Cost of Living Comparison Between Zurich and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 36.27% lower than in Zurich (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dublin are 26.93% lower than in Zurich
Rent Prices in Dublin are 7.20% lower than in Zurich
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 33.02% lower than in Zurich
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 48.86% lower than in Zurich
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 38.92% lower than in Zurich
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Restaurants
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(22.83 €)
16.42 Fr.
(15.00 €)
     -34.30 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 115.00 Fr.
(105.02 €)
76.65 Fr.
(70.00 €)
     -33.35 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(13.70 €)
9.85 Fr.
(9.00 €)
     -34.30 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(6.39 €)
6.02 Fr.
(5.50 €)
     -13.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 Fr.
(6.39 €)
6.30 Fr.
(5.75 €)
     -10.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.04 Fr.
(4.60 €)
3.72 Fr.
(3.40 €)
     -26.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.33 Fr.
(3.95 €)
2.01 Fr.
(1.83 €)
     -53.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.13 Fr.
(3.77 €)
1.63 Fr.
(1.49 €)
     -60.53 %
Markets
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.19 Fr.
(5.65 €)
4.31 Fr.
(3.94 €)
     -30.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.30 Fr.
(2.10 €)
1.46 Fr.
(1.33 €)
     -36.68 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 Fr.
(1.13 €)
0.69 Fr.
(0.63 €)
     -44.03 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.12 Fr.
(5.59 €)
3.50 Fr.
(3.19 €)
     -42.86 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.51 Fr.
(10.51 €)
4.32 Fr.
(3.95 €)
     -62.46 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.90 Fr.
(11.78 €)
3.91 Fr.
(3.57 €)
     -69.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 22.53 Fr.
(20.58 €)
5.14 Fr.
(4.69 €)
     -77.19 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.72 Fr.
(1.57 €)
1.10 Fr.
(1.01 €)
     -36.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.22 Fr.
(1.12 €)
0.91 Fr.
(0.83 €)
     -25.33 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.45 Fr.
(1.32 €)
1.07 Fr.
(0.98 €)
     -26.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 Fr.
(1.77 €)
1.41 Fr.
(1.28 €)
     -27.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.02 Fr.
(0.93 €)
0.72 Fr.
(0.66 €)
     -29.59 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 Fr.
(0.94 €)
0.57 Fr.
(0.52 €)
     -44.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 Fr.
(2.10 €)
0.97 Fr.
(0.89 €)
     -57.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.13 Fr.
(1.04 €)
1.56 Fr.
(1.43 €)
     +37.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 Fr.
(13.70 €)
13.14 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -12.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 Fr.
(1.62 €)
2.73 Fr.
(2.50 €)
     +54.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 Fr.
(2.15 €)
2.84 Fr.
(2.59 €)
     +20.56 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.80 Fr.
(8.04 €)
15.33 Fr.
(14.00 €)
     +74.20 %
Transportation
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 Fr.
(3.65 €)
3.28 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -17.88 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 Fr.
(77.63 €)
142.35 Fr.
(130.00 €)
     +67.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 Fr.
(5.48 €)
4.38 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -27.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.12 Fr.
(5.59 €)
2.64 Fr.
(2.41 €)
     -56.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.00 Fr.
(63.01 €)
29.02 Fr.
(26.50 €)
     -57.95 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.87 Fr.
(5.36 €)
5.60 Fr.
(5.11 €)
     -4.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,725.00 Fr.
(27,146.65 €)
27,374.46 Fr.
(25,000.00 €)
     -7.91 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,255.56 Fr.
(24,891.41 €)
28,029.51 Fr.
(25,598.23 €)
     +2.84 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.11 Fr.
(182.75 €)
172.49 Fr.
(157.53 €)
     -13.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 Fr.
(0.22 €)
0.30 Fr.
(0.27 €)
     +20.50 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.66 Fr.
(49.91 €)
55.91 Fr.
(51.06 €)
     +2.30 %
Sports And Leisure
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 89.36 Fr.
(81.61 €)
41.45 Fr.
(37.85 €)
     -53.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.06 Fr.
(32.93 €)
16.67 Fr.
(15.23 €)
     -53.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr.
(18.27 €)
13.14 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -34.30 %
Childcare
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,560.38 Fr.
(2,338.30 €)
1,134.91 Fr.
(1,036.47 €)
     -55.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,050.00 Fr.
(28,356.72 €)
9,665.67 Fr.
(8,827.27 €)
     -68.87 %
Clothing And Shoes
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.13 Fr.
(93.27 €)
89.32 Fr.
(81.57 €)
     -12.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.95 Fr.
(45.62 €)
37.49 Fr.
(34.24 €)
     -24.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 113.45 Fr.
(103.61 €)
94.32 Fr.
(86.14 €)
     -16.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 173.47 Fr.
(158.42 €)
95.96 Fr.
(87.64 €)
     -44.68 %
Rent Per Month
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,015.31 Fr.
(1,840.50 €)
1,841.66 Fr.
(1,681.91 €)
     -8.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,439.83 Fr.
(1,314.94 €)
1,543.29 Fr.
(1,409.42 €)
     +7.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,705.00 Fr.
(3,383.63 €)
3,202.81 Fr.
(2,925.00 €)
     -13.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,605.17 Fr.
(2,379.20 €)
2,475.32 Fr.
(2,260.61 €)
     -4.98 %
Buy Apartment Price
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,185.68 Fr.
(1,082.84 €)
564.48 Fr.
(515.52 €)
     -52.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 781.67 Fr.
(713.86 €)
387.65 Fr.
(354.03 €)
     -50.41 %
Salaries And Financing
Zurich Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,838.76 Fr.
(6,245.56 €)
3,051.95 Fr.
(2,787.23 €)
     -55.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.23 3.31      +169.43 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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