Cost of Living in Porto

Summary about cost of living in Porto, Portugal:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.50 € 7.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 € 25.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 € 6.50-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 € 1.20-3.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 € 1.50-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.63 € 0.75-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 € 1.00-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.05 € 1.00-1.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.14 € 2.35-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.54-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.36-0.79
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.28 € 1.44-3.06
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.05 € 2.72-5.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.71 € 1.59-3.63
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.86 € 2.72-6.35
Apples (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.45-1.09
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 € 0.45-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.40-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 0.79 € 0.45-1.11
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.27-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.45-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.25 € 0.50-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.55 € 0.25-1.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.99 € 3.00-6.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.01 € 0.61-1.52
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 € 0.86-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.15 € 5.00-5.52
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 € 1.20-2.20
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 30.00-40.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 € 2.90-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.13 € 0.76-2.01
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.90 € 14.80-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.33 € 6.25-7.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,789.50 € 24,881.00-28,200.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,340.00 € 26,980.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 114.92 € 80.00-188.89
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 € 0.08-0.39
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.41 € 30.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.21 € 25.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.29 € 7.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 € 6.00-10.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 355.59 € 300.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,211.44 € 5,000.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.12 € 30.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.16 € 15.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 70.83 € 44.95-110.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.91 € 50.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 808.40 € 665.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 635.56 € 500.00-850.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,429.69 € 1,200.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 967.44 € 800.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 304.02 € 232.26-380.90
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 195.30 € 148.64-260.13
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,008.42 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.28 1.25-3.50

Prices in Porto

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Last update: February 2023
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2 Comments so far
Charles McVicker on May 20, 2020:
I lived in Porto for sometime with my wife and we both had US retirement and SS and lived comfortably. However, after my wife died I moved back to the USA. I love Portugal very much.
harsh on Jan 12, 2019:
how much could be the student accommodation cost in college hostels in vila do conde