Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Belfast 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Belfast are 25.87% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Rent Prices in Belfast are 61.02% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Belfast are 19.48% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Belfast are 21.12% lower than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Belfast is 28.64% higher than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(13.49 £)
13.35 €
(12.00 £)
     -11.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 €
(58.44 £)
44.49 €
(40.00 £)
     -31.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 €
(7.64 £)
6.67 €
(6.00 £)
     -21.49 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 €
(4.94 £)
4.67 €
(4.20 £)
     -15.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.90 €
(5.30 £)
4.45 €
(4.00 £)
     -24.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.35 €
(3.01 £)
3.01 €
(2.71 £)
     -10.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 €
(1.70 £)
1.62 €
(1.45 £)
     -14.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 €
(1.37 £)
1.31 €
(1.18 £)
     -14.08 %
Markets
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.86 €
(3.47 £)
3.55 €
(3.19 £)
     -8.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.33 €
(1.20 £)
1.02 €
(0.91 £)
     -23.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.74 €
(0.66 £)
0.53 €
(0.48 £)
     -27.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.05 €
(2.74 £)
2.10 €
(1.89 £)
     -31.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.70 €
(4.23 £)
3.30 €
(2.96 £)
     -29.89 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.82 €
(3.43 £)
2.36 €
(2.12 £)
     -38.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.70 €
(4.22 £)
4.06 €
(3.65 £)
     -13.54 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 €
(0.89 £)
0.84 €
(0.76 £)
     -14.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 €
(0.79 £)
0.44 €
(0.39 £)
     -49.85 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.10 €
(0.99 £)
0.79 €
(0.71 £)
     -28.11 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 €
(1.08 £)
0.95 €
(0.85 £)
     -21.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.68 €
(0.61 £)
0.64 €
(0.58 £)
     -5.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 €
(0.48 £)
0.67 €
(0.60 £)
     +24.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.92 €
(0.83 £)
0.84 €
(0.76 £)
     -8.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 €
(1.36 £)
1.04 €
(0.94 £)
     -31.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(10.79 £)
8.34 €
(7.50 £)
     -30.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.80 €
(2.52 £)
2.65 €
(2.38 £)
     -5.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.48 €
(3.13 £)
2.75 €
(2.48 £)
     -20.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.65 €
(12.27 £)
12.74 €
(11.45 £)
     -6.70 %
Transportation
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 €
(2.70 £)
2.34 €
(2.10 £)
     -22.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 137.00 €
(123.18 £)
65.62 €
(59.00 £)
     -52.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(3.60 £)
3.39 €
(3.05 £)
     -15.19 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.17 £)
1.79 €
(1.61 £)
     -25.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 €
(25.17 £)
14.83 €
(13.33 £)
     -47.05 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.28 €
(4.75 £)
5.31 €
(4.78 £)
     +0.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 €
(22,477.26 £)
21,132.47 €
(19,000.00 £)
     -15.47 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,792.29 €
(23,189.60 £)
22,038.74 €
(19,814.82 £)
     -14.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.14 €
(143.98 £)
84.13 €
(75.64 £)
     -47.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 €
(0.29 £)
0.12 €
(0.11 £)
     -63.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.09 €
(46.83 £)
30.47 €
(27.39 £)
     -41.51 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.17 €
(36.12 £)
30.05 €
(27.01 £)
     -25.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.79 €
(15.10 £)
10.30 €
(9.26 £)
     -38.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(10.79 £)
7.93 €
(7.13 £)
     -33.88 %
Childcare
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,071.67 €
(963.53 £)
886.20 €
(796.78 £)
     -17.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,736.36 €
(8,753.87 £)
11,863.84 €
(10,666.67 £)
     +21.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.21 €
(73.01 £)
56.19 €
(50.52 £)
     -30.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.52 €
(31.93 £)
35.25 €
(31.69 £)
     -0.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.89 €
(76.32 £)
68.65 €
(61.72 £)
     -19.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.76 €
(82.50 £)
69.68 €
(62.65 £)
     -24.07 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,633.44 €
(1,468.61 £)
699.44 €
(628.86 £)
     -57.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,360.00 €
(1,222.76 £)
509.71 €
(458.27 £)
     -62.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,090.00 €
(2,778.19 £)
1,249.49 €
(1,123.41 £)
     -59.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,380.14 €
(2,139.96 £)
823.82 €
(740.69 £)
     -65.39 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 523.74 €
(470.89 £)
178.92 €
(160.87 £)
     -65.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 362.78 €
(326.17 £)
128.02 €
(115.11 £)
     -64.71 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin[ Edit ] Belfast[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,508.61 €
(2,255.47 £)
1,929.21 €
(1,734.53 £)
     -23.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.49 3.36      -3.68 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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