Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Portugal Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Portugal are 42.12% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portugal are 47.85% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Portugal are 57.26% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Portugal are 49.19% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Portugal are 53.95% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Portugal is 50.22% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Portugal Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 $
(16.32 €)
7.84 $
(8.00 €)
     -50.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(66.31 €)
36.27 $
(37.00 €)
     -44.20 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 $
(8.67 €)
6.37 $
(6.50 €)
     -25.04 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(5.10 €)
1.96 $
(2.00 €)
     -60.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(6.12 €)
1.96 $
(2.00 €)
     -67.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 $
(4.64 €)
1.42 $
(1.45 €)
     -68.65 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $
(2.11 €)
1.35 $
(1.38 €)
     -34.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 $
(1.66 €)
0.97 $
(0.99 €)
     -40.67 %
Markets
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 $
(3.58 €)
2.51 $
(2.56 €)
     -28.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 $
(2.73 €)
1.00 $
(1.02 €)
     -62.68 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.85 $
(1.89 €)
0.45 $
(0.46 €)
     -75.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 $
(3.25 €)
1.89 $
(1.93 €)
     -40.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.19 $
(5.30 €)
3.23 $
(3.30 €)
     -37.79 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 $
(5.41 €)
2.41 $
(2.45 €)
     -54.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.74 $
(6.88 €)
4.09 $
(4.17 €)
     -39.34 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.15 $
(2.20 €)
0.73 $
(0.74 €)
     -66.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $
(0.74 €)
0.51 $
(0.52 €)
     -30.26 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.86 $
(1.90 €)
0.56 $
(0.58 €)
     -69.66 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.01 $
(2.05 €)
0.71 $
(0.73 €)
     -64.48 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $
(1.24 €)
0.43 $
(0.44 €)
     -64.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 $
(1.24 €)
0.49 $
(0.50 €)
     -60.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.76 $
(1.79 €)
0.97 $
(0.99 €)
     -44.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $
(1.92 €)
0.52 $
(0.53 €)
     -72.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $
(13.25 €)
3.92 $
(4.00 €)
     -69.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $
(2.67 €)
1.05 $
(1.07 €)
     -59.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.06 $
(3.12 €)
1.84 $
(1.87 €)
     -40.04 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.75 $
(8.93 €)
4.90 $
(5.00 €)
     -43.99 %
Transportation
United States Edit Portugal Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.55 €)
1.57 $
(1.60 €)
     -37.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(71.41 €)
39.21 $
(40.00 €)
     -43.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(3.32 €)
3.19 $
(3.25 €)
     -1.98 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(2.65 €)
1.26 $
(1.29 €)
     -51.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(30.61 €)
14.70 $
(15.00 €)
     -50.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 $
(4.86 €)
7.50 $
(7.66 €)
     +57.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(24,484.80 €)
25,485.20 $
(26,000.00 €)
     +6.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,756.35 $
(23,216.02 €)
26,937.46 $
(27,481.60 €)
     +18.37 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.72 $
(178.25 €)
107.02 $
(109.19 €)
     -38.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(0.15 €)
0.15 $
(0.15 €)
     +0.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.25 $
(69.63 €)
32.85 $
(33.52 €)
     -51.86 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.73 $
(38.50 €)
33.22 $
(33.89 €)
     -11.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.14 $
(17.49 €)
11.37 $
(11.60 €)
     -33.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(12.24 €)
6.86 $
(7.00 €)
     -42.82 %
Childcare
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,144.33 $
(1,167.45 €)
337.58 $
(344.39 €)
     -70.50 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,203.58 $
(16,530.89 €)
7,203.48 $
(7,348.99 €)
     -55.54 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Portugal Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.26 $
(46.17 €)
72.78 $
(74.25 €)
     +60.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.83 $
(36.55 €)
29.36 $
(29.95 €)
     -18.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.68 $
(80.27 €)
65.62 $
(66.94 €)
     -16.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.40 $
(102.43 €)
74.94 $
(76.45 €)
     -25.36 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,679.00 $
(1,712.92 €)
724.20 $
(738.83 €)
     -56.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,358.04 $
(1,385.47 €)
552.89 $
(564.05 €)
     -59.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,797.21 $
(2,853.72 €)
1,252.08 $
(1,277.37 €)
     -55.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,206.35 $
(2,250.92 €)
908.52 $
(926.87 €)
     -58.82 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 420.84 $
(429.34 €)
270.20 $
(275.66 €)
     -35.79 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 226.80 $
(231.38 €)
182.19 $
(185.87 €)
     -19.67 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,699.31 $
(3,774.04 €)
960.28 $
(979.68 €)
     -74.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.35 2.15      -59.89 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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