Cost of Living Comparison Between Washington, DC and Lisbon 

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Consumer Prices in Lisbon are 38.7% lower than in Washington, DC (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Lisbon are 43.2% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Lisbon are 49.1% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Lisbon are 42.2% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Lisbon are 44.3% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Lisbon is 61.5% lower than in Washington, DC
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Restaurants
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(22.98 €)
15.23 $
(14.00 €)
     -39.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(91.92 €)
54.40 $
(50.00 €)
     -45.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(11.03 €)
9.68 $
(8.90 €)
     -19.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(7.35 €)
3.26 $
(3.00 €)
     -59.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(8.27 €)
4.35 $
(4.00 €)
     -51.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.46 $
(5.02 €)
2.50 $
(2.30 €)
     -54.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 $
(2.26 €)
1.96 $
(1.80 €)
     -20.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 $
(2.07 €)
1.37 $
(1.25 €)
     -39.4 %
Markets
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.26 $
(3.91 €)
3.96 $
(3.64 €)
     -7.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.60 $
(3.31 €)
1.43 $
(1.31 €)
     -60.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.21 $
(2.03 €)
0.70 $
(0.65 €)
     -68.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.88 $
(3.57 €)
3.06 $
(2.81 €)
     -21.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.83 $
(6.28 €)
5.07 $
(4.66 €)
     -25.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.74 $
(5.27 €)
3.50 $
(3.22 €)
     -38.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.97 $
(7.32 €)
6.16 $
(5.66 €)
     -22.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.39 $
(2.19 €)
1.07 $
(0.98 €)
     -55.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $
(0.86 €)
0.69 $
(0.63 €)
     -26.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.42 $
(2.22 €)
0.87 $
(0.80 €)
     -64.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.67 $
(2.45 €)
1.12 $
(1.03 €)
     -58.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.53 $
(1.40 €)
0.88 $
(0.81 €)
     -42.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.50 $
(1.38 €)
0.91 $
(0.83 €)
     -39.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.72 $
(2.50 €)
1.67 $
(1.53 €)
     -38.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.60 $
(2.39 €)
0.83 $
(0.77 €)
     -67.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 $
(14.70 €)
5.44 $
(5.00 €)
     -66.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $
(2.11 €)
1.36 $
(1.25 €)
     -41.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.51 $
(4.14 €)
2.87 $
(2.64 €)
     -36.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.11 $
(11.13 €)
5.98 $
(5.50 €)
     -50.6 %
Transportation
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.30 €)
2.18 $
(2.00 €)
     -13.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(73.53 €)
43.52 $
(40.00 €)
     -45.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.22 €)
3.92 $
(3.60 €)
     +11.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.51 $
(3.23 €)
1.23 $
(1.13 €)
     -65.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(27.57 €)
16.32 $
(15.00 €)
     -45.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.67 $
(3.37 €)
7.55 $
(6.94 €)
     +105.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,699.74 $
(32,813.42 €)
32,638.85 $
(30,000.00 €)
     -8.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,275.78 $
(24,151.38 €)
36,157.63 $
(33,234.29 €)
     +37.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.50 $
(157.63 €)
143.98 $
(132.34 €)
     -16.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 58.33 $
(53.62 €)
24.64 $
(22.65 €)
     -57.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.50 $
(57.45 €)
41.98 $
(38.59 €)
     -32.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 104.29 $
(95.85 €)
44.08 $
(40.52 €)
     -57.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.22 $
(28.69 €)
13.88 $
(12.76 €)
     -55.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.50 $
(14.25 €)
8.70 $
(8.00 €)
     -43.8 %
Childcare
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,326.57 $
(2,138.47 €)
585.06 $
(537.76 €)
     -74.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 48,250.00 $
(44,348.99 €)
14,674.30 $
(13,487.88 €)
     -69.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.41 $
(67.48 €)
85.83 $
(78.89 €)
     +16.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.96 $
(46.84 €)
37.78 $
(34.73 €)
     -25.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 115.93 $
(106.56 €)
88.68 $
(81.51 €)
     -23.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 173.48 $
(159.46 €)
108.06 $
(99.32 €)
     -37.7 %
Rent Per Month
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,560.23 $
(2,353.23 €)
1,454.24 $
(1,336.67 €)
     -43.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,084.16 $
(1,915.65 €)
1,014.17 $
(932.17 €)
     -51.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,492.50 $
(5,048.43 €)
2,809.12 $
(2,582.00 €)
     -48.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,832.89 $
(3,523.01 €)
1,828.81 $
(1,680.95 €)
     -52.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 910.84 $
(837.20 €)
625.77 $
(575.18 €)
     -31.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 646.56 $
(594.28 €)
322.43 $
(296.36 €)
     -50.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Washington, DC Edit Lisbon Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,973.03 $
(5,490.11 €)
1,307.52 $
(1,201.81 €)
     -78.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 4.01      -39.0 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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