Cost of Living Comparison Between Edinburgh and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 3.5% higher than in Edinburgh (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dublin are 16.2% higher than in Edinburgh
Rent Prices in Dublin are 41.5% higher than in Edinburgh
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 11.0% higher than in Edinburgh
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 6.4% lower than in Edinburgh
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 6.8% lower than in Edinburgh
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Restaurants
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.57 €)
17.07 £
(20.00 €)
     +13.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 £
(82.00 €)
76.83 £
(90.00 €)
     +9.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.90 £
(9.25 €)
8.54 £
(10.00 €)
     +8.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.86 €)
5.55 £
(6.50 €)
     +11.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.65 £
(5.45 €)
5.55 £
(6.50 €)
     +19.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.40 £
(3.99 €)
3.34 £
(3.91 €)
     -1.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.79 £
(2.10 €)
2.11 £
(2.47 €)
     +17.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.20 £
(1.40 €)
1.59 £
(1.86 €)
     +32.8 %
Markets
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.49 £
(5.26 €)
4.18 £
(4.90 €)
     -6.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.26 £
(1.47 €)
1.29 £
(1.52 €)
     +3.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 £
(0.69 €)
0.67 £
(0.78 €)
     +12.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.96 £
(3.47 €)
3.26 £
(3.82 €)
     +10.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.00 £
(4.68 €)
2.88 £
(3.38 €)
     -27.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.31 £
(3.88 €)
3.67 £
(4.30 €)
     +10.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.03 £
(8.24 €)
4.21 £
(4.94 €)
     -40.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.95 £
(1.11 €)
1.02 £
(1.19 €)
     +6.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £
(0.54 €)
0.80 £
(0.94 €)
     +73.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.22 £
(1.43 €)
1.06 £
(1.24 €)
     -13.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.92 £
(2.24 €)
1.41 £
(1.66 €)
     -26.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £
(0.67 €)
0.72 £
(0.85 €)
     +26.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.50 £
(0.58 €)
0.55 £
(0.65 €)
     +11.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(0.94 €)
1.05 £
(1.22 €)
     +30.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.24 £
(1.45 €)
1.35 £
(1.58 €)
     +8.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.37 €)
10.24 £
(12.00 €)
     +28.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.71 £
(2.00 €)
3.33 £
(3.90 €)
     +95.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 £
(2.66 €)
3.48 £
(4.07 €)
     +53.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £
(16.40 €)
13.66 £
(16.00 €)
     -2.4 %
Transportation
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 £
(2.34 €)
1.71 £
(2.00 €)
     -14.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 £
(72.63 €)
102.44 £
(120.00 €)
     +65.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(4.69 €)
3.71 £
(4.35 €)
     -7.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.26 £
(2.64 €)
2.75 £
(3.22 €)
     +21.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(35.14 €)
29.88 £
(35.00 €)
     -0.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.69 £
(6.67 €)
5.68 £
(6.65 €)
     -0.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(33,133.21 €)
31,308.54 £
(36,675.00 €)
     +10.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,497.00 £
(26,353.11 €)
28,039.32 £
(32,845.42 €)
     +24.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 272.24 £
(318.91 €)
230.92 £
(270.50 €)
     -15.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 11.61 £
(13.60 €)
19.39 £
(22.71 €)
     +67.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.48 £
(38.05 €)
44.73 £
(52.39 €)
     +37.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.91 £
(39.72 €)
39.60 £
(46.39 €)
     +16.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 £
(15.62 €)
17.11 £
(20.04 €)
     +28.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(11.71 €)
11.06 £
(12.95 €)
     +10.6 %
Childcare
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,270.67 £
(1,488.47 €)
1,092.32 £
(1,279.55 €)
     -14.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,650.00 £
(13,646.87 €)
8,234.03 £
(9,645.38 €)
     -29.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.99 £
(100.73 €)
75.22 £
(88.11 €)
     -12.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.62 £
(46.42 €)
32.74 £
(38.35 €)
     -17.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.67 £
(90.98 €)
75.51 £
(88.45 €)
     -2.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.89 £
(105.30 €)
80.21 £
(93.96 €)
     -10.8 %
Rent Per Month
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,288.46 £
(1,509.31 €)
1,718.84 £
(2,013.45 €)
     +33.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 900.00 £
(1,054.26 €)
1,484.45 £
(1,738.89 €)
     +64.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,244.74 £
(2,629.50 €)
2,887.93 £
(3,382.93 €)
     +28.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,573.53 £
(1,843.24 €)
2,409.27 £
(2,822.23 €)
     +53.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 475.57 £
(557.08 €)
559.53 £
(655.44 €)
     +17.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 327.48 £
(383.61 €)
419.60 £
(491.52 €)
     +28.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Edinburgh Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,553.44 £
(2,991.12 €)
2,765.96 £
(3,240.06 €)
     +8.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.12 4.57      -25.4 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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