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Cost of Living Comparison Between Ireland and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 6.00% lower than in Ireland
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 4.07% lower than in Ireland
Rent Prices in United States are 0.53% higher than in Ireland
Restaurant Prices in United States are 15.72% lower than in Ireland
Groceries Prices in United States are 9.80% higher than in Ireland
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 14.05% higher than in Ireland

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  Ireland  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(13.05 $)
    9.20 €
(10.00 $)
     -23.36 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(54.37 $)
    41.39 €
(45.00 $)
     -17.23 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 €
(8.15 $)
    5.98 €
(6.50 $)
     -20.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.50 €
(4.89 $)
    3.22 €
(3.50 $)
     -28.47 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 €
(4.89 $)
    4.60 €
(5.00 $)
     +2.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.74 €
(2.98 $)
    3.42 €
(3.71 $)
     +24.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 €
(1.58 $)
    1.51 €
(1.64 $)
     +3.99 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.21 €
(1.32 $)
    1.21 €
(1.32 $)
     -0.05 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.10 €
(1.20 $)
    0.94 €
(1.02 $)
     -14.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.50 €
(1.63 $)
    2.27 €
(2.46 $)
     +51.28 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.81 €
(1.96 $)
    2.88 €
(3.13 $)
     +59.57 %
Eggs (12) 2.55 €
(2.78 $)
    2.21 €
(2.40 $)
     -13.58 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.91 €
(9.69 $)
    8.88 €
(9.65 $)
     -0.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.41 €
(9.15 $)
    7.51 €
(8.16 $)
     -10.77 %
Apples (1kg) 2.25 €
(2.44 $)
    3.57 €
(3.88 $)
     +58.86 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.11 €
(2.30 $)
    3.56 €
(3.87 $)
     +68.21 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.51 €
(2.73 $)
    3.60 €
(3.92 $)
     +43.80 %
Potato (1kg) 1.60 €
(1.74 $)
    2.33 €
(2.54 $)
     +45.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 €
(1.06 $)
    1.46 €
(1.58 $)
     +49.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.39 €
(1.51 $)
    1.64 €
(1.78 $)
     +17.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 €
(10.87 $)
    11.04 €
(12.00 $)
     +10.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.59 €
(2.82 $)
    1.57 €
(1.70 $)
     -39.53 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.33 €
(2.54 $)
    2.08 €
(2.26 $)
     -10.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 €
(10.87 $)
    5.52 €
(6.00 $)
     -44.82 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 €
(2.72 $)
    1.84 €
(2.00 $)
     -26.42 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 €
(97.86 $)
    58.86 €
(64.00 $)
     -34.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 €
(4.62 $)
    2.76 €
(3.00 $)
     -35.08 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.03 €
(1.12 $)
    1.43 €
(1.55 $)
     +38.71 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.60 €
(23.49 $)
    27.59 €
(30.00 $)
     +27.74 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.42 €
(1.54 $)
    0.71 €
(0.78 $)
     -49.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,125.00 €
(24,056.76 $)
    19,313.70 €
(21,000.00 $)
     -12.71 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 146.84 €
(159.66 $)
    146.20 €
(158.96 $)
     -0.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 €
(0.24 $)
    0.14 €
(0.16 $)
     -35.80 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 35.14 €
(38.21 $)
    43.25 €
(47.03 $)
     +23.08 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.87 €
(47.70 $)
    34.99 €
(38.04 $)
     -20.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.89 €
(18.36 $)
    17.07 €
(18.56 $)
     +1.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(10.87 $)
    9.20 €
(10.00 $)
     -8.03 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 69.00 €
(75.02 $)
    37.38 €
(40.64 $)
     -45.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.34 €
(37.34 $)
    33.08 €
(35.97 $)
     -3.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.37 €
(83.04 $)
    71.42 €
(77.66 $)
     -6.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 75.75 €
(82.37 $)
    78.34 €
(85.19 $)
     +3.42 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 902.67 €
(981.49 $)
    898.22 €
(976.64 $)
     -0.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 743.71 €
(808.65 $)
    704.54 €
(766.05 $)
     -5.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,500.70 €
(1,631.72 $)
    1,554.37 €
(1,690.08 $)
     +3.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,167.09 €
(1,268.99 $)
    1,191.77 €
(1,295.82 $)
     +2.11 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,026.00 €
(4,377.51 $)
    2,014.47 €
(2,190.35 $)
     -49.96 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,583.18 €
(2,808.72 $)
    1,315.42 €
(1,430.28 $)
     -49.08 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,263.56 €
(2,461.19 $)
    2,476.58 €
(2,692.81 $)
     +9.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.13     4.20      +1.81 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: EUR