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Lisbon, Portugal

Key information

Tax and VAT
Sales Tax: 23%
Population

City: 545,245

Metro Area: 2,821,876

Density: 6,458/km2 (16,726/sq mi)

Currency

Euro (EUR)

Symbol: €

Inflation: 2.00% (April 2017)

Central bank: Banco de Portugal

Official languages
Portugal
Wages

Minimal: 649 EUR per month

Average: 846 EUR per month

Overtime: Employees are now paid 25% extra for the first hour of overtime and 37.5% extra for each subsequent hour and 50% for each hour worked on a weekly rest day or public holiday. Additionally, employees are no longer entitled to additional break time as the result of working overtime.


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