Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

By Tom Randall - 2012-08-13T22:00:03Z

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Portugal

Price per gallon of premium gasoline: $7.72
Price change since last quarter: -13%
Most-expensive-gas rank: #14
Pain-at-the-pump rank: #23
<p>Portugal's 13 percent gas-price drop was one of the world's steepest. The amount of time a Portuguese had to work in order to afford a gallon of gas declined by 4.6 percent in the last quarter.</p><p>The price of gas in Portugal varies by region, and drivers can get discounts while buying groceries at several national supermarket chains. Portugal's Directorate General of Energy and Geology maintains a website showing the cheapest places to fill up across the country.</p> <p>The average daily income in Portugal is $56. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 14 percent.</p> <p>Read more energy & sustainability news.</p>

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