Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Galway 

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Cost of Living in Galway is 13.2% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Galway is 18.4% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Galway are 25.8% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Galway are 19.5% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Galway are 4.6% lower than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Galway is 7.8% higher than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Galway Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 € 15.50 €      -22.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 € 70.00 €      -22.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 € 9.75 €      -2.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 € 5.50 €      -15.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 € 5.50 €      -15.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.97 € 3.73 €      -6.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 € 1.79 €      -27.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 € 1.28 €      -33.5 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.92 € 4.67 €      -5.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.50 € 2.10 €      +40.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 € 0.81 €      +5.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.82 € 3.46 €      -9.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.33 € 3.19 €      -4.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.30 € 3.30 €      -23.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.94 € 4.42 €      -10.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 € 1.13 €      -4.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 € 0.81 €      -13.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.24 € 1.36 €      +10.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.61 € 1.59 €      -1.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.85 € 0.71 €      -15.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.66 € 0.62 €      -7.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.22 € 1.12 €      -7.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 € 1.49 €      -6.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 12.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.92 € 3.72 €      -5.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.11 € 3.58 €      -12.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 € 16.00 €      0.0 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 € 1.90 €      -5.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 € 60.00 €      -50.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.35 € 4.20 €      -3.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 € 2.09 €      -35.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 € 24.00 €      -31.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.65 € 6.73 €      +1.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,675.00 € 36,675.00 €      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,975.43 € 33,383.33 €      +1.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 276.75 € 211.24 €      -23.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.89 € 18.50 €      -19.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.07 € 43.90 €      -15.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.59 € 50.60 €      +8.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.26 € 10.00 €      -53.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 € 12.00 €      -7.7 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,279.55 € 912.50 €      -28.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,799.23 € 7,000.00 €      -28.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 86.00 € 71.25 €      -17.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.79 € 30.00 €      -20.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.61 € 82.50 €      -7.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.81 € 76.25 €      -18.7 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,038.33 € 1,536.36 €      -24.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,778.75 € 1,325.00 €      -25.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,410.20 € 2,587.50 €      -24.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,836.50 € 2,022.22 €      -28.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 648.87 € 366.72 €      -43.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 485.21 € 300.38 €      -38.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Galway Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,261.11 € 2,871.15 €      -12.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.56 4.39      -3.8 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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