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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Calgary Reverse

You would need around 5,199.38C$ in Calgary to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,000.00C$ 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 9.48% higher than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 3.99% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Calgary are 6.27% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 17.62% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 14.16% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 11.68% 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 60.00 C$     70.00 C$      +16.67 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     8.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.52 C$     6.00 C$      +8.60 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     7.00 C$      +16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.54 C$     4.07 C$      +15.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.75 C$     2.06 C$      +17.33 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 C$     1.87 C$      +22.40 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.02 C$     1.88 C$      -7.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.77 C$     2.89 C$      +4.13 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.88 C$     3.50 C$      +21.38 %
Eggs (12) 3.26 C$     3.38 C$      +3.75 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.08 C$     10.91 C$      -1.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.81 C$     14.64 C$      +23.98 %
Apples (1kg) 3.23 C$     3.58 C$      +10.91 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.23 C$     3.27 C$      +1.28 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.18 C$     4.12 C$      +29.52 %
Potato (1kg) 1.84 C$     2.45 C$      +33.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 C$     1.84 C$      +3.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 C$     2.32 C$      +20.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 C$     17.00 C$      +21.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.61 C$     2.71 C$      +3.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.97 C$     3.08 C$      +3.72 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     12.00 C$      +20.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     3.00 C$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.50 C$     94.00 C$      -26.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$     3.50 C$      -17.65 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.77 C$     1.55 C$      -12.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$     31.30 C$      +4.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.34 C$     1.20 C$      -10.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     22,200.00 C$      -3.48 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 167.63 C$     222.81 C$      +32.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.24 C$     0.32 C$      +36.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.93 C$     49.58 C$      +1.34 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.25 C$     61.27 C$      +10.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.71 C$     17.50 C$      -34.49 %
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) 61.02 C$     66.54 C$      +9.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.20 C$     47.50 C$      +15.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 104.69 C$     109.93 C$      +5.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.00 C$     115.83 C$      -2.66 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,466.32 C$     1,411.36 C$      -3.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,047.45 C$     1,092.50 C$      +4.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,623.86 C$     2,364.71 C$      -9.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,870.24 C$     1,700.00 C$      -9.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,307.05 C$     5,047.44 C$      -19.97 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,068.87 C$     3,219.16 C$      -36.49 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,417.35 C$     3,968.56 C$      +16.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.33     3.32      -0.18 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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