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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Calgary Reverse

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You would need around 5,295.67C$ in Calgary to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,100.00C$ in Toronto (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Calgary are 8.40% higher than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 3.84% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Calgary are 4.66% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 12.69% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 15.58% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 17.66% higher than in Toronto

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  Toronto  Calgary      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 C$     15.00 C$      +25.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 C$     70.00 C$      +7.69 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.40 C$     8.00 C$      -4.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 C$     6.00 C$      +0.08 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     7.00 C$      +16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.51 C$     4.03 C$      +14.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.75 C$     2.11 C$      +20.88 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.50 C$     1.85 C$      +23.82 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.97 C$     1.88 C$      -4.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.73 C$     2.96 C$      +8.33 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.82 C$     4.33 C$      +53.74 %
Eggs (12) 3.28 C$     3.57 C$      +8.75 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.20 C$     11.02 C$      -1.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.53 C$     14.58 C$      +26.43 %
Apples (1kg) 3.23 C$     3.50 C$      +8.46 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.22 C$     3.18 C$      -1.12 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.20 C$     4.18 C$      +30.49 %
Potato (1kg) 1.87 C$     2.37 C$      +26.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.68 C$     1.85 C$      +10.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 C$     2.26 C$      +25.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.90 C$     18.00 C$      +20.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.60 C$     2.78 C$      +6.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.04 C$     3.22 C$      +5.85 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     12.12 C$      +21.25 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     3.00 C$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 C$     95.00 C$      -26.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$     3.50 C$      -17.65 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.78 C$     1.55 C$      -12.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$     31.30 C$      +4.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.34 C$     1.19 C$      -11.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     21,857.00 C$      -4.97 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 173.10 C$     213.44 C$      +23.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$     0.31 C$      +19.28 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.85 C$     53.83 C$      +10.21 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.02 C$     61.40 C$      +11.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.71 C$     19.58 C$      -23.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$     13.00 C$      0.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.19 C$     62.79 C$      +0.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.86 C$     46.67 C$      +11.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 104.85 C$     106.93 C$      +1.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 121.20 C$     117.50 C$      -3.05 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,477.86 C$     1,439.58 C$      -2.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,063.11 C$     1,130.24 C$      +6.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,661.70 C$     2,444.44 C$      -8.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,883.72 C$     1,780.56 C$      -5.48 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,328.74 C$     4,699.55 C$      -25.74 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,600.70 C$     2,975.33 C$      -46.88 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,349.38 C$     4,092.15 C$      +22.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.31     3.19      -3.64 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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