Cost of living in Lisbon, Portugal

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €9
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €5.81
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €2.91
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.70
12 eggs, large €1.96
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.35
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.30
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.35
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.90
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.05
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €4.79
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.69
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.77
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €919
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €644
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €113
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €622
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €423
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €72
Internet 8MB (1 month) €22
40” flat screen TV €374
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €88
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
Hourly rate for cleaning help €7
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €86
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €29
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €81
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €90
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €30,668
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.41
Monthly ticket public transport €40
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €14
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €3.89
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €6
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €54
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €3.63
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.11
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €4.10
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.33
Tube of toothpaste €2.20
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €11
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €28
2 tickets to the movies €13
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €52
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €43
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.36
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €2.18
iPod nano 16GB €203
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.28
1 month of gym membership in business district €46
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €4.72
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,334 prices entered by 332 different people.
Latest price update: July 28, 2016.

Lisbon position in our World Ranking

the world
164th
out of 267
western europe
57th
out of 65
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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