Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Manchester 

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Consumer Prices in Manchester are 16.18% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Manchester are 29.23% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Manchester are 47.52% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Manchester are 12.30% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Manchester are 13.95% lower than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Manchester is 15.33% higher than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 €
(16.11 £)
16.76 €
(15.00 £)
     -6.87 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 €
(71.58 £)
67.05 €
(60.00 £)
     -16.18 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.50 €
(8.50 £)
6.71 €
(6.00 £)
     -29.42 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(5.37 £)
5.03 €
(4.50 £)
     -16.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(5.37 £)
5.31 €
(4.75 £)
     -11.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.56 €
(3.18 £)
3.42 €
(3.06 £)
     -3.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 €
(1.84 £)
1.99 €
(1.78 £)
     -3.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.68 €
(1.51 £)
1.45 €
(1.30 £)
     -13.62 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.30 €
(3.84 £)
4.47 €
(4.00 £)
     +4.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.49 €
(1.34 £)
1.17 €
(1.05 £)
     -21.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 €
(0.55 £)
0.91 €
(0.82 £)
     +47.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.04 €
(2.72 £)
2.59 €
(2.32 £)
     -14.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.78 €
(3.38 £)
2.98 €
(2.67 £)
     -21.13 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.03 €
(3.61 £)
3.15 €
(2.82 £)
     -21.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.81 €
(4.30 £)
4.10 €
(3.67 £)
     -14.60 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.15 €
(1.03 £)
1.02 €
(0.91 £)
     -11.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(0.68 £)
0.69 €
(0.62 £)
     -9.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.03 €
(0.92 £)
0.99 €
(0.89 £)
     -3.44 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 €
(1.19 £)
0.76 €
(0.68 £)
     -42.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 €
(0.64 £)
0.63 €
(0.57 £)
     -12.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 €
(0.42 £)
0.62 €
(0.56 £)
     +33.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.92 €
(0.82 £)
0.78 €
(0.70 £)
     -15.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.30 €
(1.16 £)
1.31 €
(1.18 £)
     +0.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(10.74 £)
7.82 €
(7.00 £)
     -34.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.48 €
(2.22 £)
2.04 €
(1.83 £)
     -17.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.19 €
(2.85 £)
3.23 €
(2.89 £)
     +1.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 €
(13.42 £)
13.55 €
(12.12 £)
     -9.66 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.30 €
(2.06 £)
2.96 €
(2.65 £)
     +28.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 €
(107.38 £)
85.03 €
(76.09 £)
     -29.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 €
(3.58 £)
2.57 €
(2.30 £)
     -35.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.16 £)
2.19 €
(1.96 £)
     -9.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 €
(22.37 £)
20.79 €
(18.60 £)
     -16.85 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.62 €
(6.82 £)
6.83 €
(6.11 £)
     -10.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,000.00 €
(25,949.33 £)
24,586.38 €
(22,000.00 £)
     -15.22 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,922.33 €
(25,879.83 £)
27,329.85 €
(24,454.88 £)
     -5.51 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 217.37 €
(194.50 £)
228.81 €
(204.74 £)
     +5.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 €
(0.31 £)
0.11 €
(0.10 £)
     -67.93 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.71 €
(49.85 £)
30.64 €
(27.42 £)
     -45.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.21 €
(41.35 £)
29.76 €
(26.63 £)
     -35.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.26 €
(14.55 £)
9.22 €
(8.25 £)
     -43.31 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.25 €
(10.96 £)
10.06 €
(9.00 £)
     -17.89 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,170.37 €
(1,047.25 £)
1,136.06 €
(1,016.56 £)
     -2.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,702.67 €
(7,787.19 £)
12,606.11 €
(11,280.00 £)
     +44.85 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.76 €
(70.48 £)
75.47 €
(67.53 £)
     -4.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.13 €
(30.54 £)
32.54 €
(29.12 £)
     -4.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.60 €
(76.60 £)
69.11 €
(61.84 £)
     -19.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.28 €
(87.94 £)
74.13 €
(66.33 £)
     -24.57 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,894.59 €
(1,695.29 £)
1,031.88 €
(923.33 £)
     -45.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,638.09 €
(1,465.77 £)
735.23 €
(657.88 £)
     -55.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,273.85 €
(2,929.45 £)
1,965.05 €
(1,758.33 £)
     -39.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,600.82 €
(2,327.23 £)
1,201.38 €
(1,075.00 £)
     -53.81 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 679.96 €
(608.43 £)
411.97 €
(368.63 £)
     -39.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 404.89 €
(362.30 £)
266.80 €
(238.73 £)
     -34.11 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Manchester Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,001.69 €
(2,685.93 £)
2,449.97 €
(2,192.24 £)
     -18.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.33 2.81      -15.74 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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