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

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You would need around 6,693.52$ (8,304.65C$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00C$ 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 19.37% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 53.79% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 114.36% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 36.35% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 34.03% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 17.76% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.75 C$     17.37 C$      +36.23 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 C$     99.26 C$      +52.70 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 C$     9.34 C$      +16.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.20 C$      +12.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     7.44 C$      +24.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.13 C$     4.74 C$      +14.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 C$     2.39 C$      +26.10 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.84 C$     2.03 C$      +10.34 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.80 C$     1.54 C$      -14.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.11 C$     4.11 C$      +31.86 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.07 C$     5.77 C$      +41.69 %
Eggs (12) 3.61 C$     4.83 C$      +34.01 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 13.88 C$     19.64 C$      +41.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.75 C$     17.10 C$      +34.15 %
Apples (1kg) 3.01 C$     5.14 C$      +71.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.50 C$     4.60 C$      +31.53 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.49 C$     5.38 C$      +54.02 %
Potato (1kg) 1.61 C$     4.18 C$      +158.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.53 C$     2.48 C$      +62.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 C$     2.88 C$      +39.31 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.50 C$     18.61 C$      +0.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.34 C$     3.62 C$      -16.65 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.37 C$     5.14 C$      +52.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     8.31 C$      -24.43 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     2.79 C$      +1.51 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 108.00 C$     86.85 C$      -19.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$     4.34 C$      +34.65 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     2.12 C$      +12.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.36 C$     37.22 C$      +11.57 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.34 C$     1.30 C$      -3.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 C$     22,450.47 C$      -6.46 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 132.68 C$     124.62 C$      -6.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 C$     0.21 C$      -47.15 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.83 C$     57.94 C$      +16.28 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.50 C$     81.35 C$      +49.27 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 46.67 C$     18.61 C$      -60.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.75 C$     14.89 C$      +16.77 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.64 C$     70.10 C$      +15.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.24 C$     59.97 C$      +91.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.40 C$     108.12 C$      +6.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 112.86 C$     130.98 C$      +16.06 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,463.25 C$     3,592.71 C$      +145.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,044.50 C$     2,514.49 C$      +140.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,108.33 C$     6,001.89 C$      +93.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,153.85 C$     4,546.55 C$      +111.09 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,570.34 C$     11,351.57 C$      +49.95 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,993.70 C$     8,458.03 C$      +69.37 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,219.19 C$     5,830.28 C$      +81.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.47     4.14      +19.49 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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Currency: CAD