Cost of Living in Braga

Summary of cost of living in Braga, Portugal:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.50 € 7.00-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 € 40.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.25 € 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 € 1.20-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.60 € 1.00-2.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.38 € 1.00-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 € 1.00-1.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.30 € 2.61-3.97
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.44 € 0.75-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.44-0.68
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.59 € 1.97-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.18 € 2.72-5.67
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.66 € 2.17-4.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.76 € 3.62-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 0.69 € 0.31-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.45-0.84
Oranges (1 lb) 0.69 € 0.45-1.52
Tomato (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.45-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 € 0.20-0.64
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.40-0.59
Lettuce (1 head) 0.99 € 0.90-1.15
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.64 € 0.20-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 € 2.99-5.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.16 € 0.75-1.52
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 € 1.20-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.50 € 4.00-5.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.55 € 1.55-1.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 € 14.00-30.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 €
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 €
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.80 €
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.32 € 6.17-7.15
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 €
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,070.00 € 34,070.00-34,070.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 119.62 € 75.00-188.89
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.28 € 10.00-20.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.61 € 24.00-38.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.50 € 19.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.83 € 7.00-8.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 € 6.50-7.70
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 250.00 €
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,480.00 €
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.25 € 30.00-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.00 € 10.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.67 € 40.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 75.33 € 50.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 792.86 € 700.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 600.00 € 450.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,233.33 € 1,100.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 968.75 € 800.00-1,250.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 260.13 €
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 162.58 €
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 999.93 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.43 4.00-5.43

Prices in Braga

This city had 399 entries in the past 12 months by 47 different contributors.
Last update: April 2024
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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.