Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Galway 

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Cost of Living in Galway is 13.2% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Galway is 18.4% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Galway are 25.8% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Galway are 19.5% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Galway are 4.6% lower than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Galway is 7.8% higher than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Galway Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 21.72 $
(20.00 €)
16.83 $
(15.50 €)
     -22.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 97.74 $
(90.00 €)
76.02 $
(70.00 €)
     -22.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.86 $
(10.00 €)
10.59 $
(9.75 €)
     -2.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.06 $
(6.50 €)
5.97 $
(5.50 €)
     -15.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.06 $
(6.50 €)
5.97 $
(5.50 €)
     -15.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.31 $
(3.97 €)
4.05 $
(3.73 €)
     -6.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 $
(2.46 €)
1.94 $
(1.79 €)
     -27.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 $
(1.92 €)
1.38 $
(1.28 €)
     -33.5 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.34 $
(4.92 €)
5.08 $
(4.67 €)
     -5.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.62 $
(1.50 €)
2.28 $
(2.10 €)
     +40.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.83 $
(0.77 €)
0.88 $
(0.81 €)
     +5.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.15 $
(3.82 €)
3.75 $
(3.46 €)
     -9.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.61 $
(3.33 €)
3.46 $
(3.19 €)
     -4.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.67 $
(4.30 €)
3.59 $
(3.30 €)
     -23.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.36 $
(4.94 €)
4.80 $
(4.42 €)
     -10.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.29 $
(1.19 €)
1.23 $
(1.13 €)
     -4.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.02 $
(0.94 €)
0.88 $
(0.81 €)
     -13.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.34 $
(1.24 €)
1.48 $
(1.36 €)
     +10.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.75 $
(1.61 €)
1.72 $
(1.59 €)
     -1.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 $
(0.85 €)
0.78 $
(0.71 €)
     -15.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.72 $
(0.66 €)
0.67 $
(0.62 €)
     -7.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.32 $
(1.22 €)
1.22 $
(1.12 €)
     -7.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $
(1.60 €)
1.62 $
(1.49 €)
     -6.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.03 $
(12.00 €)
13.03 $
(12.00 €)
     0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.25 $
(3.92 €)
4.04 $
(3.72 €)
     -5.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.46 $
(4.11 €)
3.89 $
(3.58 €)
     -12.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.38 $
(16.00 €)
17.38 $
(16.00 €)
     0.0 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.17 $
(2.00 €)
2.06 $
(1.90 €)
     -5.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.32 $
(120.00 €)
65.16 $
(60.00 €)
     -50.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.72 $
(4.35 €)
4.56 $
(4.20 €)
     -3.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(3.22 €)
2.27 $
(2.09 €)
     -35.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 38.01 $
(35.00 €)
26.06 $
(24.00 €)
     -31.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.22 $
(6.65 €)
7.31 $
(6.73 €)
     +1.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 39,828.07 $
(36,675.00 €)
39,828.07 $
(36,675.00 €)
     0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,810.44 $
(32,975.43 €)
36,253.41 $
(33,383.33 €)
     +1.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 300.54 $
(276.75 €)
229.41 $
(211.24 €)
     -23.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.86 $
(22.89 €)
20.09 $
(18.50 €)
     -19.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.55 $
(52.07 €)
47.67 $
(43.90 €)
     -15.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.59 $
(46.59 €)
54.95 $
(50.60 €)
     +8.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.09 $
(21.26 €)
10.86 $
(10.00 €)
     -53.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.12 $
(13.00 €)
13.03 $
(12.00 €)
     -7.7 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,389.55 $
(1,279.55 €)
990.95 $
(912.50 €)
     -28.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,641.70 $
(9,799.23 €)
7,601.81 $
(7,000.00 €)
     -28.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 93.39 $
(86.00 €)
77.38 $
(71.25 €)
     -17.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.04 $
(37.79 €)
32.58 $
(30.00 €)
     -20.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.31 $
(89.61 €)
89.59 $
(82.50 €)
     -7.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.87 $
(93.81 €)
82.81 $
(76.25 €)
     -18.7 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,213.58 $
(2,038.33 €)
1,668.45 $
(1,536.36 €)
     -24.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,931.67 $
(1,778.75 €)
1,438.91 $
(1,325.00 €)
     -25.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,703.39 $
(3,410.20 €)
2,809.96 $
(2,587.50 €)
     -24.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,080.36 $
(2,836.50 €)
2,196.08 $
(2,022.22 €)
     -28.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 704.65 $
(648.87 €)
398.24 $
(366.72 €)
     -43.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 526.93 $
(485.21 €)
326.21 $
(300.38 €)
     -38.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,541.48 $
(3,261.11 €)
3,118.00 $
(2,871.15 €)
     -12.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.56 4.39      -3.8 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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