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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 11.54% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 7.10% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 4.45% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 13.66% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 11.48% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 23.46% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     10.94 C$      -15.82 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     49.25 C$      -17.92 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.11 C$      -11.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     3.83 C$      -23.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.47 C$      -8.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 C$     4.01 C$      +9.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.86 C$     1.76 C$      -5.37 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 C$     1.41 C$      -16.28 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.99 C$     1.10 C$      -44.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.73 C$     2.65 C$      -3.00 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.67 C$     3.29 C$      -10.55 %
Eggs (12) 3.25 C$     2.51 C$      -22.84 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.90 C$     10.45 C$      -12.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.65 C$     8.49 C$      -32.84 %
Apples (1kg) 3.42 C$     4.17 C$      +21.77 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.42 C$     4.08 C$      +19.13 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.42 C$     4.20 C$      +22.54 %
Potato (1kg) 2.02 C$     2.62 C$      +29.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 C$     1.71 C$      -1.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 C$     1.93 C$      -4.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.13 C$      -12.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.86 C$     2.52 C$      -11.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     3.57 C$      +8.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.50 C$     6.57 C$      -37.46 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.19 C$      -27.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 C$     76.61 C$      -13.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 C$     3.28 C$      -8.80 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.70 C$      -7.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     31.74 C$      -3.42 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$     1.05 C$      -20.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     22,779.94 C$      +3.55 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 155.02 C$     175.62 C$      +13.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$     0.17 C$      -47.41 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.28 C$     51.38 C$      +4.27 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.67 C$     43.19 C$      -14.76 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.77 C$     20.36 C$      -6.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     10.94 C$      -8.80 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.07 C$     45.07 C$      -22.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.23 C$     39.81 C$      -5.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.30 C$     84.26 C$      -16.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 107.01 C$     92.34 C$      -13.71 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,072.95 C$     1,117.30 C$      +4.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 835.73 C$     839.78 C$      +0.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,778.92 C$     1,900.14 C$      +6.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,372.95 C$     1,428.65 C$      +4.06 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,084.41 C$     2,115.81 C$      -48.20 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,799.37 C$     1,377.21 C$      -50.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,144.84 C$     3,607.15 C$      +14.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.40     4.19      +23.09 %
 
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