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

You would need around 6,465.56$ (7,086.26C$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 0.46% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 28.84% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 83.37% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 6.87% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 7.25% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 11.62% higher than in Vancouver

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     13.15 C$      +5.22 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     79.46 C$      +13.51 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.61 C$      -4.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     5.48 C$      -0.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.58 C$      +1.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 C$     4.14 C$      +2.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.95 C$     2.15 C$      +10.39 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 C$     1.87 C$      -1.65 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.99 C$     1.29 C$      -35.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.37 C$     4.36 C$      +29.54 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     4.91 C$      -0.35 %
Eggs (12) 3.78 C$     4.12 C$      +8.82 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.39 C$     17.07 C$      -1.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.02 C$     14.28 C$      -4.90 %
Apples (1kg) 3.50 C$     4.64 C$      +32.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.52 C$     4.27 C$      +21.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.43 C$     5.16 C$      +50.41 %
Potato (1kg) 1.75 C$     3.41 C$      +94.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.88 C$     2.16 C$      +14.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 C$     2.71 C$      +20.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     16.44 C$      -17.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 C$     2.88 C$      -7.70 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     4.08 C$      +24.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     7.67 C$      -23.28 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     2.19 C$      -20.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     76.72 C$      -15.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.35 C$     3.84 C$      +14.51 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     1.87 C$      -0.91 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     32.88 C$      +0.06 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     1.19 C$      -17.29 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     20,824.00 C$      -5.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.16 C$     103.49 C$      -18.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.22 C$      -46.54 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.70 C$     52.24 C$      +5.12 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.64 C$     74.38 C$      +49.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     21.92 C$      -49.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     13.15 C$      +5.22 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.95 C$     58.22 C$      -11.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.35 C$     49.82 C$      +5.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     81.95 C$      -23.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 115.67 C$     102.55 C$      -11.34 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,439.36 C$     2,977.53 C$      +106.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,001.90 C$     2,087.11 C$      +108.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,106.90 C$     5,040.16 C$      +62.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,005.56 C$     3,746.30 C$      +86.80 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,611.15 C$     9,831.04 C$      +29.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,087.94 C$     7,471.59 C$      +46.85 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,406.39 C$     4,898.90 C$      +43.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.40     4.38      +28.66 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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