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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 6.56% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 2.13% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 9.31% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 8.46% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 6.35% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 26.77% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     11.60 C$      -10.78 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     52.19 C$      -13.01 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.54 C$      -5.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     4.06 C$      -18.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.80 C$      -3.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 C$     4.28 C$      +15.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.89 C$     1.89 C$      -0.01 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 C$     1.50 C$      -10.36 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.17 C$      -41.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.78 C$     2.83 C$      +1.93 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.76 C$     3.56 C$      -5.22 %
Eggs (12) 3.30 C$     2.71 C$      -17.81 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.89 C$     11.12 C$      -6.44 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.82 C$     9.17 C$      -28.49 %
Apples (1kg) 3.42 C$     4.45 C$      +30.11 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.41 C$     4.41 C$      +29.34 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.45 C$     4.50 C$      +30.19 %
Potato (1kg) 2.13 C$     2.84 C$      +32.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 C$     1.84 C$      +2.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.03 C$     2.06 C$      +1.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.92 C$      -7.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.86 C$     2.69 C$      -5.90 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.36 C$     3.87 C$      +15.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     6.96 C$      -36.74 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.32 C$      -22.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$     80.03 C$      -11.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$     3.48 C$      -7.22 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.80 C$      -2.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 C$     34.79 C$      +8.73 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$     1.10 C$      -16.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     24,355.80 C$      +5.89 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 150.31 C$     184.68 C$      +22.87 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 C$     0.18 C$      -44.55 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.26 C$     54.45 C$      +8.33 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.64 C$     45.85 C$      -9.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.35 C$     20.86 C$      +2.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     11.60 C$      -3.35 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.76 C$     47.67 C$      -18.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.41 C$     41.51 C$      -2.12 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 102.56 C$     90.15 C$      -12.10 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 109.96 C$     98.75 C$      -10.19 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,096.58 C$     1,190.37 C$      +8.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 849.85 C$     897.91 C$      +5.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,805.48 C$     2,013.71 C$      +11.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,388.40 C$     1,517.05 C$      +9.27 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,929.81 C$     2,203.38 C$      -43.93 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,755.87 C$     1,451.89 C$      -47.32 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,098.67 C$     3,844.56 C$      +24.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.33     4.22      +26.63 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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