Cost of Living Comparison Between Ireland and United Kingdom Reverse

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Cost of Living in United Kingdom is 4.3% lower than in Ireland (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United Kingdom is 12.6% lower than in Ireland
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 26.6% lower than in Ireland
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 2.8% lower than in Ireland
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 5.1% lower than in Ireland
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 11.7% higher than in Ireland
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Restaurants
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.19 €
(13.79 £)
17.62 €
(15.00 £)
     +8.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 €
(68.11 £)
70.47 €
(60.00 £)
     -11.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 €
(7.66 £)
8.22 €
(7.00 £)
     -8.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 €
(5.11 £)
5.29 €
(4.50 £)
     -11.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 €
(4.68 £)
5.29 €
(4.50 £)
     -3.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.60 €
(3.06 £)
3.74 €
(3.18 £)
     +4.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 €
(1.92 £)
2.04 €
(1.73 £)
     -9.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 €
(1.49 £)
1.47 €
(1.25 £)
     -15.9 %
Markets
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.74 €
(4.04 £)
5.48 €
(4.67 £)
     +15.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.57 €
(1.34 £)
1.30 €
(1.10 £)
     -17.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.73 €
(0.62 £)
0.84 €
(0.71 £)
     +15.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.68 €
(3.13 £)
3.44 €
(2.93 £)
     -6.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.72 €
(3.17 £)
3.71 €
(3.16 £)
     -0.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.26 €
(3.63 £)
3.48 €
(2.96 £)
     -18.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.74 €
(4.03 £)
5.57 €
(4.75 £)
     +17.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.14 €
(0.97 £)
1.13 €
(0.96 £)
     -1.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 €
(0.74 £)
0.61 €
(0.52 £)
     -29.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.14 €
(0.97 £)
1.13 €
(0.96 £)
     -1.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.44 €
(1.23 £)
1.42 €
(1.21 £)
     -1.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.79 €
(0.68 £)
0.60 €
(0.51 £)
     -24.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.59 €
(0.50 £)
0.56 €
(0.48 £)
     -4.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.10 €
(0.93 £)
0.90 €
(0.77 £)
     -17.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.53 €
(1.30 £)
1.25 €
(1.06 £)
     -18.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(10.22 £)
9.40 €
(8.00 £)
     -21.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.99 €
(2.54 £)
2.28 €
(1.94 £)
     -23.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.25 €
(2.76 £)
2.78 €
(2.37 £)
     -14.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.50 €
(13.20 £)
15.27 €
(13.00 £)
     -1.5 %
Transportation
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(1.70 £)
2.82 €
(2.40 £)
     +40.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 €
(85.14 £)
81.67 €
(69.53 £)
     -18.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 €
(3.83 £)
3.52 €
(3.00 £)
     -21.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 €
(2.06 £)
2.34 €
(2.00 £)
     -2.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(25.54 £)
20.44 €
(17.40 £)
     -31.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.72 €
(5.72 £)
6.68 €
(5.69 £)
     -0.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,675.00 €
(31,225.71 £)
33,221.10 €
(28,285.00 £)
     -9.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,740.82 €
(27,876.08 £)
29,341.32 €
(24,981.70 £)
     -10.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.03 €
(182.23 £)
295.21 €
(251.34 £)
     +37.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 20.65 €
(17.58 £)
14.55 €
(12.38 £)
     -29.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.78 €
(41.54 £)
35.89 €
(30.56 £)
     -26.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.76 €
(40.67 £)
38.11 €
(32.45 £)
     -20.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.86 €
(17.76 £)
12.85 €
(10.94 £)
     -38.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(10.22 £)
11.75 €
(10.00 £)
     -2.1 %
Childcare
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,081.63 €
(920.92 £)
1,458.08 €
(1,241.44 £)
     +34.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,817.27 €
(7,507.17 £)
17,471.96 €
(14,875.92 £)
     +98.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.69 €
(70.40 £)
75.14 €
(63.98 £)
     -9.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.41 €
(32.70 £)
36.88 €
(31.40 £)
     -4.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.77 €
(72.18 £)
86.68 €
(73.80 £)
     +2.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.60 €
(77.14 £)
87.54 €
(74.53 £)
     -3.4 %
Rent Per Month
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,638.62 €
(1,395.15 £)
1,237.18 €
(1,053.36 £)
     -24.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,429.27 €
(1,216.91 £)
1,026.73 €
(874.17 £)
     -28.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,726.13 €
(2,321.07 £)
2,046.47 €
(1,742.40 £)
     -24.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,223.17 €
(1,892.84 £)
1,578.20 €
(1,343.70 £)
     -29.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 439.73 €
(374.40 £)
547.82 €
(466.42 £)
     +24.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 335.07 €
(285.29 £)
411.08 €
(350.00 £)
     +22.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Ireland Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,879.67 €
(2,451.80 £)
2,810.47 €
(2,392.88 £)
     -2.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.40 5.88      +33.6 %
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