Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Cambridge 

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Consumer Prices in Cambridge are 7.66% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cambridge are 15.23% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Cambridge are 26.09% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Cambridge are 0.33% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Cambridge are 5.16% lower than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Cambridge is 14.39% higher than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(12.52 £)
17.97 €
(15.00 £)
     +19.80 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 €
(58.43 £)
59.90 €
(50.00 £)
     -14.43 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(7.51 £)
7.79 €
(6.50 £)
     -13.48 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.70 €
(4.76 £)
5.39 €
(4.50 £)
     -5.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 €
(4.59 £)
4.79 €
(4.00 £)
     -12.87 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.49 €
(2.92 £)
3.45 €
(2.88 £)
     -1.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.84 €
(1.54 £)
1.87 €
(1.56 £)
     +1.25 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 €
(1.26 £)
1.40 €
(1.17 £)
     -7.77 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.64 €
(3.04 £)
4.07 €
(3.40 £)
     +11.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.39 €
(1.16 £)
1.20 €
(1.01 £)
     -13.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.61 €
(0.51 £)
0.48 €
(0.40 £)
     -22.35 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.06 €
(2.56 £)
3.00 €
(2.50 £)
     -2.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.44 €
(2.87 £)
3.87 €
(3.23 £)
     +12.59 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.71 €
(3.10 £)
3.21 €
(2.68 £)
     -13.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.56 €
(3.80 £)
4.82 €
(4.02 £)
     +5.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.98 €
(0.82 £)
1.00 €
(0.83 £)
     +2.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.65 £)
0.64 €
(0.53 £)
     -18.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 €
(0.81 £)
1.19 €
(0.99 £)
     +22.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 €
(1.11 £)
1.06 €
(0.88 £)
     -20.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 €
(0.50 £)
0.51 €
(0.43 £)
     -14.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 €
(0.42 £)
0.47 €
(0.39 £)
     -6.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.93 €
(0.77 £)
0.65 €
(0.55 £)
     -29.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.25 €
(1.04 £)
1.25 €
(1.04 £)
     +0.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 €
(9.60 £)
10.18 €
(8.50 £)
     -11.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.72 €
(2.27 £)
2.51 €
(2.10 £)
     -7.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 €
(2.29 £)
2.28 €
(1.90 £)
     -17.14 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.40 €
(12.02 £)
12.58 €
(10.50 £)
     -12.65 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 €
(2.50 £)
3.59 €
(3.00 £)
     +19.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 €
(108.51 £)
69.00 €
(57.60 £)
     -46.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(3.34 £)
3.35 €
(2.80 £)
     -16.14 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.64 €
(2.20 £)
2.10 €
(1.75 £)
     -20.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.00 €
(21.70 £)
21.56 €
(18.00 £)
     -17.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.05 €
(5.05 £)
6.41 €
(5.35 £)
     +5.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,000.00 €
(24,207.08 £)
23,959.93 €
(20,000.00 £)
     -17.38 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,489.36 €
(22,111.39 £)
22,362.60 €
(18,666.67 £)
     -15.58 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 155.49 €
(129.79 £)
166.51 €
(138.99 £)
     +7.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 €
(0.25 £)
0.16 €
(0.13 £)
     -47.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.57 €
(43.05 £)
40.28 €
(33.62 £)
     -21.90 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.24 €
(32.76 £)
42.83 €
(35.75 £)
     +9.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.50 €
(12.10 £)
6.09 €
(5.08 £)
     -58.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(10.02 £)
13.18 €
(11.00 £)
     +9.82 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,053.60 €
(879.47 £)
1,314.82 €
(1,097.51 £)
     +24.79 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,841.67 €
(7,380.38 £)
14,375.96 €
(12,000.00 £)
     +62.59 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.51 €
(67.20 £)
85.57 €
(71.43 £)
     +6.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.53 €
(28.82 £)
37.65 €
(31.43 £)
     +9.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.71 €
(68.21 £)
85.57 €
(71.43 £)
     +4.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.29 €
(74.54 £)
93.27 €
(77.86 £)
     +4.46 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,694.03 €
(1,414.05 £)
1,363.72 €
(1,138.33 £)
     -19.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,467.21 €
(1,224.72 £)
1,039.49 €
(867.69 £)
     -29.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,985.45 €
(2,492.04 £)
2,262.88 €
(1,888.89 £)
     -24.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,302.94 €
(1,922.33 £)
1,587.35 €
(1,325.00 £)
     -31.07 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 565.61 €
(472.13 £)
649.47 €
(542.13 £)
     +14.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 349.33 €
(291.59 £)
316.27 €
(264.00 £)
     -9.46 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Cambridge Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,013.32 €
(2,515.30 £)
2,921.98 €
(2,439.06 £)
     -3.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.17 3.72      +17.27 %
Last update: January 2022January 2022
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