Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Portugal Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Portugal are 27.04% lower than in United States (without rent)
Rent Prices in Portugal are 45.37% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Portugal are 37.53% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Portugal are 40.66% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Portugal is 56.77% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(12.54 €)
9.57 $
(8.00 €)
     -36.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $
(45.97 €)
35.89 $
(30.00 €)
     -34.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.69 €)
7.18 $
(6.00 €)
     -10.27 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(4.18 €)
2.39 $
(2.00 €)
     -52.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(5.02 €)
2.39 $
(2.00 €)
     -60.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.26 $
(3.56 €)
1.68 $
(1.40 €)
     -60.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $
(1.58 €)
1.58 $
(1.32 €)
     -16.48 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(1.28 €)
1.14 $
(0.96 €)
     -25.64 %
Markets
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.22 $
(2.69 €)
2.86 $
(2.39 €)
     -11.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.47 $
(2.06 €)
1.18 $
(0.99 €)
     -52.10 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.82 $
(1.52 €)
0.49 $
(0.41 €)
     -73.27 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.33 $
(1.95 €)
2.12 $
(1.77 €)
     -8.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.02 $
(4.19 €)
3.69 $
(3.08 €)
     -26.42 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.12 $
(3.44 €)
2.75 $
(2.30 €)
     -33.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.65 $
(4.72 €)
5.04 $
(4.21 €)
     -10.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 $
(1.73 €)
0.83 $
(0.70 €)
     -59.79 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.59 €)
0.60 $
(0.50 €)
     -14.92 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.83 $
(1.53 €)
0.66 $
(0.56 €)
     -63.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(1.62 €)
0.76 $
(0.64 €)
     -60.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $
(1.01 €)
0.49 $
(0.41 €)
     -59.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 $
(1.00 €)
0.55 $
(0.46 €)
     -54.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $
(1.36 €)
1.13 $
(0.95 €)
     -30.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(1.51 €)
0.62 $
(0.52 €)
     -65.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.03 €)
4.79 $
(4.00 €)
     -60.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.42 $
(2.02 €)
1.22 $
(1.02 €)
     -49.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $
(2.47 €)
2.44 $
(2.04 €)
     -17.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(6.69 €)
5.98 $
(5.00 €)
     -25.23 %
Transportation
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(1.88 €)
1.91 $
(1.60 €)
     -14.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(58.51 €)
47.86 $
(40.00 €)
     -31.64 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(2.72 €)
4.13 $
(3.45 €)
     +27.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(2.26 €)
0.96 $
(0.80 €)
     -64.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(25.08 €)
17.95 $
(15.00 €)
     -40.18 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.58 $
(2.16 €)
6.90 $
(5.76 €)
     +166.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(19,224.73 €)
29,909.39 $
(25,000.00 €)
     +30.04 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,452.36 $
(17,931.13 €)
30,700.88 $
(25,661.57 €)
     +43.11 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.17 $
(135.55 €)
120.64 $
(100.84 €)
     -25.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.11 €)
0.20 $
(0.17 €)
     +45.68 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.27 $
(54.56 €)
39.03 $
(32.62 €)
     -40.20 %
Sports And Leisure
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.36 $
(31.23 €)
38.91 $
(32.52 €)
     +4.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.85 $
(13.25 €)
14.51 $
(12.13 €)
     -8.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(10.03 €)
8.37 $
(7.00 €)
     -30.21 %
Childcare
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 941.67 $
(787.10 €)
422.02 $
(352.75 €)
     -55.18 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,188.53 $
(13,531.31 €)
8,693.51 $
(7,266.54 €)
     -46.30 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.03 $
(36.81 €)
93.86 $
(78.46 €)
     +113.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.54 $
(29.70 €)
34.68 $
(28.99 €)
     -2.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.91 $
(63.45 €)
81.67 $
(68.26 €)
     +7.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.15 $
(80.37 €)
95.25 $
(79.62 €)
     -0.94 %
Rent Per Month
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,350.31 $
(1,128.67 €)
711.16 $
(594.43 €)
     -47.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,082.47 $
(904.79 €)
556.45 $
(465.12 €)
     -48.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,163.51 $
(1,808.39 €)
1,272.81 $
(1,063.89 €)
     -41.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,718.38 $
(1,436.32 €)
909.47 $
(760.19 €)
     -47.07 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 292.24 $
(244.27 €)
289.20 $
(241.73 €)
     -1.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 194.01 $
(162.16 €)
180.75 $
(151.09 €)
     -6.83 %
Salaries And Financing
United States[ Edit ] Portugal[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,559.68 $
(2,975.39 €)
1,026.18 $
(857.74 €)
     -71.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 2.26      -45.78 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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