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Cost of Living in Portugal

Cost of living in Portugal is 29.27% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Portugal is 57.27% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.00 € 5.50-9.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.00 € 20.00-40.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.50 € 5.00-6.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.50 € 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.70 € 1.00-3.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.12 € 0.70-1.50
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.13 € 1.00-1.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.83 € 0.50-1.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.25 € 1.89-2.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.94 € 0.73-1.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.38 € 0.32-0.45
Eggs (12) 1.70 € 1.40-2.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.49 € 2.63-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.41 € 1.54-3.15
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.96 € 3.17-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.45-0.86
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 € 0.43-0.68
Oranges (1 lb) 0.44 € 0.32-0.59
Tomato (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.41-0.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.30 € 0.23-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.38 € 0.27-0.45
Lettuce (1 head) 0.79 € 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.55 € 0.25-0.96
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 € 3.00-5.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.89 € 0.60-1.15
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.28 € 0.89-2.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.50 € 4.20-5.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.25-1.85
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.65 € 30.10-45.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.00-3.90
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.82 € 0.76-1.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.80 € 12.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.34 € 4.92-5.72
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 € 21,642.00-26,735.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 87.83 € 60.00-120.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 € 0.09-0.27
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.12 € 19.90-30.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.16 € 30.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.23 € 6.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.00 € 6.00-7.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.43 € 60.00-92.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.04 € 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.10 € 60.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 78.41 € 50.00-110.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 432.83 € 300.00-600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 303.26 € 250.00-400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 787.45 € 500.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 544.58 € 400.00-750.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 156.55 € 106.84-232.26
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 100.26 € 83.61-139.35
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 793.15 € 600.00-1,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.89 3.00-5.00

Prices in Portugal

These data are based on 11936 entries in the past 18 months from 1018 different contributors.
Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Portugal

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City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Lisbon 53.87 22.29 38.87 44.38 45.93 69.84
Porto 51.87 16.72 35.17 40.98 41.00 76.51
Coimbra 50.45 14.03 33.14 36.90 42.12 73.00
Braga 48.57 12.21 31.29 38.21 36.69 73.16
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