Cost of Living Comparison Between Portugal and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 66.50% higher than in Portugal (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 84.52% higher than in Portugal
Rent Prices in United States are 124.86% higher than in Portugal
Restaurant Prices in United States are 87.92% higher than in Portugal
Groceries Prices in United States are 110.27% higher than in Portugal
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 105.47% higher than in Portugal
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Restaurants
Portugal Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 €
(8.15 $)
14.73 €
(15.00 $)
     +84.16 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 €
(35.64 $)
63.84 €
(65.00 $)
     +82.40 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 €
(6.62 $)
7.86 €
(8.00 $)
     +20.88 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 €
(2.04 $)
4.91 €
(5.00 $)
     +145.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 €
(2.04 $)
5.89 €
(6.00 $)
     +194.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.44 €
(1.46 $)
4.44 €
(4.52 $)
     +208.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 €
(1.38 $)
2.02 €
(2.05 $)
     +48.44 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.98 €
(1.00 $)
1.59 €
(1.62 $)
     +62.47 %
Markets
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.52 €
(2.57 $)
3.42 €
(3.48 $)
     +35.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.02 $)
2.60 €
(2.65 $)
     +159.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 €
(0.46 $)
1.81 €
(1.84 $)
     +298.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.88 €
(1.92 $)
3.08 €
(3.13 $)
     +63.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.24 €
(3.29 $)
5.08 €
(5.17 $)
     +57.05 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.37 €
(2.42 $)
5.17 €
(5.26 $)
     +117.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.16 €
(4.23 $)
6.58 €
(6.70 $)
     +58.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.75 $)
2.11 €
(2.14 $)
     +184.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 €
(0.51 $)
0.71 €
(0.72 $)
     +40.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.57 €
(0.58 $)
1.83 €
(1.86 $)
     +220.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.72 €
(0.73 $)
1.97 €
(2.00 $)
     +172.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.43 €
(0.44 $)
1.19 €
(1.21 $)
     +174.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.49 €
(0.50 $)
1.19 €
(1.21 $)
     +141.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 €
(0.99 $)
1.71 €
(1.74 $)
     +76.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 €
(0.54 $)
1.84 €
(1.87 $)
     +249.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 €
(4.07 $)
12.28 €
(12.50 $)
     +206.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.07 €
(1.09 $)
2.91 €
(2.96 $)
     +172.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 €
(1.92 $)
2.99 €
(3.04 $)
     +58.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(5.09 $)
8.44 €
(8.59 $)
     +68.74 %
Transportation
Portugal Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €
(1.63 $)
2.46 €
(2.50 $)
     +53.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(40.73 $)
68.75 €
(70.00 $)
     +71.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 €
(3.31 $)
3.19 €
(3.25 $)
     -1.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.29 €
(1.31 $)
2.55 €
(2.60 $)
     +98.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 €
(15.27 $)
29.46 €
(30.00 $)
     +96.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.66 €
(7.80 $)
4.73 €
(4.81 $)
     -38.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,800.00 €
(26,268.53 $)
23,571.94 €
(24,000.00 $)
     -8.64 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,189.45 €
(27,683.21 $)
22,230.75 €
(22,634.45 $)
     -18.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 106.90 €
(108.84 $)
170.31 €
(173.40 $)
     +59.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 €
(0.16 $)
0.14 €
(0.15 $)
     -6.75 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.38 €
(33.99 $)
66.93 €
(68.15 $)
     +100.49 %
Sports And Leisure
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.44 €
(34.04 $)
36.88 €
(37.55 $)
     +10.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.50 €
(11.70 $)
16.76 €
(17.06 $)
     +45.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €
(7.13 $)
11.79 €
(12.00 $)
     +68.37 %
Childcare
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 342.32 €
(348.53 $)
1,028.02 €
(1,046.69 $)
     +200.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,072.14 €
(7,200.57 $)
15,808.61 €
(16,095.69 $)
     +123.53 %
Clothing And Shoes
Portugal Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.25 €
(75.60 $)
44.24 €
(45.05 $)
     -40.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.59 €
(30.13 $)
35.06 €
(35.70 $)
     +18.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 66.83 €
(68.04 $)
76.87 €
(78.26 $)
     +15.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 75.70 €
(77.07 $)
98.06 €
(99.84 $)
     +29.54 %
Rent Per Month
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 717.26 €
(730.29 $)
1,636.30 €
(1,666.02 $)
     +128.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 546.51 €
(556.43 $)
1,227.03 €
(1,249.31 $)
     +124.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,260.09 €
(1,282.98 $)
2,734.19 €
(2,783.84 $)
     +116.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 921.83 €
(938.57 $)
2,150.57 €
(2,189.62 $)
     +133.29 %
Buy Apartment Price
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 273.26 €
(278.22 $)
411.65 €
(419.12 $)
     +50.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 183.05 €
(186.37 $)
219.72 €
(223.71 $)
     +20.03 %
Salaries And Financing
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 964.86 €
(982.38 $)
3,657.93 €
(3,724.36 $)
     +279.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.14 5.36      +150.29 %
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