Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Lisbon 

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Consumer Prices in Lisbon are 36.7% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lisbon are 42.7% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 50.2% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 40.5% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 30.4% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 44.4% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.00 £
(22.26 €)
11.74 £
(13.75 €)
     -38.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(93.71 €)
42.68 £
(50.00 €)
     -46.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(9.37 €)
7.51 £
(8.80 €)
     -6.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(7.61 €)
2.56 £
(3.00 €)
     -60.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(6.44 €)
3.41 £
(4.00 €)
     -37.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.62 £
(4.24 €)
1.96 £
(2.29 €)
     -45.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 £
(2.28 €)
1.51 £
(1.77 €)
     -22.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 £
(1.92 €)
1.05 £
(1.23 €)
     -35.8 %
Markets
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.96 £
(5.81 €)
3.07 £
(3.60 €)
     -38.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 £
(1.66 €)
1.11 £
(1.30 €)
     -21.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £
(1.05 €)
0.54 £
(0.64 €)
     -39.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.32 £
(3.88 €)
2.37 £
(2.78 €)
     -28.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.48 £
(4.07 €)
3.94 £
(4.61 €)
     +13.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £
(4.07 €)
2.74 £
(3.21 €)
     -21.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.82 £
(6.82 €)
4.74 £
(5.55 €)
     -18.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £
(1.30 €)
0.83 £
(0.97 €)
     -25.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.66 €)
0.54 £
(0.63 €)
     -4.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.21 £
(1.42 €)
0.66 £
(0.78 €)
     -45.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 £
(1.64 €)
0.87 £
(1.02 €)
     -37.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(0.67 €)
0.65 £
(0.76 €)
     +13.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(0.64 €)
0.68 £
(0.80 €)
     +24.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 £
(1.09 €)
1.29 £
(1.51 €)
     +38.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.27 £
(1.49 €)
0.66 £
(0.77 €)
     -48.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(10.54 €)
4.27 £
(5.00 €)
     -52.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 £
(2.43 €)
1.02 £
(1.19 €)
     -50.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £
(2.85 €)
2.18 £
(2.56 €)
     -10.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(17.57 €)
4.70 £
(5.50 €)
     -68.7 %
Transportation
London Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 £
(3.40 €)
1.71 £
(2.00 €)
     -41.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(234.28 €)
34.15 £
(40.00 €)
     -82.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.69 €)
3.16 £
(3.70 €)
     -21.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(3.67 €)
0.96 £
(1.13 €)
     -69.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(35.14 €)
12.81 £
(15.00 €)
     -57.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.73 £
(6.71 €)
5.90 £
(6.92 €)
     +3.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,560.00 £
(31,112.53 €)
25,610.26 £
(30,000.00 €)
     -3.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,251.33 £
(30,750.96 €)
28,415.75 £
(33,286.36 €)
     +8.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 287.94 £
(337.29 €)
115.99 £
(135.88 €)
     -59.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.58 £
(18.25 €)
19.57 £
(22.93 €)
     +25.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.25 £
(36.61 €)
33.13 £
(38.81 €)
     +6.0 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.31 £
(55.41 €)
33.47 £
(39.20 €)
     -29.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.55 £
(15.88 €)
10.89 £
(12.76 €)
     -19.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(17.57 €)
6.83 £
(8.00 €)
     -54.5 %
Childcare
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £
(2,155.79 €)
469.32 £
(549.76 €)
     -74.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(23,492.26 €)
11,514.27 £
(13,487.88 €)
     -42.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.26 £
(97.53 €)
62.55 £
(73.28 €)
     -24.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.32 £
(47.23 €)
29.28 £
(34.30 €)
     -27.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.80 £
(104.02 €)
66.94 £
(78.42 €)
     -24.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.59 £
(114.31 €)
84.79 £
(99.32 €)
     -13.1 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,245.83 £
(2,630.78 €)
1,143.92 £
(1,340.00 €)
     -49.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,628.00 £
(1,907.05 €)
787.10 £
(922.02 €)
     -51.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,236.90 £
(4,963.13 €)
2,143.85 £
(2,511.32 €)
     -49.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,902.63 £
(3,400.16 €)
1,414.38 £
(1,656.82 €)
     -51.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,311.20 £
(1,535.95 €)
415.61 £
(486.85 €)
     -68.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 716.48 £
(839.29 €)
244.60 £
(286.53 €)
     -65.9 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,179.04 £
(3,723.94 €)
1,012.81 £
(1,186.41 €)
     -68.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.57 4.08      -26.7 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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