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Cost of Living in Hamilton, Canada

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 62.46
Rent Index: 20.34
Groceries Index: 59.22
Restaurants Index: 52.95
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 41.64
Local Purchasing Power: 153.95

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 C$
10.00
15.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 C$
45.00
60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 C$
8.00
9.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$
4.00
5.25
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.79 C$
5.00
6.25
Cappuccino (regular) 3.17 C$
2.50
3.75
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.74 C$
1.50
2.25
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.35 C$
1.00
2.00
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.98 C$
4.73
11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.16 C$
1.81
2.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.17 C$
1.02
1.36
Eggs (12) 2.98 C$
2.50
3.29
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.50 C$
4.08
9.06
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.70 C$
4.00
5.44
Apples (1 lb) 1.06 C$
0.99
1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.80 C$
0.69
0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 1.45 C$
1.00
1.99
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 C$
0.50
1.49
Lettuce (1 head) 1.96 C$
1.33
3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 C$
1.50
2.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 C$
10.00
15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.12 C$
2.00
2.25
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.08 C$
1.50
2.75
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.25 C$
10.50
12.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.55 C$
2.55
2.55
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 87.00 C$
87.00
90.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.32 C$
2.50
3.90
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.93 C$
2.25
2.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 C$
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.27 C$
4.09
4.43
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,700.00 C$
22,000.00
24,500.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 194.02 C$
127.50
300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.00 C$
50.00
65.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.50 C$
45.00
50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 C$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.50 C$
11.00
13.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.00 C$
29.99
60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.00 C$
45.00
45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.67 C$
90.00
100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.00 C$
75.00
100.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 794.62 C$
750.00
825.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 732.14 C$
675.00
750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,239.80 C$
1,199.00
1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,058.33 C$
950.00
1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 245.26 C$
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 237.55 C$
195.09
280.00
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,770.22 C$
1,600.00
3,683.33
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.88
2.70
3.00

These data are based on 357 entries in the past 18 months from 64 different contributors.

Last update: September, 2015

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6 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Jul 09, 2015 :
This is a very colourful place filled with artists, hipsters and yuppies. Hamilton is to Toronto what Harlem or Queens is to Manhattan.
#pilav on Aug 05, 2014 :
Toronto sucks. its too crowded. too much traffic. hamilton is nice, but not downtown, mountain is good.

montreal is the best though ;)

btw im from a city of 15 million people.
#Anonymous on Aug 02, 2014 :
Hamilton County what city centre there aren't any is a medium size horse country.

The hill billy town trying to be is own city.

2005 Toronto sucks sign will not be forgot.

Yee haw
#Shobhit on Jun 16, 2014 :
I am looking for a bachelor apartment in Hamilton. What would be the price range outside of city center.
#Anonymous on May 20, 2014 :
very helpful, I love working in Ancaster!

#beautiful town
#Anonymous on May 20, 2014 :
okay thanks,very much informative and usful information for myself an interested potentially future residant in the Ancaster/Hamilton Reginonal Area.

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