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Is the cost of living in Portugal high?

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We asked people about the cost of living in Portugal, they wrote...

"The cost of living in Portugal is higher than other countries in Europe but still quite affordable. It is slightly more expensive to live in big cities such as Lisbon or Porto, as rent and basic goods tend to be more expensive than in smaller towns or rural locations. On average, a nice 1 bedroom apartment in a central area of a major city in Portugal can be around $800-1000 USD per month. A nice 2 bedroom apartment in the same area could expectancy be closer to $1000-1300 USD monthly. Eating dinner out in a moderately priced restaurant is quite affordable compared to major cities worldwide, with a dinner for two typically costing around 25 USD," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Portugal.

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