Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and Milan 

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Consumer Prices in Milan are 46.34% higher than in Lisbon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Milan are 46.71% higher than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in Milan are 47.43% higher than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in Milan are 68.81% higher than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in Milan are 58.51% higher than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in Milan is 9.77% higher than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 € 15.00 €      +66.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 36.00 € 70.00 €      +94.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 € 8.00 €      +23.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 € 5.00 €      +150.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 5.00 €      +66.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.66 € 1.66 €      -0.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 € 2.60 €      +85.32 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 € 1.33 €      +19.81 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.57 € 4.65 €      +81.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 € 1.55 €      +46.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.42 € 1.05 €      +147.82 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.91 € 2.93 €      +53.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.25 € 5.98 €      +83.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.22 € 4.43 €      +98.95 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.66 € 7.76 €      +66.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.70 € 0.90 €      +28.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.88 €      +89.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.98 €      +67.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.68 € 1.11 €      +62.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 € 0.67 €      +52.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.62 €      +32.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 € 1.00 €      +0.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 € 0.50 €      -6.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 € 6.00 €      +50.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.10 € 1.46 €      +31.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 € 2.27 €      -2.03 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.10 € 5.80 €      +13.73 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 € 2.00 €      +17.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 39.00 €      -2.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 € 6.00 €      +84.62 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 € 2.41 €      +219.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 € 30.00 €      +100.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 € 5.77 €      +0.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,109.00 € 23,900.00 €      -8.46 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,247.23 € 24,620.59 €      -9.64 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 114.28 € 155.27 €      +35.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 € 0.17 €      -8.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.89 € 27.91 €      -15.13 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.65 € 58.81 €      +85.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.94 € 27.50 €      +112.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.10 € 10.00 €      +40.85 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 420.80 € 634.00 €      +50.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,150.40 € 14,208.33 €      +74.33 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.62 € 80.20 €      +3.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.59 € 32.60 €      +14.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.41 € 84.50 €      +23.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.24 € 125.21 €      +62.11 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 846.41 € 1,123.66 €      +32.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 655.98 € 741.84 €      +13.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,521.11 € 2,594.05 €      +70.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,053.85 € 1,552.63 €      +47.33 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 418.13 € 765.50 €      +83.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 243.65 € 343.46 €      +40.96 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit Milan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,013.50 € 1,632.20 €      +61.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.18 1.75      -19.48 %
Last update: May 2021April 2021
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