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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bern Reverse

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You would need around 5,748.93Fr. (7,857.74C$) in Bern to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,400.00C$ in Vancouver (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Bern are 59.18% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bern are 45.51% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bern are 22.31% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bern are 85.05% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bern are 38.97% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bern is 68.74% higher than in Vancouver

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  Vancouver  Bern      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     27.34 C$      +110.28 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 C$     116.18 C$      +78.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 C$     17.15 C$      +114.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     7.86 C$      +42.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.50 C$     5.81 C$      -10.63 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 C$     5.60 C$      +37.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 C$     5.64 C$      +187.03 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.90 C$     4.78 C$      +151.48 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.84 C$     1.91 C$      +4.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.16 C$     2.71 C$      -14.46 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.06 C$     2.28 C$      -43.85 %
Eggs (12) 3.82 C$     5.34 C$      +39.85 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.71 C$     21.32 C$      +82.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.41 C$     29.61 C$      +120.78 %
Apples (1kg) 3.12 C$     5.70 C$      +82.78 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.89 C$     3.76 C$      -3.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.45 C$     5.47 C$      +58.37 %
Potato (1kg) 1.79 C$     1.78 C$      -0.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 C$     2.60 C$      +58.35 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.12 C$     1.69 C$      -20.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$     16.40 C$      -13.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.23 C$     1.88 C$      -55.59 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.47 C$     3.19 C$      -8.18 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.75 C$     10.93 C$      +1.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 C$     5.74 C$      +108.75 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$     102.51 C$      +12.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 C$     9.29 C$      +185.98 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.89 C$     5.74 C$      +203.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.36 C$     98.41 C$      +195.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.38 C$     2.08 C$      +51.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     33,487.05 C$      +45.60 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 140.83 C$     410.05 C$      +191.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 C$     0.31 C$      -23.75 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.31 C$     51.26 C$      +3.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.69 C$     111.62 C$      +115.97 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 46.67 C$     54.67 C$      +17.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 C$     24.60 C$      +96.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.97 C$     179.39 C$      +194.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.00 C$     61.51 C$      +86.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.54 C$     184.52 C$      +81.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 113.25 C$     198.19 C$      +75.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,480.95 C$     1,776.86 C$      +19.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,058.10 C$     1,554.76 C$      +46.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,250.00 C$     3,644.85 C$      +12.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,216.67 C$     2,815.65 C$      +27.02 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,454.13 C$     9,567.73 C$      +28.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,137.45 C$     7,517.50 C$      +46.33 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,332.92 C$     8,183.83 C$      +145.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.48     2.00      -42.52 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: CAD