Cost of Living in Portugal

Summary of cost of living in Portugal:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 € 7.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 € 30.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 € 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.50 € 1.20-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 € 2.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.78 € 0.75-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 € 1.00-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 € 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 € 3.03-4.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.25 € 0.64-2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.45-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.74 € 1.80-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.54 € 2.72-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.11 € 1.36-4.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.40 € 3.40-7.71
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 € 0.45-1.34
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 € 0.45-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.45-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 1.00 € 0.45-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.67 € 0.33-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.45-1.28
Lettuce (1 head) 1.38 € 0.75-2.30
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.70 € 0.28-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.99 € 3.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.12 € 0.70-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 € 0.96-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 € 5.00-6.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 € 1.35-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 40.00 € 30.00-40.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 € 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.29 € 0.80-2.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.00 € 14.80-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.46 € 6.17-7.46
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 27,850.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,934.11 € 33,234.29-34,070.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 115.96 € 80.00-200.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.34 € 12.00-30.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 37.40 € 30.00-50.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.97 € 25.00-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.97 € 7.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 € 6.50-10.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 417.39 € 300.00-600.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,168.52 € 5,500.00-19,420.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.70 € 29.99-120.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.67 € 20.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.22 € 50.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.30 € 49.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 953.03 € 600.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 726.77 € 466.27-1,100.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,677.15 € 1,000.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,211.64 € 800.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 309.44 € 185.80-594.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 207.80 € 119.75-371.61
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,048.51 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.80 1.59-5.43

Prices in Portugal

This country had 11547 entries in the past 12 months by 1320 different contributors.
Last update: June 2024
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

By City in Portugal

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Lisbon 49.9 34.0 42.3 46.5 45.8 53.7
Porto 46.1 26.7 36.8 43.6 37.2 61.0
Aveiro 45.2 19.0 32.6 44.3 35.9 56.4
Braga 43.4 19.1 31.7 40.4 36.7 58.3
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