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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Calgary Reverse

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You would need around 5,138.48C$ in Calgary to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,400.00C$ in Montreal (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 Calgary are 5.18% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 16.78% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Calgary are 50.05% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 14.20% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 2.98% lower than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 12.42% 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 55.00 C$     60.00 C$      +9.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 C$     8.00 C$      -11.11 %
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) 3.66 C$     4.14 C$      +13.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     2.08 C$      +11.11 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.38 C$     1.84 C$      +32.90 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.39 C$     7.05 C$      -15.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.86 C$     2.28 C$      -20.38 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 C$     1.81 C$      +0.53 %
Eggs (12) 3.27 C$     3.28 C$      +0.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.97 C$     4.94 C$      -29.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.21 C$     6.25 C$      +0.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 C$     1.73 C$      -2.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.93 C$     1.47 C$      -23.97 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.07 C$     1.83 C$      -11.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.95 C$     1.17 C$      +22.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 C$     2.33 C$      +45.81 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 C$     2.33 C$      +16.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     16.00 C$      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 C$     2.21 C$      +10.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.35 C$     2.61 C$      +10.96 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.16 C$     12.75 C$      +25.49 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$     3.15 C$      -3.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 82.00 C$     98.50 C$      +20.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$     3.80 C$      +8.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 C$     3.22 C$      +17.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.80 C$     31.30 C$      -17.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.78 C$     3.79 C$      -20.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     24,950.00 C$      +8.48 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 115.20 C$     165.78 C$      +43.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 C$     0.38 C$      +15.20 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.73 C$     61.78 C$      +35.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.94 C$     55.50 C$      +11.12 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 C$     24.40 C$      +95.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     14.00 C$      +16.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.09 C$     56.25 C$      -23.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.12 C$     39.38 C$      -14.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.00 C$     92.50 C$      -12.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 151.11 C$     107.00 C$      -29.19 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 967.81 C$     1,372.22 C$      +41.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 667.91 C$     1,130.00 C$      +69.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,789.77 C$     2,516.67 C$      +40.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,160.65 C$     1,862.50 C$      +60.47 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 379.19 C$     434.49 C$      +14.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 263.93 C$     272.34 C$      +3.19 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,849.28 C$     3,740.83 C$      +31.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.14     3.03      -3.65 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: CAD