Cost of Living in Braga

Summary about cost of living in Braga, Portugal:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 € 5.50-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.00 € 30.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 € 5.90-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.60 € 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 1.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.68 € 0.70-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 € 1.00-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.95 € 0.69-1.20
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.26 € 1.74-2.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.88 € 0.68-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.46 € 0.36-0.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.70 € 1.20-2.04
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.14 € 2.27-9.03
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.18 € 1.00-2.95
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.31 € 2.72-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.59-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.45-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.45-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.18-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 € 0.18-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.36-0.90
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 € 0.50-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.61 € 0.30-0.90
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 € 3.00-6.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.11 € 0.85-1.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.30 € 0.60-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 € 4.60-5.30
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.55 € 1.55-1.60
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 26.00 € 16.00-30.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.12 € 3.00-3.25
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.76 € 0.76-0.76
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 € 15.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.68 € 7.68-7.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,500.00 € 24,881.00-29,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 25,000.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 132.39 € 100.00-160.56
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 € 0.08-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.41 € 25.00-40.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.88 € 20.00-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.88 € 5.00-8.50
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.60 € 6.00-8.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 261.67 € 200.00-300.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,020.00 € 3,600.00-6,480.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.75 € 25.00-99.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.00 € 25.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 59.44 € 40.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 57.00 € 40.00-70.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 550.00 € 500.00-600.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 441.67 € 350.00-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 925.00 € 850.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 733.33 € 650.00-800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 168.77 € 125.42-241.55
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 88.26 € 83.61-92.90
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 856.00 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.75 1.20-2.00

Prices in Braga

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Last update: June 2022
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1 Comments so far
Andrea G on May 25, 2020:
The electricity number is not off. Kw/h cost in Portugal is about 0.22 Eur/cents, avg consumption is 2800-3000 per year. Do the math. If you spend 90 per month, that just means you consume a lot.