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

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You would need around 7,016.54$ (8,555.97C$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,200.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 21.51% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 64.54% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 140.75% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 36.75% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 35.93% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 19.01% lower than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.25 C$
(10.87 $)
    17.68 C$
(14.50 $)
     +33.44 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$
(49.20 $)
    97.55 C$
(80.00 $)
     +62.59 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.14 C$
(6.68 $)
    9.49 C$
(7.78 $)
     +16.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$
(4.51 $)
    6.10 C$
(5.00 $)
     +10.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.25 C$
(5.13 $)
    7.32 C$
(6.00 $)
     +17.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.27 C$
(3.50 $)
    4.61 C$
(3.78 $)
     +8.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.00 C$
(1.64 $)
    2.25 C$
(1.84 $)
     +12.74 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.84 C$
(1.51 $)
    1.99 C$
(1.63 $)
     +7.79 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.91 C$
(1.57 $)
    1.61 C$
(1.32 $)
     -15.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.11 C$
(2.55 $)
    4.11 C$
(3.37 $)
     +32.07 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.21 C$
(3.46 $)
    6.01 C$
(4.93 $)
     +42.70 %
Eggs (12) 3.37 C$
(2.77 $)
    4.80 C$
(3.93 $)
     +42.21 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.34 C$
(9.30 $)
    19.14 C$
(15.69 $)
     +68.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.15 C$
(10.79 $)
    16.50 C$
(13.53 $)
     +25.48 %
Apples (1kg) 2.98 C$
(2.44 $)
    5.01 C$
(4.11 $)
     +68.30 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.04 C$
(2.49 $)
    4.89 C$
(4.01 $)
     +61.10 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.63 C$
(2.98 $)
    5.26 C$
(4.31 $)
     +44.71 %
Potato (1kg) 1.58 C$
(1.29 $)
    4.35 C$
(3.57 $)
     +175.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 C$
(1.31 $)
    2.40 C$
(1.97 $)
     +50.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 C$
(1.68 $)
    2.88 C$
(2.36 $)
     +40.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$
(14.76 $)
    18.29 C$
(15.00 $)
     +1.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.19 C$
(1.79 $)
    2.44 C$
(2.00 $)
     +11.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.68 C$
(2.19 $)
    3.25 C$
(2.67 $)
     +21.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.99 C$
(9.83 $)
    8.17 C$
(6.70 $)
     -31.86 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$
(2.26 $)
    2.74 C$
(2.25 $)
     -0.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 104.00 C$
(85.29 $)
    85.36 C$
(70.00 $)
     -17.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(2.87 $)
    4.27 C$
(3.50 $)
     +21.94 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 C$
(1.64 $)
    2.08 C$
(1.71 $)
     +4.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$
(26.95 $)
    36.58 C$
(30.00 $)
     +11.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$
(1.08 $)
    1.22 C$
(1.00 $)
     -7.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 C$
(19,681.81 $)
    22,065.04 C$
(18,095.00 $)
     -8.06 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 105.69 C$
(86.68 $)
    122.48 C$
(100.44 $)
     +15.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 C$
(0.33 $)
    0.20 C$
(0.17 $)
     -49.66 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.54 C$
(40.63 $)
    55.94 C$
(45.88 $)
     +12.92 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.42 C$
(43.81 $)
    84.60 C$
(69.38 $)
     +58.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.00 C$
(31.16 $)
    18.29 C$
(15.00 $)
     -51.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.62 C$
(10.35 $)
    14.63 C$
(12.00 $)
     +15.90 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.31 C$
(48.64 $)
    66.53 C$
(54.56 $)
     +12.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.49 C$
(25.83 $)
    58.94 C$
(48.33 $)
     +87.14 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.50 C$
(85.69 $)
    104.41 C$
(85.62 $)
     -0.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 119.00 C$
(97.59 $)
    125.87 C$
(103.22 $)
     +5.77 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,488.52 C$
(1,220.70 $)
    3,699.35 C$
(3,033.75 $)
     +148.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,048.00 C$
(859.44 $)
    2,582.52 C$
(2,117.86 $)
     +146.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,968.75 C$
(2,434.60 $)
    6,764.62 C$
(5,547.50 $)
     +127.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,988.24 C$
(1,630.50 $)
    4,986.74 C$
(4,089.50 $)
     +150.81 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,644.42 C$
(6,269.00 $)
    16,563.53 C$
(13,583.34 $)
     +116.67 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,196.88 C$
(4,261.83 $)
    11,802.36 C$
(9,678.82 $)
     +127.10 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,335.86 C$
(2,735.66 $)
    4,445.58 C$
(3,645.71 $)
     +33.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.26     4.04      +23.85 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
Contributors:235166
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CAD