Cost of Living Comparison Between Cork and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 1.31% higher than in Cork (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dublin are 16.33% higher than in Cork
Rent Prices in Dublin are 47.81% higher than in Cork
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 0.74% higher than in Cork
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 2.53% lower than in Cork
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 4.67% lower than in Cork
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Restaurants
Cork Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 68.00 €      -2.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 € 9.00 €      +5.88 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 € 5.50 €      +10.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.20 € 6.00 €      +15.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.20 € 3.35 €      +4.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 € 1.84 €      -0.17 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 € 1.48 €      +0.04 %
Markets
Cork Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.56 € 3.99 €      +12.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.57 € 1.30 €      -17.33 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 € 0.63 €      -7.81 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.07 € 3.15 €      +2.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.26 € 4.06 €      -4.87 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.00 € 3.53 €      -11.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.88 € 4.65 €      -4.82 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 € 1.01 €      -8.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 € 0.82 €      +13.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.06 € 1.01 €      -3.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.16 € 1.28 €      +10.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.65 €      -14.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.51 €      -1.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 € 0.91 €      -2.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.36 € 1.46 €      +7.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 € 11.00 €      +10.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 € 2.50 €      -4.35 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 € 2.82 €      -11.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.65 € 14.00 €      +2.56 %
Transportation
Cork Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 € 3.00 €      +25.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.00 € 130.00 €      +54.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 4.00 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 € 2.41 €      +9.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.40 € 26.75 €      +14.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.34 € 5.10 €      -4.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,500.00 € 25,000.00 €      -5.66 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,625.00 € 25,916.57 €      -6.18 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Cork Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.06 € 158.82 €      +7.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 € 0.27 €      -13.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.45 € 51.44 €      +15.71 %
Sports And Leisure
Cork Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.78 € 39.16 €      -14.46 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.44 € 15.77 €      -9.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.75 € 12.00 €      +2.13 %
Childcare
Cork Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 960.00 € 1,053.48 €      +9.74 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,360.00 € 9,139.13 €      +9.32 %
Clothing And Shoes
Cork Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.16 € 79.81 €      +9.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.77 € 34.44 €      -0.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.40 € 86.35 €      +8.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.40 € 90.81 €      +0.45 %
Rent Per Month
Cork Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,182.81 € 1,671.85 €      +41.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 984.31 € 1,382.21 €      +40.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,918.28 € 3,006.35 €      +56.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,567.86 € 2,295.57 €      +46.41 %
Buy Apartment Price
Cork Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 307.51 € 517.26 €      +68.21 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 234.73 € 372.14 €      +58.54 %
Salaries And Financing
Cork Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,493.05 € 2,764.72 €      +10.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.16 3.38      +6.92 %
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