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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Calgary Reverse

You would need around 5,148.53C$ in Calgary to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,100.00C$ in Montreal (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Calgary are 14.74% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 25.57% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Calgary are 58.16% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 17.54% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 9.27% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 13.91% higher than in Montreal

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  Montreal  Calgary      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 C$     15.00 C$      +25.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     70.00 C$      +16.67 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     8.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     6.00 C$      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     7.00 C$      +16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.38 C$     4.01 C$      +18.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     2.03 C$      +8.47 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.56 C$     1.85 C$      +19.03 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.85 C$     1.88 C$      +1.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.19 C$     2.89 C$      -9.64 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.29 C$     3.50 C$      +6.29 %
Eggs (12) 3.36 C$     3.38 C$      +0.70 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.80 C$     10.89 C$      -7.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.80 C$     14.64 C$      +14.38 %
Apples (1kg) 3.21 C$     3.58 C$      +11.42 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.33 C$     3.27 C$      -1.93 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.72 C$     4.12 C$      +10.81 %
Potato (1kg) 1.70 C$     2.45 C$      +43.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.56 C$     1.84 C$      +17.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.60 C$     2.32 C$      +44.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     17.00 C$      +13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.66 C$     2.71 C$      +1.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.77 C$     3.08 C$      +11.04 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.75 C$     12.00 C$      +23.08 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     3.00 C$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.00 C$     95.00 C$      +23.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$     3.50 C$      0.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.70 C$     1.55 C$      -8.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.80 C$     31.30 C$      -17.20 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.42 C$     1.20 C$      -15.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 C$     22,200.00 C$      +3.26 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 83.48 C$     231.89 C$      +177.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$     0.32 C$      -5.80 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.37 C$     51.28 C$      +13.01 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.23 C$     62.02 C$      +25.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.60 C$     17.50 C$      +38.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     13.00 C$      +8.33 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.82 C$     66.54 C$      +5.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.11 C$     48.46 C$      +30.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 95.96 C$     109.93 C$      +14.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 111.24 C$     115.83 C$      +4.13 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 872.89 C$     1,414.58 C$      +62.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 607.75 C$     1,102.38 C$      +81.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,629.71 C$     2,363.16 C$      +45.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,033.87 C$     1,715.00 C$      +65.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,800.47 C$     5,047.44 C$      +32.81 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,378.47 C$     3,219.16 C$      +35.35 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,749.89 C$     3,933.54 C$      +43.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.26     3.28      +0.54 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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