Cost of Living Comparison Between Zurich and Dublin 

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Cost of Living in Dublin is 31.0% lower than in Zurich (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Dublin is 22.2% lower than in Zurich
Rent Prices in Dublin are 4.7% lower than in Zurich
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 25.7% lower than in Zurich
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 42.7% lower than in Zurich
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 40.7% lower than in Zurich
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Restaurants
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(25.27 €)
19.78 Fr.
(20.00 €)
     -20.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 Fr.
(121.31 €)
89.03 Fr.
(90.00 €)
     -25.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 16.00 Fr.
(16.17 €)
9.89 Fr.
(10.00 €)
     -38.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 Fr.
(8.09 €)
6.43 Fr.
(6.50 €)
     -19.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 Fr.
(7.08 €)
6.43 Fr.
(6.50 €)
     -8.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.37 Fr.
(5.43 €)
3.93 Fr.
(3.97 €)
     -26.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.74 Fr.
(4.79 €)
2.43 Fr.
(2.46 €)
     -48.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.37 Fr.
(4.42 €)
1.90 Fr.
(1.92 €)
     -56.6 %
Markets
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.59 Fr.
(6.67 €)
4.87 Fr.
(4.92 €)
     -26.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.05 Fr.
(3.08 €)
1.48 Fr.
(1.50 €)
     -51.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.67 Fr.
(1.69 €)
0.76 Fr.
(0.77 €)
     -54.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.28 Fr.
(6.35 €)
3.78 Fr.
(3.82 €)
     -39.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.37 Fr.
(10.49 €)
3.29 Fr.
(3.33 €)
     -68.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.58 Fr.
(10.70 €)
4.25 Fr.
(4.30 €)
     -59.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.70 Fr.
(19.92 €)
4.89 Fr.
(4.94 €)
     -75.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.45 Fr.
(1.46 €)
1.18 Fr.
(1.19 €)
     -18.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.95 Fr.
(0.96 €)
0.93 Fr.
(0.94 €)
     -2.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 Fr.
(1.30 €)
1.22 Fr.
(1.24 €)
     -4.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.20 Fr.
(2.23 €)
1.59 Fr.
(1.61 €)
     -27.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.95 Fr.
(0.96 €)
0.84 Fr.
(0.85 €)
     -12.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 Fr.
(1.06 €)
0.66 Fr.
(0.66 €)
     -37.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.23 Fr.
(2.25 €)
1.21 Fr.
(1.22 €)
     -45.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.21 Fr.
(1.22 €)
1.58 Fr.
(1.60 €)
     +30.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 Fr.
(12.13 €)
11.87 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -1.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.14 Fr.
(2.16 €)
3.88 Fr.
(3.92 €)
     +81.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 Fr.
(2.84 €)
4.06 Fr.
(4.11 €)
     +44.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 Fr.
(9.10 €)
15.83 Fr.
(16.00 €)
     +75.9 %
Transportation
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 Fr.
(4.45 €)
1.98 Fr.
(2.00 €)
     -55.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.50 Fr.
(87.44 €)
118.70 Fr.
(120.00 €)
     +37.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.50 Fr.
(7.58 €)
4.30 Fr.
(4.35 €)
     -42.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.24 Fr.
(7.32 €)
3.18 Fr.
(3.22 €)
     -56.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 80.00 Fr.
(80.87 €)
34.62 Fr.
(35.00 €)
     -56.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.07 Fr.
(7.14 €)
6.58 Fr.
(6.65 €)
     -6.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,800.00 Fr.
(33,158.07 €)
36,278.95 Fr.
(36,675.00 €)
     +10.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,512.50 Fr.
(32,867.44 €)
32,619.33 Fr.
(32,975.43 €)
     +0.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 254.18 Fr.
(256.96 €)
273.76 Fr.
(276.75 €)
     +7.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 30.74 Fr.
(31.08 €)
22.65 Fr.
(22.89 €)
     -26.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.07 Fr.
(47.58 €)
51.51 Fr.
(52.07 €)
     +9.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75.03 Fr.
(75.85 €)
46.09 Fr.
(46.59 €)
     -38.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 39.53 Fr.
(39.96 €)
21.03 Fr.
(21.26 €)
     -46.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr.
(20.22 €)
12.86 Fr.
(13.00 €)
     -35.7 %
Childcare
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,718.26 Fr.
(2,747.94 €)
1,265.73 Fr.
(1,279.55 €)
     -53.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 32,787.50 Fr.
(33,145.44 €)
9,693.41 Fr.
(9,799.23 €)
     -70.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 120.75 Fr.
(122.07 €)
85.07 Fr.
(86.00 €)
     -29.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 62.79 Fr.
(63.47 €)
37.38 Fr.
(37.79 €)
     -40.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 116.57 Fr.
(117.84 €)
88.64 Fr.
(89.61 €)
     -24.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 197.19 Fr.
(199.35 €)
92.79 Fr.
(93.81 €)
     -52.9 %
Rent Per Month
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,252.56 Fr.
(2,277.15 €)
2,016.32 Fr.
(2,038.33 €)
     -10.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,652.06 Fr.
(1,670.09 €)
1,759.54 Fr.
(1,778.75 €)
     +6.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,775.94 Fr.
(3,817.16 €)
3,373.38 Fr.
(3,410.20 €)
     -10.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,766.31 Fr.
(2,796.51 €)
2,805.87 Fr.
(2,836.50 €)
     +1.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,300.45 Fr.
(2,325.56 €)
641.86 Fr.
(648.87 €)
     -72.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,535.23 Fr.
(1,551.99 €)
479.97 Fr.
(485.21 €)
     -68.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,996.49 Fr.
(7,072.87 €)
3,225.89 Fr.
(3,261.11 €)
     -53.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.51 4.56      +81.9 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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