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

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You would need around 6,557.98$ (7,353.46C$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,600.00C$ 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 1.44% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 31.31% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 88.95% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 12.05% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 7.62% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 16.33% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     13.46 C$      +7.64 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     86.34 C$      +23.34 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.79 C$      -2.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     5.61 C$      +1.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.73 C$      +3.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.07 C$     4.24 C$      +4.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.95 C$     2.17 C$      +10.92 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     1.91 C$      -0.03 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.31 C$      -34.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.39 C$     4.46 C$      +31.45 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.08 C$     5.10 C$      +0.46 %
Eggs (12) 3.76 C$     4.12 C$      +9.81 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.63 C$     17.20 C$      -2.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.33 C$     14.68 C$      -4.27 %
Apples (1kg) 3.50 C$     4.80 C$      +37.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 C$     4.16 C$      +16.53 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.47 C$     5.03 C$      +44.85 %
Potato (1kg) 1.86 C$     3.66 C$      +96.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 C$     2.19 C$      +24.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 C$     2.77 C$      +18.85 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     16.82 C$      -15.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     3.01 C$      -8.20 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 C$     4.33 C$      +29.46 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.25 C$     7.85 C$      -23.42 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     2.24 C$      -18.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$     78.49 C$      -21.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.32 C$     3.92 C$      +18.03 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     1.92 C$      +1.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     33.64 C$      +2.37 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     1.21 C$      -15.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     20,289.92 C$      -7.77 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 128.99 C$     105.88 C$      -17.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.22 C$      -45.30 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.99 C$     53.66 C$      +7.35 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.08 C$     79.13 C$      +61.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     16.82 C$      -61.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     13.46 C$      +7.64 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.52 C$     61.21 C$      -5.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.94 C$     50.97 C$      +10.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     87.29 C$      -18.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     99.52 C$      -14.79 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,452.13 C$     3,099.79 C$      +113.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,013.49 C$     2,171.33 C$      +114.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     5,224.95 C$      +67.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     3,877.52 C$      +92.58 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,646.50 C$     10,057.98 C$      +31.54 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,113.63 C$     7,644.06 C$      +49.48 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,345.68 C$     5,110.89 C$      +52.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.17      +23.11 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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