Cost of Living Comparison Between Galway and Dublin 

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Cost of Living in Dublin is 15.1% higher than in Galway (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Dublin is 22.5% higher than in Galway
Rent Prices in Dublin are 34.8% higher than in Galway
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 24.2% higher than in Galway
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 4.5% higher than in Galway
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 7.7% lower than in Galway
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Restaurants
Galway Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 € 20.00 €      +29.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 € 90.00 €      +28.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.75 € 10.00 €      +2.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 € 6.50 €      +18.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 € 6.50 €      +18.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 € 3.97 €      +6.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 € 2.46 €      +37.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.28 € 1.92 €      +50.4 %
Markets
Galway Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.67 € 4.96 €      +6.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.10 € 1.51 €      -28.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.77 €      -4.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.46 € 3.84 €      +11.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.19 € 3.19 €      +0.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.30 € 4.30 €      +30.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.42 € 4.86 €      +10.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.13 € 1.19 €      +5.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.94 €      +15.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.36 € 1.24 €      -9.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.59 € 1.61 €      +1.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.85 €      +18.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.66 €      +7.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 € 1.22 €      +8.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.49 € 1.61 €      +7.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 12.00 €      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.72 € 3.91 €      +5.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.58 € 4.26 €      +19.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 € 16.00 €      0.0 %
Transportation
Galway Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 2.00 €      +5.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 € 120.00 €      +100.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 € 4.50 €      +7.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.09 € 3.22 €      +53.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 € 35.00 €      +45.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.73 € 6.65 €      -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) 33,383.33 € 32,975.43 €      -1.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Galway Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 211.24 € 276.06 €      +30.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.50 € 22.83 €      +23.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.90 € 52.02 €      +18.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Galway Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.60 € 47.14 €      -6.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 € 21.21 €      +112.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 13.00 €      +8.3 %
Childcare
Galway Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 912.50 € 1,279.55 €      +40.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,000.00 € 9,799.23 €      +40.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Galway Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.25 € 86.00 €      +20.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.00 € 37.79 €      +26.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.50 € 89.61 €      +8.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 76.25 € 93.81 €      +23.0 %
Rent Per Month
Galway Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,536.36 € 2,045.62 €      +33.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,325.00 € 1,779.27 €      +34.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,587.50 € 3,410.20 €      +31.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,022.22 € 2,836.50 €      +40.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Galway Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 366.72 € 648.87 €      +76.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 300.38 € 485.21 €      +61.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Galway Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,871.15 € 3,246.47 €      +13.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.39 4.56      +3.9 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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