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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Calgary Reverse

You would need around 5,300.68C$ in Calgary to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,200.00C$ in Montreal (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Calgary are 15.75% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 26.21% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Calgary are 57.36% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 18.38% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 11.29% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 13.32% 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) 3.37 C$     4.05 C$      +20.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     2.04 C$      +9.22 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 C$     1.86 C$      +18.10 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.85 C$     1.90 C$      +2.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.17 C$     2.93 C$      -7.66 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.29 C$     3.75 C$      +13.86 %
Eggs (12) 3.34 C$     3.38 C$      +1.34 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.80 C$     10.91 C$      -7.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.80 C$     14.64 C$      +14.38 %
Apples (1kg) 3.20 C$     3.63 C$      +13.48 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.35 C$     3.27 C$      -2.39 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.64 C$     4.26 C$      +16.95 %
Potato (1kg) 1.76 C$     2.45 C$      +39.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 C$     1.94 C$      +23.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.58 C$     2.39 C$      +51.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     17.00 C$      +13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.69 C$     2.78 C$      +3.14 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.82 C$     3.25 C$      +15.55 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.62 C$     12.00 C$      +24.68 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     3.00 C$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 77.00 C$     94.00 C$      +22.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.48 C$     3.50 C$      +0.72 %
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) 1.41 C$     1.20 C$      -15.49 %
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 80.64 C$     222.81 C$      +176.30 %
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) 45.39 C$     49.58 C$      +9.24 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.70 C$     61.27 C$      +23.27 %
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) 62.13 C$     67.97 C$      +9.40 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.65 C$     47.50 C$      +26.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 96.38 C$     109.93 C$      +14.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 112.09 C$     115.83 C$      +3.34 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 874.63 C$     1,419.57 C$      +62.31 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 605.53 C$     1,092.50 C$      +80.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,659.39 C$     2,364.71 C$      +42.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,039.92 C$     1,700.00 C$      +63.47 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,730.52 C$     5,047.44 C$      +35.30 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,242.78 C$     3,219.16 C$      +43.53 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,774.82 C$     3,968.63 C$      +43.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.26     3.32      +2.09 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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Currency: CAD