Cost of Living in Porto

Summary about cost of living in Porto, Portugal:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 € 6.00-12.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 35.00 € 25.00-50.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 € 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 € 1.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 € 1.50-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.74 € 0.70-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.42 € 1.00-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 € 0.75-1.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.39 € 1.85-2.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.02 € 0.45-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.32-0.60
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.92 € 1.29-2.76
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.65 € 2.18-6.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.35 € 1.36-3.86
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.32 € 2.72-6.35
Apples (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.45-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.41-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.60 € 0.40-1.00
Tomato (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.45-0.99
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 € 0.26-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 € 0.36-0.90
Lettuce (1 head) 1.07 € 0.50-1.99
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.51 € 0.20-0.90
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00 € 2.99-5.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.05 € 0.61-1.59
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 € 0.86-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.20 € 5.00-5.60
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.45 € 1.20-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 30.00-40.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 € 2.60-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.05 € 0.76-2.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.90 € 14.80-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.62 € 7.19-8.14
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 24,000.00-28,200.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,260.00 € 25,500.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 106.92 € 80.00-154.55
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 € 0.10-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.97 € 29.99-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.78 € 25.00-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.90 € 9.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 € 6.00-9.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 357.08 € 300.00-500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,278.11 € 4,200.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 75.11 € 25.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.87 € 10.00-39.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.88 € 49.99-110.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.38 € 50.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 702.50 € 600.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 530.59 € 450.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,278.71 € 1,000.00-1,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 909.62 € 800.00-1,100.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 312.00 € 232.26-427.35
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 183.18 € 139.35-260.13
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 969.53 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.34 1.25-3.60

Prices in Porto

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Last update: June 2022
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3 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
David Sheriff on Oct 15, 2018:
As english man aged 72 and with UK govt pension and small private pension married toa Brasilian woman with pension how much is the Council Tax if renting property is 1 or 2 bedroom apatment or 1/2 bedroom house.

Thank you

David & Virginia