Porto is the most affordable major city in Western Europe. The cost of living in Porto is 47% lower than Paris, 40% lower than Frankfurt, and 27% lower than Barcelona. The table below presents the prices of selected items in Porto.
Low real estate costs
Porto has lower real estate costs than any major city in Western Europe (see the figures below). Average rent per month (€) for apartment (1 bedroom) in the city center
Average price (€) per square meter to buy an apartment in the city center