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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Calgary Reverse

You would need around 5,253.67C$ 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.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Calgary are 11.00% higher than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 5.07% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Calgary are 5.93% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 17.74% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 17.47% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 10.22% 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) 5.50 C$     6.00 C$      +9.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     7.00 C$      +16.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.50 C$     4.05 C$      +15.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.74 C$     2.04 C$      +17.60 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.51 C$     1.86 C$      +23.07 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.96 C$     1.90 C$      -3.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.77 C$     2.93 C$      +5.95 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.79 C$     3.75 C$      +34.39 %
Eggs (12) 3.24 C$     3.38 C$      +4.27 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 10.82 C$     10.90 C$      +0.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.63 C$     14.64 C$      +25.89 %
Apples (1kg) 3.13 C$     3.63 C$      +15.80 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.11 C$     3.27 C$      +5.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.14 C$     4.26 C$      +35.44 %
Potato (1kg) 1.72 C$     2.45 C$      +42.33 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.72 C$     1.94 C$      +12.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.89 C$     2.39 C$      +26.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 C$     17.00 C$      +21.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 C$     2.78 C$      +9.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.87 C$     3.25 C$      +13.22 %
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) 1.89 C$     1.55 C$      -17.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$     31.30 C$      +4.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.34 C$     1.20 C$      -10.52 %
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 164.96 C$     222.81 C$      +35.07 %
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) 49.25 C$     49.58 C$      +0.67 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.22 C$     61.27 C$      +13.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.00 C$     17.50 C$      -35.19 %
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) 61.41 C$     67.97 C$      +10.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.16 C$     47.50 C$      +15.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 104.69 C$     109.93 C$      +5.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.32 C$     115.83 C$      -1.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,469.60 C$     1,419.57 C$      -3.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,042.04 C$     1,092.50 C$      +4.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,615.12 C$     2,364.71 C$      -9.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,864.63 C$     1,700.00 C$      -8.83 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,324.90 C$     5,047.44 C$      -20.20 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,929.07 C$     3,219.16 C$      -34.69 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,426.24 C$     3,968.09 C$      +15.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.34     3.32      -0.59 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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