Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and Portugal Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Portugal are 10.37% lower than in Spain (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portugal are 9.12% lower than in Spain
Rent Prices in Portugal are 5.60% lower than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in Portugal are 24.86% lower than in Spain
Groceries Prices in Portugal are 13.16% lower than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in Portugal is 31.26% lower than in Spain
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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.00 € 8.00 €      -27.27 %
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 € 1.39 €      -15.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 € 1.32 €      -24.10 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 € 0.95 €      -18.97 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.99 € 2.38 €      -20.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.99 €      +9.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.42 €      -8.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.87 € 1.75 €      -6.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.34 € 3.08 €      -29.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.72 € 2.26 €      -16.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.76 € 4.22 €      -11.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.70 €      -11.39 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.49 €      -31.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.64 € 0.55 €      -13.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.65 €      -11.84 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.42 €      -18.97 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.46 €      -11.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 € 0.95 €      +1.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.62 € 0.53 €      -14.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 € 4.00 €      -20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.87 € 1.04 €      +19.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.50 € 2.04 €      +35.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 5.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.40 € 1.60 €      +14.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 40.00 €      0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.35 €      -4.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.69 € 0.98 €      -41.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.05 € 15.00 €      -25.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.82 € 5.75 €      +19.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 € 25,000.00 €      +25.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,070.61 € 26,177.06 €      +24.23 %
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 115.46 € 101.94 €      -11.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 € 0.16 €      -0.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.42 € 33.35 €      -15.40 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.20 € 32.32 €      -13.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.99 € 12.02 €      +0.26 %
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 363.35 € 343.32 €      -5.51 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,294.18 € 7,056.39 €      -3.26 %
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.42 € 76.68 €      +8.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.72 € 29.02 €      +1.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.17 € 67.66 €      -0.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.21 € 78.71 €      -7.62 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 645.83 € 585.42 €      -9.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 495.80 € 447.95 €      -9.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,016.43 € 986.65 €      -2.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 752.44 € 726.77 €      -3.41 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 273.90 € 244.53 €      -10.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 181.46 € 154.20 €      -15.02 %
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,325.78 € 828.23 €      -37.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.31 2.24      -2.95 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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