Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Galway 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Galway are 0.09% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Galway are 15.11% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Galway are 36.78% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Galway are 6.04% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Galway are 5.21% higher than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Galway is 3.49% lower than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Galway Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 15.00 €      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 66.50 € 60.00 €      -9.77 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 € 8.50 €      -5.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 € 5.10 €      -7.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 € 5.25 €      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.37 € 3.06 €      -9.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 € 1.65 €      -9.71 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 € 1.31 €      -12.26 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.95 € 3.63 €      -8.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.31 € 1.13 €      -14.23 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.63 € 0.68 €      +8.71 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.17 € 3.00 €      -5.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.85 € 4.03 €      +4.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.54 € 4.18 €      +18.00 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.65 € 5.60 €      +20.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 € 1.14 €      +14.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 € 1.07 €      +31.58 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 € 1.13 €      +11.67 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.28 € 1.09 €      -14.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.65 € 0.82 €      +24.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 € 0.79 €      +54.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.91 € 0.98 €      +7.11 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.44 € 1.13 €      -21.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 9.99 €      -16.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.49 € 2.42 €      -3.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 € 2.36 €      -14.30 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 € 13.85 €      -1.07 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 € 2.42 €      -19.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 € 62.00 €      -55.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 4.00 €      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 € 1.83 €      -24.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.75 € 24.00 €      -10.28 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.11 € 5.35 €      +4.66 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 € 30,000.00 €      +20.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,916.57 € 31,730.00 €      +22.43 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.87 € 157.57 €      +1.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 € 0.39 €      +43.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.24 € 53.00 €      +3.43 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.09 € 52.88 €      +35.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.52 € 20.00 €      +28.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 10.00 €      -16.67 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,051.91 € 780.00 €      -25.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,139.13 € 10,700.00 €      +17.08 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.81 € 81.88 €      +2.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.46 € 40.14 €      +16.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.65 € 78.75 €      -8.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.81 € 104.29 €      +14.84 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,664.26 € 1,113.89 €      -33.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,379.14 € 884.38 €      -35.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,995.38 € 1,778.95 €      -40.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,290.95 € 1,500.00 €      -34.53 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 517.26 € 344.51 €      -33.40 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 372.14 € 281.03 €      -24.48 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,754.49 € 2,256.75 €      -18.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.36 3.75      +11.57 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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