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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bern Reverse

You would need around 5,881.54Fr. (7,000.57C$) in Bern to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bern are 38.18% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bern are 27.28% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bern are 6.35% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bern are 63.28% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bern are 16.93% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bern is 64.01% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  Bern      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.67 C$     23.81 C$      +87.82 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     107.76 C$      +53.95 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     14.94 C$      +86.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.65 C$     6.84 C$      +21.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     5.65 C$      -13.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 C$     5.06 C$      +24.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     4.96 C$      +153.43 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     4.56 C$      +138.55 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.98 C$     1.61 C$      -18.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.38 C$     2.40 C$      -28.80 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.71 C$      -45.10 %
Eggs (12) 3.80 C$     5.87 C$      +54.44 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.61 C$     18.57 C$      +5.45 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.14 C$     26.19 C$      +73.00 %
Apples (1kg) 3.52 C$     3.73 C$      +5.91 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.48 C$     3.87 C$      +11.20 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.36 C$     4.36 C$      +29.88 %
Potato (1kg) 1.76 C$     2.06 C$      +17.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.90 C$     1.98 C$      +4.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 C$     1.27 C$      -43.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     10.71 C$      -46.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 C$     1.55 C$      -50.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     2.38 C$      -27.34 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     9.52 C$      -4.78 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     4.76 C$      +73.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     89.27 C$      -1.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.42 C$     8.09 C$      +136.32 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.64 C$      +145.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     85.70 C$      +160.80 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.10 C$      +46.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     29,161.45 C$      +26.79 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 125.73 C$     360.69 C$      +186.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.32 C$      -22.58 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.31 C$     49.59 C$      +0.57 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.21 C$     113.07 C$      +129.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 C$     53.56 C$      +19.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.42 C$      +71.40 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.75 C$     133.31 C$      +99.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.35 C$     50.59 C$      +6.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 106.11 C$     130.93 C$      +23.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     172.59 C$      +47.78 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,439.36 C$     1,577.48 C$      +9.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,004.39 C$     1,091.07 C$      +8.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,128.57 C$     3,174.03 C$      +1.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,013.46 C$     2,201.99 C$      +9.36 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,799.92 C$     8,331.84 C$      +6.82 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,229.07 C$     6,546.45 C$      +25.19 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,489.18 C$     7,283.81 C$      +108.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.39     2.10      -38.06 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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