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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bern Reverse

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You would need around 5,946.96Fr. (8,170.57C$) in Bern to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,300.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Bern are 65.69% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bern are 54.16% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bern are 33.94% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bern are 90.77% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bern are 40.67% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bern is 74.33% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  Bern      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.75 C$
(10.74 Fr.)
    27.48 C$
(20.00 Fr.)
     +86.29 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$
(43.67 Fr.)
    130.52 C$
(95.00 Fr.)
     +117.54 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 C$
(6.19 Fr.)
    17.79 C$
(12.95 Fr.)
     +109.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$
(4.00 Fr.)
    8.24 C$
(6.00 Fr.)
     +49.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$
(4.37 Fr.)
    6.53 C$
(4.75 Fr.)
     +8.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.20 C$
(3.06 Fr.)
    5.77 C$
(4.20 Fr.)
     +37.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.09 C$
(1.52 Fr.)
    5.77 C$
(4.20 Fr.)
     +175.96 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.80 C$
(1.31 Fr.)
    5.24 C$
(3.82 Fr.)
     +191.86 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.71 C$
(5.61 Fr.)
    7.28 C$
(5.30 Fr.)
     -5.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.71 C$
(1.97 Fr.)
    2.27 C$
(1.66 Fr.)
     -15.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 C$
(1.50 Fr.)
    1.35 C$
(0.98 Fr.)
     -34.46 %
Eggs (12) 3.54 C$
(2.58 Fr.)
    6.33 C$
(4.61 Fr.)
     +78.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.97 C$
(4.35 Fr.)
    10.84 C$
(7.89 Fr.)
     +81.51 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.04 C$
(4.39 Fr.)
    12.46 C$
(9.07 Fr.)
     +106.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.34 C$
(0.98 Fr.)
    2.34 C$
(1.70 Fr.)
     +74.15 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.46 C$
(1.07 Fr.)
    2.18 C$
(1.59 Fr.)
     +48.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.66 C$
(1.21 Fr.)
    2.27 C$
(1.66 Fr.)
     +36.69 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 C$
(0.52 Fr.)
    0.81 C$
(0.59 Fr.)
     +12.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.87 C$
(1.36 Fr.)
    2.40 C$
(1.75 Fr.)
     +28.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.32 C$
(1.68 Fr.)
    1.24 C$
(0.90 Fr.)
     -46.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.50 C$
(12.01 Fr.)
    16.49 C$
(12.00 Fr.)
     -0.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 C$
(1.78 Fr.)
    2.06 C$
(1.50 Fr.)
     -15.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.52 C$
(1.84 Fr.)
    4.35 C$
(3.17 Fr.)
     +72.31 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 C$
(8.73 Fr.)
    11.06 C$
(8.05 Fr.)
     -7.83 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$
(2.00 Fr.)
    5.77 C$
(4.20 Fr.)
     +109.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 108.00 C$
(78.61 Fr.)
    103.04 C$
(75.00 Fr.)
     -4.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(2.55 Fr.)
    9.14 C$
(6.65 Fr.)
     +161.04 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.34 Fr.)
    9.95 C$
(7.24 Fr.)
     +209.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$
(23.92 Fr.)
    98.92 C$
(72.00 Fr.)
     +201.04 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.87 C$
(3.54 Fr.)
    7.25 C$
(5.27 Fr.)
     +48.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 C$
(17,832.35 Fr.)
    33,660.74 C$
(24,500.00 Fr.)
     +37.39 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 102.05 C$
(74.28 Fr.)
    389.27 C$
(283.33 Fr.)
     +281.45 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 C$
(0.29 Fr.)
    0.40 C$
(0.29 Fr.)
     +0.16 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.07 C$
(38.63 Fr.)
    54.96 C$
(40.00 Fr.)
     +3.55 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.83 C$
(37.00 Fr.)
    144.26 C$
(105.00 Fr.)
     +183.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.08 C$
(25.54 Fr.)
    45.80 C$
(33.33 Fr.)
     +30.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$
(9.46 Fr.)
    27.48 C$
(20.00 Fr.)
     +111.37 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.95 C$
(43.63 Fr.)
    168.30 C$
(122.50 Fr.)
     +180.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.60 C$
(28.82 Fr.)
    75.56 C$
(55.00 Fr.)
     +90.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 105.47 C$
(76.77 Fr.)
    215.25 C$
(156.67 Fr.)
     +104.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.31 C$
(88.30 Fr.)
    178.61 C$
(130.00 Fr.)
     +47.23 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,561.39 C$
(1,136.46 Fr.)
    2,106.66 C$
(1,533.33 Fr.)
     +34.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,129.00 C$
(821.74 Fr.)
    1,831.88 C$
(1,333.33 Fr.)
     +62.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,006.52 C$
(2,188.30 Fr.)
    3,778.25 C$
(2,750.00 Fr.)
     +25.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,029.17 C$
(1,476.93 Fr.)
    2,692.86 C$
(1,960.00 Fr.)
     +32.71 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 747.10 C$
(543.77 Fr.)
    1,404.03 C$
(1,021.92 Fr.)
     +87.93 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 539.73 C$
(392.84 Fr.)
    978.57 C$
(712.25 Fr.)
     +81.31 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,073.67 C$
(2,237.18 Fr.)
    8,260.62 C$
(6,012.50 Fr.)
     +168.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.22     2.00      -37.94 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: CAD