Cost of Living Comparison Between Porto and Lisbon 

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Consumer Prices in Lisbon are 12.3% higher than in Porto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lisbon are 22.3% higher than in Porto
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 42.6% higher than in Porto
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 32.4% higher than in Porto
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 5.7% higher than in Porto
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 30.4% lower than in Porto
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Restaurants
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 € 13.25 €      +47.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 € 49.00 €      +22.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.55 € 8.70 €      +15.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.35 € 3.00 €      +27.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 4.00 €      +33.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.52 € 2.30 €      +51.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 € 1.70 €      +10.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.09 € 1.18 €      +8.3 %
Markets
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.47 € 3.54 €      +2.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.25 € 1.30 €      +4.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.65 €      +5.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.71 € 2.87 €      +5.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.30 € 4.62 €      +7.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.07 € 3.25 €      +5.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.58 € 5.46 €      -2.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.86 € 1.01 €      +17.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.61 €      +0.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.79 €      +17.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.02 € 1.04 €      +2.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.77 €      +23.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.75 € 0.78 €      +3.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.50 € 1.46 €      -2.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.66 € 0.77 €      +16.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.99 € 5.00 €      +0.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.06 € 1.23 €      +15.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 € 2.53 €      +21.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.30 € 5.50 €      +3.8 %
Transportation
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.85 € 2.00 €      +8.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 40.00 €      0.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.70 €      +5.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.13 € 1.13 €      0.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.68 € 6.90 €      +3.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,175.00 € 30,000.00 €      +6.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,908.95 € 33,360.87 €      +1.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 106.70 € 132.14 €      +23.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 16.74 € 23.36 €      +39.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.71 € 39.24 €      +9.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.04 € 39.75 €      +10.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.34 € 12.76 €      -11.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 € 8.00 €      +6.7 %
Childcare
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 387.33 € 524.79 €      +35.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,416.82 € 13,450.71 €      +81.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.56 € 80.17 €      +28.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.27 € 35.30 €      +39.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.42 € 77.51 €      +5.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.59 € 101.92 €      +26.5 %
Rent Per Month
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 943.54 € 1,325.40 €      +40.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 734.05 € 909.29 €      +23.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,573.65 € 2,475.00 €      +57.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,187.88 € 1,622.34 €      +36.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 238.24 € 488.37 €      +105.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 162.65 € 295.50 €      +81.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,327.61 € 1,129.94 €      -14.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.81 4.20      +49.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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