Cost of Living Comparison Between Zurich and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 35.58% lower than in Zurich (without rent)
Rent Prices in Dublin are 3.82% lower than in Zurich
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 32.94% lower than in Zurich
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 47.84% lower than in Zurich
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 43.77% lower than in Zurich
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Restaurants
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 Fr.
(23.15 €)
16.20 Fr.
(15.00 €)
     -35.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 Fr.
(92.58 €)
67.51 Fr.
(62.50 €)
     -32.49 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 Fr.
(13.89 €)
9.18 Fr.
(8.50 €)
     -38.79 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 Fr.
(6.48 €)
5.99 Fr.
(5.55 €)
     -14.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 Fr.
(5.55 €)
6.43 Fr.
(5.95 €)
     +7.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.96 Fr.
(4.59 €)
3.61 Fr.
(3.34 €)
     -27.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.51 Fr.
(4.18 €)
2.05 Fr.
(1.90 €)
     -54.52 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 Fr.
(3.70 €)
1.67 Fr.
(1.54 €)
     -58.31 %
Markets
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.19 Fr.
(5.73 €)
4.17 Fr.
(3.86 €)
     -32.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.56 Fr.
(2.37 €)
1.44 Fr.
(1.33 €)
     -43.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.30 Fr.
(1.21 €)
0.79 Fr.
(0.74 €)
     -39.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.62 Fr.
(5.21 €)
3.29 Fr.
(3.05 €)
     -41.44 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.38 Fr.
(9.61 €)
5.08 Fr.
(4.70 €)
     -51.08 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.68 Fr.
(11.74 €)
4.12 Fr.
(3.82 €)
     -67.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 23.01 Fr.
(21.30 €)
5.07 Fr.
(4.70 €)
     -77.96 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.74 Fr.
(1.61 €)
1.07 Fr.
(0.99 €)
     -38.57 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.25 Fr.
(1.15 €)
0.94 Fr.
(0.87 €)
     -24.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 Fr.
(1.52 €)
1.19 Fr.
(1.10 €)
     -27.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 Fr.
(1.80 €)
1.30 Fr.
(1.20 €)
     -33.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 Fr.
(1.05 €)
0.74 Fr.
(0.68 €)
     -35.20 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 Fr.
(1.10 €)
0.58 Fr.
(0.54 €)
     -51.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.44 Fr.
(2.26 €)
0.99 Fr.
(0.92 €)
     -59.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.10 Fr.
(1.02 €)
1.64 Fr.
(1.52 €)
     +48.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 Fr.
(13.89 €)
12.96 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -13.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.80 Fr.
(1.67 €)
3.02 Fr.
(2.80 €)
     +68.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 Fr.
(2.42 €)
3.76 Fr.
(3.48 €)
     +43.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.75 Fr.
(8.10 €)
14.74 Fr.
(13.65 €)
     +68.50 %
Transportation
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.35 Fr.
(4.03 €)
3.24 Fr.
(3.00 €)
     -25.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 Fr.
(78.69 €)
144.74 Fr.
(134.00 €)
     +70.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 Fr.
(6.48 €)
4.32 Fr.
(4.00 €)
     -38.28 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.44 Fr.
(5.96 €)
2.61 Fr.
(2.41 €)
     -59.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 69.00 Fr.
(63.88 €)
30.24 Fr.
(28.00 €)
     -56.17 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.96 Fr.
(5.52 €)
5.71 Fr.
(5.28 €)
     -4.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 Fr.
(25,922.94 €)
27,003.11 Fr.
(25,000.00 €)
     -3.56 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,003.33 Fr.
(24,074.39 €)
27,887.41 Fr.
(25,818.70 €)
     +7.25 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 187.71 Fr.
(173.79 €)
172.97 Fr.
(160.14 €)
     -7.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 Fr.
(0.35 €)
0.35 Fr.
(0.32 €)
     -8.38 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.78 Fr.
(50.72 €)
56.26 Fr.
(52.09 €)
     +2.70 %
Sports And Leisure
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 87.70 Fr.
(81.20 €)
43.39 Fr.
(40.17 €)
     -50.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.93 Fr.
(33.26 €)
18.14 Fr.
(16.79 €)
     -49.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 Fr.
(18.52 €)
12.96 Fr.
(12.00 €)
     -35.19 %
Childcare
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,572.10 Fr.
(2,381.30 €)
1,156.58 Fr.
(1,070.78 €)
     -55.03 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,307.64 Fr.
(28,985.22 €)
10,516.48 Fr.
(9,736.36 €)
     -66.41 %
Clothing And Shoes
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.30 Fr.
(94.71 €)
87.72 Fr.
(81.21 €)
     -14.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 53.23 Fr.
(49.29 €)
38.36 Fr.
(35.52 €)
     -27.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 111.31 Fr.
(103.06 €)
91.69 Fr.
(84.89 €)
     -17.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 163.59 Fr.
(151.45 €)
99.12 Fr.
(91.76 €)
     -39.41 %
Rent Per Month
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,935.56 Fr.
(1,791.97 €)
1,761.09 Fr.
(1,630.45 €)
     -9.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,426.25 Fr.
(1,320.45 €)
1,465.42 Fr.
(1,356.71 €)
     +2.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,624.32 Fr.
(3,355.47 €)
3,346.82 Fr.
(3,098.55 €)
     -7.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,550.00 Fr.
(2,360.84 €)
2,573.55 Fr.
(2,382.64 €)
     +0.92 %
Buy Apartment Price
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,201.93 Fr.
(1,112.77 €)
565.71 Fr.
(523.74 €)
     -52.93 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 759.24 Fr.
(702.92 €)
391.84 Fr.
(362.78 €)
     -48.39 %
Salaries And Financing
Zurich[ Edit ] Dublin[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,468.84 Fr.
(5,988.98 €)
2,709.61 Fr.
(2,508.61 €)
     -58.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.26 3.49      +176.51 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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