Cost of Living Comparison Between Portugal and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 59.9% higher than in Portugal (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 66.6% higher than in Portugal
Rent Prices in United States are 80.4% higher than in Portugal
Restaurant Prices in United States are 83.7% higher than in Portugal
Groceries Prices in United States are 75.2% higher than in Portugal
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 141.1% higher than in Portugal
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Restaurants
Portugal Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 €
(10.62 $)
18.84 €
(20.00 $)
     +88.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(42.47 $)
70.63 €
(75.00 $)
     +76.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 €
(8.49 $)
10.10 €
(10.72 $)
     +26.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.50 €
(2.65 $)
5.65 €
(6.00 $)
     +126.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(3.19 $)
6.59 €
(7.00 $)
     +119.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.78 €
(1.89 $)
4.81 €
(5.10 $)
     +170.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.57 €
(1.66 $)
2.34 €
(2.49 $)
     +49.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 €
(1.18 $)
1.94 €
(2.06 $)
     +74.4 %
Markets
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 €
(3.73 $)
3.78 €
(4.01 $)
     +7.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.25 €
(1.33 $)
3.05 €
(3.24 $)
     +143.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 €
(0.65 $)
1.95 €
(2.07 $)
     +217.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.73 €
(2.90 $)
3.51 €
(3.73 $)
     +28.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.49 €
(4.77 $)
5.49 €
(5.83 $)
     +22.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.10 €
(3.29 $)
5.20 €
(5.52 $)
     +67.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.33 €
(5.66 $)
6.87 €
(7.29 $)
     +28.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 €
(0.95 $)
2.27 €
(2.41 $)
     +154.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 €
(0.61 $)
0.72 €
(0.76 $)
     +25.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.72 €
(0.76 $)
1.92 €
(2.04 $)
     +167.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.06 $)
2.10 €
(2.23 $)
     +109.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.70 $)
1.29 €
(1.37 $)
     +95.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.83 $)
1.30 €
(1.38 $)
     +66.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.37 €
(1.46 $)
2.03 €
(2.15 $)
     +48.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.69 €
(0.73 $)
2.06 €
(2.19 $)
     +199.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.99 €
(5.30 $)
14.13 €
(15.00 $)
     +183.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.10 €
(1.17 $)
1.66 €
(1.77 $)
     +51.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 €
(2.17 $)
3.34 €
(3.55 $)
     +63.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.30 €
(5.63 $)
9.42 €
(10.00 $)
     +77.7 %
Transportation
Portugal Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(2.12 $)
2.35 €
(2.50 $)
     +17.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(42.47 $)
67.81 €
(72.00 $)
     +69.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(3.72 $)
3.53 €
(3.75 $)
     +0.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.29 €
(1.37 $)
2.64 €
(2.80 $)
     +104.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 €
(15.93 $)
28.25 €
(30.00 $)
     +88.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.49 €
(6.90 $)
3.44 €
(3.65 $)
     -47.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,763.00 €
(31,602.39 $)
31,079.27 €
(33,000.00 $)
     +4.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,758.16 €
(35,844.45 $)
24,564.58 €
(26,082.69 $)
     -27.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.18 €
(118.05 $)
194.52 €
(206.54 $)
     +75.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.04 €
(20.22 $)
49.37 €
(52.42 $)
     +159.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36.71 €
(38.98 $)
67.05 €
(71.19 $)
     +82.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.23 €
(38.47 $)
45.26 €
(48.06 $)
     +24.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.35 €
(13.11 $)
21.46 €
(22.79 $)
     +73.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 €
(7.96 $)
13.19 €
(14.00 $)
     +75.8 %
Childcare
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 403.37 €
(428.30 $)
1,298.03 €
(1,378.25 $)
     +221.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,379.21 €
(9,958.86 $)
21,695.80 €
(23,036.62 $)
     +131.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Portugal Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.30 €
(76.76 $)
49.54 €
(52.60 $)
     -31.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.51 €
(33.46 $)
41.24 €
(43.79 $)
     +30.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.38 €
(76.85 $)
83.92 €
(89.10 $)
     +15.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.76 €
(87.88 $)
109.00 €
(115.73 $)
     +31.7 %
Rent Per Month
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 938.40 €
(996.39 $)
1,673.03 €
(1,776.42 $)
     +78.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 726.81 €
(771.73 $)
1,376.69 €
(1,461.77 $)
     +89.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,645.23 €
(1,746.91 $)
2,803.80 €
(2,977.08 $)
     +70.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,195.72 €
(1,269.62 $)
2,276.55 €
(2,417.24 $)
     +90.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 282.36 €
(299.81 $)
320.76 €
(340.59 $)
     +13.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 188.23 €
(199.86 $)
252.55 €
(268.15 $)
     +34.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,071.79 €
(1,138.03 $)
4,305.74 €
(4,571.84 $)
     +301.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.44 6.56      +47.9 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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