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Petrol Prices

Irish Petrol Prices : May 2018

Surveyed in May (avg. retail price per litre)

 

Petrol 

Diesel

Pump price

141.0c

131.0c

Price before taxes are added

53.859c

56.598

Breakdown of taxes x 3:

1. Excise (including carbon)*

58.771c

47.902c

2. Nora**

2c

2c

3. VAT (23%)

26.37c

24.50c

Total taxes

87.141c

74.402c

Estimated retailer margin

4c

4c

Estimated wholesaler margin

8c

8c

Average price of a barrel of oil (accurate as of 11 May)

$77.37

$77.37

Currency exchange rate - US$1 to Euro (accurate as of 11 May)

€0.84

€0.84

Tax as %

61.80%

56.80%

 Fuel prices are updated during the second week of each month.

Click here for historical Irish fuel prices (PDF)

Local Currency per Litre

 Euro Price per Litre

Country

Currency

Unleaded

Diesel

Unleaded

Diesel

Austria

Euro

1.21

1.16

1.21

1.16

Belgium

Euro

1.37

1.30

1.37

1.30

Bulgaria

Leva

2.04

2.05

1.04

1.05

Cyprus

Euro

1.23

1.25

1.23

1.25

Czech Republic

Czech Koruna

30.56

29.93

1.20

1.18

Denmark

Danish Krone

11.42

9.73

1.53

1.31

Estonia

Euro

1.31

1.30

1.31

1.30

Finland

Euro

1.48

1.36

1.48

1.36

France

Euro

1.48

1.40

1.48

1.40

GB

Pound Sterling

1.22

1.24

1.37

1.40

Germany

Euro

1.35

1.19

1.35

1.19

Greece

Euro

1.54

1.32

1.54

1.32

Hungary

Forint

363.40

373.88

1.16

1.20

Ireland

Euro

1.38

1.28

1.38

1.28

Italy

Euro

1.22

1.13

1.22

1.13

Latvia

Euro

1.22

1.13

1.22

1.13

Lithuania

Euro

1.17

1.10

1.17

1.10

Luxembourg

Euro

1.20

1.06

1.20

1.06

Netherlands

Euro

1.60

1.30

1.60

1.30

Norway

Norwegian Krone

15.78

15.05

1.62

1.55

Poland

Zloty

4.74

4.63

1.14

1.11

Portugal

Euro

1.53

1.34

1.53

1.34

Romania

New Leu

5.33

5.43

1.14

1.17

Slovakia

Euro

1.23

1.25

1.23

1.25

Slovenia

Euro

1.30

1.24

1.30

1.24

Spain

Euro

1.25

1.16

1.25

1.16

Sweden

Swedish Krona

14.78

17.73

1.49

1.79

Switzerland

Swiss Francs

1.59

1.64

1.38

1.42

United States of America

US Dollars

0.68

0.80

0.54

0.64

Using currency exchange rates as at 15/02/2018 quoted in local currency and Euro cent equivalent

* Excise is a duty that is added to the sale of mineral oils, cigarettes and alcohol. It is a fixed amount which is charged per litre and hence does not change as the price fluctuates. Carbon Tax is effectively the same although it is calculated per ton of CO2 generated. It works in precisely the same way as excise duty and really has nothing to do with carbon, and in fact data from Revenue normally lists Excise Duty and Carbon Tax together as one total.

** National Oil Reserves Agency (NORA) is a tax that is added to all oil fuels to ensure that Ireland meets its EU obligations of keeping a 90 day stock of oil in the event of a shortage.