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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States 

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in United States are 11.73% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 7.60% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 3.08% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 13.34% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 11.65% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 26.21% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     11.01 C$      -15.28 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     49.56 C$      -17.40 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     6.88 C$      -13.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     3.85 C$      -22.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.51 C$      -8.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.63 C$     4.01 C$      +10.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.85 C$     1.75 C$      -5.70 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 C$     1.40 C$      -14.85 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.01 C$     1.09 C$      -45.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.74 C$     2.63 C$      -4.12 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.65 C$     3.19 C$      -12.62 %
Eggs (12) 3.25 C$     2.48 C$      -23.63 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.78 C$     10.43 C$      -11.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.44 C$     8.41 C$      -32.41 %
Apples (1kg) 3.31 C$     4.08 C$      +23.32 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.34 C$     3.94 C$      +18.09 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.39 C$     4.10 C$      +20.78 %
Potato (1kg) 1.99 C$     2.59 C$      +29.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 C$     1.73 C$      -0.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 C$     1.94 C$      -5.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.22 C$      -11.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.88 C$     2.52 C$      -12.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 C$     3.61 C$      +8.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.50 C$     6.61 C$      -37.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.20 C$      -26.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 88.00 C$     72.69 C$      -17.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$     3.30 C$      -5.60 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.71 C$      -7.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     30.95 C$      -5.82 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.31 C$     1.06 C$      -18.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,300.00 C$     22,026.00 C$      -1.23 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.54 C$     178.26 C$      +13.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$     0.16 C$      -48.67 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.82 C$     50.83 C$      +4.11 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.71 C$     43.53 C$      -14.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.23 C$     20.32 C$      +0.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     11.01 C$      -8.22 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.43 C$     44.89 C$      -23.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.88 C$     40.28 C$      -8.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 100.72 C$     84.08 C$      -16.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 106.70 C$     91.92 C$      -13.85 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,069.95 C$     1,094.81 C$      +2.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 829.05 C$     826.04 C$      -0.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,786.60 C$     1,873.20 C$      +4.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,365.40 C$     1,412.57 C$      +3.46 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,194.69 C$     2,102.68 C$      -49.87 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,937.48 C$     1,355.31 C$      -53.86 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,090.26 C$     3,603.59 C$      +16.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.46     4.20      +21.45 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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