Cost of Living in Porto

Summary about cost of living in Porto, Portugal:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.34 $ 6.26-12.51
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 36.50 $ 26.07-52.15
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.78 $ 6.26-8.34
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.09 $ 1.04-3.13
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 $ 1.56-4.17
Cappuccino (regular) 1.84 $ 0.73-3.13
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 $ 1.04-2.09
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.01 $ 0.78-1.56
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.50 $ 1.93-2.76
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.47-1.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.46 $ 0.33-0.62
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.00 $ 1.35-2.88
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.80 $ 2.27-7.10
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.45 $ 1.42-4.02
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.51 $ 2.84-6.62
Apples (1 lb) 0.84 $ 0.47-1.18
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.43-1.18
Oranges (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.42-1.04
Tomato (1 lb) 0.75 $ 0.47-1.04
Potato (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.27-1.18
Onion (1 lb) 0.58 $ 0.38-0.94
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 $ 0.52-2.08
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 $ 0.21-0.94
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.17 $ 3.12-5.21
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.10 $ 0.63-1.66
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $ 0.90-3.13
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.42 $ 5.21-5.84
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.51 $ 1.25-2.09
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.72 $ 31.29-41.72
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.39 $ 2.71-5.21
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.09 $ 0.79-2.18
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.54 $ 15.44-15.64
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.95 $ 7.50-8.49
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,072.74 $ 25,029.83-29,410.05
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,429.71 $ 26,594.19-31,287.28
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 114.03 $ 83.43-186.68
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $ 0.10-0.31
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.46 $ 31.28-52.15
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.40 $ 26.07-57.36
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.58 $ 9.39-20.86
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.30 $ 6.26-9.39
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 372.41 $ 312.87-521.45
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,547.50 $ 4,380.22-12,514.91
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.33 $ 26.07-114.72
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.02 $ 10.43-40.67
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.01 $ 52.14-114.72
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 99.48 $ 52.15-125.15
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 734.36 $ 625.75-990.76
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 557.79 $ 469.31-782.18
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,333.58 $ 1,042.91-1,877.24
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 948.65 $ 834.33-1,147.20
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 325.38 $ 242.22-445.69
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 191.04 $ 145.33-271.29
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,011.13 $
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