Anchorage

Rio De Janeiro

Quality of life in rio de janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is the second most populous city in Brazil, known for the beautiful scenery samba rhythms and Carnival. It is the national center for oil, mining and telecommunications, but the major economic base is in tourism and entertainment industries. With affordable rentals, friendly expat community and tropical climate, Rio is for people looking for a relaxed and welcoming environment.

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

5
210/263
Details
Large apartment$1942.89
Medium apartment$1500.04
Rent index [score]0.52
Small apartment$1057.19

Cost of Living

2
250/261
Details
5km taxi ride$9.30
A Cappuccino$4.60
A beer$1.90
A kilogram of Apples$4.70
Bread$1.30
Inflation [score]0.23
Lunch$13.00
Monthly fitness club membership$66.00
Monthly public transport$55.00
Movie ticket$12.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$84.07

Startups

3
214/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups2
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.20
Coworking spaces [score]0.42
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co1
Meetups [score]0.14
Meetups groups15
Meetups members2074
Number of investors1
Number of startup events in the last 12 months82
Number of upcoming meetup events2
Startup climate scene [score]0.35
Startup events7
Startup events8
Startup events [score]0.32
Startups [score]0.37
Total number of startups11

Venture Capital

N/A
Details

Travel Connectivity

2
194/260
Details
Airport hub34
Airport hub [score]0.21
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.12

Commute

5
156/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/United_States/Anchorage
Traffic handling [score]0.77

Business Freedom

9
67/259
Details
Business freedom84.70
Business freedom [score]0.86
Freedom from corruption74.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.79
Lack of labor restrictions91.40
Lack of labor restrictions [score]1.00
Time to open a business5.60
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

4
250/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.43
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year20
Guns per 100 residents149
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.47
Lack of guns [score]0.29
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.38

Healthcare

6
189/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.22
Healthcare quality [score]0.86
Life expectancy (years)79.28
Life expectancy [score]0.76

Education

4
155/230
Details
Country mean scores in PISA math test478.04
Country mean scores in PISA reading test497.58
Country mean scores in PISA science test497.41
PISA math ranking (high school)32
PISA ranking25
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.82
PISA reading (high school)20
PISA science (high school)24
Percent of happy students0.77
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.26
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.18
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.09
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.08
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.07

Environmental Quality

9
8/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.94
Cleanliness [score]0.75
Drinking water quality [score]1.00
Urban greenery [score]1.00

Economy

6
16/258
Details
Currency for urban areaUSD
GDP growth rate0.02
GDP growth rate [score]0.43
GDP per capita$54596.65
GDP per capita [score]0.86

Taxation

5
109/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.54
Income tax level [score]0.43
Profit tax (% of profit)0.44
Time overhead to file company taxes175

Internet Access

6
105/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)39.53
Internet access (download) [score]0.69
Internet access (upload) [score]0.45
Upload speed (Mbps)10.09

Leisure & Culture

3
233/263
Details
Art galleries62
Art galleries [score]0.40
Cinemas24
Cinemas [score]0.45
Comedy clubs5
Comedy clubs [score]0.59
Concert venues27
Concerts [score]0.24
Historical sites5
Historical sites [score]0.32
Museums23
Museums [score]0.36
Performing art venues41
Performing arts [score]0.41
Sport venues9
Sports [score]0.48
Zoos3
Zoos [score]0.69

Tolerance

7
59/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index76.56
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.78
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT employment discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.68

Outdoors

5
95/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.48
Median peak in meters1310.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)31.00
Water access [score]0.56
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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

8
102/263
Details
Large apartment$1080.80
Medium apartment$878.74
Rent index [score]0.79
Small apartment$676.68

Cost of Living

7
82/261
Details
5km taxi ride$4.40
A Cappuccino$2.00
A beer$2.50
A kilogram of Apples$2.30
Bread$1.20
Inflation [score]0.69
Lunch$9.60
Monthly fitness club membership$50.00
Monthly public transport$52.00
Movie ticket$7.80
Price of a meal at a restaurant$48.50

Startups

5
88/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups9
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.40
Coworking spaces [score]0.42
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co18
Meetups [score]0.35
Meetups groups96
Meetups members19701
Number of investors51
Number of startup events in the last 12 months88
Number of upcoming meetup events9
Startup climate scene [score]0.50
Startup events9
Startup events12
Startup events [score]0.36
Startups [score]0.66
Total number of startups163

Venture Capital

3
147/228
Details
Venture capital [score]0.30

Travel Connectivity

1
209/260
Details
Airport hub55
Airport hub [score]0.29

Commute

4
235/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Brazil/Rio_de_Janeiro
Traffic handling [score]0.17

Business Freedom

4
233/259
Details
Business freedom61.40
Business freedom [score]0.38
Freedom from corruption43.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.35
Lack of labor restrictions52.50
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.32
Time to open a business45.00
Time to open a business [score]0.48

Safety

5
222/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.10
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year21
Guns per 100 residents8
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.42
Lack of guns [score]0.96
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.69

Healthcare

5
236/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.51
Healthcare quality [score]0.41
Life expectancy (years)75.04
Life expectancy [score]0.50

Education

3
196/230
Details
Best university in rankingPontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)
Best university ranking700
Country mean scores in PISA math test392.89
Country mean scores in PISA reading test410.12
Country mean scores in PISA science test404.71
PISA math ranking (high school)52
PISA ranking52
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.50
PISA reading (high school)50
PISA science (high school)53
Percent of happy students0.79
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.67
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.49
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.54
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.01
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.01
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.00
University quality [score]0.10

Environmental Quality

3
238/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.37
Cleanliness [score]0.22
Drinking water quality [score]0.23
Urban greenery [score]0.38

Economy

2
248/258
Details
Currency for urban areaBRL
GDP growth rate0.00
GDP growth rate [score]0.17
GDP per capita$16096.32
GDP per capita [score]0.27

Taxation

3
230/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.10
Income tax level [score]0.48
Profit tax (% of profit)0.69
Time overhead to file company taxes2038
VAT (Sales Tax)0.42

Internet Access

2
237/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)11.75
Internet access (download) [score]0.29
Internet access (upload) [score]0.19
Upload speed (Mbps)4.19

Leisure & Culture

9
19/263
Details
Art galleries149
Art galleries [score]0.87
Cinemas170
Cinemas [score]0.80
Comedy clubs196
Comedy clubs [score]0.88
Concert venues260
Concerts [score]0.90
Historical sites175
Historical sites [score]0.94
Museums90
Museums [score]0.80
Performing art venues217
Performing arts [score]0.86
Sport venues134
Sports [score]0.84
Zoos32
Zoos [score]0.79

Tolerance

7
73/264
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.60
LGBT Equality Index74.64
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.76
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (6-month deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✔ Banned
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalityVaries by Region
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.65

Outdoors

6
35/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.24
Median peak in meters490.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)9.00
Water access [score]1.00
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Anchorage are in the most expensive 10 percent of all 261 Teleport cities and the 4th most expensive in the United States. Average living expenses are significantly higher compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Moving to Anchorage will very likely increase your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$1,626$2,260
$1943
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$66
Movie ticket$12
Broadband internet connection$78
Monthly public transport$55
Lunch$13
-3%
compared to
San Francisco

Costs of living

Costs of living in Rio de Janeiro are in the 82nd place of all 261 Teleport cities and the most expensive in Brazil. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$659$1,098
$879
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$50
Movie ticket$8
Broadband internet connection$24
Monthly public transport$52
Lunch$10
-46%
compared to
San Francisco
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LGBT rights in anchorage

Discrimination

No Protections

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Legal

Climate

Average number of clear days per year

61

Climate type

Continental Subarctic

Average daily maximum temperature

Climate

Average day length (hours)

12.5

Climate type

Tropical Savanna

Average daily maximum temperature

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