Cost of Living Comparison Between Canberra and Lisbon 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Lisbon are 43.3% lower than in Canberra (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lisbon are 39.6% lower than in Canberra
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 31.9% lower than in Canberra
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 51.1% lower than in Canberra
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 47.8% lower than in Canberra
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 41.6% lower than in Canberra
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Restaurants
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 A$
(22.61 €)
18.58 A$
(12.00 €)
     -46.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 185.00 A$
(119.51 €)
77.40 A$
(50.00 €)
     -58.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 A$
(9.69 €)
11.61 A$
(7.50 €)
     -22.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 13.50 A$
(8.72 €)
3.87 A$
(2.50 €)
     -71.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 A$
(7.75 €)
5.42 A$
(3.50 €)
     -54.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.50 A$
(3.55 €)
2.84 A$
(1.83 €)
     -48.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.99 A$
(2.58 €)
2.48 A$
(1.60 €)
     -37.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.16 A$
(2.04 €)
1.75 A$
(1.13 €)
     -44.6 %
Markets
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.24 A$
(5.97 €)
5.20 A$
(3.36 €)
     -43.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.05 A$
(1.97 €)
1.86 A$
(1.20 €)
     -39.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.41 A$
(0.91 €)
0.91 A$
(0.59 €)
     -35.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.47 A$
(4.18 €)
4.09 A$
(2.64 €)
     -36.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.76 A$
(5.66 €)
6.46 A$
(4.17 €)
     -26.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.39 A$
(3.49 €)
4.82 A$
(3.11 €)
     -10.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.10 A$
(7.17 €)
7.30 A$
(4.72 €)
     -34.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.20 A$
(1.42 €)
1.35 A$
(0.87 €)
     -38.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.68 A$
(1.08 €)
0.88 A$
(0.57 €)
     -47.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.29 A$
(1.48 €)
1.02 A$
(0.66 €)
     -55.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.70 A$
(2.39 €)
1.38 A$
(0.89 €)
     -62.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.64 A$
(1.06 €)
0.89 A$
(0.57 €)
     -46.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.35 A$
(0.87 €)
0.86 A$
(0.56 €)
     -36.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.75 A$
(2.42 €)
1.88 A$
(1.21 €)
     -49.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.84 A$
(1.83 €)
1.21 A$
(0.78 €)
     -57.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 A$
(12.92 €)
6.58 A$
(4.25 €)
     -67.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.35 A$
(4.10 €)
1.87 A$
(1.21 €)
     -70.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.69 A$
(4.97 €)
3.03 A$
(1.96 €)
     -60.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 A$
(22.61 €)
8.20 A$
(5.30 €)
     -76.6 %
Transportation
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 A$
(2.58 €)
2.90 A$
(1.88 €)
     -27.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 170.00 A$
(109.82 €)
61.92 A$
(40.00 €)
     -63.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.24 A$
(3.39 €)
5.42 A$
(3.50 €)
     +3.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.48 A$
(2.25 €)
1.49 A$
(0.97 €)
     -57.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 57.50 A$
(37.15 €)
23.22 A$
(15.00 €)
     -59.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.28 A$
(5.35 €)
11.33 A$
(7.32 €)
     +36.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 A$
(19,380.34 €)
43,342.90 A$
(28,000.00 €)
     +44.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,777.86 A$
(17,298.80 €)
47,506.92 A$
(30,690.00 €)
     +77.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 358.83 A$
(231.81 €)
198.23 A$
(128.06 €)
     -44.8 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.69 A$
(0.44 €)
0.32 A$
(0.21 €)
     -52.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 103.90 A$
(67.12 €)
54.52 A$
(35.22 €)
     -47.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 100.74 A$
(65.08 €)
60.94 A$
(39.37 €)
     -39.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 29.50 A$
(19.06 €)
17.80 A$
(11.50 €)
     -39.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(12.92 €)
11.61 A$
(7.50 €)
     -42.0 %
Childcare
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,474.29 A$
(1,598.42 €)
623.46 A$
(402.77 €)
     -74.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,358.33 A$
(13,151.71 €)
14,237.25 A$
(9,197.42 €)
     -30.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 144.00 A$
(93.02 €)
123.43 A$
(79.74 €)
     -14.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 112.58 A$
(72.73 €)
49.14 A$
(31.75 €)
     -56.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 209.33 A$
(135.23 €)
115.66 A$
(74.72 €)
     -44.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 271.16 A$
(175.17 €)
144.19 A$
(93.15 €)
     -46.8 %
Rent Per Month
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,648.05 A$
(1,710.67 €)
1,858.05 A$
(1,200.32 €)
     -29.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,215.68 A$
(1,431.36 €)
1,212.94 A$
(783.57 €)
     -45.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,255.50 A$
(2,749.10 €)
3,303.40 A$
(2,134.04 €)
     -22.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,315.56 A$
(2,141.89 €)
2,023.38 A$
(1,307.13 €)
     -39.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 883.24 A$
(570.58 €)
817.80 A$
(528.31 €)
     -7.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 703.06 A$
(454.19 €)
436.19 A$
(281.78 €)
     -38.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Canberra Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,709.15 A$
(3,042.16 €)
1,662.09 A$
(1,073.73 €)
     -64.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.22 2.48      -41.1 %
Last update: January 2023February 2023
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