Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Portugal Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Portugal are 37.0% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Portugal are 39.7% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Portugal are 44.4% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Portugal are 45.3% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Portugal are 42.5% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Portugal is 58.5% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Portugal Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(18.73 €)
10.68 $
(10.00 €)
     -46.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(70.22 €)
42.72 $
(40.00 €)
     -43.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.81 $
(10.12 €)
8.54 $
(8.00 €)
     -21.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(5.62 €)
2.67 $
(2.50 €)
     -55.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(6.55 €)
3.20 $
(3.00 €)
     -54.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.10 $
(4.78 €)
1.90 $
(1.78 €)
     -62.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(2.33 €)
1.68 $
(1.57 €)
     -32.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(1.93 €)
1.19 $
(1.11 €)
     -42.4 %
Markets
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(3.75 €)
3.75 $
(3.51 €)
     -6.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 $
(3.03 €)
1.33 $
(1.25 €)
     -58.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.07 $
(1.94 €)
0.66 $
(0.62 €)
     -68.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.72 $
(3.48 €)
2.91 $
(2.73 €)
     -21.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(5.46 €)
4.81 $
(4.50 €)
     -17.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.51 $
(5.16 €)
3.31 $
(3.10 €)
     -39.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.28 $
(6.82 €)
5.68 $
(5.32 €)
     -22.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(2.26 €)
0.95 $
(0.89 €)
     -60.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(0.71 €)
0.61 $
(0.57 €)
     -19.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(1.91 €)
0.77 $
(0.72 €)
     -62.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(2.08 €)
1.07 $
(1.00 €)
     -51.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(1.28 €)
0.71 $
(0.66 €)
     -48.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(1.29 €)
0.84 $
(0.79 €)
     -39.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 $
(2.02 €)
1.46 $
(1.37 €)
     -32.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(2.05 €)
0.73 $
(0.68 €)
     -66.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(14.04 €)
5.33 $
(4.99 €)
     -64.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(1.66 €)
1.18 $
(1.11 €)
     -33.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.56 $
(3.33 €)
2.18 $
(2.04 €)
     -38.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(9.36 €)
5.66 $
(5.30 €)
     -43.4 %
Transportation
United States Edit Portugal Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(2.34 €)
2.14 $
(2.00 €)
     -14.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(67.42 €)
42.72 $
(40.00 €)
     -40.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(3.51 €)
3.74 $
(3.50 €)
     -0.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(2.62 €)
1.38 $
(1.29 €)
     -50.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(28.09 €)
16.02 $
(15.00 €)
     -46.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(3.42 €)
6.94 $
(6.50 €)
     +89.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(30,898.92 €)
31,786.84 $
(29,763.00 €)
     -3.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,086.46 $
(24,425.56 €)
36,053.66 $
(33,758.16 €)
     +38.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.01 $
(192.89 €)
119.08 $
(111.50 €)
     -42.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.39 $
(49.06 €)
20.33 $
(19.03 €)
     -61.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.09 $
(66.56 €)
39.26 $
(36.76 €)
     -44.8 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.73 $
(44.69 €)
38.73 $
(36.27 €)
     -18.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.49 $
(21.06 €)
13.26 $
(12.41 €)
     -41.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(13.11 €)
8.01 $
(7.50 €)
     -42.8 %
Childcare
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,374.03 $
(1,286.55 €)
428.57 $
(401.28 €)
     -68.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,021.40 $
(21,555.65 €)
10,016.98 $
(9,379.21 €)
     -56.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Portugal Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.52 $
(49.18 €)
76.64 $
(71.76 €)
     +45.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.60 $
(40.83 €)
33.76 $
(31.61 €)
     -22.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.99 $
(83.33 €)
77.25 $
(72.33 €)
     -13.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.29 $
(107.95 €)
88.39 $
(82.76 €)
     -23.3 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,783.41 $
(1,669.86 €)
1,000.94 $
(937.21 €)
     -43.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,465.48 $
(1,372.17 €)
777.37 $
(727.87 €)
     -47.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,988.02 $
(2,797.78 €)
1,758.00 $
(1,646.07 €)
     -41.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,424.79 $
(2,270.40 €)
1,275.85 $
(1,194.62 €)
     -47.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 348.78 $
(326.57 €)
301.56 $
(282.36 €)
     -13.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 272.89 $
(255.51 €)
201.03 $
(188.23 €)
     -26.3 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Portugal Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,560.78 $
(4,270.40 €)
1,142.33 $
(1,069.60 €)
     -75.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 4.43      -32.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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