Numbeo

Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Calgary Reverse

Switch to:

You would need around 5,260.49C$ 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 13.90% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 25.25% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Calgary are 58.97% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 17.36% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 8.55% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 17.74% higher than in Montreal

Currency: Default Currency      Switch to imperial measurement units
  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 9.00 C$     8.00 C$      -11.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.38 C$     6.00 C$      +11.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     7.00 C$      +16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.45 C$     4.07 C$      +18.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     2.13 C$      +14.29 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 C$     1.89 C$      +23.95 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.89 C$     1.80 C$      -4.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.22 C$     2.98 C$      -7.39 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.50 C$     4.33 C$      +23.85 %
Eggs (12) 3.40 C$     3.54 C$      +4.04 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.42 C$     11.23 C$      -16.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.14 C$     15.00 C$      +14.19 %
Apples (1kg) 3.38 C$     3.50 C$      +3.43 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.42 C$     3.18 C$      -7.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.75 C$     4.18 C$      +11.49 %
Potato (1kg) 1.62 C$     2.37 C$      +46.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 C$     1.85 C$      +11.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.73 C$     2.23 C$      +29.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     18.00 C$      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.63 C$     2.78 C$      +5.60 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.82 C$     3.22 C$      +14.15 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     12.00 C$      +20.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     3.00 C$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 78.00 C$     95.50 C$      +22.44 %
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) 1.41 C$     1.17 C$      -17.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 C$     21,857.00 C$      -2.86 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 86.63 C$     219.21 C$      +153.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$     0.32 C$      -8.21 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.96 C$     54.40 C$      +18.37 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.66 C$     62.56 C$      +28.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.00 C$     19.58 C$      +63.15 %
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) 62.33 C$     62.62 C$      +0.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.65 C$     46.67 C$      +17.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 99.30 C$     105.25 C$      +5.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     116.15 C$      -0.54 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 883.37 C$     1,428.85 C$      +61.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 615.51 C$     1,120.00 C$      +81.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,711.43 C$     2,447.37 C$      +43.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,086.81 C$     1,802.78 C$      +65.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,666.63 C$     4,535.08 C$      +23.69 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,122.78 C$     3,079.95 C$      +45.09 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,736.87 C$     4,035.93 C$      +47.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.23     3.23      +0.01 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
Contributors (past 18 months)382299
Currency: CAD