Sunday, March 11, 2007

The cost of living in the Capital

The following statisics were released this year by the Central Statistics Office regarding prices of goods in Dublin relative to the average of that outside the capital. Full report here

Top 5 More expensive

  1. Cinema +20.3%
  2. Ladies wash, dry and cut +18,9%
  3. Salmon Steak +17.2%
  4. Leg of Lamb +16.1%
  5. Pint +14.6%

Top 5 less expensive

  1. Leg of Pork -17.1%
  2. White Flour (self raising) -15.7%
  3. Spaghetti -11.8%
  4. White Flour plain -10.6%
  5. Low fat milk -9.9%

The over all consumer price indew shows that overall, in a basket of 73 products dublin is 3.5% more expensive than the rest of the country

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