The data presented refer to a family with 4 persons, parents and 2 children. The children attend compulsory education in public school near area of residence. The journey to school is made of diesel car. The parents ' place of work is at a distance of 3 to 5 Miles of residence. Extracurricular activities attended by children are: swimming and football The family Methodology
The different areas in which expenditure is presented below as follows: Rent - apartment T3 typology with approximately 100 m2 of area; Food - lunch (Monday to Friday) - Parents, away from home and children, in the school canteen. The remaining meals at home; Water - Worn with bathing, laundry machines and making food and crockery; Gas - expenses with daily baths; Electricity - lighting, air conditioning, computer equipment, machinery – clothes, dishwasher, fridge, hob, oven, microwave, iron; Phone - related Expenses 4 mobile phones from Vodafone network, tariff-extreme; TV - based triple play Package (TV, phone and internet); Transports - 2 transport cars circulate daily; Extra curricular activities - swimming and football. Spending Methodology
Presentation of data Minho - Viana do Castelo Trás-os-Montes - Chaves Douro Litoral - Porto Beira Litoral - Coimbra Beira Alta - Guarda Beira Baixa - Castelo Branco Ribatejo - Santarém Estremadura - Lisboa Alto Alentejo - Portalegre Baixo Alentejo - Beja Algarve - Faro
Conclusion We conclude that the values are higher on the coast: Extremadura, Douro Litoral and Beira Litoral and minors in Minho, Trás-os-Montes and Beira Alta. Extremadura is where the cost of living is higher, as well as the capital, Lisbon, and Minho is where is smaller. Note also that the cost of living is higher on the coast than inland, because that is where there are the largest cities.
Fonts INE (Instituto Nacional de Estatística); NST(National Statistics Institute) english Television operators (ZON, MEO) EDP Lusitania gas Water of Portugal Sporting institutions of the regions analyzed Institutes of soccer and swimming Real estate purchase and lease market