Cost of Living Comparison Between Porto and Lisbon 

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Cost of Living in Lisbon is 10.2% higher than in Porto (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Lisbon is 15.9% higher than in Porto
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 27.5% higher than in Porto
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 16.8% higher than in Porto
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 7.6% higher than in Porto
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 6.4% lower than in Porto
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Restaurants
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 13.00 €      +30.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 44.00 € 50.00 €      +13.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 9.00 €      +12.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.75 € 3.00 €      +9.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.75 € 3.50 €      -6.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.96 € 2.32 €      +18.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 1.73 €      -4.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.22 € 1.22 €      -0.6 %
Markets
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.39 € 3.58 €      +5.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.18 € 1.29 €      +9.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.65 €      +4.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.67 € 2.85 €      +6.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.46 € 4.83 €      +8.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.09 € 3.14 €      +1.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.68 € 5.74 €      +1.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.99 €      +11.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.63 €      +8.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.82 €      +21.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.99 € 1.03 €      +3.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.83 €      +31.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.85 €      +10.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 € 1.55 €      +6.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 € 0.83 €      +18.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.25 € 5.00 €      +17.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.09 € 1.29 €      +18.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 € 2.67 €      +33.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 € 5.60 €      +1.8 %
Transportation
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 € 2.00 €      0.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 40.00 €      0.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.65 €      +4.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.13 € 1.13 €      0.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 € 16.10 €      +7.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.81 € 6.92 €      +1.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,857.00 € 30,000.00 €      +0.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,454.38 € 33,234.29 €      -0.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 121.11 € 131.52 €      +8.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.07 € 22.07 €      +10.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.66 € 38.29 €      -3.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.38 € 39.76 €      +9.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.20 € 13.77 €      +4.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 8.00 €      0.0 %
Childcare
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 438.18 € 533.76 €      +21.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,012.50 € 13,758.21 €      +96.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.67 € 77.50 €      -5.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.87 € 35.28 €      +7.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.81 € 78.76 €      -8.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 94.72 € 94.52 €      -0.2 %
Rent Per Month
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,036.59 € 1,352.73 €      +30.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 825.02 € 935.21 €      +13.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,845.31 € 2,554.76 €      +38.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,347.50 € 1,600.00 €      +18.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 288.52 € 555.56 €      +92.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 209.26 € 282.56 €      +35.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Porto Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,183.61 € 1,284.12 €      +8.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.46 3.71      +7.2 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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