Cost of living comparison

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Dublin is 58.6% more expensive than Rome.

If you lived in Dublin instead of Rome, you would:

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pay 44.7% more for restaurants

 
Rome
Dublin
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.24
€15.15
$21.66
€20.20
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$10.83
€10.10
$10.83
€10.10
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.22
€2.07
$2.66
€2.48

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pay 8.1% more for groceries

 
Rome
Dublin
Bread
1 loaf
$1.87
€1.74
$1.80
€1.68
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.93
€6.46
$3.97
€3.71
Milk (1 gallon) $6.37
€5.94
$5.30
€4.94

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pay 77.9% more for transportation

 
Rome
Dublin
Gasoline (1 gallon) $7.44
€6.94
$7.20
€6.72
Monthly public transit pass $37.90
€35.36
$129.96
€121.23
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $26,749.78
€24,952.76
$39,718.55
€37,050.30

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pay 93.8% more for housing

 
Rome
Dublin
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$30.04
€28.03
$56.72
€52.91
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,171.95
€1,093.22
$2,216.44
€2,067.54
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $721.77
€673.28
$1,934.10
€1,804.17

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pay 88.1% more for childcare

 
Rome
Dublin
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $516.83
€482.11
$1,385.73
€1,292.64
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,813.53
€9,154.27
$10,612.44
€9,899.51

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pay 75.5% more for entertainment and sports

 
Rome
Dublin
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.41
€5.05
$7.04
€6.57
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.59
€1.48
$4.29
€4.00
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$6.50
€6.06
$17.33
€16.16

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pay 21.9% more for clothing

 
Rome
Dublin
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$67.31
€62.79
$93.14
€86.88
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$30.97
€28.89
$40.93
€38.18
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$81.10
€75.65
$97.04
€90.52

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