Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 139.39% higher than in Lisbon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 131.81% higher than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in Zurich are 117.26% higher than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 162.03% higher than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 207.01% higher than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 163.70% higher than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 €
(9.84 Fr.)
22.87 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +154.06 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 36.00 €
(39.36 Fr.)
100.61 €
(110.00 Fr.)
     +179.47 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 €
(7.11 Fr.)
13.72 €
(15.00 Fr.)
     +111.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 €
(2.19 Fr.)
6.40 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +220.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.28 Fr.)
6.40 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +113.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.66 €
(1.81 Fr.)
4.60 €
(5.03 Fr.)
     +177.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.40 €
(1.54 Fr.)
4.01 €
(4.39 Fr.)
     +185.84 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 €
(1.21 Fr.)
3.81 €
(4.16 Fr.)
     +244.07 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.56 €
(2.80 Fr.)
5.57 €
(6.09 Fr.)
     +117.61 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 €
(1.16 Fr.)
2.13 €
(2.33 Fr.)
     +101.38 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.42 €
(0.46 Fr.)
1.12 €
(1.22 Fr.)
     +165.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.92 €
(2.10 Fr.)
5.44 €
(5.95 Fr.)
     +183.79 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.25 €
(3.55 Fr.)
10.63 €
(11.62 Fr.)
     +227.50 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.24 €
(2.45 Fr.)
11.66 €
(12.75 Fr.)
     +420.86 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.66 €
(5.09 Fr.)
20.61 €
(22.53 Fr.)
     +342.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.70 €
(0.77 Fr.)
1.56 €
(1.70 Fr.)
     +121.47 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.51 Fr.)
1.10 €
(1.21 Fr.)
     +137.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.58 €
(0.64 Fr.)
1.36 €
(1.48 Fr.)
     +132.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.68 €
(0.74 Fr.)
1.78 €
(1.94 Fr.)
     +161.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.43 €
(0.48 Fr.)
0.95 €
(1.04 Fr.)
     +118.87 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 €
(0.51 Fr.)
0.92 €
(1.01 Fr.)
     +97.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 €
(1.09 Fr.)
2.12 €
(2.31 Fr.)
     +112.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.54 €
(0.59 Fr.)
1.03 €
(1.12 Fr.)
     +89.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 €
(4.37 Fr.)
13.72 €
(15.00 Fr.)
     +242.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.10 €
(1.20 Fr.)
1.62 €
(1.77 Fr.)
     +47.80 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 €
(2.39 Fr.)
2.13 €
(2.32 Fr.)
     -2.64 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.10 €
(5.58 Fr.)
8.05 €
(8.80 Fr.)
     +57.82 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 €
(1.86 Fr.)
3.75 €
(4.10 Fr.)
     +120.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(43.73 Fr.)
77.74 €
(85.00 Fr.)
     +94.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 €
(3.55 Fr.)
5.49 €
(6.00 Fr.)
     +68.85 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 €
(0.83 Fr.)
5.74 €
(6.28 Fr.)
     +658.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 €
(16.40 Fr.)
63.11 €
(69.00 Fr.)
     +320.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.79 €
(6.33 Fr.)
5.33 €
(5.83 Fr.)
     -7.98 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,109.00 €
(28,545.98 Fr.)
26,935.84 €
(29,450.00 Fr.)
     +3.17 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,247.23 €
(29,790.45 Fr.)
24,722.44 €
(27,030.00 Fr.)
     -9.27 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 114.28 €
(124.95 Fr.)
178.34 €
(194.98 Fr.)
     +56.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 €
(0.20 Fr.)
0.26 €
(0.28 Fr.)
     +39.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.82 €
(35.88 Fr.)
48.62 €
(53.16 Fr.)
     +48.15 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.61 €
(34.56 Fr.)
77.87 €
(85.14 Fr.)
     +146.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.94 €
(14.15 Fr.)
31.49 €
(34.43 Fr.)
     +143.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.05 €
(7.71 Fr.)
17.84 €
(19.50 Fr.)
     +152.98 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 420.80 €
(460.08 Fr.)
2,322.06 €
(2,538.80 Fr.)
     +451.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,150.40 €
(8,911.15 Fr.)
28,350.98 €
(30,997.22 Fr.)
     +247.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.62 €
(84.87 Fr.)
92.53 €
(101.17 Fr.)
     +19.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.59 €
(31.26 Fr.)
46.97 €
(51.36 Fr.)
     +64.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.41 €
(74.80 Fr.)
102.65 €
(112.23 Fr.)
     +50.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.24 €
(84.45 Fr.)
156.15 €
(170.73 Fr.)
     +102.17 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 846.41 €
(925.41 Fr.)
1,823.07 €
(1,993.24 Fr.)
     +115.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 655.98 €
(717.21 Fr.)
1,297.40 €
(1,418.50 Fr.)
     +97.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,521.11 €
(1,663.09 Fr.)
3,364.31 €
(3,678.33 Fr.)
     +121.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,053.85 €
(1,152.21 Fr.)
2,376.65 €
(2,598.48 Fr.)
     +125.52 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 418.13 €
(457.16 Fr.)
1,115.77 €
(1,219.91 Fr.)
     +166.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 243.65 €
(266.40 Fr.)
745.96 €
(815.59 Fr.)
     +206.15 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,017.75 €
(1,112.75 Fr.)
6,221.40 €
(6,802.10 Fr.)
     +511.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.18 1.23      -43.55 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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