Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and Lisbon 

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Consumer Prices in Lisbon are 20.9% lower than in Dubai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lisbon are 27.2% lower than in Dubai
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 35.3% lower than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 24.2% lower than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 4.6% lower than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 57.6% lower than in Dubai
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Restaurants
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 AED
(10.26 €)
52.64 AED
(13.50 €)
     +31.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 300.00 AED
(76.93 €)
194.97 AED
(50.00 €)
     -35.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 AED
(8.98 €)
34.70 AED
(8.90 €)
     -0.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 45.00 AED
(11.54 €)
11.70 AED
(3.00 €)
     -74.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 AED
(12.82 €)
15.60 AED
(4.00 €)
     -68.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 21.53 AED
(5.52 €)
9.04 AED
(2.32 €)
     -58.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.16 AED
(1.07 €)
6.97 AED
(1.79 €)
     +67.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.79 AED
(0.71 €)
4.78 AED
(1.23 €)
     +71.6 %
Markets
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 28.39 AED
(7.28 €)
14.03 AED
(3.60 €)
     -50.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.41 AED
(1.39 €)
5.05 AED
(1.30 €)
     -6.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.76 AED
(0.96 €)
2.49 AED
(0.64 €)
     -33.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.59 AED
(2.97 €)
10.84 AED
(2.78 €)
     -6.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 18.41 AED
(4.72 €)
17.99 AED
(4.61 €)
     -2.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.87 AED
(3.56 €)
12.50 AED
(3.21 €)
     -9.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.91 AED
(4.08 €)
21.64 AED
(5.55 €)
     +36.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.86 AED
(0.99 €)
3.77 AED
(0.97 €)
     -2.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.26 AED
(0.84 €)
2.46 AED
(0.63 €)
     -24.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.11 AED
(0.80 €)
3.03 AED
(0.78 €)
     -2.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.75 AED
(0.70 €)
3.98 AED
(1.02 €)
     +44.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.71 AED
(0.44 €)
2.98 AED
(0.76 €)
     +74.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.87 AED
(0.48 €)
3.11 AED
(0.80 €)
     +66.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.17 AED
(1.58 €)
5.89 AED
(1.51 €)
     -4.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.32 AED
(0.59 €)
2.99 AED
(0.77 €)
     +29.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 57.50 AED
(14.75 €)
19.50 AED
(5.00 €)
     -66.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.67 AED
(2.99 €)
4.66 AED
(1.19 €)
     -60.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 19.19 AED
(4.92 €)
9.96 AED
(2.56 €)
     -48.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 23.00 AED
(5.90 €)
21.45 AED
(5.50 €)
     -6.8 %
Transportation
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.50 AED
(1.67 €)
7.80 AED
(2.00 €)
     +20.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 AED
(76.93 €)
155.98 AED
(40.00 €)
     -48.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED
(3.08 €)
14.43 AED
(3.70 €)
     +20.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 AED
(1.24 €)
4.39 AED
(1.13 €)
     -9.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(7.69 €)
58.49 AED
(15.00 €)
     +95.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.59 AED
(2.97 €)
26.97 AED
(6.92 €)
     +132.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 AED
(38,467.34 €)
116,982.34 AED
(30,000.00 €)
     -22.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 83,765.52 AED
(21,481.58 €)
129,797.22 AED
(33,286.36 €)
     +55.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 758.85 AED
(194.61 €)
529.84 AED
(135.88 €)
     -30.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 220.96 AED
(56.66 €)
89.40 AED
(22.93 €)
     -59.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 352.62 AED
(90.43 €)
151.33 AED
(38.81 €)
     -57.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 329.46 AED
(84.49 €)
152.87 AED
(39.20 €)
     -53.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 177.12 AED
(45.42 €)
49.76 AED
(12.76 €)
     -71.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 AED
(12.82 €)
31.20 AED
(8.00 €)
     -37.6 %
Childcare
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,730.53 AED
(700.24 €)
2,143.74 AED
(549.76 €)
     -21.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 53,789.47 AED
(13,794.25 €)
52,594.79 AED
(13,487.88 €)
     -2.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 238.29 AED
(61.11 €)
285.73 AED
(73.28 €)
     +19.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 221.25 AED
(56.74 €)
133.74 AED
(34.30 €)
     -39.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 368.59 AED
(94.52 €)
305.78 AED
(78.42 €)
     -17.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 364.74 AED
(93.54 €)
387.29 AED
(99.32 €)
     +6.2 %
Rent Per Month
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,016.62 AED
(2,055.85 €)
5,225.21 AED
(1,340.00 €)
     -34.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,845.92 AED
(1,242.73 €)
3,595.33 AED
(922.02 €)
     -25.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,367.45 AED
(3,940.97 €)
9,792.67 AED
(2,511.32 €)
     -36.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,537.42 AED
(2,702.31 €)
6,460.62 AED
(1,656.82 €)
     -38.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,806.80 AED
(463.35 €)
1,898.41 AED
(486.85 €)
     +5.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 993.56 AED
(254.80 €)
1,117.30 AED
(286.53 €)
     +12.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Dubai Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,989.98 AED
(3,844.16 €)
4,626.32 AED
(1,186.41 €)
     -69.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.18 4.08      -21.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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