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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 4.98% higher than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 9.98% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 23.16% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 0.35% higher than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 7.61% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 5.51% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(11.60 $)
    14.23 C$
(11.00 $)
     -5.17 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$
(46.40 $)
    58.19 C$
(45.00 $)
     -3.01 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 C$
(6.57 $)
    8.59 C$
(6.64 $)
     +1.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.25 C$
(4.06 $)
    4.53 C$
(3.50 $)
     -13.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$
(4.64 $)
    6.47 C$
(5.00 $)
     +7.77 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 C$
(2.90 $)
    4.81 C$
(3.72 $)
     +28.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.94 C$
(1.50 $)
    2.13 C$
(1.65 $)
     +10.16 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 C$
(1.29 $)
    1.72 C$
(1.33 $)
     +3.23 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.89 C$
(6.10 $)
    4.89 C$
(3.78 $)
     -37.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.47 C$
(1.91 $)
    2.92 C$
(2.26 $)
     +18.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.79 C$
(1.39 $)
    1.92 C$
(1.49 $)
     +7.19 %
Eggs (12) 3.31 C$
(2.56 $)
    3.17 C$
(2.45 $)
     -4.35 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.25 C$
(4.06 $)
    5.77 C$
(4.46 $)
     +9.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.89 C$
(4.56 $)
    4.91 C$
(3.79 $)
     -16.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.63 C$
(1.26 $)
    2.35 C$
(1.81 $)
     +43.90 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 C$
(1.27 $)
    2.33 C$
(1.81 $)
     +42.44 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 C$
(1.24 $)
    2.31 C$
(1.79 $)
     +44.15 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 C$
(0.80 $)
    1.52 C$
(1.18 $)
     +46.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.92 C$
(1.48 $)
    2.04 C$
(1.58 $)
     +6.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.10 C$
(1.62 $)
    2.29 C$
(1.77 $)
     +9.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(11.60 $)
    15.52 C$
(12.00 $)
     +3.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.15 C$
(1.66 $)
    2.24 C$
(1.73 $)
     +4.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.52 C$
(1.95 $)
    3.00 C$
(2.32 $)
     +19.21 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.62 C$
(8.99 $)
    7.76 C$
(6.00 $)
     -33.25 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$
(2.32 $)
    2.59 C$
(2.00 $)
     -13.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 C$
(68.82 $)
    82.76 C$
(64.00 $)
     -7.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$
(2.90 $)
    3.88 C$
(3.00 $)
     +3.46 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.96 C$
(2.29 $)
    3.23 C$
(2.50 $)
     +9.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$
(25.41 $)
    38.80 C$
(30.00 $)
     +18.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.41 C$
(3.41 $)
    3.74 C$
(2.89 $)
     -15.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$
(17,785.34 $)
    27,157.20 C$
(21,000.00 $)
     +18.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.65 C$
(124.23 $)
    205.93 C$
(159.24 $)
     +28.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 C$
(0.23 $)
    0.21 C$
(0.16 $)
     -29.98 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.49 C$
(42.13 $)
    61.38 C$
(47.46 $)
     +12.65 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.20 C$
(38.82 $)
    48.55 C$
(37.54 $)
     -3.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.93 C$
(16.96 $)
    24.25 C$
(18.75 $)
     +10.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$
(9.28 $)
    12.93 C$
(10.00 $)
     +7.77 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.38 C$
(45.14 $)
    53.08 C$
(41.04 $)
     -9.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.50 C$
(32.86 $)
    46.11 C$
(35.65 $)
     +8.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 99.74 C$
(77.13 $)
    100.00 C$
(77.33 $)
     +0.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.48 C$
(85.43 $)
    112.31 C$
(86.84 $)
     +1.65 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,058.43 C$
(818.46 $)
    1,274.47 C$
(985.52 $)
     +20.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 849.94 C$
(657.24 $)
    996.24 C$
(770.37 $)
     +17.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,739.86 C$
(1,345.39 $)
    2,187.30 C$
(1,691.38 $)
     +25.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,377.64 C$
(1,065.30 $)
    1,690.81 C$
(1,307.46 $)
     +22.73 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 367.52 C$
(284.19 $)
    266.13 C$
(205.79 $)
     -27.59 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 267.37 C$
(206.75 $)
    170.50 C$
(131.84 $)
     -36.23 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,954.48 C$
(2,284.62 $)
    3,428.48 C$
(2,651.16 $)
     +16.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.23     4.20      +29.95 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: CAD