Cost of Living Comparison Between Zurich and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 35.28% lower than in Zurich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dublin are 25.73% lower than in Zurich
Rent Prices in Dublin are 5.59% lower than in Zurich
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 32.44% lower than in Zurich
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 47.81% lower than in Zurich
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 38.81% lower than in Zurich
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Restaurants
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(22.54 €)
16.64 Fr.
(15.00 €)
     -33.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 115.00 Fr.
(103.69 €)
76.52 Fr.
(69.00 €)
     -33.46 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(13.53 €)
9.43 Fr.
(8.50 €)
     -37.15 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(6.31 €)
6.10 Fr.
(5.50 €)
     -12.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.52 Fr.
(5.87 €)
6.65 Fr.
(6.00 €)
     +2.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.98 Fr.
(4.49 €)
3.81 Fr.
(3.43 €)
     -23.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.38 Fr.
(3.95 €)
2.01 Fr.
(1.81 €)
     -54.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.02 Fr.
(3.63 €)
1.61 Fr.
(1.45 €)
     -59.98 %
Markets
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.13 Fr.
(5.53 €)
4.37 Fr.
(3.94 €)
     -28.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.35 Fr.
(2.12 €)
1.46 Fr.
(1.32 €)
     -37.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.26 Fr.
(1.14 €)
0.72 Fr.
(0.65 €)
     -42.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.72 Fr.
(5.16 €)
3.41 Fr.
(3.07 €)
     -40.39 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.52 Fr.
(10.39 €)
4.67 Fr.
(4.21 €)
     -59.44 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.11 Fr.
(11.82 €)
4.02 Fr.
(3.62 €)
     -69.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 22.28 Fr.
(20.09 €)
5.19 Fr.
(4.68 €)
     -76.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 Fr.
(1.52 €)
1.14 Fr.
(1.03 €)
     -32.32 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.20 Fr.
(1.08 €)
0.94 Fr.
(0.85 €)
     -21.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.49 Fr.
(1.34 €)
1.16 Fr.
(1.05 €)
     -22.08 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.95 Fr.
(1.76 €)
1.35 Fr.
(1.21 €)
     -31.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.10 Fr.
(0.99 €)
0.75 Fr.
(0.68 €)
     -31.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 Fr.
(1.05 €)
0.57 Fr.
(0.52 €)
     -50.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.44 Fr.
(2.20 €)
1.01 Fr.
(0.91 €)
     -58.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.07 Fr.
(0.97 €)
1.59 Fr.
(1.44 €)
     +48.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 Fr.
(13.53 €)
12.20 Fr.
(11.00 €)
     -18.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.80 Fr.
(1.62 €)
2.73 Fr.
(2.46 €)
     +51.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 Fr.
(2.11 €)
3.15 Fr.
(2.84 €)
     +34.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.75 Fr.
(7.89 €)
15.53 Fr.
(14.00 €)
     +77.45 %
Transportation
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.20 Fr.
(3.79 €)
3.33 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -20.78 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 Fr.
(76.64 €)
144.18 Fr.
(130.00 €)
     +69.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr.
(5.41 €)
4.44 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -26.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.12 Fr.
(5.51 €)
2.68 Fr.
(2.41 €)
     -56.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.00 Fr.
(62.22 €)
29.39 Fr.
(26.50 €)
     -57.41 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.83 Fr.
(5.26 €)
5.63 Fr.
(5.08 €)
     -3.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,450.00 Fr.
(26,554.25 €)
27,726.25 Fr.
(25,000.00 €)
     -5.85 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,030.00 Fr.
(24,372.21 €)
29,009.33 Fr.
(26,156.92 €)
     +7.32 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 188.97 Fr.
(170.39 €)
173.53 Fr.
(156.47 €)
     -8.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.29 Fr.
(0.26 €)
0.29 Fr.
(0.26 €)
     -0.88 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.06 Fr.
(50.55 €)
56.66 Fr.
(51.09 €)
     +1.06 %
Sports And Leisure
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 88.81 Fr.
(80.08 €)
44.37 Fr.
(40.01 €)
     -50.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.96 Fr.
(31.52 €)
17.24 Fr.
(15.55 €)
     -50.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr.
(18.03 €)
13.31 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -33.46 %
Childcare
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,540.23 Fr.
(2,290.46 €)
1,181.69 Fr.
(1,065.50 €)
     -53.48 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,997.22 Fr.
(27,949.34 €)
10,456.12 Fr.
(9,428.00 €)
     -66.27 %
Clothing And Shoes
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.53 Fr.
(90.65 €)
86.33 Fr.
(77.84 €)
     -14.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.96 Fr.
(46.85 €)
37.67 Fr.
(33.96 €)
     -27.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.82 Fr.
(98.12 €)
93.66 Fr.
(84.45 €)
     -13.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 164.32 Fr.
(148.17 €)
99.15 Fr.
(89.40 €)
     -39.66 %
Rent Per Month
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,970.57 Fr.
(1,776.81 €)
1,823.02 Fr.
(1,643.77 €)
     -7.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,426.72 Fr.
(1,286.43 €)
1,507.42 Fr.
(1,359.20 €)
     +5.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,723.44 Fr.
(3,357.32 €)
3,355.33 Fr.
(3,025.41 €)
     -9.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,648.61 Fr.
(2,388.18 €)
2,537.72 Fr.
(2,288.20 €)
     -4.19 %
Buy Apartment Price
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,214.55 Fr.
(1,095.12 €)
568.58 Fr.
(512.67 €)
     -53.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 835.91 Fr.
(753.72 €)
407.38 Fr.
(367.33 €)
     -51.26 %
Salaries And Financing
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,560.77 Fr.
(5,915.67 €)
2,981.50 Fr.
(2,688.33 €)
     -54.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.24 3.43      +176.45 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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