Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and Athens 

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Consumer Prices in Athens are 7.1% higher than in Lisbon (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Athens are 16.4% lower than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in Athens are 54.3% lower than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in Athens are 9.3% higher than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in Athens are 8.0% higher than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in Athens is 3.3% higher than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.75 € 15.00 €      +9.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 50.00 €      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.90 € 9.00 €      +1.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 € 5.00 €      +66.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 € 5.00 €      +25.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.29 € 3.38 €      +47.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 € 1.99 €      +18.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.17 € 0.50 €      -57.4 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.54 € 5.93 €      +67.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.30 € 1.12 €      -14.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 € 1.11 €      +69.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.87 € 4.06 €      +41.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.62 € 5.87 €      +27.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.25 € 4.54 €      +39.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.46 € 5.79 €      +6.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 € 0.79 €      -22.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.80 €      +31.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.56 €      -29.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 € 0.90 €      -13.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.52 €      -32.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.55 €      -29.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.46 € 0.91 €      -38.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.77 € 0.80 €      +3.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 8.00 €      +60.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.23 € 1.62 €      +31.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.53 € 2.14 €      -15.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 € 4.70 €      -14.5 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 € 1.20 €      -40.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 30.00 €      -25.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 € 4.00 €      +8.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.13 € 1.45 €      +28.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.91 € 7.14 €      +3.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 25,000.00 €      -16.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,360.87 € 24,219.79 €      -27.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.14 € 205.46 €      +55.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 23.36 € 25.51 €      +9.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.24 € 29.81 €      -24.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.75 € 42.88 €      +7.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.76 € 24.21 €      +89.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 9.00 €      +12.5 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 523.93 € 442.95 €      -15.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,450.71 € 9,544.12 €      -29.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.87 € 79.33 €      +0.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.97 € 31.90 €      -8.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.94 € 90.28 €      +14.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.67 € 101.05 €      +0.4 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,319.02 € 551.90 €      -58.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 907.10 € 474.53 €      -47.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,493.98 € 990.34 €      -60.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,619.79 € 882.16 €      -45.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 488.37 € 266.95 €      -45.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 295.50 € 264.65 €      -10.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit Athens Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,137.20 € 981.76 €      -13.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 4.56      +8.4 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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