Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Waterford 

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Consumer Prices in Waterford are 4.7% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Waterford are 16.1% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Waterford are 32.7% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Waterford are 5.6% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Waterford are 4.1% higher than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Waterford is 7.5% lower than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 € 20.00 €      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 85.00 €      -5.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.00 €      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 € 6.00 €      -7.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 € 5.00 €      -23.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.91 € 3.41 €      -13.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 € 1.63 €      -34.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 € 1.70 €      -8.8 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.90 € 4.70 €      -4.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 € 1.95 €      +28.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.78 € 0.98 €      +26.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.82 € 4.09 €      +7.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.38 € 4.53 €      +34.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.30 € 4.08 €      -5.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.94 € 5.35 €      +8.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 € 1.19 €      +0.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 € 1.08 €      +14.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.24 € 1.40 €      +12.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.66 € 1.15 €      -30.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.85 € 0.94 €      +10.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.59 €      -9.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.22 € 1.13 €      -7.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.58 € 1.63 €      +3.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 18.00 €      +50.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.90 € 2.59 €      -33.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.07 € 2.58 €      -36.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 € 15.25 €      -4.7 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 € 2.50 €      +25.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 € 75.00 €      -37.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.35 € 4.55 €      +4.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 1.83 €      -43.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 € 24.00 €      -31.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.65 € 6.69 €      +0.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,675.00 € 31,000.00 €      -15.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,845.42 € 35,533.33 €      +8.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 270.50 € 204.36 €      -24.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.71 € 22.50 €      -0.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.39 € 60.71 €      +15.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.39 € 42.75 €      -7.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.04 € 12.50 €      -37.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.95 € 11.50 €      -11.2 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,279.55 € 1,050.00 €      -17.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,645.38 € ?     
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 88.11 € 85.71 €      -2.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.35 € 49.17 €      +28.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.45 € 98.43 €      +11.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.96 € 112.00 €      +19.2 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,013.45 € 1,366.67 €      -32.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,738.89 € 1,200.00 €      -31.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,382.93 € 2,233.33 €      -34.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,822.23 € 1,900.00 €      -32.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 655.44 € 340.64 €      -48.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 491.52 € 256.34 €      -47.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Waterford Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,240.06 € 2,514.22 €      -22.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.57 4.06      -11.1 %
Last update: April 2024February 2024
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