Cost of living in Oporto, Portugal

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €7
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €5.87
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €2.82
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €0.61
12 eggs, large €2.01
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €1.35
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.50
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.53
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €0.87
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €0.90
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €4.91
2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.83
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €0.88
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €707
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €528
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €111
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €493
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €310
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €74
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €20
40” flat screen TV €356
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €103
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €9
Hourly rate for cleaning help €5.84
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €85
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €26
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €83
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €97
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €26,510
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.47
Monthly ticket public transport €31
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €10
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €4.03
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €4.68
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €48
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €3.55
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.46
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.36
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.23
Tube of toothpaste €2.17
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €10
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €21
2 tickets to the movies €12
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €33
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €33
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €5.28
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.07
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €2.81
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €550
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.11
1 month of gym membership in business district €34
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €4.89
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 629 prices entered by 100 different people.
Latest price update: December 17, 2017.

Oporto position in our World Ranking

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235th
out of 343
western europe
65th
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2nd
out of 4

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