Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Cork 

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Consumer Prices in Cork are 0.08% higher than in Dublin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Cork are 12.55% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Cork are 30.86% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Cork are 1.08% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Cork are 5.28% higher than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Cork is 5.01% higher than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Cork Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 70.00 €      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.50 €      -5.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 € 5.00 €      -9.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.75 € 5.20 €      -9.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.40 € 3.21 €      -5.61 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 € 1.84 €      -0.33 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 € 1.48 €      -0.79 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Cork Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.96 € 3.57 €      -9.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.34 € 1.60 €      +19.99 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.66 €      +4.97 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 € 3.11 €      -2.33 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.95 € 4.53 €      +14.72 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.55 € 4.03 €      +13.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.69 € 4.99 €      +6.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 € 1.08 €      +7.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 € 0.75 €      -10.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.98 € 1.08 €      +10.62 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.28 € 1.17 €      -9.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.81 €      +22.49 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.56 €      +7.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.89 € 0.97 €      +9.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.43 € 1.41 €      -1.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 € 2.60 €      +4.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.59 € 3.09 €      +19.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 € 14.00 €      0.00 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Cork Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.40 €      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 € 83.50 €      -35.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 4.00 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 € 2.20 €      -9.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.50 € 23.40 €      -11.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.11 € 5.34 €      +4.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 26,500.00 €      +6.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,598.23 € 27,625.00 €      +7.92 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Cork Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 157.53 € 147.06 €      -6.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 € 0.31 €      +14.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.06 € 44.45 €      -12.95 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Cork Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.00 € 45.78 €      +20.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.23 € 17.44 €      +14.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 11.75 €      -2.08 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Cork Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,036.47 € 960.00 €      -7.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,827.27 € 8,360.00 €      -5.29 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Cork Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.57 € 75.43 €      -7.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.24 € 33.95 €      -0.84 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.14 € 79.40 €      -7.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.64 € 87.62 €      -0.02 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Cork Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,678.66 € 1,191.38 €      -29.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,408.09 € 996.15 €      -29.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,931.34 € 1,941.54 €      -33.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,264.62 € 1,562.00 €      -31.03 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Cork Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 515.52 € 307.51 €      -40.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 354.03 € 234.73 €      -33.70 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Cork Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,773.95 € 2,547.17 €      -8.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.31 3.13      -5.46 %
Last update: June 2021May 2021
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