Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Waterford 

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Consumer Prices in Waterford are 4.55% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Waterford are 22.90% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Waterford are 49.43% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Waterford are 11.81% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Waterford are 3.48% higher than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Waterford is 8.50% lower than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 53.00 €      -24.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.95 €      -0.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.70 € 5.00 €      -12.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 € 4.60 €      -16.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.48 € 3.03 €      -13.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 € 1.42 €      -23.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 € 1.05 €      -31.14 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.68 € 3.22 €      -12.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.39 € 1.10 €      -21.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.61 € 1.14 €      +87.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.05 € 2.53 €      -16.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.40 € 3.70 €      +8.92 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.74 € 4.25 €      +13.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.58 € 3.76 €      -17.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 € 1.25 €      +26.90 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 € 0.71 €      -11.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 € 1.74 €      +78.37 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.36 € 0.98 €      -27.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 € 0.76 €      +24.99 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.56 €      +10.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 € 0.90 €      -4.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.24 € 1.04 €      -16.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 10.50 €      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.74 € 2.08 €      -24.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.78 € 3.12 €      +12.26 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.50 € 15.00 €      +3.45 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.50 €      -16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 € 65.00 €      -50.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 3.80 €      -5.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.86 € 1.83 €      -35.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.00 € 24.00 €      -7.69 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.07 € 5.95 €      -2.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,000.00 € 28,000.00 €      -3.45 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,489.36 € 29,033.33 €      +9.60 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.47 € 196.48 €      +20.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 € 0.24 €      -19.21 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.12 € 51.50 €      -1.19 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 € 43.75 €      +10.76 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.50 € 18.33 €      +26.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 9.62 €      -19.79 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,053.60 € 799.00 €      -24.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,841.67 € 2,750.00 €      -68.90 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.96 € 77.50 €      -3.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.53 € 39.00 €      +12.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.70 € 88.17 €      +6.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88.41 € 101.50 €      +14.80 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,705.80 € 904.38 €      -46.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,465.62 € 852.50 €      -41.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,975.00 € 1,275.00 €      -57.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,297.12 € 1,229.17 €      -46.49 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 565.61 € 139.35 €      -75.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 349.33 € 225.14 €      -35.55 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,067.95 € 2,164.50 €      -29.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.20 4.13      +29.33 %
Last update: January 2022January 2022
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