Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 13.2% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 20.6% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in London are 31.0% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in London are 26.4% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in London are 5.3% higher than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in London is 0.8% lower than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 €
(29.33 C$)
13.64 €
(20.00 C$)
     -31.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 €
(131.97 C$)
64.79 €
(95.00 C$)
     -28.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(14.66 C$)
9.55 €
(14.00 C$)
     -4.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(9.53 C$)
4.77 €
(7.00 C$)
     -26.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 €
(9.53 C$)
5.46 €
(8.00 C$)
     -16.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.00 €
(5.87 C$)
3.15 €
(4.62 C$)
     -21.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 €
(3.43 C$)
1.86 €
(2.72 C$)
     -20.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 €
(2.72 C$)
1.70 €
(2.49 C$)
     -8.3 %
Markets
Dublin Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.87 €
(7.14 C$)
5.94 €
(8.71 C$)
     +22.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.50 €
(2.20 C$)
2.06 €
(3.01 C$)
     +37.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.75 €
(1.09 C$)
1.15 €
(1.68 C$)
     +53.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.77 €
(5.54 C$)
3.04 €
(4.46 C$)
     -19.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.43 €
(5.03 C$)
6.54 €
(9.59 C$)
     +90.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.31 €
(6.32 C$)
5.59 €
(8.20 C$)
     +29.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.01 €
(7.34 C$)
4.45 €
(6.52 C$)
     -11.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.15 €
(1.69 C$)
1.78 €
(2.61 C$)
     +54.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 €
(1.26 C$)
0.52 €
(0.76 C$)
     -39.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.22 €
(1.79 C$)
1.41 €
(2.07 C$)
     +15.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.59 €
(2.34 C$)
1.55 €
(2.27 C$)
     -3.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.81 €
(1.19 C$)
0.70 €
(1.03 C$)
     -13.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 €
(0.97 C$)
0.80 €
(1.17 C$)
     +20.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.14 €
(1.67 C$)
2.13 €
(3.12 C$)
     +86.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 €
(2.34 C$)
1.74 €
(2.55 C$)
     +8.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(17.60 C$)
12.28 €
(18.00 C$)
     +2.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.89 €
(4.24 C$)
2.01 €
(2.94 C$)
     -30.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.07 €
(5.97 C$)
2.42 €
(3.54 C$)
     -40.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.18 €
(23.72 C$)
9.55 €
(14.00 C$)
     -41.0 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(2.93 C$)
2.05 €
(3.00 C$)
     +2.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 116.67 €
(171.07 C$)
70.58 €
(103.50 C$)
     -39.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 €
(6.60 C$)
5.46 €
(8.00 C$)
     +21.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(4.72 C$)
2.20 €
(3.22 C$)
     -31.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 €
(47.66 C$)
23.87 €
(35.00 C$)
     -26.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.69 €
(9.81 C$)
3.98 €
(5.84 C$)
     -40.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,675.00 €
(53,777.69 C$)
23,172.12 €
(33,978.00 C$)
     -36.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,443.95 €
(49,039.90 C$)
18,897.34 €
(27,709.76 C$)
     -43.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 271.55 €
(398.19 C$)
152.11 €
(223.05 C$)
     -44.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.14 €
(32.46 C$)
37.13 €
(54.44 C$)
     +67.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.96 €
(74.72 C$)
54.69 €
(80.20 C$)
     +7.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.78 €
(68.60 C$)
46.25 €
(67.82 C$)
     -1.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.18 €
(31.06 C$)
13.64 €
(20.00 C$)
     -35.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 €
(18.33 C$)
10.23 €
(15.00 C$)
     -18.2 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,252.08 €
(1,835.97 C$)
477.38 €
(700.00 C$)
     -61.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,375.00 €
(13,746.85 C$)
9,547.64 €
(14,000.00 C$)
     +1.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.72 €
(128.63 C$)
61.47 €
(90.14 C$)
     -29.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.68 €
(55.25 C$)
46.03 €
(67.50 C$)
     +22.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.59 €
(125.50 C$)
92.55 €
(135.71 C$)
     +8.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.96 €
(142.18 C$)
95.48 €
(140.00 C$)
     -1.5 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,038.67 €
(2,989.36 C$)
1,533.98 €
(2,249.32 C$)
     -24.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,752.44 €
(2,569.66 C$)
1,269.69 €
(1,861.78 C$)
     -27.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,407.43 €
(4,996.41 C$)
2,345.45 €
(3,439.20 C$)
     -31.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,842.68 €
(4,168.31 C$)
1,777.17 €
(2,605.92 C$)
     -37.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 646.27 €
(947.65 C$)
289.86 €
(425.03 C$)
     -55.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 499.47 €
(732.39 C$)
245.65 €
(360.20 C$)
     -50.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,276.54 €
(4,804.49 C$)
2,583.64 €
(3,788.47 C$)
     -21.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.54 6.81      +49.9 %
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