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Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and Ireland 

For major cities in those countries you could get probably more relevant data by specifying cities itself.

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Ireland are 6.68% higher than in United Kingdom
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ireland are 1.87% higher than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in Ireland are 9.90% lower than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in Ireland are 4.63% higher than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in Ireland are 9.13% higher than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in Ireland is 1.20% lower than in United Kingdom

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  United Kingdom  Ireland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 £     11.26 £      +12.58 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 £     41.31 £      -8.19 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 5.00 £     6.20 £      +23.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 £     3.47 £      +15.68 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.20 £     3.72 £      +16.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.32 £     2.26 £      -2.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.11 £     1.25 £      +12.81 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.93 £     1.00 £      +7.29 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 £     0.87 £      -6.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1.03 £     1.24 £      +20.46 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.45 £     1.46 £      +0.52 %
Eggs (12) 2.14 £     2.14 £      -0.16 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.27 £     7.48 £      +19.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.90 £     7.52 £      +9.11 %
Apples (1kg) 1.81 £     2.03 £      +12.42 %
Oranges (1kg) 1.73 £     1.87 £      +8.22 %
Tomato (1kg) 1.93 £     2.15 £      +11.37 %
Potato (1kg) 1.25 £     1.41 £      +13.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £     0.83 £      -12.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.05 £     1.15 £      +9.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 £     7.64 £      +27.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.70 £     2.16 £      +27.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.71 £     2.00 £      +17.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.56 £     7.68 £      +1.65 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 £     1.86 £      -11.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 £     82.63 £      +37.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 £     3.39 £      +23.19 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 £     0.85 £      -39.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £     17.85 £      -10.76 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 £     1.32 £      -3.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000.00 £     18,178.28 £      +13.61 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 145.65 £     116.63 £      -19.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 £     0.19 £      +26.35 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.22 £     29.24 £      +52.14 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.20 £     36.89 £      +1.93 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.39 £     13.57 £      +44.53 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 £     7.52 £      -6.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.77 £     56.24 £      +2.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.58 £     30.45 £      -0.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 58.11 £     62.46 £      +7.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 56.08 £     63.57 £      +13.35 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 690.44 £     628.48 £      -8.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 570.08 £     516.59 £      -9.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,206.42 £     1,062.72 £      -11.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 908.81 £     833.68 £      -8.27 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,097.61 £     2,254.52 £      -27.22 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,281.52 £     1,889.19 £      -17.20 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,788.89 £     1,800.63 £      +0.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     4.38      +4.19 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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Currency: GBP



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