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Rio de Janeiro
Home to a spectacular landscape that few cities can match, along with white-sand beaches, a bustling city center and a culture that pervades every aspect of life, Rio de Janeiro is beyond alluring for many. Whether you want to surf, hang-glide, party or sightsee in your free time, you will never run out of things to do. The cost of living is reasonable and the people warm, although the city certainly has a gritty side to it that requires some attention. But it's hard to resist the constant music and dancing, the beachside drinks, the wild festivals, the breathtaking nature and the heritage of Brazil's second largest city.

Monthly cost of living for remote workers

A remote worker can expect to spend an average of 9772 1875 1831 ${ selected_currency } per month in Rio de Janeiro, with an average rent of 5681 1090 1065 ${ selected_currency }.
Rent
1 bedroom apartment / modern / central / short term
${ selected_currency } 5681 1090 1065
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 506 97 95
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 1120 215 210
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 133 26 25
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 693 133 130
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 37 7 7
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 178 34 33
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 76 15 14
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 87 17 16
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 292 56 55
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 136 26 25
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 290 56 54
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 163 31 31
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 212 41 40
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 168 32 31
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 9772 1875 1831
Average weather in Rio de Janeiro
Most common months to visit: January - March, December
What to know
Population
6,718,903
Main airport
Galeรฃo International Airport
Language
Portuguese
Tap water
Not drinkable
Tipping
10% usually included in restaurants, 10% at bars and cafes with table service is common
Taxi apps
Easy Taxi, 99 Taxi, Uber