Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Lisbon 

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Cost of Living in Lisbon is 36.3% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Lisbon is 42.1% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 49.4% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 41.3% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 28.7% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 49.4% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(23.39 €)
11.97 £
(14.00 €)
     -40.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(93.57 €)
42.75 £
(50.00 €)
     -46.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(9.36 €)
7.61 £
(8.90 €)
     -4.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(7.60 €)
2.56 £
(3.00 €)
     -60.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.75 £
(6.73 €)
3.42 £
(4.00 €)
     -40.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.62 £
(4.23 €)
1.97 £
(2.30 €)
     -45.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 £
(2.40 €)
1.54 £
(1.80 €)
     -24.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 £
(1.90 €)
1.07 £
(1.25 €)
     -34.1 %
Markets
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.96 £
(5.80 €)
3.11 £
(3.64 €)
     -37.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 £
(1.64 €)
1.12 £
(1.31 €)
     -20.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 £
(1.08 €)
0.55 £
(0.65 €)
     -40.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.15 £
(3.68 €)
2.40 £
(2.81 €)
     -23.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.41 £
(3.99 €)
3.99 £
(4.66 €)
     +17.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.39 £
(3.96 €)
2.75 £
(3.22 €)
     -18.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.52 £
(6.45 €)
4.84 £
(5.66 €)
     -12.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.17 £
(1.36 €)
0.84 £
(0.98 €)
     -28.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 £
(0.70 €)
0.54 £
(0.63 €)
     -9.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 £
(1.37 €)
0.68 £
(0.80 €)
     -41.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.39 £
(1.63 €)
0.88 £
(1.03 €)
     -36.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £
(0.68 €)
0.69 £
(0.81 €)
     +19.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.62 €)
0.71 £
(0.83 €)
     +34.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 £
(1.13 €)
1.31 £
(1.53 €)
     +35.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £
(1.53 €)
0.65 £
(0.77 €)
     -50.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 £
(11.11 €)
4.27 £
(5.00 €)
     -55.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.09 £
(2.45 €)
1.06 £
(1.25 €)
     -49.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £
(2.85 €)
2.25 £
(2.64 €)
     -7.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(17.54 €)
4.70 £
(5.50 €)
     -68.7 %
Transportation
London Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.28 €)
1.71 £
(2.00 €)
     -38.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(233.93 €)
34.20 £
(40.00 €)
     -82.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(5.26 €)
3.08 £
(3.60 €)
     -31.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(3.67 €)
0.96 £
(1.13 €)
     -69.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(35.09 €)
12.82 £
(15.00 €)
     -57.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £
(6.67 €)
5.94 £
(6.94 €)
     +4.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,280.00 £
(31,908.42 €)
25,648.40 £
(30,000.00 €)
     -6.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,860.62 £
(30,248.23 €)
28,413.54 £
(33,234.29 €)
     +9.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 291.61 £
(341.09 €)
113.14 £
(132.34 €)
     -61.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.49 £
(18.12 €)
19.36 £
(22.65 €)
     +25.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.23 £
(36.52 €)
32.99 £
(38.59 €)
     +5.7 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.13 £
(53.95 €)
34.64 £
(40.52 €)
     -24.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.35 £
(16.79 €)
10.91 £
(12.76 €)
     -24.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(17.54 €)
6.84 £
(8.00 €)
     -54.4 %
Childcare
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £
(2,152.58 €)
459.76 £
(537.76 €)
     -75.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(23,457.32 €)
11,531.42 £
(13,487.88 €)
     -42.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.68 £
(95.53 €)
67.45 £
(78.89 €)
     -17.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.57 £
(46.28 €)
29.69 £
(34.73 €)
     -25.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.16 £
(104.28 €)
69.69 £
(81.51 €)
     -21.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.78 £
(114.37 €)
84.91 £
(99.32 €)
     -13.2 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,131.63 £
(2,493.29 €)
1,142.78 £
(1,336.67 €)
     -46.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,605.16 £
(1,877.49 €)
796.96 £
(932.17 €)
     -50.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,422.97 £
(5,173.39 €)
2,207.47 £
(2,582.00 €)
     -50.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.97 £
(3,344.04 €)
1,437.12 £
(1,680.95 €)
     -49.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,292.57 £
(1,511.87 €)
491.75 £
(575.18 €)
     -62.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(864.64 €)
253.37 £
(296.36 €)
     -65.7 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,507.40 £
(4,102.48 €)
1,027.48 £
(1,201.81 €)
     -70.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.51 4.01      -27.2 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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