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

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You would need around 6,435.66$ (8,191.95C$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00C$ 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 21.01% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 51.70% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 104.22% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 35.06% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 34.52% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 22.66% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     16.55 C$      +27.29 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 C$     101.83 C$      +56.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 C$     9.55 C$      +19.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.36 C$      +15.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     7.64 C$      +17.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 C$     4.76 C$      +16.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     2.47 C$      +25.50 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 C$     2.21 C$      +16.16 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.84 C$     1.56 C$      -15.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.16 C$     4.19 C$      +32.52 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.06 C$     5.92 C$      +45.94 %
Eggs (12) 3.82 C$     5.02 C$      +31.30 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.71 C$     19.67 C$      +67.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.41 C$     17.54 C$      +30.79 %
Apples (1kg) 3.12 C$     5.28 C$      +69.35 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.89 C$     4.45 C$      +14.39 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.45 C$     5.52 C$      +59.81 %
Potato (1kg) 1.79 C$     4.29 C$      +140.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 C$     2.54 C$      +55.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.12 C$     2.95 C$      +39.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$     19.09 C$      +0.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.23 C$     3.71 C$      -12.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.47 C$     5.27 C$      +51.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.75 C$     8.53 C$      -20.67 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     2.86 C$      +4.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     89.10 C$      -2.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 C$     4.46 C$      +37.08 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     2.18 C$      +15.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.36 C$     38.19 C$      +14.47 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.36 C$     1.33 C$      -2.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     23,033.13 C$      +0.14 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 141.00 C$     127.85 C$      -9.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 C$     0.21 C$      -47.40 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.31 C$     57.49 C$      +16.60 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.69 C$     82.60 C$      +59.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 46.67 C$     19.09 C$      -59.09 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     15.27 C$      +22.20 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.98 C$     69.48 C$      +13.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.00 C$     58.87 C$      +78.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.57 C$     108.34 C$      +6.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 113.30 C$     123.31 C$      +8.84 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,472.73 C$     3,619.66 C$      +145.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,058.10 C$     2,569.16 C$      +142.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,250.00 C$     5,903.07 C$      +81.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,216.67 C$     4,240.49 C$      +91.30 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,454.13 C$     11,646.17 C$      +56.24 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,137.45 C$     8,677.54 C$      +68.91 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,339.92 C$     6,214.73 C$      +86.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.48     4.25      +22.15 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: CAD