Cost of living in Dublin, Ireland

Summary of cost of living in Dublin

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: €5,817
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: €3,489
  • Cost of living in Dublin is more expensive than in 89% of cities in Western Europe (8 out of 64)
  • Cost of living in Dublin is more expensive than in 88% of cities in the World (22 out of 181)
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List of prices in Dublin
Current as of Apr 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) €11
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €5.19
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.42
12 eggs, large €4.87
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.95
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.65
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.73
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €2.71
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €15
2 liters of coca-cola €3.04
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.92
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area €2,874
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area €2,372
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €253
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area €2,080
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area €1,548
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio €162
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) €33
40” flat screen tv €371
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) €111
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €12
Hourly rate for cleaning help €16
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) €94
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) €49
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) €98
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €111
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new €30,092
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.77
Monthly ticket public transport €81
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €18
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) €7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €18
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) €67
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) €5.22
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €4.08
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €7
4 rolls of toilet paper €2.63
Tube of toothpaste €2.66
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €21
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €61
2 tickets to the movies €24
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €154
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €110
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €13
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.57
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb €705
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.32
1 month of gym membership in business district €61
1 package of marlboro cigarettes €16
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 563 prices entered by 73 different people.
Latest price update: April 14, 2024

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Dublin position in our World Ranking

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22nd
out of 181
western europe
8th
out of 64

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