Ankara

Dublin

Quality of life in dublin

Dublin is a city marked by its long history and rich background. The city center is compact, rich in urban greenery, and can be easily traversed on foot. Due to its great travel connections, tax incentives and relatively close time zone to the US, most of the largest American technology companies have their headquarters in Dublin. There are also over 1,200 startups in the city attracted by the acces to venture capital and high speed Internet.

Dublin is one of the top ten city matches for 4.0% of Teleport users.

Sign up to see your personalized city data, salary and cost of living comparisons.

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

10
13/263
Details
Large apartment$429.98
Medium apartment$374.34
Rent index [score]0.99
Small apartment$318.70

Cost of Living

8
47/261
Details
5km taxi ride$3.70
A Cappuccino$2.60
A beer$2.40
A kilogram of Apples$1.00
Bread$0.32
Inflation [score]0.83
Lunch$6.20
Monthly fitness club membership$40.00
Monthly public transport$36.00
Movie ticket$5.10
Price of a meal at a restaurant$31.83

Startups

4
168/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups2
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.20
Coworking spaces [score]0.10
Meetups [score]0.18
Meetups groups31
Meetups members8866
Number of investors6
Number of startup events in the last 12 months94
Number of upcoming meetup events1
Startup climate scene [score]0.59
Startup events5
Startup events4
Startup events [score]0.27
Startups [score]0.53
Total number of startups115

Venture Capital

2
202/228
Details
Venture capital [score]0.19

Travel Connectivity

2
172/260
Details
Airport hub42
Airport hub [score]0.24
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.15

Commute

5
110/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Turkey/Ankara
Traffic handling [score]0.65

Business Freedom

6
193/259
Details
Business freedom65.40
Business freedom [score]0.47
Freedom from corruption45.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.38
Lack of labor restrictions48.60
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.25
Time to open a business6.50
Time to open a business [score]0.94

Safety

8
107/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.58
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year2
Guns per 100 residents13
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.95
Lack of guns [score]0.94
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.95

Healthcare

7
119/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.83
Healthcare quality [score]0.74
Life expectancy (years)75.75
Life expectancy [score]0.54

Education

4
175/230
Details
Best university in rankingBilkent University
Best university ranking375
Country mean scores in PISA math test441.66
Country mean scores in PISA reading test475.49
Country mean scores in PISA science test463.41
PISA math ranking (high school)41
PISA ranking40
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.72
PISA reading (high school)38
PISA science (high school)40
Percent of happy students0.82
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.42
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.22
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.26
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.06
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.04
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.02
University quality [score]0.11

Environmental Quality

3
236/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.34
Cleanliness [score]0.33
Drinking water quality [score]0.24
Urban greenery [score]0.30

Economy

4
196/258
Details
Currency for urban areaTRY
GDP growth rate0.03
GDP growth rate [score]0.49
GDP per capita$19610.44
GDP per capita [score]0.32

Taxation

5
138/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.59
Income tax level [score]0.35
Profit tax (% of profit)0.41
Time overhead to file company taxes217
VAT (Sales Tax)0.18

Internet Access

6
117/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)27.25
Internet access (download) [score]0.56
Internet access (upload) [score]0.55
Upload speed (Mbps)13.16

Leisure & Culture

8
25/263
Details
Art galleries185
Art galleries [score]0.94
Cinemas138
Cinemas [score]0.95
Comedy clubs193
Comedy clubs [score]0.84
Concert venues196
Concerts [score]1.00
Historical sites159
Historical sites [score]0.86
Museums85
Museums [score]0.83
Performing art venues99
Performing arts [score]1.00
Sport venues153
Sports [score]0.96
Zoos56
Zoos [score]0.87

Tolerance

4
232/264
Details
Homosexuality acceptance (percent of the surveyed population in favor)0.09
LGBT Equality Index31.46
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.31
LGBT adoption rightsAmbiguous
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
LGBT discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT employment discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, but requires surgery
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT marriage rights✖ Unrecognized
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.55

Outdoors

5
75/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.55
Median peak in meters1522.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)871.00
Water access [score]0.55
Sign up to get a free city matchscore based on your personal preferences

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

4
229/263
Details
Large apartment$1968.36
Medium apartment$1606.37
Rent index [score]0.44
Small apartment$1244.38

Cost of Living

4
213/261
Details
5km taxi ride$9.80
A Cappuccino$3.10
A beer$2.80
A kilogram of Apples$2.30
Bread$0.85
Inflation [score]0.40
Lunch$16.00
Monthly fitness club membership$56.00
Monthly public transport$140.00
Movie ticket$12.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$86.57

Startups

6
51/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups16
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.52
Coworking spaces [score]0.60
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co2
Meetups [score]0.71
Meetups groups198
Meetups members83613
Number of investors90
Number of startup events in the last 12 months924
Number of upcoming meetup events58
Startup climate scene [score]0.57
Startup events68
Startup events142
Startup events [score]0.71
Startups [score]0.77
Total number of startups1312

Venture Capital

9
14/228
Details
Funding accelerator namesPropeller Venture Accelerator, Wayra IE, Startupbootcamp Dublin / HealthXL
Number of funding accelerators5
Venture capital [score]0.88

Travel Connectivity

5
67/260
Details
Airport hub144
Airport hub [score]0.64
Intercity train connectivity [score]0.32

Commute

5
63/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Ireland/Dublin
Traffic handling [score]0.69

Business Freedom

8
136/259
Details
Business freedom79.60
Business freedom [score]0.76
Freedom from corruption74.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.79
Lack of labor restrictions72.10
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.66
Time to open a business5.00
Time to open a business [score]0.96

Safety

7
143/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.45
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year2
Guns per 100 residents4
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.94
Lack of guns [score]0.98
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.96

Healthcare

7
122/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.55
Healthcare quality [score]0.66
Life expectancy (years)81.42
Life expectancy [score]0.88

Education

6
38/230
Details
Best university in rankingTrinity College Dublin
Best university ranking138
Country mean scores in PISA math test505.18
Country mean scores in PISA reading test523.17
Country mean scores in PISA science test522.00
PISA math ranking (high school)16
PISA ranking13
PISA ranking (high school) [score]0.91
PISA reading (high school)8
PISA science (high school)13
Percent of happy students0.81
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.17
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.10
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.11
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.11
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.11
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.11
University quality [score]0.25

Environmental Quality

7
112/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.84
Cleanliness [score]0.47
Drinking water quality [score]0.74
Urban greenery [score]0.72

Economy

7
4/258
Details
Currency for urban areaEUR
GDP growth rate0.05
GDP growth rate [score]0.72
GDP per capita$49194.77
GDP per capita [score]0.78

Taxation

6
51/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.87
Income tax level [score]0.37
Profit tax (% of profit)0.26
Time overhead to file company taxes82
VAT (Sales Tax)0.23

Internet Access

8
14/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)70.72
Internet access (download) [score]0.90
Internet access (upload) [score]0.72
Upload speed (Mbps)20.72

Leisure & Culture

7
66/263
Details
Art galleries74
Art galleries [score]0.65
Cinemas45
Cinemas [score]0.58
Comedy clubs13
Comedy clubs [score]0.77
Concert venues71
Concerts [score]0.64
Historical sites76
Historical sites [score]0.66
Museums32
Museums [score]0.77
Performing art venues78
Performing arts [score]0.63
Sport venues46
Sports [score]0.57
Zoos2
Zoos [score]0.76

Tolerance

7
52/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index86.84
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.89
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT blood donation regulations✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✔ Banned
LGBT discrimination legalityIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legalitySexual orientation only
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.59

Outdoors

6
52/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.23
Median peak in meters456.50
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)13.00
Water access [score]0.91
Sign up to get a free city matchscore based on your personal preferences
Sign up for a free Teleport account to personalize city data.
Budget your housing and living costs, salaries and jobs.
Get started

Costs of living

Costs of living in Ankara are in the least expensive 20 percent of all 261 Teleport cities. Average living expenses are significantly lower compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Moving to Ankara will very likely decrease your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$238$399
$319
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$40
Movie ticket$5
Broadband internet connection$18
Monthly public transport$36
Lunch$6
-58%
compared to
San Francisco

Costs of living

Costs of living in Dublin are in the most expensive 20 percent of all 261 Teleport cities and the most expensive in Ireland. Average living expenses are significantly higher compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Moving to Dublin will very likely increase your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$1,400$1,813
$1606
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$56
Movie ticket$12
Broadband internet connection$47
Monthly public transport$140
Lunch$16
-18%
compared to
San Francisco
Sign up for a free Teleport account to personalize city data.
Budget your housing and living costs, salaries and jobs.
Get started

LGBT rights in dublin

Discrimination

Illegal In Some Contexts

Marriage

Legal

Adoption

Legal

Climate

Average number of days per year without rain

243

Climate type

Mediterranean

Average daily maximum temperature

Climate

Average number of days per year without rain

174

Climate type

Marine West Coast

Average daily maximum temperature

Sign up for a free Teleport account to personalize city data.
Budget your housing and living costs, salaries and jobs.
Get started
Sign up for a free Teleport account to personalize city data.
Budget your housing and living costs, salaries and jobs.
Get started
📱
Comparing cities is not supported on small screens. Please try turning your phone to landscape or opening this page on a larger screen.