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Cost of Living Comparison Between Edmonton and Montreal Reverse

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You would need around 4,421.30C$ in Montreal to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,200.00C$ in Edmonton (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 10.66% lower than in Edmonton
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 14.97% lower than in Edmonton
Rent Prices in Montreal are 25.35% lower than in Edmonton
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 8.43% lower than in Edmonton
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 5.48% lower than in Edmonton
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 6.82% 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 55.00 C$     55.00 C$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.25 C$     9.00 C$      +9.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 C$     5.00 C$      -16.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     6.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.68 C$     3.65 C$      -22.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.06 C$     1.86 C$      -9.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     1.36 C$      -27.20 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.60 C$     8.29 C$      -3.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.83 C$     2.85 C$      +0.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.76 C$     1.80 C$      -34.79 %
Eggs (12) 3.53 C$     3.29 C$      -6.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.54 C$     6.97 C$      +53.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.89 C$     6.21 C$      -9.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.18 C$     1.76 C$      -19.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.03 C$     1.93 C$      -4.83 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.84 C$     2.07 C$      +12.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.92 C$     0.95 C$      +3.49 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.70 C$     1.53 C$      -10.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.34 C$     1.92 C$      -18.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 C$     15.00 C$      +15.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.20 C$     1.93 C$      -12.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.36 C$     2.27 C$      -4.10 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 C$     10.00 C$      -23.08 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 C$     3.25 C$      +1.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 C$     82.00 C$      -7.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 C$     3.50 C$      -2.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.36 C$     2.74 C$      +16.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 C$     37.80 C$      -24.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.63 C$     4.78 C$      +31.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,475.00 C$     23,000.00 C$      +7.10 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 318.67 C$     109.14 C$      -65.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 C$     0.33 C$      +40.35 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.78 C$     45.25 C$      -31.21 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.75 C$     48.69 C$      -17.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.00 C$     12.50 C$      -53.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$     12.00 C$      -14.29 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.50 C$     73.09 C$      +8.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.12 C$     46.12 C$      +20.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 103.12 C$     106.00 C$      +2.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.56 C$     151.11 C$      +30.77 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,214.29 C$     968.37 C$      -20.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 936.67 C$     661.20 C$      -29.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,266.67 C$     1,768.48 C$      -21.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,668.75 C$     1,145.62 C$      -31.35 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 318.00 C$     379.19 C$      +19.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 226.44 C$     263.93 C$      +16.56 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,596.37 C$     2,849.28 C$      -20.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.12     3.14      +0.72 %
 
Last updateJune, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: CAD