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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 0.44% higher than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 5.14% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 17.44% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 6.12% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 3.56% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 8.36% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(11.92 $)
    12.59 C$
(10.00 $)
     -16.08 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$
(47.66 $)
    56.65 C$
(45.00 $)
     -5.59 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 C$
(6.75 $)
    8.18 C$
(6.50 $)
     -3.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$
(3.97 $)
    4.41 C$
(3.50 $)
     -11.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$
(4.77 $)
    6.29 C$
(5.00 $)
     +4.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 C$
(2.97 $)
    4.69 C$
(3.72 $)
     +25.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.94 C$
(1.54 $)
    2.07 C$
(1.64 $)
     +6.55 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 C$
(1.33 $)
    1.67 C$
(1.33 $)
     -0.08 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.92 C$
(6.29 $)
    4.79 C$
(3.81 $)
     -39.45 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 C$
(1.95 $)
    2.84 C$
(2.25 $)
     +15.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.79 C$
(1.42 $)
    1.83 C$
(1.46 $)
     +2.33 %
Eggs (12) 3.30 C$
(2.62 $)
    3.05 C$
(2.42 $)
     -7.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.17 C$
(4.11 $)
    5.54 C$
(4.40 $)
     +7.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.88 C$
(4.67 $)
    4.73 C$
(3.76 $)
     -19.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.63 C$
(1.29 $)
    2.25 C$
(1.79 $)
     +38.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 C$
(1.30 $)
    2.26 C$
(1.79 $)
     +37.63 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 C$
(1.27 $)
    2.24 C$
(1.78 $)
     +39.85 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 C$
(0.84 $)
    1.48 C$
(1.17 $)
     +40.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.91 C$
(1.52 $)
    1.99 C$
(1.58 $)
     +3.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.12 C$
(1.69 $)
    2.23 C$
(1.77 $)
     +4.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(11.92 $)
    15.11 C$
(12.00 $)
     +0.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.13 C$
(1.69 $)
    2.17 C$
(1.72 $)
     +1.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.49 C$
(1.97 $)
    2.86 C$
(2.27 $)
     +14.98 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.50 C$
(9.14 $)
    7.55 C$
(6.00 $)
     -34.32 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$
(2.38 $)
    2.52 C$
(2.00 $)
     -16.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 C$
(70.70 $)
    78.05 C$
(62.00 $)
     -12.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$
(2.98 $)
    3.78 C$
(3.00 $)
     +0.70 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.96 C$
(2.35 $)
    3.15 C$
(2.50 $)
     +6.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$
(26.10 $)
    37.76 C$
(30.00 $)
     +14.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.38 C$
(3.48 $)
    3.62 C$
(2.88 $)
     -17.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$
(18,271.37 $)
    26,434.80 C$
(21,000.00 $)
     +14.93 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.87 C$
(127.80 $)
    199.09 C$
(158.16 $)
     +23.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 C$
(0.24 $)
    0.20 C$
(0.16 $)
     -32.42 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.15 C$
(43.02 $)
    59.27 C$
(47.08 $)
     +9.46 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.17 C$
(39.86 $)
    46.98 C$
(37.33 $)
     -6.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.94 C$
(17.43 $)
    23.61 C$
(18.76 $)
     +7.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$
(9.53 $)
    12.59 C$
(10.00 $)
     +4.90 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.74 C$
(46.66 $)
    51.42 C$
(40.85 $)
     -12.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.06 C$
(34.21 $)
    44.81 C$
(35.60 $)
     +4.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.23 C$
(79.63 $)
    97.23 C$
(77.24 $)
     -3.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.65 C$
(87.90 $)
    108.73 C$
(86.37 $)
     -1.73 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,062.03 C$
(843.68 $)
    1,223.26 C$
(971.76 $)
     +15.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 853.93 C$
(678.37 $)
    957.88 C$
(760.95 $)
     +12.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,743.98 C$
(1,385.43 $)
    2,106.89 C$
(1,673.73 $)
     +20.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,383.03 C$
(1,098.69 $)
    1,634.41 C$
(1,298.39 $)
     +18.18 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 367.92 C$
(292.28 $)
    256.29 C$
(203.60 $)
     -30.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 263.77 C$
(209.54 $)
    165.46 C$
(131.44 $)
     -37.27 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,935.54 C$
(2,332.01 $)
    3,344.32 C$
(2,656.75 $)
     +13.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.25     4.20      +29.33 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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Currency: CAD