Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Portugal Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Portugal are 28.66% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portugal are 35.46% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Portugal are 48.52% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Portugal are 40.29% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Portugal are 41.94% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Portugal is 57.16% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Portugal Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(12.74 €)
9.42 $
(8.00 €)
     -37.22 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(50.97 €)
35.31 $
(30.00 €)
     -41.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(6.80 €)
7.06 $
(6.00 €)
     -11.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(4.25 €)
2.35 $
(2.00 €)
     -52.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(5.10 €)
2.35 $
(2.00 €)
     -60.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 $
(3.65 €)
1.64 $
(1.40 €)
     -61.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $
(1.62 €)
1.57 $
(1.34 €)
     -17.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(1.31 €)
1.13 $
(0.96 €)
     -26.92 %
Markets
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.25 $
(2.76 €)
2.81 $
(2.38 €)
     -13.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(2.11 €)
1.17 $
(0.99 €)
     -52.94 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 $
(1.53 €)
0.49 $
(0.41 €)
     -72.95 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 $
(1.95 €)
2.05 $
(1.74 €)
     -11.01 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.02 $
(4.27 €)
3.60 $
(3.06 €)
     -28.22 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.18 $
(3.55 €)
2.65 $
(2.25 €)
     -36.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.75 $
(4.89 €)
4.85 $
(4.12 €)
     -15.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(1.74 €)
0.82 $
(0.70 €)
     -59.85 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.60 €)
0.58 $
(0.49 €)
     -18.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(1.53 €)
0.65 $
(0.55 €)
     -63.83 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(1.65 €)
0.77 $
(0.66 €)
     -60.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(0.99 €)
0.49 $
(0.42 €)
     -57.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(1.00 €)
0.54 $
(0.46 €)
     -54.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(1.40 €)
1.12 $
(0.95 €)
     -31.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(1.53 €)
0.61 $
(0.52 €)
     -65.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(10.19 €)
4.71 $
(4.00 €)
     -60.76 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.48 $
(2.10 €)
1.24 $
(1.05 €)
     -49.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 $
(2.42 €)
2.41 $
(2.05 €)
     -15.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(6.80 €)
5.89 $
(5.00 €)
     -26.43 %
Transportation
United States Edit Portugal Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 $
(1.87 €)
1.88 $
(1.60 €)
     -14.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(55.22 €)
47.09 $
(40.00 €)
     -27.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(2.76 €)
3.86 $
(3.27 €)
     +18.62 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.63 $
(2.23 €)
1.16 $
(0.98 €)
     -55.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(25.49 €)
17.66 $
(15.00 €)
     -41.14 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $
(2.22 €)
6.80 $
(5.77 €)
     +160.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(19,539.05 €)
29,428.24 $
(25,000.00 €)
     +27.95 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,658.71 $
(18,399.60 €)
30,946.70 $
(26,289.97 €)
     +42.88 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 165.28 $
(140.41 €)
120.56 $
(102.42 €)
     -27.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.12 €)
0.18 $
(0.16 €)
     +32.34 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.92 $
(56.00 €)
39.59 $
(33.63 €)
     -39.94 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.05 $
(31.47 €)
38.65 $
(32.84 €)
     +4.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.76 $
(13.38 €)
14.10 $
(11.98 €)
     -10.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(10.19 €)
8.24 $
(7.00 €)
     -31.33 %
Childcare
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 938.97 $
(797.68 €)
404.20 $
(343.37 €)
     -56.95 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,570.46 $
(13,227.48 €)
8,244.19 $
(7,003.63 €)
     -47.05 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Portugal Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.90 $
(37.29 €)
90.63 $
(76.99 €)
     +106.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.53 $
(30.19 €)
34.25 $
(29.09 €)
     -3.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.15 $
(64.69 €)
79.75 $
(67.75 €)
     +4.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.41 $
(81.90 €)
92.65 $
(78.70 €)
     -3.90 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,333.78 $
(1,133.08 €)
690.36 $
(586.48 €)
     -48.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,081.45 $
(918.72 €)
527.88 $
(448.45 €)
     -51.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,168.64 $
(1,842.31 €)
1,180.03 $
(1,002.47 €)
     -45.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,754.13 $
(1,490.17 €)
864.47 $
(734.39 €)
     -50.72 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 333.07 $
(282.95 €)
293.20 $
(249.08 €)
     -11.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 199.46 $
(169.44 €)
183.87 $
(156.20 €)
     -7.82 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,555.95 $
(3,020.87 €)
983.20 $
(835.25 €)
     -72.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.01 2.23      -44.39 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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