Cost of Living Comparison Between Portugal and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 38.72% higher than in Portugal (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 53.62% higher than in Portugal
Rent Prices in United States are 93.68% higher than in Portugal
Restaurant Prices in United States are 66.21% higher than in Portugal
Groceries Prices in United States are 69.62% higher than in Portugal
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 135.97% higher than in Portugal
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Restaurants
Portugal Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 €
(9.49 $)
12.64 €
(15.00 $)
     +58.04 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.00 €
(35.59 $)
50.57 €
(60.00 $)
     +68.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 €
(7.12 $)
6.74 €
(8.00 $)
     +12.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 €
(2.37 $)
4.21 €
(5.00 $)
     +110.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 €
(2.37 $)
5.06 €
(6.00 $)
     +152.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.39 €
(1.65 $)
3.62 €
(4.29 $)
     +159.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 €
(1.57 $)
1.61 €
(1.91 $)
     +21.39 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.96 €
(1.13 $)
1.30 €
(1.54 $)
     +35.78 %
Markets
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.38 €
(2.82 $)
2.73 €
(3.24 $)
     +14.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1.18 $)
2.09 €
(2.48 $)
     +110.68 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.42 €
(0.49 $)
1.52 €
(1.80 $)
     +265.01 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.74 €
(2.07 $)
1.94 €
(2.30 $)
     +11.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.08 €
(3.66 $)
4.24 €
(5.03 $)
     +37.53 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.26 €
(2.69 $)
3.52 €
(4.17 $)
     +55.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.22 €
(5.01 $)
4.83 €
(5.73 $)
     +14.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.70 €
(0.83 $)
1.73 €
(2.05 $)
     +148.58 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 €
(0.58 $)
0.60 €
(0.71 $)
     +22.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.55 €
(0.66 $)
1.52 €
(1.80 $)
     +173.84 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.65 €
(0.78 $)
1.63 €
(1.94 $)
     +149.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.42 €
(0.50 $)
0.99 €
(1.17 $)
     +132.84 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.46 €
(0.55 $)
0.99 €
(1.18 $)
     +114.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 €
(1.13 $)
1.38 €
(1.64 $)
     +44.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 €
(0.63 $)
1.52 €
(1.81 $)
     +186.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 €
(4.75 $)
10.11 €
(12.00 $)
     +152.86 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.04 €
(1.24 $)
2.07 €
(2.45 $)
     +98.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 €
(2.42 $)
2.39 €
(2.83 $)
     +17.21 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 €
(5.93 $)
6.74 €
(8.00 $)
     +34.86 %
Transportation
Portugal Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.60 €
(1.90 $)
1.90 €
(2.25 $)
     +18.53 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 €
(47.46 $)
54.79 €
(65.00 $)
     +36.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.35 €
(3.97 $)
2.74 €
(3.25 $)
     -18.23 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.98 €
(1.16 $)
2.20 €
(2.61 $)
     +123.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 €
(17.80 $)
25.29 €
(30.00 $)
     +68.57 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 €
(6.83 $)
2.20 €
(2.61 $)
     -61.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(29,660.88 $)
19,385.80 €
(23,000.00 $)
     -22.46 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,177.06 €
(31,057.38 $)
18,236.71 €
(21,636.67 $)
     -30.33 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 102.31 €
(121.38 $)
138.86 €
(164.75 $)
     +35.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 €
(0.19 $)
0.12 €
(0.14 $)
     -26.19 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.40 €
(39.63 $)
55.47 €
(65.81 $)
     +66.06 %
Sports And Leisure
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.35 €
(38.38 $)
31.23 €
(37.05 $)
     -3.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.00 €
(14.24 $)
13.27 €
(15.75 $)
     +10.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 €
(8.31 $)
10.11 €
(12.00 $)
     +44.49 %
Childcare
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 343.32 €
(407.33 $)
788.93 €
(936.01 $)
     +129.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,056.39 €
(8,371.96 $)
13,113.40 €
(15,558.20 $)
     +85.84 %
Clothing And Shoes
Portugal Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.66 €
(90.96 $)
37.02 €
(43.92 $)
     -51.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.08 €
(34.50 $)
29.94 €
(35.52 $)
     +2.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.69 €
(80.32 $)
64.10 €
(76.05 $)
     -5.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.23 €
(94.00 $)
81.09 €
(96.21 $)
     +2.34 %
Rent Per Month
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 585.14 €
(694.23 $)
1,128.83 €
(1,339.29 $)
     +92.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 448.50 €
(532.12 $)
913.31 €
(1,083.58 $)
     +103.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 986.69 €
(1,170.65 $)
1,816.25 €
(2,154.86 $)
     +84.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 729.72 €
(865.77 $)
1,468.04 €
(1,741.74 $)
     +101.18 %
Buy Apartment Price
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 244.12 €
(289.63 $)
280.76 €
(333.11 $)
     +15.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 154.20 €
(182.94 $)
167.85 €
(199.15 $)
     +8.86 %
Salaries And Financing
Portugal Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 827.57 €
(981.86 $)
2,999.98 €
(3,559.29 $)
     +262.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.24 4.03      +80.07 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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