Cost of living in Lisbon, Portugal

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €9
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €5.93
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €3.16
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.69
12 eggs, large €2.21
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.33
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.41
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.46
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.82
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.22
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €4.70
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.74
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.00
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,105
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €785
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €93
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €822
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €488
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €66
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €26
40” flat screen TV €401
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €112
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €9
Hourly rate for cleaning help €8
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €86
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €33
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €90
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €90
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €25,188
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.51
Monthly ticket public transport €38
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €11
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €3.64
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €7
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €57
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.13
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.08
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €5.06
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.31
Tube of toothpaste €2.67
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €14
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €27
2 tickets to the movies €13
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €38
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €40
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.27
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €2.14
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €545
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.18
1 month of gym membership in business district €54
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €4.85
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,507 prices entered by 295 different people.
Latest price update: December 11, 2017.

Lisbon position in our World Ranking

the world
184th
out of 342
western europe
58th
out of 68
portugal
1st
out of 4

Cheapest and most expensive products in Lisbon compared to other cities:

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3rd
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3rd
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4th
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4th
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4th
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4th

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