Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Dublin 

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Consumer Prices in Dublin are 7.19% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dublin are 11.03% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Dublin are 16.06% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Dublin are 5.67% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Dublin are 0.84% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Dublin is 10.72% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Dublin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(17.74 €)
12.68 £
(15.00 €)
     -15.45 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(70.96 €)
59.19 £
(70.00 €)
     -1.35 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(7.10 €)
7.61 £
(9.00 €)
     +26.83 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(5.91 €)
4.65 £
(5.50 €)
     -6.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(5.91 €)
4.65 £
(5.50 €)
     -6.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.01 £
(3.56 €)
2.91 £
(3.45 €)
     -3.26 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.45 £
(1.72 €)
1.55 £
(1.84 €)
     +6.74 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.14 £
(1.35 €)
1.27 £
(1.51 €)
     +11.83 %
Markets
London Edit Dublin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.58 £
(4.24 €)
3.13 £
(3.70 €)
     -12.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.00 £
(1.18 €)
1.17 £
(1.39 €)
     +17.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 £
(0.86 €)
0.53 £
(0.63 €)
     -27.35 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.23 £
(2.63 €)
2.62 £
(3.10 €)
     +17.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.00 £
(3.55 €)
3.00 £
(3.55 €)
     +0.14 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.61 £
(3.09 €)
3.13 £
(3.70 €)
     +19.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.89 £
(5.79 €)
3.97 £
(4.70 €)
     -18.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.93 £
(1.10 €)
0.86 £
(1.02 €)
     -7.57 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 £
(0.57 €)
0.69 £
(0.82 €)
     +44.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.89 £
(1.05 €)
0.84 £
(1.00 €)
     -5.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.07 £
(1.27 €)
1.15 £
(1.36 €)
     +7.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(0.63 €)
0.54 £
(0.64 €)
     +2.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(0.62 €)
0.43 £
(0.51 €)
     -17.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.80 £
(0.94 €)
0.79 £
(0.93 €)
     -0.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £
(1.18 €)
1.08 £
(1.28 €)
     +8.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(9.46 €)
8.88 £
(10.50 €)
     +10.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.92 £
(2.27 €)
2.29 £
(2.71 €)
     +19.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.19 £
(2.59 €)
2.27 £
(2.69 €)
     +3.70 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 £
(15.37 €)
12.01 £
(14.20 €)
     -7.64 %
Transportation
London Edit Dublin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(3.31 €)
2.54 £
(3.00 €)
     -9.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 159.00 £
(188.05 €)
109.92 £
(130.00 €)
     -30.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(3.55 €)
3.38 £
(4.00 €)
     +12.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(3.24 €)
2.42 £
(2.86 €)
     -11.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(34.06 €)
21.98 £
(26.00 €)
     -23.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.04 £
(5.96 €)
4.85 £
(5.74 €)
     -3.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,306.50 £
(27,564.39 €)
24,520.35 £
(29,000.00 €)
     +5.21 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,909.13 £
(28,277.12 €)
22,268.84 £
(26,337.15 €)
     -6.86 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Dublin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.55 £
(227.73 €)
122.70 £
(145.11 €)
     -36.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.15 €)
0.24 £
(0.29 €)
     +95.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.78 £
(37.58 €)
43.81 £
(51.81 €)
     +37.86 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Dublin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.26 £
(54.71 €)
33.25 £
(39.32 €)
     -28.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.16 £
(12.02 €)
13.77 £
(16.28 €)
     +35.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(17.74 €)
10.15 £
(12.00 €)
     -32.36 %
Childcare
London Edit Dublin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,436.47 £
(1,698.90 €)
928.33 £
(1,097.93 €)
     -35.37 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,470.45 £
(20,662.15 €)
7,625.34 £
(9,018.42 €)
     -56.35 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Dublin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.09 £
(68.71 €)
67.60 £
(79.95 €)
     +16.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.94 £
(34.22 €)
27.30 £
(32.29 €)
     -5.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.06 £
(89.96 €)
67.64 £
(80.00 €)
     -11.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.24 £
(109.09 €)
72.29 £
(85.50 €)
     -21.63 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Dublin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,682.55 £
(1,989.94 €)
1,412.39 £
(1,670.42 €)
     -16.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,269.42 £
(1,501.34 €)
1,224.07 £
(1,447.69 €)
     -3.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,300.00 £
(3,902.88 €)
2,503.63 £
(2,961.02 €)
     -24.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,170.84 £
(2,567.44 €)
1,930.11 £
(2,282.73 €)
     -11.09 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Dublin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,146.00 £
(1,355.37 €)
477.08 £
(564.24 €)
     -58.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 562.85 £
(665.68 €)
303.32 £
(358.74 €)
     -46.11 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Dublin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,134.51 £
(3,707.16 €)
2,489.96 £
(2,944.85 €)
     -20.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.58 3.21      +24.69 %
Last update: November 2021November 2021
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