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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bern Reverse

You would need around 5,989.29Fr. (7,092.75C$) in Bern to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,600.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bern are 37.59% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bern are 26.66% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bern are 5.68% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bern are 63.14% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bern are 16.46% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bern is 65.70% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  Bern      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.54 C$     23.68 C$      +88.94 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     107.29 C$      +53.27 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     14.86 C$      +85.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.81 C$      +23.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     5.63 C$      -13.46 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 C$     5.03 C$      +24.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.95 C$     4.93 C$      +153.42 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 C$     4.54 C$      +138.37 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.96 C$     1.60 C$      -18.59 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.36 C$     2.39 C$      -28.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.69 C$      -45.38 %
Eggs (12) 3.81 C$     5.84 C$      +53.26 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.38 C$     18.47 C$      +6.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.20 C$     26.05 C$      +71.42 %
Apples (1kg) 3.52 C$     3.71 C$      +5.34 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.43 C$     3.85 C$      +12.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.35 C$     4.34 C$      +29.63 %
Potato (1kg) 1.75 C$     2.05 C$      +17.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 C$     1.97 C$      +3.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 C$     1.26 C$      -43.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     10.66 C$      -46.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 C$     1.54 C$      -50.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     2.37 C$      -27.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     9.47 C$      -5.26 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     4.74 C$      +72.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     88.82 C$      -2.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.42 C$     8.05 C$      +135.12 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.62 C$      +144.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     85.27 C$      +159.48 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.09 C$      +45.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     29,013.86 C$      +26.15 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 125.73 C$     358.86 C$      +185.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.32 C$      -22.98 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.31 C$     49.34 C$      +0.06 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.21 C$     112.50 C$      +128.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 C$     53.29 C$      +18.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.32 C$      +70.53 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.75 C$     132.63 C$      +98.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.35 C$     50.33 C$      +6.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     130.27 C$      +21.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     171.71 C$      +47.03 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,439.36 C$     1,568.49 C$      +8.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,004.39 C$     1,085.55 C$      +8.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     3,157.97 C$      +0.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     2,190.84 C$      +8.81 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,799.92 C$     8,289.67 C$      +6.28 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,229.07 C$     6,513.32 C$      +24.56 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,453.08 C$     7,246.95 C$      +109.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.39     2.10      -38.06 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014August, 2014
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