Cost of Living Comparison Between Athens and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 31.1% higher than in Athens (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dublin are 80.1% higher than in Athens
Rent Prices in Dublin are 278.3% higher than in Athens
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 55.2% higher than in Athens
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 28.3% higher than in Athens
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 84.1% higher than in Athens
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Restaurants
Athens Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 € 20.00 €      +66.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 € 80.00 €      +60.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 € 9.97 €      +42.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 € 6.00 €      +33.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 € 6.00 €      +20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.34 € 3.64 €      +8.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 € 2.27 €      +25.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.50 € 1.72 €      +244.4 %
Markets
Athens Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.36 € 4.88 €      -23.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.06 € 1.63 €      +53.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.05 € 0.63 €      -39.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.83 € 3.27 €      -14.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.05 € 4.40 €      -12.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.00 € 4.15 €      +3.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.18 € 4.89 €      -5.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 € 1.10 €      +33.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.80 €      -1.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.52 € 1.08 €      +105.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.86 € 1.40 €      +61.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 € 0.74 €      +47.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 € 0.50 €      +14.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.88 € 0.95 €      +8.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 € 1.44 €      +78.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.90 € 12.00 €      +51.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.45 € 2.74 €      +88.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 € 3.37 €      +47.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.70 € 15.35 €      +226.6 %
Transportation
Athens Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.20 € 2.00 €      +66.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 € 120.00 €      +300.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.55 € 4.00 €      +12.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.29 € 2.41 €      +87.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 € 26.50 €      +76.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.45 € 7.53 €      +1.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,760.00 € 31,245.00 €      +37.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,018.62 € 30,388.36 €      +32.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Athens Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 240.31 € 228.09 €      -5.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.52 € 0.42 €      -19.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.25 € 58.17 €      +80.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Athens Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.20 € 45.71 €      +13.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.59 € 19.70 €      -19.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 € 12.00 €      +50.0 %
Childcare
Athens Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 447.48 € 1,221.88 €      +173.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,062.16 € 9,408.75 €      +3.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Athens Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.67 € 82.19 €      +10.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.65 € 36.29 €      +1.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.00 € 87.32 €      +7.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.94 € 95.83 €      -0.1 %
Rent Per Month
Athens Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 492.90 € 1,915.93 €      +288.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 441.62 € 1,664.42 €      +276.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 866.15 € 3,480.17 €      +301.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 830.00 € 2,776.72 €      +234.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Athens Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 237.01 € 685.18 €      +189.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 225.14 € 442.24 €      +96.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Athens Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 901.07 € 2,988.32 €      +231.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.20 3.46      -17.7 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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