Cost of Living in Portugal

Cost of living in Portugal is 27.57% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Portugal is, on average, 45.35% lower than in United States.

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 53.33 R$ 40.00-79.99
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 199.98 R$ 139.98-359.96
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 R$ 38.33-46.66
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 13.33 R$ 6.67-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.33 R$ 10.00-26.66
Cappuccino (regular) 9.42 R$ 4.33-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.82 R$ 6.67-13.33
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.38 R$ 4.67-10.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 15.96 R$ 11.86-21.45
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 6.55 R$ 3.63-12.09
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.70 R$ 1.81-3.69
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.73 R$ 6.32-17.93
Local Cheese (1 lb) 20.67 R$ 12.09-45.35
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 15.30 R$ 9.04-21.17
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 28.37 R$ 15.12-47.26
Apples (1 lb) 4.66 R$ 2.42-6.05
Banana (1 lb) 3.38 R$ 2.72-6.05
Oranges (1 lb) 3.68 R$ 2.12-6.05
Tomato (1 lb) 4.29 R$ 2.42-6.05
Potato (1 lb) 2.75 R$ 1.21-4.81
Onion (1 lb) 3.10 R$ 1.81-5.14
Lettuce (1 head) 6.25 R$ 3.33-10.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.50 R$ 1.20-6.67
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 26.66 R$ 16.66-46.66
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.79 R$ 3.93-10.10
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.54 R$ 6.67-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 33.33 R$ 32.33-36.66
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.67 R$ 8.00-14.66
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 266.63 R$ 199.98-266.63
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 23.00 R$ 20.00-26.66
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.36 R$ 5.04-10.73
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 99.99 R$ 98.65-166.65
Gasoline (1 gallon) 38.45 R$ 34.54-41.36
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 169,598.80 R$ 153,314.17-183,310.42
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 170,688.01 R$ 153,314.17-190,976.13
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 668.42 R$ 440.69-1,133.19
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.09 R$ 0.40-1.80
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 219.77 R$ 166.65-333.29
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 217.03 R$ 159.98-333.29
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 80.22 R$ 40.00-133.32
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 46.66 R$ 40.00-53.33
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,330.22 R$ 1,666.46-3,332.92
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 48,067.22 R$ 27,996.50-79,990.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 523.05 R$ 199.98-666.58
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 191.96 R$ 133.32-266.63
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 458.44 R$ 299.96-666.58
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 535.75 R$ 299.96-799.90
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,029.51 R$ 2,666.33-6,999.13
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,100.18 R$ 1,999.75-5,221.57
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,187.87 R$ 4,666.08-13,331.67
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,103.41 R$ 3,332.92-10,481.58
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,639.35 R$ 897.94-3,096.36
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,020.62 R$ 619.27-1,857.81
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,704.61 R$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.27 1.25-4.00

Prices in Portugal

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Last update: October 2020
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By City in Portugal

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Funchal 53.81 18.94 37.10 41.36 39.77 51.67
Lisbon 53.26 31.64 42.90 41.66 44.81 48.85
Porto 52.64 25.31 39.54 43.22 41.59 42.25
Braga 51.83 17.68 35.47 44.20 36.20 51.12
Coimbra 50.66 16.57 34.32 42.43 40.17 49.81
Aveiro 48.31 16.60 33.11 40.76 34.49 52.55
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