6,594.05

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Rio de Janeiro
Montreal
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$2,231.32
$4,310.88
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$1,364.76
$2,379.02