Gothenburg vs Lisbon - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Lisbon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1263
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2845
🏠 One person rent
$743
$778
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$1290
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$83.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$1065
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
46
89
😀 Quality of life
92
81
🏙️ Population
605K
546K

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 14% more expensive than in Lisbon. Cities ranked 2868th and 3287th ($1442 vs $1263) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 2nd in Sweden and Portugal, respectively. Check Sweden vs Portugal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 0.8 months in Lisbon. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Lisbon ranked 2nd in Portugal, while ranked 63rd and 292nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Lisbon

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Gothenburg Lisbon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$8.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$7.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$2.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$884
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$609
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$1538
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$1032
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$80.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$123
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$33.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
2.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$5330
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$2920
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$1.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$40.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$9.79
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$8.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$5.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$9.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$1.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$4.34
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$5.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$4.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$4.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$32
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$7.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$58
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$89.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$76.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$414
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$9125

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

Cities near Lisbon

Distance City Cost of living
4.1 km or 2.6 mi Almada
$1014
6.9 km or 4.3 mi Amadora
$1050
8.8 km or 5.5 mi Queluz
$1081
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Odivelas
$1049
10 km or 6.3 mi Barreiro
$1112
11 km or 6.7 mi Amora
$1083
12 km or 7.3 mi Seixal
$756
12 km or 7.4 mi Oeiras
$1323
13 km or 8 mi Agualva-Cacem
$942
13 km or 8.1 mi Loures
$960
17 km or 10 mi Montijo
$955
18 km or 11 mi Moita
$945
18 km or 11 mi Algueirao-Mem Martins
$943
21 km or 13 mi Sintra
$990
22 km or 14 mi Cascais
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Mafra
$947
29 km or 18 mi Palmela
$943
30 km or 19 mi Vila Franca de Xira
$752
31 km or 19 mi Sesimbra
$933
32 km or 20 mi Setubal
$1059
39 km or 24 mi Alenquer
$939
42 km or 26 mi Torres Vedras
$1129
42 km or 26 mi Benavente
$941
47 km or 29 mi Azambuja
$939
47 km or 29 mi Salvaterra de Magos
$941
58 km or 36 mi Cartaxo
$937
61 km or 38 mi Lourinha
$939
71 km or 44 mi Santarem
$842
72 km or 45 mi Almeirim
$943
73 km or 45 mi Peniche
$967
77 km or 48 mi Caldas da Rainha
$1004
90 km or 56 mi Santiago do Cacem
$941
94 km or 58 mi Alcobaca
$942
101 km or 63 mi Torres Novas
$939
103 km or 64 mi Porto de Mos
$940
111 km or 69 mi Evora
$937
115 km or 72 mi Ourem
$949
117 km or 72 mi Marinha Grande
$943
118 km or 73 mi Tomar
$946
118 km or 73 mi Abrantes
$961