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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and San Francisco, CA Reverse

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You would need around 6,607.44$ (7,399.67C$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,600.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 2.68% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 32.14% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 88.67% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 13.92% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 9.44% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 15.86% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     13.44 C$      +7.51 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     89.59 C$      +27.99 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.84 C$      -2.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     5.60 C$      +1.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.72 C$      +3.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.07 C$     4.25 C$      +4.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     2.19 C$      +11.43 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     1.92 C$      +0.44 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.95 C$     1.31 C$      -32.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.39 C$     4.46 C$      +31.54 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     5.10 C$      +3.36 %
Eggs (12) 3.75 C$     4.12 C$      +9.95 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.23 C$     17.18 C$      -0.28 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.04 C$     15.22 C$      +1.20 %
Apples (1kg) 3.45 C$     4.80 C$      +38.98 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 C$     4.15 C$      +16.38 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.47 C$     5.02 C$      +44.67 %
Potato (1kg) 1.93 C$     3.66 C$      +89.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 C$     2.19 C$      +25.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 C$     2.77 C$      +18.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.50 C$     16.80 C$      -13.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.38 C$     3.01 C$      -10.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 C$     4.32 C$      +29.30 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.50 C$     7.84 C$      -25.34 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     2.38 C$      -13.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$     78.39 C$      -21.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.32 C$     3.92 C$      +17.88 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     1.91 C$      +1.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     33.60 C$      +2.24 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     1.20 C$      -16.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     20,264.59 C$      -7.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 128.99 C$     105.75 C$      -18.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.22 C$      -45.37 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.60 C$     53.60 C$      +8.05 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.08 C$     79.03 C$      +61.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     16.80 C$      -61.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     13.44 C$      +7.51 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.50 C$     61.13 C$      -6.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.00 C$     50.90 C$      +13.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     87.18 C$      -18.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     99.39 C$      -14.89 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,455.21 C$     3,095.92 C$      +112.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,016.19 C$     2,168.62 C$      +113.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     5,218.42 C$      +66.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     3,872.68 C$      +92.34 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,646.50 C$     10,246.33 C$      +34.00 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,113.63 C$     7,634.52 C$      +49.30 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,345.35 C$     5,121.58 C$      +53.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.14      +22.41 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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