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

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You would need around 6,520.45$ (7,336.16C$) in San Francisco, CA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,600.00C$ 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 1.46% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 31.00% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 88.00% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 12.08% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 7.64% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 17.12% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  San Francisco, CA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     13.50 C$      +8.01 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     86.63 C$      +23.76 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.81 C$      -2.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     5.63 C$      +2.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     6.75 C$      +3.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.07 C$     4.26 C$      +4.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.95 C$     2.17 C$      +11.28 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     1.91 C$      +0.31 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.31 C$      -34.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.39 C$     4.48 C$      +31.90 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.08 C$     5.12 C$      +0.80 %
Eggs (12) 3.76 C$     4.14 C$      +10.18 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.63 C$     17.26 C$      -2.09 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.33 C$     14.73 C$      -3.94 %
Apples (1kg) 3.50 C$     4.82 C$      +37.50 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.57 C$     4.17 C$      +16.92 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.47 C$     5.05 C$      +45.34 %
Potato (1kg) 1.86 C$     3.67 C$      +97.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 C$     2.20 C$      +24.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 C$     2.78 C$      +19.25 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     16.88 C$      -15.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     3.02 C$      -7.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 C$     4.34 C$      +29.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.25 C$     7.88 C$      -23.16 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     2.25 C$      -18.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$     78.76 C$      -21.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.32 C$     3.94 C$      +18.43 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     1.92 C$      +1.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     33.75 C$      +2.72 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     1.21 C$      -15.66 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     20,358.68 C$      -7.46 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 128.99 C$     106.24 C$      -17.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.23 C$      -45.12 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.99 C$     53.84 C$      +7.72 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.08 C$     79.40 C$      +61.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     16.88 C$      -61.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     13.50 C$      +8.01 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.52 C$     61.42 C$      -4.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.94 C$     51.14 C$      +11.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     87.58 C$      -18.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     99.85 C$      -14.50 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,452.13 C$     3,102.93 C$      +113.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,013.49 C$     2,167.71 C$      +113.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     5,220.13 C$      +66.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     3,854.79 C$      +91.45 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,646.50 C$     10,092.06 C$      +31.98 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,113.63 C$     7,669.97 C$      +49.99 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,342.24 C$     5,128.21 C$      +53.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.17      +23.11 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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