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) €5.79
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €2.84
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.69
12 eggs, large €1.96
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.35
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.14
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.39
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.85
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.04
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €4.76
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.69
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.83
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €961
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €621
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €117
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €669
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €439
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €71
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €23
40” flat screen TV €384
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €89
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) €78
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €102
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €31,138
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.42
Monthly ticket public transport €41
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €15
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €4.03
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €5.79
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €58
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €3.79
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.06
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €4.08
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.30
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 €27
2 tickets to the movies €12
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €55
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €44
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.37
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €2.06
iPod nano 16GB €195
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.28
1 month of gym membership in business district €48
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €4.77
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,396 prices entered by 342 different people.
Latest price update: September 27, 2016.

Lisbon position in our World Ranking

the world
156th
out of 257
western europe
54th
out of 61

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

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2nd
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2nd
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3rd
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3rd
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3rd
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3rd

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