Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 146.51% higher than in Lisbon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 137.15% higher than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in Zurich are 119.60% higher than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 180.00% higher than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 220.71% higher than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 150.96% higher than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 €
(8.61 Fr.)
23.22 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +190.26 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 €
(37.68 Fr.)
102.17 €
(110.00 Fr.)
     +191.92 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 €
(7.00 Fr.)
13.93 €
(15.00 Fr.)
     +114.35 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 €
(2.15 Fr.)
6.50 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +225.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.23 Fr.)
5.57 €
(6.00 Fr.)
     +85.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.64 €
(1.77 Fr.)
4.64 €
(5.00 Fr.)
     +182.50 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 €
(1.47 Fr.)
4.17 €
(4.49 Fr.)
     +204.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.09 €
(1.18 Fr.)
3.75 €
(4.03 Fr.)
     +242.29 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.51 €
(2.70 Fr.)
5.76 €
(6.20 Fr.)
     +129.70 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.96 €
(1.03 Fr.)
2.36 €
(2.54 Fr.)
     +145.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.42 €
(0.45 Fr.)
1.20 €
(1.29 Fr.)
     +186.06 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.89 €
(2.04 Fr.)
5.20 €
(5.60 Fr.)
     +174.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.05 €
(3.29 Fr.)
9.64 €
(10.38 Fr.)
     +215.75 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.24 €
(2.42 Fr.)
11.74 €
(12.64 Fr.)
     +423.14 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.03 €
(4.34 Fr.)
20.47 €
(22.03 Fr.)
     +407.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.69 €
(0.74 Fr.)
1.60 €
(1.72 Fr.)
     +130.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 €
(0.54 Fr.)
1.11 €
(1.20 Fr.)
     +122.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.57 €
(0.62 Fr.)
1.38 €
(1.48 Fr.)
     +140.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.67 €
(0.72 Fr.)
1.76 €
(1.89 Fr.)
     +163.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.40 €
(0.43 Fr.)
1.01 €
(1.08 Fr.)
     +151.43 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 €
(0.49 Fr.)
1.08 €
(1.16 Fr.)
     +138.36 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 €
(1.03 Fr.)
2.15 €
(2.32 Fr.)
     +125.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.52 €
(0.55 Fr.)
0.94 €
(1.01 Fr.)
     +82.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 €
(4.31 Fr.)
13.93 €
(15.00 Fr.)
     +248.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 €
(1.12 Fr.)
1.67 €
(1.80 Fr.)
     +60.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 €
(2.44 Fr.)
2.16 €
(2.33 Fr.)
     -4.79 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.05 €
(5.44 Fr.)
8.17 €
(8.80 Fr.)
     +61.86 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 €
(1.94 Fr.)
4.04 €
(4.35 Fr.)
     +124.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(43.06 Fr.)
78.95 €
(85.00 Fr.)
     +97.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 €
(3.50 Fr.)
6.46 €
(6.95 Fr.)
     +98.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 €
(0.81 Fr.)
5.68 €
(6.12 Fr.)
     +650.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.80 €
(15.93 Fr.)
65.02 €
(70.00 Fr.)
     +339.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.83 €
(6.27 Fr.)
5.50 €
(5.92 Fr.)
     -5.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,937.00 €
(29,000.59 Fr.)
26,681.02 €
(28,725.00 Fr.)
     -0.95 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,847.00 €
(28,903.69 Fr.)
25,111.70 €
(27,035.45 Fr.)
     -6.46 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 112.31 €
(120.91 Fr.)
181.52 €
(195.43 Fr.)
     +61.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €
(0.21 Fr.)
0.28 €
(0.30 Fr.)
     +43.50 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.77 €
(35.28 Fr.)
53.17 €
(57.25 Fr.)
     +62.28 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.14 €
(35.67 Fr.)
80.94 €
(87.14 Fr.)
     +144.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.46 €
(14.49 Fr.)
31.37 €
(33.77 Fr.)
     +133.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €
(7.54 Fr.)
18.11 €
(19.50 Fr.)
     +158.75 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 420.00 €
(452.18 Fr.)
2,378.09 €
(2,560.27 Fr.)
     +466.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,477.27 €
(9,126.70 Fr.)
29,557.70 €
(31,822.05 Fr.)
     +248.67 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.93 €
(81.75 Fr.)
94.34 €
(101.57 Fr.)
     +24.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.29 €
(30.46 Fr.)
47.23 €
(50.85 Fr.)
     +66.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.19 €
(76.65 Fr.)
102.56 €
(110.41 Fr.)
     +44.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 78.00 €
(83.98 Fr.)
151.95 €
(163.59 Fr.)
     +94.80 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 818.31 €
(881.00 Fr.)
1,795.41 €
(1,932.95 Fr.)
     +119.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 647.20 €
(696.78 Fr.)
1,316.27 €
(1,417.11 Fr.)
     +103.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,573.43 €
(1,693.97 Fr.)
3,449.99 €
(3,714.29 Fr.)
     +119.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,048.57 €
(1,128.90 Fr.)
2,407.25 €
(2,591.67 Fr.)
     +129.57 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 405.12 €
(436.15 Fr.)
1,116.08 €
(1,201.58 Fr.)
     +175.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 238.05 €
(256.29 Fr.)
707.41 €
(761.60 Fr.)
     +197.17 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,034.59 €
(1,113.84 Fr.)
6,157.31 €
(6,629.01 Fr.)
     +495.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.09 1.24      -40.71 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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