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

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You would need around 6,646.51$ (7,708.62C$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,600.00C$ 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 7.27% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 37.65% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 96.40% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 25.12% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 13.40% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 16.30% higher than in Vancouver

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     16.82 C$      +34.54 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     92.78 C$      +32.55 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     8.12 C$      +1.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     5.80 C$      +5.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.96 C$      +7.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.09 C$     4.37 C$      +6.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.97 C$     2.29 C$      +16.09 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.89 C$     2.00 C$      +5.89 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.97 C$     1.39 C$      -29.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.44 C$     4.57 C$      +32.70 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.59 C$     5.85 C$      +27.45 %
Eggs (12) 3.68 C$     4.33 C$      +17.59 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 16.98 C$     17.23 C$      +1.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.37 C$     16.58 C$      +7.88 %
Apples (1kg) 3.42 C$     4.71 C$      +37.73 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 C$     4.05 C$      +13.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.49 C$     5.04 C$      +44.26 %
Potato (1kg) 1.90 C$     3.91 C$      +105.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.78 C$     2.32 C$      +30.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.26 C$     2.79 C$      +23.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$     15.66 C$      -17.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.42 C$     3.23 C$      -5.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.20 C$     4.64 C$      +45.01 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.75 C$     8.12 C$      -24.48 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     2.61 C$      -5.11 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.50 C$     81.19 C$      -16.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.30 C$     4.06 C$      +23.01 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.88 C$     1.98 C$      +5.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     34.79 C$      +5.89 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.43 C$     1.24 C$      -13.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 C$     20,986.58 C$      -12.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 125.92 C$     115.65 C$      -8.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.19 C$      -53.11 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.02 C$     55.50 C$      +13.22 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.60 C$     80.03 C$      +58.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.00 C$     17.40 C$      -59.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     13.92 C$      +11.34 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.86 C$     63.99 C$      +0.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.42 C$     52.72 C$      +21.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 106.45 C$     92.52 C$      -13.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.95 C$     104.87 C$      -11.09 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,449.27 C$     3,233.69 C$      +123.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,017.38 C$     2,264.63 C$      +122.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,082.76 C$     5,381.13 C$      +74.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,020.37 C$     3,987.32 C$      +97.36 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,607.36 C$     10,611.39 C$      +39.49 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,113.63 C$     7,906.52 C$      +54.62 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,353.17 C$     5,368.07 C$      +60.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.14      +22.63 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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