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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bern Reverse

You would need around 5,957.43Fr. (7,091.48C$) in Bern to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bern are 40.07% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bern are 28.94% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bern are 7.16% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bern are 61.52% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bern are 21.65% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bern is 64.94% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  Bern      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.98 C$     23.81 C$      +83.49 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$     108.50 C$      +55.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     14.94 C$      +86.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.90 C$     6.84 C$      +16.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     5.65 C$      -13.01 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.04 C$     5.06 C$      +25.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     4.96 C$      +153.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.92 C$     4.56 C$      +137.37 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.64 C$      -17.70 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.35 C$     2.65 C$      -20.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.09 C$     2.71 C$      -46.77 %
Eggs (12) 3.86 C$     5.87 C$      +52.29 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.89 C$     18.75 C$      +4.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 14.81 C$     29.16 C$      +96.87 %
Apples (1kg) 3.59 C$     3.73 C$      +3.94 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.54 C$     3.87 C$      +9.32 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.65 C$     4.36 C$      +19.36 %
Potato (1kg) 1.85 C$     2.44 C$      +31.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 C$     1.98 C$      +0.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.32 C$     1.27 C$      -45.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$     10.71 C$      -46.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.10 C$     1.64 C$      -47.12 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.23 C$     2.38 C$      -26.29 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     9.46 C$      -5.37 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     4.76 C$      +73.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     89.28 C$      -1.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.32 C$     8.09 C$      +143.44 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 C$     4.64 C$      +149.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     85.71 C$      +160.82 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.43 C$     2.10 C$      +46.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     29,163.82 C$      +32.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 127.97 C$     360.72 C$      +181.87 %
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) 49.88 C$     49.60 C$      -0.56 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.66 C$     113.08 C$      +132.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 C$     53.57 C$      +19.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     21.43 C$      +71.41 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.50 C$     133.32 C$      +97.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.33 C$     50.59 C$      +6.88 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 108.53 C$     130.94 C$      +20.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.62 C$     172.60 C$      +44.30 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,427.78 C$     1,569.33 C$      +9.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,000.79 C$     1,091.16 C$      +9.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,069.23 C$     3,174.29 C$      +3.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,990.38 C$     2,202.17 C$      +10.64 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,879.91 C$     8,332.52 C$      +5.74 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,305.96 C$     6,546.98 C$      +23.39 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,546.81 C$     7,542.80 C$      +112.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.41     2.15      -36.87 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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