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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Calgary Reverse

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You would need around 5,306.56C$ 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 6.79% higher than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 4.05% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Calgary are 1.13% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 8.30% higher than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 12.41% higher than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 12.49% higher than in Toronto

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  Toronto  Calgary      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     15.00 C$      +15.38 %
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$     8.50 C$      +2.53 %
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) 3.55 C$     4.18 C$      +17.79 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.76 C$     2.21 C$      +25.78 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 C$     1.97 C$      +25.32 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.80 C$     1.87 C$      +3.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.57 C$     2.82 C$      +9.64 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.94 C$     4.19 C$      +42.82 %
Eggs (12) 3.10 C$     3.38 C$      +8.87 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 12.66 C$     10.68 C$      -15.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.21 C$     15.24 C$      +24.84 %
Apples (1kg) 3.33 C$     3.54 C$      +6.37 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.46 C$     3.29 C$      -4.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.31 C$     4.06 C$      +22.48 %
Potato (1kg) 2.07 C$     2.38 C$      +14.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 C$     2.28 C$      +37.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 C$     2.25 C$      +30.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     15.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.47 C$     3.50 C$      +41.41 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.65 C$     2.79 C$      +5.20 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     12.25 C$      +11.36 %
 
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) 1.29 C$     1.13 C$      -12.11 %
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 198.34 C$     209.29 C$      +5.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$     0.33 C$      +26.28 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.14 C$     62.57 C$      +27.34 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.76 C$     61.00 C$      +15.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.71 C$     20.23 C$      -21.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$     13.56 C$      +4.31 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.97 C$     70.22 C$      +8.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.18 C$     41.25 C$      +0.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 99.05 C$     104.12 C$      +5.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 112.67 C$     116.55 C$      +3.45 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,468.26 C$     1,371.43 C$      -6.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,103.84 C$     1,125.00 C$      +1.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,720.00 C$     2,400.00 C$      -11.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,782.61 C$     2,044.44 C$      +14.69 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,572.32 C$     4,535.08 C$      -31.00 %
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) 3,395.11 C$     3,973.73 C$      +17.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.15     3.16      +0.52 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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Currency: CAD