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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 8.95% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 4.50% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 7.02% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 10.79% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 8.82% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 25.78% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     11.25 C$      -13.44 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     50.64 C$      -15.60 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.31 C$      -8.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     3.94 C$      -21.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.63 C$      -6.23 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 C$     4.15 C$      +12.33 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.88 C$     1.83 C$      -2.72 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 C$     1.46 C$      -12.75 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.14 C$      -43.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.78 C$     2.74 C$      -1.44 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.75 C$     3.46 C$      -7.76 %
Eggs (12) 3.30 C$     2.62 C$      -20.52 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.74 C$     10.76 C$      -8.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.72 C$     8.83 C$      -30.60 %
Apples (1kg) 3.44 C$     4.30 C$      +25.10 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.43 C$     4.25 C$      +23.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.44 C$     4.32 C$      +25.65 %
Potato (1kg) 2.11 C$     2.73 C$      +29.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 C$     1.79 C$      +2.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 C$     2.00 C$      -0.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.50 C$      -9.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.88 C$     2.60 C$      -9.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 C$     3.72 C$      +11.50 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     6.75 C$      -38.62 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.25 C$      -24.98 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$     78.77 C$      -12.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.68 C$     3.38 C$      -8.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.75 C$      -5.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 C$     33.53 C$      +4.79 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$     1.07 C$      -18.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     23,552.53 C$      +2.40 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 151.83 C$     178.90 C$      +17.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$     0.18 C$      -44.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.09 C$     52.93 C$      +5.68 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.60 C$     44.52 C$      -12.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.64 C$     20.08 C$      -2.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     11.25 C$      -6.23 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.22 C$     46.10 C$      -20.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.29 C$     40.35 C$      -4.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 102.00 C$     87.11 C$      -14.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 109.29 C$     95.52 C$      -12.59 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,088.24 C$     1,153.38 C$      +5.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 844.88 C$     869.95 C$      +2.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,802.39 C$     1,957.19 C$      +8.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,379.38 C$     1,470.35 C$      +6.59 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,962.43 C$     2,154.16 C$      -45.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,745.71 C$     1,416.92 C$      -48.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,098.74 C$     3,722.35 C$      +20.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.34     4.21      +25.81 %
 
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