Benin vs Portugal - Cost of Living Comparison

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Benin Portugal
🚶 Cost of living one person
$715
$1289
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1761
$2990
🏠 One person rent
$277
$768
🏘️ Family rent
$453
$1351
🍽️ Food expenses
$286
$352
🚐 Transport expenses
$91
$49.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$127
$1170
💸 GDP per capita
$1303
$24515
😃 Human freedom index
6.86
8.27
❤️ Life expectancy
59.8
81.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
43
61
🌐 English speaking %
1%
27.3%
🎓 Higher education
43
87
😀 Quality of life
17
75
🏙️ Population
11.2M
10.3M

The average cost of living in Benin ($715) is 45% less expensive than in Portugal ($1289). Benin ranked 131st vs 45th for Portugal in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Benin compared to 0.9 months in Portugal. Ranked 176th and 38th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Benin vs Portugal

We calculate prices for Benin and Portugal as a population-weighted mean of 4 and 124 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Benin Portugal
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.61
$10.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.8
$41.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.94
$8.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.45
$2.26
 Cappuccino
$4.21
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.68
$1.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$295
$793
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$151
$610
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$428
$1476
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$305
$1116
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49.9
$79.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.5
$123
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$47.4
$41.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.98%
4.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8258
$2990
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$2137
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.64
$2.11
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.9
$39.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.1
$9.86
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.72
$1.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.41
$2.98
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.06
$7.12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.04
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.04
$2.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.32
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
$1.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.58
$2.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.97
$4.87
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.06
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.53
$5.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.91
$6.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.11
$5.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.99
$2.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.25
$2.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.8
$38.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.03
$7.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.1
$72.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.74
$14.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$30.9
$75.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$48.2
$77.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$205
$403
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5958
$7645

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Cities Comparison in Benin vs Portugal

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Benin

City Cost of living Population
Cotonou
$730
679K
Porto-Novo
$695
264K
Abomey
$676
90.2K
Save
$674
31.4K

In Portugal

City Cost of living Population
Lisbon
$1689
546K
Sintra
$1463
378K
Cascais
$1689
206K
Porto
$1348
238K
Vila Nova de Gaia
$1250
302K
Loures
$1390
205K
Odivelas
$1417
145K
Seixal
$1290
158K
Matosinhos
$1442
175K
Oeiras
$1428
172K
Gondomar
$1304
168K
Braga
$1246
181K
Amadora
$1375
175K
Almada
$1662
177K
Coimbra
$1179
143K
Santa Maria da Feira
$1111
139K
Guimaraes
$1250
158K
Leiria
$1195
127K
Faro
$1314
64.6K
Vila do Conde
$919
79.5K
Setubal
$1352
123K
Funchal
$1377
112K
Maia
$1494
135K
Vila Nova de Famalicao
$1130
134K
Sesimbra
$1311
52.5K
Amora
$1244
48.6K
Vila Franca de Xira
$1203
137K
Valongo
$1298
93.9K
Barcelos
$837
120K
Loule
$1487
70.6K