Ireland vs Turkey - Cost of Living Comparison

Ireland Turkey
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2198
$540
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4821
$1332
🏠 One person rent
$1427
$247
🏘️ Family rent
$2366
$437
🍽️ Food expenses
$508
$175
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$59.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3010
$401
💸 GDP per capita
$100K
$9661
😃 Human freedom index
8.7
5.71
❤️ Life expectancy
82.2
75.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
77
36
🌐 English speaking %
98.4%
15%
🎓 Higher education
88
78
😀 Quality of life
93
51
🏙️ Population
5.12M
84.7M

The average cost of living in Ireland ($2198) is 307% more expensive than in Turkey ($540). Ireland ranked 6th vs 166th for Turkey in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Ireland compared to 0.7 months in Turkey. Ranked 8th and 79th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Ireland vs Turkey

We calculate prices for Ireland and Turkey as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 128 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Ireland Turkey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.8
$3.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$76
$18.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.96
$3.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.32
$2.16
 Cappuccino
$3.88
$1.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.18
$0.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1474
$278
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1182
$177
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2518
$506
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2005
$330
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$132
$40.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$205
$63
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.5
$8.98
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.43%
21.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5690
$1245
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3983
$743
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.41
$0.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$104
$21
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19.2
$4.15
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.07
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.4
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.71
$0.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.24
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$5.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$3.72
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.3
$8.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$0.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
$0.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.12
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$0.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.46
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$0.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.76
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.2
$7.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.96
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$16.5
$1.64
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.85
$1.92
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.92
$1.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.62
$1.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.63
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.6
$20.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.6
$2.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$63.8
$26.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
$4
👖 Brand Jeans
$85.5
$36
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91
$70
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1143
$195
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8853
$4410

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Ireland

City Cost of living Population
Dublin
$2551
553K
Cork
$1889
209K
Galway
$1919
79.5K
Limerick
$1332
58.3K
Waterford
$1868
48.4K
Dundalk
$1753
39K
Swords
$2503
36.9K
Drogheda
$1866
41K
Naas
$1915
21.4K
Kilkenny
$1890
22.2K
Wexford
$1864
20.2K
Tralee
$1637
4.89K

In Turkey

City Cost of living Population
Istanbul
$880
15.5M
Ankara
$565
5.5M
Izmir
$582
4.32M
Bursa
$586
2.9M
Antalya
$801
2.43M
Urfa
$284
1.99M
Kocaeli
$438
1.95M
Gaziantep
$398
2.03M
Konya
$401
2.23M
Mersin
$504
1.81M
Kayseri
$490
1.39M
Adana
$384
1.77M
Diyarbakir
$274
1.73M
Samsun
$425
1.34M
Eskisehir
$410
871K
Denizli
$370
1.03M
Trabzon
$352
808K
Erzurum
$377
768K
Manisa
$430
357K
Gebze
$339
371K
Sivas
$278
378K
Elazig
$275
422K
Aksaray
$363
315K
Kahramanmaras
$318
444K
Balikesir
$385
332K
Malatya
$343
426K
Izmit
$253
363K
Afyonkarahisar
$335
300K
Antakya
$338
378K
Kutahya
$347
267K