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Cost of Living Comparison Between Edmonton and Montreal 

You would need around 4,179.07C$ in Montreal to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,800.00C$ in Edmonton (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Montreal are 8.78% lower than in Edmonton
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 12.94% lower than in Edmonton
Rent Prices in Montreal are 23.37% lower than in Edmonton
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 7.12% lower than in Edmonton
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 0.97% lower than in Edmonton
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 1.10% lower than in Edmonton

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  Edmonton  Montreal      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 C$     12.00 C$      -14.29 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     60.00 C$      0.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     8.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     5.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     6.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 C$     3.32 C$      -18.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     1.88 C$      -1.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.75 C$     1.60 C$      -8.79 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.07 C$     1.91 C$      -7.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.68 C$     3.19 C$      +19.17 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.86 C$     3.53 C$      -8.44 %
Eggs (12) 3.19 C$     3.40 C$      +6.68 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.68 C$     11.45 C$      -2.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.39 C$     12.07 C$      -2.56 %
Apples (1kg) 3.05 C$     3.14 C$      +2.90 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.83 C$     3.64 C$      +28.47 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.96 C$     3.74 C$      +26.64 %
Potato (1kg) 1.19 C$     2.01 C$      +68.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 C$     1.63 C$      +5.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.57 C$     1.56 C$      -39.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 C$     15.00 C$      -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 C$     2.76 C$      +19.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.76 C$     2.72 C$      -1.21 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 C$     9.00 C$      -30.77 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 C$     3.00 C$      -6.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 C$     77.00 C$      -13.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 C$     3.48 C$      -3.47 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.48 C$     1.70 C$      +14.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 C$     37.80 C$      -24.40 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.10 C$     1.41 C$      +28.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,475.00 C$     22,000.00 C$      +2.44 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 214.35 C$     83.55 C$      -61.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 C$     0.35 C$      +25.45 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.46 C$     45.75 C$      -1.54 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.50 C$     48.96 C$      -4.93 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 53.00 C$     11.83 C$      -77.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$     12.00 C$      -7.69 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.12 C$     63.06 C$      +10.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.92 C$     37.50 C$      -1.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 99.93 C$     97.00 C$      -2.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 113.18 C$     113.19 C$      +0.01 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,155.56 C$     882.26 C$      -23.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 988.82 C$     611.71 C$      -38.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,782.14 C$     1,645.76 C$      -7.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,500.00 C$     1,018.74 C$      -32.08 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,962.04 C$     3,768.09 C$      +27.21 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,353.71 C$     2,066.67 C$      -12.20 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,068.39 C$     2,642.09 C$      -13.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.47     3.29      -5.15 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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