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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 0.35% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 4.89% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 18.75% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 4.89% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 1.78% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 6.62% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 C$
(11.25 $)
    12.44 C$
(10.00 $)
     -11.15 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$
(48.24 $)
    55.98 C$
(45.00 $)
     -6.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 C$
(6.83 $)
    8.09 C$
(6.50 $)
     -4.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$
(4.02 $)
    4.35 C$
(3.50 $)
     -12.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$
(4.82 $)
    6.22 C$
(5.00 $)
     +3.66 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.76 C$
(3.02 $)
    4.62 C$
(3.72 $)
     +22.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.93 C$
(1.55 $)
    2.04 C$
(1.64 $)
     +5.66 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.66 C$
(1.34 $)
    1.64 C$
(1.32 $)
     -1.42 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.81 C$
(6.28 $)
    4.80 C$
(3.86 $)
     -38.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.45 C$
(1.97 $)
    2.78 C$
(2.24 $)
     +13.53 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.78 C$
(1.43 $)
    1.77 C$
(1.42 $)
     -0.41 %
Eggs (12) 3.28 C$
(2.64 $)
    2.99 C$
(2.40 $)
     -8.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.13 C$
(4.12 $)
    5.44 C$
(4.38 $)
     +6.16 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.87 C$
(4.72 $)
    4.61 C$
(3.71 $)
     -21.44 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.62 C$
(1.31 $)
    2.19 C$
(1.76 $)
     +35.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.63 C$
(1.31 $)
    2.18 C$
(1.76 $)
     +33.70 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.61 C$
(1.29 $)
    2.21 C$
(1.78 $)
     +37.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 C$
(0.86 $)
    1.43 C$
(1.15 $)
     +34.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.87 C$
(1.50 $)
    1.97 C$
(1.59 $)
     +5.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 C$
(1.67 $)
    2.22 C$
(1.78 $)
     +6.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(12.06 $)
    14.93 C$
(12.00 $)
     -0.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.13 C$
(1.71 $)
    2.13 C$
(1.71 $)
     -0.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.50 C$
(2.01 $)
    2.82 C$
(2.26 $)
     +12.50 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.45 C$
(9.20 $)
    7.46 C$
(6.00 $)
     -34.82 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$
(2.41 $)
    2.49 C$
(2.00 $)
     -17.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 87.50 C$
(70.34 $)
    79.61 C$
(64.00 $)
     -9.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$
(3.01 $)
    3.73 C$
(3.00 $)
     -0.49 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.96 C$
(2.38 $)
    3.11 C$
(2.50 $)
     +5.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 C$
(25.73 $)
    37.32 C$
(30.00 $)
     +16.62 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.48 C$
(3.60 $)
    3.65 C$
(2.94 $)
     -18.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$
(18,490.23 $)
    26,121.90 C$
(21,000.00 $)
     +13.57 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.54 C$
(129.87 $)
    197.54 C$
(158.81 $)
     +22.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 C$
(0.24 $)
    0.20 C$
(0.16 $)
     -35.47 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.08 C$
(42.67 $)
    58.43 C$
(46.98 $)
     +10.09 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.55 C$
(40.64 $)
    47.30 C$
(38.03 $)
     -6.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.68 C$
(17.43 $)
    23.12 C$
(18.59 $)
     +6.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$
(9.65 $)
    12.44 C$
(10.00 $)
     +3.66 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.39 C$
(46.94 $)
    50.59 C$
(40.67 $)
     -13.35 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.49 C$
(34.16 $)
    44.70 C$
(35.93 $)
     +5.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.98 C$
(81.18 $)
    96.60 C$
(77.66 $)
     -4.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.80 C$
(89.07 $)
    106.07 C$
(85.27 $)
     -4.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,042.71 C$
(838.26 $)
    1,215.93 C$
(977.52 $)
     +16.61 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 840.71 C$
(675.87 $)
    953.46 C$
(766.51 $)
     +13.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,711.12 C$
(1,375.61 $)
    2,107.72 C$
(1,694.45 $)
     +23.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,367.24 C$
(1,099.16 $)
    1,614.79 C$
(1,298.17 $)
     +18.11 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 356.60 C$
(286.68 $)
    255.45 C$
(205.36 $)
     -28.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 262.06 C$
(210.67 $)
    166.79 C$
(134.09 $)
     -36.35 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,999.17 C$
(2,411.10 $)
    3,354.16 C$
(2,696.49 $)
     +11.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.27     4.20      +28.50 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: CAD