Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Portugal Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Portugal are 26.86% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portugal are 33.99% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Portugal are 47.72% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Portugal are 38.81% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Portugal are 40.39% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Portugal is 56.90% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Portugal Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(12.41 €)
9.67 $
(8.00 €)
     -35.54 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(49.65 €)
36.26 $
(30.00 €)
     -39.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.62 €)
7.25 $
(6.00 €)
     -9.36 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(4.14 €)
2.42 $
(2.00 €)
     -51.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(4.96 €)
2.42 $
(2.00 €)
     -59.71 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.29 $
(3.55 €)
1.66 $
(1.37 €)
     -61.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(1.57 €)
1.59 $
(1.32 €)
     -16.45 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(1.27 €)
1.15 $
(0.95 €)
     -25.40 %
Markets
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(2.68 €)
2.88 $
(2.38 €)
     -11.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(2.05 €)
1.19 $
(0.99 €)
     -51.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(1.49 €)
0.50 $
(0.41 €)
     -72.27 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 $
(1.91 €)
2.11 $
(1.75 €)
     -8.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.01 $
(4.14 €)
3.67 $
(3.04 €)
     -26.70 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.15 $
(3.43 €)
2.74 $
(2.27 €)
     -33.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.70 $
(4.72 €)
5.01 $
(4.15 €)
     -12.00 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(1.70 €)
0.84 $
(0.69 €)
     -59.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.58 €)
0.59 $
(0.48 €)
     -17.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(1.49 €)
0.66 $
(0.55 €)
     -63.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.93 $
(1.60 €)
0.78 $
(0.65 €)
     -59.69 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(0.97 €)
0.51 $
(0.42 €)
     -56.34 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(0.98 €)
0.56 $
(0.46 €)
     -52.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(1.35 €)
1.14 $
(0.95 €)
     -30.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(1.49 €)
0.61 $
(0.51 €)
     -66.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(9.93 €)
4.83 $
(4.00 €)
     -59.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $
(2.01 €)
1.23 $
(1.02 €)
     -49.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 $
(2.33 €)
2.43 $
(2.01 €)
     -13.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(6.62 €)
6.04 $
(5.00 €)
     -24.47 %
Transportation
United States Edit Portugal Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(1.86 €)
1.93 $
(1.60 €)
     -14.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(53.78 €)
48.34 $
(40.00 €)
     -25.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(2.69 €)
3.93 $
(3.25 €)
     +20.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.62 $
(2.17 €)
1.17 $
(0.97 €)
     -55.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(24.82 €)
18.13 $
(15.00 €)
     -39.57 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.56 $
(2.11 €)
6.94 $
(5.74 €)
     +171.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(19,030.98 €)
30,213.89 $
(25,000.00 €)
     +31.36 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,595.56 $
(17,868.90 €)
31,580.22 $
(26,130.55 €)
     +46.23 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.42 $
(136.05 €)
122.67 $
(101.50 €)
     -25.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.12 €)
0.19 $
(0.16 €)
     +39.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.74 $
(54.40 €)
39.84 $
(32.97 €)
     -39.40 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.07 $
(30.67 €)
38.68 $
(32.01 €)
     +4.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.65 $
(12.95 €)
14.63 $
(12.11 €)
     -6.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(9.93 €)
8.46 $
(7.00 €)
     -29.50 %
Childcare
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 935.27 $
(773.87 €)
412.42 $
(341.25 €)
     -55.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,684.35 $
(12,977.77 €)
8,527.31 $
(7,055.79 €)
     -45.63 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Portugal Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.81 $
(36.25 €)
93.72 $
(77.55 €)
     +113.92 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.47 $
(29.35 €)
34.76 $
(28.76 €)
     -2.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.98 $
(62.87 €)
80.79 $
(66.85 €)
     +6.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.04 $
(79.47 €)
94.04 $
(77.81 €)
     -2.09 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,338.12 $
(1,107.21 €)
710.56 $
(587.94 €)
     -46.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,081.02 $
(894.47 €)
539.08 $
(446.05 €)
     -50.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,153.87 $
(1,782.18 €)
1,181.39 $
(977.52 €)
     -45.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,735.01 $
(1,435.60 €)
868.99 $
(719.03 €)
     -49.91 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 332.82 $
(275.39 €)
291.08 $
(240.85 €)
     -12.54 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 198.69 $
(164.40 €)
187.34 $
(155.02 €)
     -5.71 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,549.58 $
(2,937.04 €)
1,009.72 $
(835.48 €)
     -71.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.05 2.25      -44.49 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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