Portugal has incredible architecture that brings its cities to life. There’s no better way to experience the architecture and cityscapes of Portugal than walking around Lisbon’s neighborhoods for hours on end, or getting lost in hilly villages and finding the perfect panoramic view. Get inspired by our favorite shots below for your next trip to Portugal.


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Business Freedom

Business freedom 85.3
Business freedom [Teleport score] 0.8747
Freedom from corruption 63.0
Freedom from corruption [Teleport score] 0.633
Lack of labor restrictions 43.5
Lack of labor restrictions [Teleport score] 0.1606
Time to open a business 4.5
Time to open a business [Teleport score] 0.9639

City Size

Urban area population (millions) 3.0044
Population density in people/sq km in UA center. 10860.220703125
Population density in people/sq km over full UA as defined by bounding box. 488.45186823103086

Climate

Average day length (hours) 12.7
Average number of rainy days per year 147.0
Average high temperature (Celsius) 20.9
Average low temperature (Celsius) 13.1
Average daily solar radiation (Mj/m²) 18.8
Weather type Mediterran Climate

Cost of Living

Inflation [Teleport score] 0.7004
A kilogram of Apples $1.80
Bread $0.65
A Cappuccino $2.10
Movie ticket $7.70
Monthly fitness club membership $51.00
A beer $1.40
Monthly public transport $45.00
Lunch $11.00
5km taxi ride $4.90
Price of a meal at a restaurant $50.05

Leisure & Culture

Art galleries [Teleport score] 0.7839
Art galleries 69
Cinemas [Teleport score] 0.5362
Cinemas 50
Comedy clubs [Teleport score] 0.5491
Comedy clubs 18
Concerts [Teleport score] 0.6102
Concert venues 88
Historical sites [Teleport score] 0.7971
Historical sites 157
Museums [Teleport score] 0.7696
Museums 108
Performing arts [Teleport score] 0.6356
Performing art venues 86
Sports [Teleport score] 0.7273
Sport venues 78
Zoos [Teleport score] 0.7797
Zoos 3

Economy

Currency for urban area EUR
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area 0.8464429118
GDP growth rate 0.9%
GDP growth rate [Teleport score] 0.2566
GDP per capita $26974.63
GDP per capita [Teleport score] 0.44

Education

Percent of happy students 85.5%
Percent of top performers in PISA math test 10.6%
Percent of low performers in PISA math test 24.9%
Country mean scores in PISA math test 481.43667769230194
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test 5.8%
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test 18.8%
Country mean scores in PISA reading test 487.7576872225887
Percent of top performers in PISA science test 4.5%
Percent of low performers in PISA science test 19.0%
Country mean scores in PISA science test 489.2747319815229
PISA math ranking (high school) 21
PISA ranking 18
PISA ranking (high school) [Teleport score] 0.7875
PISA reading (high school) 15
PISA science (high school) 17
University quality [Teleport score] 0.1085
Best university in ranking Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa
Best university ranking 375

Healthcare

Healthcare expenditure [Teleport score] 0.698
Life expectancy (years) 81.1448
Life expectancy [Teleport score] 0.8674
Healthcare quality [Teleport score] 0.76

Housing

Large apartment $1300.00
Medium apartment $1100.00
Small apartment $800.00
Rent index [Teleport score] 0.6754

Internal application use

Percent of elderly people (65+ years) in country 0.2%
Life expectancy at birth in country 79.3
Median age in country 41.8
Unemployment rate in country 0.1%

Job Market

Employer social security taxes per employee 23.8%
Startup jobs available 75.0
Startup job availability [Teleport score] 0.5657
Startup salary [Teleport score] 0.3146
Startup salary $28752.00

Language

English skills 59.68
English skills [Teleport score] 0.5968
Spoken languages Portuguese

Tolerance

LGBT adoption rights ✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent ✔ Equal
LGBT gender changing rights ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT conversion therapy regulations ✖ Not banned
LGBT discrimination legality ✔ Illegal
LGBT blood donation regulations ✔ Legal
LGBT employment discrimination legality ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT homosexuality rights ✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights ✔ Legal
LGBT Equality Index 95.36
LGBT Equality Index [Teleport score] 0.9798
Tolerance towards minorities [Teleport score] 0.9396

Internet Access

Download speed (Mbps) 52.0025
Internet access (download) [Teleport score] 0.64
Upload speed (Mbps) 17.59
Internet access (upload) [Teleport score] 0.6388

Outdoors

Urban area elevation (meters) 29.0
Presence of hills in city 1.0
Median peak in meters 303.0
Elevation (hills or mountains) [Teleport score] 0.1723
Water access [Teleport score] 0.9659
Seaside access 1.0

Environmental Quality

Air quality [Teleport score] 0.6565
Cleanliness [Teleport score] 0.5287
Drinking water quality [Teleport score] 0.7277
Urban greenery [Teleport score] 0.6517

Safety

Crime rate [Teleport score] 0.7313
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year 1.58
Lack of gun related deaths [Teleport score] 0.9585
Guns per 100 residents 8.5
Lack of guns [Teleport score] 0.9563
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [Teleport score] 0.9574

Startups

Coworking spaces [Teleport score] 0.7203
Startup events 57.0
Number of startup events in the last 12 months 282
Startup events [Teleport score] 0.5852
Total number of startups 181
Number of upcoming meetup events 34
Meetups groups 152
Meetups members 55719
Meetups [Teleport score] 0.5298
Number of investors 35
Average monthly increase in number of startups 8.0
Average monthly increase in number of startups [Teleport score] 0.4951
Startup climate scene [Teleport score] 0.5974
Startups [Teleport score] 0.7093
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co 103

Taxation

Profit tax (%% of profit) 39.8%
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [Teleport score] 0.6179
Income tax level [Teleport score] 0.2136
VAT (Sales Tax) 23.0%
Time overhead to file company taxes 243.0

Commute

Traffic handling [Teleport score] 0.7172

Travel Connectivity

Airport hub 103
Airport hub [Teleport score] 0.4795
Intercity train connectivity [Teleport score] 0.3587

Venture Capital

Venture capital [Teleport score] 0.3252
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