Cost of Living Comparison Between Rio de Janeiro and Lisbon 

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Consumer Prices in Lisbon are 64.48% higher than in Rio de Janeiro (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lisbon are 89.59% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 168.23% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 87.38% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 59.03% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 96.57% higher than in Rio de Janeiro
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Restaurants
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 R$
(3.92 €)
57.35 R$
(9.00 €)
     +129.42 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 R$
(18.83 €)
229.42 R$
(36.00 €)
     +91.18 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 R$
(4.71 €)
41.42 R$
(6.50 €)
     +38.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 R$
(1.18 €)
12.75 R$
(2.00 €)
     +69.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 R$
(2.35 €)
19.12 R$
(3.00 €)
     +27.45 %
Cappuccino (regular) 7.20 R$
(1.13 €)
10.58 R$
(1.66 €)
     +46.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 5.20 R$
(0.82 €)
8.95 R$
(1.40 €)
     +72.11 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.36 R$
(0.53 €)
7.05 R$
(1.11 €)
     +109.79 %
Markets
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 16.20 R$
(2.54 €)
16.31 R$
(2.56 €)
     +0.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 6.31 R$
(0.99 €)
6.75 R$
(1.06 €)
     +6.97 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.25 R$
(0.35 €)
2.69 R$
(0.42 €)
     +19.41 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 7.59 R$
(1.19 €)
12.21 R$
(1.92 €)
     +60.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 15.94 R$
(2.50 €)
20.68 R$
(3.25 €)
     +29.73 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.75 R$
(0.90 €)
14.27 R$
(2.24 €)
     +148.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.82 R$
(2.17 €)
29.67 R$
(4.66 €)
     +114.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.78 R$
(0.59 €)
4.48 R$
(0.70 €)
     +18.39 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.48 R$
(0.39 €)
2.96 R$
(0.46 €)
     +19.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.10 R$
(0.33 €)
3.72 R$
(0.58 €)
     +77.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.76 R$
(0.43 €)
4.34 R$
(0.68 €)
     +57.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.21 R$
(0.35 €)
2.77 R$
(0.43 €)
     +25.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.35 R$
(0.37 €)
2.98 R$
(0.47 €)
     +26.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.75 R$
(0.43 €)
6.33 R$
(0.99 €)
     +130.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.03 R$
(0.48 €)
3.45 R$
(0.54 €)
     +13.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 35.00 R$
(5.49 €)
25.49 R$
(4.00 €)
     -27.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.61 R$
(0.88 €)
7.00 R$
(1.10 €)
     +24.85 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.34 R$
(1.94 €)
14.46 R$
(2.27 €)
     +17.10 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 R$
(1.49 €)
32.50 R$
(5.10 €)
     +242.12 %
Transportation
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.10 R$
(0.64 €)
10.83 R$
(1.70 €)
     +164.24 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 185.00 R$
(29.03 €)
254.91 R$
(40.00 €)
     +37.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 R$
(0.94 €)
20.71 R$
(3.25 €)
     +245.19 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.01 R$
(0.79 €)
4.82 R$
(0.76 €)
     -3.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.76 R$
(5.14 €)
95.59 R$
(15.00 €)
     +191.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 19.55 R$
(3.07 €)
36.67 R$
(5.75 €)
     +87.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 77,500.00 R$
(12,161.16 €)
166,386.12 R$
(26,109.00 €)
     +114.69 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 100,256.52 R$
(15,732.07 €)
173,639.76 R$
(27,247.23 €)
     +73.20 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 436.43 R$
(68.48 €)
728.28 R$
(114.28 €)
     +66.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.29 R$
(0.20 €)
1.17 R$
(0.18 €)
     -8.77 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 110.87 R$
(17.40 €)
209.61 R$
(32.89 €)
     +89.06 %
Sports And Leisure
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 117.75 R$
(18.48 €)
201.71 R$
(31.65 €)
     +71.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 100.00 R$
(15.69 €)
82.49 R$
(12.94 €)
     -17.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 R$
(4.71 €)
45.25 R$
(7.10 €)
     +50.82 %
Childcare
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,859.09 R$
(291.73 €)
2,681.65 R$
(420.80 €)
     +44.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 42,100.47 R$
(6,606.33 €)
51,940.46 R$
(8,150.40 €)
     +23.37 %
Clothing And Shoes
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 169.25 R$
(26.56 €)
494.68 R$
(77.62 €)
     +192.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 171.19 R$
(26.86 €)
182.20 R$
(28.59 €)
     +6.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 343.85 R$
(53.96 €)
435.97 R$
(68.41 €)
     +26.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 267.96 R$
(42.05 €)
492.23 R$
(77.24 €)
     +83.69 %
Rent Per Month
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,817.24 R$
(285.16 €)
5,393.94 R$
(846.41 €)
     +196.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,250.00 R$
(196.15 €)
4,180.40 R$
(655.98 €)
     +234.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,775.93 R$
(592.51 €)
9,693.66 R$
(1,521.11 €)
     +156.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,844.00 R$
(446.28 €)
6,715.90 R$
(1,053.85 €)
     +136.14 %
Buy Apartment Price
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 883.07 R$
(138.57 €)
2,664.67 R$
(418.13 €)
     +201.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 594.54 R$
(93.29 €)
1,552.75 R$
(243.65 €)
     +161.17 %
Salaries And Financing
Rio de Janeiro Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,733.05 R$
(271.95 €)
6,458.81 R$
(1,013.50 €)
     +272.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.29 2.18      -76.57 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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