Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and Zurich 

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Consumer Prices in Zurich are 159.93% higher than in Lisbon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Zurich are 140.09% higher than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in Zurich are 106.03% higher than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in Zurich are 153.84% higher than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in Zurich are 237.91% higher than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in Zurich is 174.37% higher than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(10.13 Fr.)
24.69 €
(25.00 Fr.)
     +146.91 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 44.74 €
(45.30 Fr.)
113.58 €
(115.00 Fr.)
     +153.85 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €
(7.09 Fr.)
14.81 €
(15.00 Fr.)
     +111.63 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 €
(2.03 Fr.)
6.91 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +245.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.04 Fr.)
6.91 €
(7.00 Fr.)
     +130.45 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.83 €
(1.85 Fr.)
5.06 €
(5.13 Fr.)
     +177.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 €
(1.39 Fr.)
4.49 €
(4.55 Fr.)
     +227.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.99 €
(1.00 Fr.)
4.28 €
(4.33 Fr.)
     +332.86 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.81 €
(2.85 Fr.)
6.57 €
(6.65 Fr.)
     +133.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 €
(0.92 Fr.)
2.67 €
(2.71 Fr.)
     +194.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.47 Fr.)
1.45 €
(1.47 Fr.)
     +212.54 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.08 €
(2.11 Fr.)
6.12 €
(6.19 Fr.)
     +193.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.44 €
(3.49 Fr.)
12.32 €
(12.48 Fr.)
     +257.76 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.24 €
(2.27 Fr.)
12.66 €
(12.82 Fr.)
     +465.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.06 €
(4.11 Fr.)
22.02 €
(22.30 Fr.)
     +442.41 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.80 €
(0.81 Fr.)
1.64 €
(1.66 Fr.)
     +105.92 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 €
(0.48 Fr.)
1.21 €
(1.22 Fr.)
     +156.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.57 €
(0.58 Fr.)
1.32 €
(1.33 Fr.)
     +130.65 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.79 Fr.)
2.05 €
(2.08 Fr.)
     +164.16 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.42 €
(0.43 Fr.)
1.04 €
(1.05 Fr.)
     +145.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 €
(0.50 Fr.)
1.04 €
(1.05 Fr.)
     +109.58 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 €
(1.04 Fr.)
2.30 €
(2.33 Fr.)
     +123.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.55 €
(0.56 Fr.)
1.29 €
(1.30 Fr.)
     +132.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 €
(4.05 Fr.)
13.83 €
(14.00 Fr.)
     +245.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.02 €
(1.04 Fr.)
2.01 €
(2.03 Fr.)
     +95.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 €
(1.92 Fr.)
2.64 €
(2.67 Fr.)
     +39.61 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.30 €
(5.37 Fr.)
8.49 €
(8.60 Fr.)
     +60.26 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(1.52 Fr.)
4.30 €
(4.35 Fr.)
     +186.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(40.50 Fr.)
83.95 €
(85.00 Fr.)
     +109.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(3.54 Fr.)
6.17 €
(6.25 Fr.)
     +76.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 €
(0.77 Fr.)
7.95 €
(8.05 Fr.)
     +950.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.80 €
(14.99 Fr.)
78.91 €
(79.90 Fr.)
     +433.18 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.69 €
(7.79 Fr.)
7.75 €
(7.84 Fr.)
     +0.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,500.00 €
(25,819.59 Fr.)
30,690.35 €
(31,075.00 Fr.)
     +20.35 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,478.00 €
(28,834.92 Fr.)
30,284.84 €
(30,664.41 Fr.)
     +6.34 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 115.35 €
(116.79 Fr.)
245.28 €
(248.35 Fr.)
     +112.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 €
(0.16 Fr.)
0.25 €
(0.25 Fr.)
     +60.59 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.08 €
(33.49 Fr.)
49.13 €
(49.75 Fr.)
     +48.54 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.51 €
(32.92 Fr.)
85.82 €
(86.89 Fr.)
     +163.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.00 €
(11.14 Fr.)
37.37 €
(37.83 Fr.)
     +239.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €
(7.09 Fr.)
19.75 €
(20.00 Fr.)
     +182.18 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 383.94 €
(388.75 Fr.)
2,753.00 €
(2,787.50 Fr.)
     +617.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,009.50 €
(9,122.42 Fr.)
28,948.30 €
(29,311.11 Fr.)
     +221.31 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.42 €
(78.39 Fr.)
95.28 €
(96.47 Fr.)
     +23.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.70 €
(30.08 Fr.)
49.32 €
(49.94 Fr.)
     +66.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.23 €
(74.14 Fr.)
106.66 €
(108.00 Fr.)
     +45.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.33 €
(84.38 Fr.)
172.40 €
(174.56 Fr.)
     +106.88 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 953.85 €
(965.80 Fr.)
1,968.42 €
(1,993.09 Fr.)
     +106.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 680.55 €
(689.07 Fr.)
1,507.56 €
(1,526.45 Fr.)
     +121.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,957.69 €
(1,982.23 Fr.)
3,614.70 €
(3,660.00 Fr.)
     +84.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,121.10 €
(1,135.15 Fr.)
2,620.02 €
(2,652.86 Fr.)
     +133.70 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 480.56 €
(486.59 Fr.)
1,531.08 €
(1,550.27 Fr.)
     +218.60 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 265.54 €
(268.87 Fr.)
930.41 €
(942.07 Fr.)
     +250.38 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit Zurich Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,022.85 €
(1,035.67 Fr.)
6,737.92 €
(6,822.37 Fr.)
     +558.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.05 1.39      -32.53 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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