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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bern Reverse

You would need around 5,971.05Fr. (7,149.87C$) in Bern to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bern are 41.87% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bern are 30.00% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bern are 7.09% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bern are 63.13% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bern are 23.59% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bern is 67.47% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  Bern      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.95 C$     23.95 C$      +84.93 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     109.11 C$      +55.88 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     15.03 C$      +87.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.65 C$     6.89 C$      +21.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     5.69 C$      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.05 C$     5.09 C$      +25.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.94 C$     4.99 C$      +156.95 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.92 C$     4.59 C$      +139.65 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.65 C$      -17.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.36 C$     2.66 C$      -20.67 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 C$     2.72 C$      -44.77 %
Eggs (12) 3.81 C$     5.91 C$      +55.05 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.60 C$     18.86 C$      +7.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 15.13 C$     29.34 C$      +93.90 %
Apples (1kg) 3.54 C$     3.75 C$      +6.01 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.48 C$     3.89 C$      +11.87 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.36 C$     4.39 C$      +30.66 %
Potato (1kg) 1.76 C$     2.45 C$      +39.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.92 C$     2.00 C$      +3.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.26 C$     1.28 C$      -43.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     10.78 C$      -46.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.01 C$     1.65 C$      -45.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.13 C$     2.39 C$      -23.55 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     9.52 C$      -4.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     4.79 C$      +74.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     89.81 C$      -1.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.35 C$     8.14 C$      +143.06 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     4.67 C$      +147.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     86.21 C$      +162.37 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.43 C$     2.12 C$      +47.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,336.84 C$      +33.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.75 C$     362.86 C$      +184.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 C$     0.32 C$      -20.83 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.67 C$     49.89 C$      +0.44 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.82 C$     113.76 C$      +132.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 C$     53.88 C$      +19.74 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.55 C$      +72.43 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.58 C$     134.11 C$      +101.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.19 C$     50.89 C$      +7.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 106.47 C$     131.72 C$      +23.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 117.92 C$     173.63 C$      +47.24 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,438.04 C$     1,581.22 C$      +9.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,008.05 C$     1,097.64 C$      +8.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,100.00 C$     3,193.13 C$      +3.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,005.77 C$     2,215.23 C$      +10.44 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,799.92 C$     8,381.95 C$      +7.46 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,180.91 C$     6,585.82 C$      +27.12 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,485.20 C$     7,587.55 C$      +117.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     2.15      -36.33 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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