Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and Portugal Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Portugal are 4.2% lower than in Spain (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portugal are 0.3% lower than in Spain
Rent Prices in Portugal are 8.6% higher than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in Portugal are 15.6% lower than in Spain
Groceries Prices in Portugal are 4.2% lower than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in Portugal is 39.9% lower than in Spain
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 40.00 €      -20.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 € 8.00 €      -5.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.80 € 2.50 €      -10.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 3.00 €      0.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.82 € 1.75 €      -4.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 € 1.55 €      -20.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 € 1.10 €      -24.7 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.93 € 3.50 €      -11.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.15 € 1.24 €      +7.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 € 0.61 €      +4.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.44 € 2.76 €      +13.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.41 € 4.47 €      -17.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.16 € 3.10 €      -1.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.98 € 5.32 €      -11.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.89 € 0.90 €      +1.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 € 0.57 €      -25.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.73 €      -5.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 € 1.01 €      -1.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.66 €      +1.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.77 €      +9.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 € 1.38 €      +34.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.65 € 0.69 €      +6.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 4.90 €      -2.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.02 € 1.10 €      +7.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.68 € 2.05 €      +22.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.20 € 5.30 €      +1.9 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 2.00 €      +33.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 33.00 € 40.00 €      +21.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.45 € 3.50 €      +1.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.93 € 1.29 €      -33.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.77 € 15.00 €      -31.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.09 € 6.78 €      +11.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,365.00 € 29,777.00 €      -10.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,379.58 € 33,706.18 €      +32.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 127.96 € 110.77 €      -13.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.48 € 19.10 €      +3.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.89 € 36.91 €      +15.7 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.93 € 36.38 €      -6.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.41 € 12.71 €      +2.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 7.50 €      -6.2 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 409.63 € 393.14 €      -4.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,851.65 € 9,319.52 €      +18.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.86 € 73.34 €      +2.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.95 € 31.38 €      +8.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.95 € 72.25 €      -1.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.27 € 82.37 €      -3.4 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 932.84 € 934.16 €      +0.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 697.20 € 721.87 €      +3.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,522.47 € 1,702.49 €      +11.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,059.21 € 1,217.48 €      +14.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 308.32 € 296.95 €      -3.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 182.08 € 196.55 €      +7.9 %
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,743.33 € 1,044.52 €      -40.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.50 4.46      +27.4 %
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