Cost of Living Comparison Between Lisbon and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 58.2% higher than in Lisbon (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 74.4% higher than in Lisbon
Rent Prices in London are 100.0% higher than in Lisbon
Restaurant Prices in London are 71.9% higher than in Lisbon
Groceries Prices in London are 42.2% higher than in Lisbon
Local Purchasing Power in London is 97.2% higher than in Lisbon
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Restaurants
Lisbon Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.75 €
(11.71 £)
23.49 €
(20.00 £)
     +70.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(42.57 £)
93.95 €
(80.00 £)
     +87.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.90 €
(7.58 £)
9.40 €
(8.00 £)
     +5.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 €
(2.55 £)
7.63 €
(6.50 £)
     +154.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 €
(3.41 £)
6.46 €
(5.50 £)
     +61.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.26 €
(1.93 £)
4.23 €
(3.60 £)
     +86.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 €
(1.50 £)
2.36 €
(2.01 £)
     +34.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 €
(1.05 £)
1.86 €
(1.59 £)
     +51.5 %
Markets
Lisbon Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.62 €
(3.08 £)
5.81 €
(4.95 £)
     +60.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.31 €
(1.12 £)
1.65 €
(1.40 £)
     +25.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.64 €
(0.55 £)
1.10 €
(0.94 £)
     +71.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.82 €
(2.40 £)
3.75 €
(3.20 £)
     +32.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.66 €
(3.97 £)
4.07 €
(3.46 £)
     -12.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.22 €
(2.74 £)
4.02 €
(3.42 £)
     +24.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.66 €
(4.82 £)
6.48 €
(5.52 £)
     +14.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.98 €
(0.84 £)
1.41 €
(1.20 £)
     +43.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 €
(0.54 £)
0.70 €
(0.60 £)
     +11.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.80 €
(0.68 £)
1.41 €
(1.20 £)
     +76.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 €
(0.88 £)
1.76 €
(1.50 £)
     +71.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.81 €
(0.69 £)
0.67 €
(0.57 £)
     -17.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.83 €
(0.71 £)
0.62 €
(0.53 £)
     -25.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.53 €
(1.30 £)
1.14 €
(0.97 £)
     -25.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.77 €
(0.65 £)
1.52 €
(1.30 £)
     +98.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(4.26 £)
11.16 €
(9.50 £)
     +123.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.25 €
(1.06 £)
2.50 €
(2.13 £)
     +100.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 €
(2.25 £)
2.86 €
(2.44 £)
     +8.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 €
(4.68 £)
17.62 €
(15.00 £)
     +220.3 %
Transportation
Lisbon Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(1.70 £)
3.29 €
(2.80 £)
     +64.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(34.06 £)
234.89 €
(200.00 £)
     +487.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 €
(3.07 £)
5.28 €
(4.50 £)
     +46.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.13 €
(0.96 £)
3.68 €
(3.13 £)
     +226.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 €
(12.77 £)
35.23 €
(30.00 £)
     +134.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.94 €
(5.91 £)
6.72 €
(5.72 £)
     -3.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 €
(25,544.26 £)
31,656.82 €
(26,955.00 £)
     +5.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,234.29 €
(28,298.17 £)
30,371.55 €
(25,860.62 £)
     -8.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Lisbon Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.34 €
(112.68 £)
342.48 €
(291.61 £)
     +158.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.88 €
(19.48 £)
17.78 €
(15.14 £)
     -22.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 38.59 €
(32.86 £)
36.67 €
(31.23 £)
     -5.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Lisbon Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.52 €
(34.50 £)
53.57 €
(45.61 £)
     +32.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.76 €
(10.87 £)
16.86 €
(14.35 £)
     +32.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(6.81 £)
17.62 €
(15.00 £)
     +120.2 %
Childcare
Lisbon Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 532.46 €
(453.38 £)
2,161.36 €
(1,840.34 £)
     +305.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,238.35 €
(11,272.13 £)
23,552.96 €
(20,054.76 £)
     +77.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Lisbon Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.31 €
(65.83 £)
96.73 €
(82.36 £)
     +25.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.12 €
(29.05 £)
46.47 €
(39.57 £)
     +36.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.09 €
(68.19 £)
104.13 €
(88.67 £)
     +30.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.21 €
(82.77 £)
115.01 €
(97.93 £)
     +18.3 %
Rent Per Month
Lisbon Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,328.81 €
(1,131.45 £)
2,503.46 €
(2,131.63 £)
     +88.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 920.85 €
(784.08 £)
1,892.28 €
(1,611.23 £)
     +105.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,563.27 €
(2,182.56 £)
5,194.48 €
(4,422.97 £)
     +102.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,661.90 €
(1,415.07 £)
3,357.67 €
(2,858.97 £)
     +102.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Lisbon Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 568.18 €
(483.79 £)
1,518.03 €
(1,292.57 £)
     +167.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 291.42 €
(248.14 £)
868.17 €
(739.22 £)
     +197.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Lisbon Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,202.79 €
(1,024.14 £)
4,136.35 €
(3,522.00 £)
     +243.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.96 5.51      +38.9 %
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