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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Ireland 

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Consumer Prices in Ireland are 41.02% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ireland are 30.63% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in Ireland are 7.60% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Ireland are 58.70% higher than in United States
Groceries Prices in Ireland are 24.83% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Ireland is 29.54% lower than in United States

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  United States  Ireland      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     18.83 $      +88.29 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     69.10 $      +53.55 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.25 $     10.36 $      +65.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     5.80 $      +65.84 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     6.22 $      +24.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $     3.78 $      +3.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 $     2.09 $      +31.95 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.27 $     1.68 $      +31.90 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.99 $     1.46 $      +46.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.39 $     2.08 $      -12.84 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.89 $     2.44 $      -15.72 %
Eggs (12) 2.25 $     3.58 $      +59.00 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.47 $     12.51 $      +32.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.63 $     12.59 $      +64.90 %
Apples (1kg) 3.71 $     3.40 $      -8.45 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.58 $     3.13 $      -12.45 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.72 $     3.59 $      -3.43 %
Potato (1kg) 2.35 $     2.37 $      +0.65 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.38 $      -12.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $     1.92 $      +8.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.78 $      +6.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $     3.61 $      +57.90 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     3.35 $      +2.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     12.85 $      +114.21 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     3.11 $      +55.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.00 $     138.20 $      +109.39 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     5.67 $      +88.87 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.42 $      -8.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.10 $     29.85 $      +6.23 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     2.22 $      +130.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     30,403.54 $      +52.02 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 161.83 $     195.07 $      +20.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.31 $      +110.49 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.16 $     48.91 $      +5.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.51 $     61.71 $      +56.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.45 $     22.69 $      +23.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     12.58 $      +25.76 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.75 $     94.06 $      +130.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.58 $     50.93 $      +39.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.33 $     104.47 $      +36.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 83.47 $     106.32 $      +27.38 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 994.10 $     1,051.15 $      +5.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 750.11 $     864.01 $      +15.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,700.90 $     1,777.42 $      +4.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,282.64 $     1,394.35 $      +8.71 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,909.27 $     3,770.73 $      +97.50 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,230.64 $     3,159.71 $      +156.75 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,271.93 $     3,011.58 $      -7.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     4.38      +4.14 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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