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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bern Reverse

You would need around 5,859.88Fr. (6,826.05C$) in Bern to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bern are 32.69% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bern are 24.11% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bern are 7.62% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bern are 61.28% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bern are 7.96% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bern is 68.78% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  Bern      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.50 C$     23.30 C$      +86.38 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     106.10 C$      +51.57 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     14.62 C$      +82.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     6.70 C$      +21.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     5.53 C$      -14.87 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 C$     4.95 C$      +21.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     4.85 C$      +147.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 C$     4.47 C$      +134.48 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.98 C$     1.57 C$      -20.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.37 C$     2.35 C$      -30.13 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.65 C$      -46.27 %
Eggs (12) 3.75 C$     5.75 C$      +53.26 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.39 C$     18.17 C$      +4.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.02 C$     21.55 C$      +43.49 %
Apples (1kg) 3.50 C$     3.65 C$      +4.16 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.52 C$     3.79 C$      +7.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.47 C$     4.31 C$      +24.14 %
Potato (1kg) 1.75 C$     2.02 C$      +15.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.88 C$     1.94 C$      +3.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.28 C$     1.24 C$      -45.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     10.48 C$      -47.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.20 C$     1.51 C$      -52.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     2.33 C$      -28.89 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     9.32 C$      -6.81 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     4.66 C$      +69.44 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     87.37 C$      -3.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.35 C$     7.92 C$      +136.45 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.54 C$      +140.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     83.87 C$      +155.24 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.44 C$     2.06 C$      +42.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     28,539.49 C$      +29.72 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.16 C$     352.99 C$      +177.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$     0.31 C$      -24.24 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.08 C$     48.54 C$      -3.08 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.64 C$     110.66 C$      +122.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.75 C$     52.42 C$      +19.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     20.97 C$      +67.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.50 C$     130.47 C$      +99.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.94 C$     49.51 C$      +7.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 107.37 C$     128.14 C$      +19.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 116.79 C$     168.91 C$      +44.63 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,444.57 C$     1,555.25 C$      +7.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 999.50 C$     1,067.80 C$      +6.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,106.90 C$     3,106.34 C$      -0.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,005.56 C$     2,368.58 C$      +18.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,611.15 C$     8,154.14 C$      +7.13 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,087.94 C$     6,406.82 C$      +25.92 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,403.05 C$     7,128.47 C$      +109.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     2.10      -37.95 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014August, 2014
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