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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Calgary Reverse

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You would need around 5,331.16C$ 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 8.22% higher than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 4.53% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Calgary are 2.34% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 7.99% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 16.47% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 13.30% higher than in Toronto

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  Toronto  Calgary      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     15.00 C$      +20.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     70.00 C$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.29 C$     8.00 C$      -3.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 C$     6.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 C$     7.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 C$     4.24 C$      +14.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 C$     2.20 C$      +22.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 C$     1.94 C$      +18.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.84 C$     1.83 C$      -0.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.56 C$     2.85 C$      +11.32 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.94 C$     4.37 C$      +48.54 %
Eggs (12) 3.15 C$     3.52 C$      +11.64 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.78 C$     11.25 C$      -4.51 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.26 C$     15.86 C$      +40.78 %
Apples (1kg) 3.33 C$     3.70 C$      +11.14 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.46 C$     3.15 C$      -9.10 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.31 C$     4.21 C$      +27.04 %
Potato (1kg) 2.08 C$     2.43 C$      +16.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.62 C$     2.10 C$      +29.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 C$     2.11 C$      +16.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.95 C$     17.00 C$      +13.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.51 C$     3.39 C$      +34.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.73 C$     3.01 C$      +10.06 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     12.50 C$      +13.64 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     3.00 C$      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 133.75 C$     96.00 C$      -28.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$     3.50 C$      -17.65 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.75 C$     1.55 C$      -11.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$     31.30 C$      +4.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.33 C$     1.15 C$      -13.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     23,575.00 C$      +2.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 182.99 C$     218.86 C$      +19.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$     0.32 C$      +21.98 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.92 C$     61.40 C$      +25.51 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.00 C$     61.00 C$      +12.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.71 C$     20.88 C$      -18.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$     13.25 C$      +1.92 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.22 C$     62.56 C$      -6.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.38 C$     41.67 C$      +5.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 102.74 C$     95.50 C$      -7.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.40 C$     102.78 C$      -12.46 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,451.93 C$     1,411.76 C$      -2.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,105.09 C$     1,105.00 C$      -0.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,654.00 C$     2,370.00 C$      -10.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,830.43 C$     1,990.00 C$      +8.72 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,683.02 C$     4,535.08 C$      -32.14 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,168.16 C$     3,079.76 C$      -50.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,372.51 C$     3,994.25 C$      +18.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.25     3.16      -2.64 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: CAD