Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and Portugal Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Portugal are 10.72% lower than in Spain (without rent)
Rent Prices in Portugal are 5.26% lower than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in Portugal are 22.66% lower than in Spain
Groceries Prices in Portugal are 14.31% lower than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in Portugal is 28.39% lower than in Spain
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 7.99 €      -20.10 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 € 30.00 €      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 € 6.00 €      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.50 € 2.00 €      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.00 €      -33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.65 € 1.40 €      -14.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 € 1.32 €      -24.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 € 0.95 €      -19.25 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.00 € 2.39 €      -20.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.92 € 0.99 €      +7.56 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.41 €      -9.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.83 € 1.77 €      -3.35 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.37 € 3.06 €      -29.98 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.74 € 2.29 €      -16.55 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.77 € 4.18 €      -12.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.70 €      -11.43 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.51 €      -30.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.64 € 0.55 €      -13.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.64 €      -12.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.41 €      -19.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 € 0.46 €      -12.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 € 0.95 €      -0.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 € 0.52 €      -16.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 4.00 €      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.86 € 1.02 €      +18.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 € 2.05 €      +35.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 5.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.45 € 1.60 €      +10.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 40.00 €      0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.40 €      -2.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.77 € 0.80 €      -54.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.61 € 15.00 €      -27.22 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.87 € 5.76 €      +18.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 € 25,221.50 €      +26.11 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,813.81 € 25,862.01 €      +24.25 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 117.34 € 100.48 €      -14.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 € 0.17 €      +5.52 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.21 € 32.82 €      -18.38 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.97 € 32.73 €      -11.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.85 € 12.13 €      +2.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 7.00 €      -12.50 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 361.63 € 352.35 €      -2.57 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,301.55 € 7,266.54 €      -0.48 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.45 € 78.52 €      +9.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.03 € 29.04 €      +0.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.92 € 68.15 €      -1.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.76 € 79.49 €      -7.31 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 665.64 € 595.14 €      -10.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 504.38 € 459.42 €      -8.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,039.78 € 1,043.86 €      +0.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 766.37 € 744.95 €      -2.79 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 286.26 € 241.73 €      -15.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 183.81 € 151.11 €      -17.79 %
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,319.01 € 857.05 €      -35.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.34 2.26      -3.64 %
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