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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 2.69% higher than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 7.88% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 21.77% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 1.55% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 5.03% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 3.00% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 C$     12.70 C$      -5.92 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     57.15 C$      -4.74 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 C$     8.26 C$      -2.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     4.45 C$      -11.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     6.35 C$      +5.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 C$     4.71 C$      +26.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.91 C$     2.08 C$      +9.15 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 C$     1.65 C$      -1.49 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.03 C$     1.29 C$      -36.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.72 C$     3.12 C$      +14.76 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.82 C$     3.94 C$      +2.95 %
Eggs (12) 3.28 C$     3.01 C$      -8.25 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.23 C$     12.12 C$      +7.87 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.64 C$     10.20 C$      -19.31 %
Apples (1kg) 3.48 C$     4.88 C$      +40.03 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.52 C$     4.85 C$      +37.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.53 C$     4.96 C$      +40.45 %
Potato (1kg) 2.22 C$     3.14 C$      +41.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.82 C$     2.04 C$      +11.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.02 C$     2.27 C$      +12.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     15.24 C$      +1.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.03 C$     2.19 C$      +7.72 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.39 C$     2.78 C$      +16.29 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     7.62 C$      -30.72 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.54 C$      -15.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 87.00 C$     81.29 C$      -6.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$     3.81 C$      +1.61 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.82 C$     1.97 C$      +8.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 31.90 C$     38.10 C$      +19.45 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.23 C$     1.03 C$      -16.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     26,672.10 C$      +15.97 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.05 C$     200.32 C$      +27.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 C$     0.19 C$      -36.85 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.11 C$     59.56 C$      +14.30 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.61 C$     48.27 C$      -4.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.36 C$     23.33 C$      +14.57 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     12.70 C$      +5.84 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.04 C$     51.76 C$      -10.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.14 C$     45.35 C$      +7.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 101.03 C$     98.29 C$      -2.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 108.04 C$     107.63 C$      -0.38 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,019.80 C$     1,210.15 C$      +18.67 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 826.47 C$     958.78 C$      +16.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,646.14 C$     2,099.22 C$      +27.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,329.94 C$     1,603.80 C$      +20.59 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,763.26 C$     2,477.60 C$      -34.16 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,752.05 C$     1,642.34 C$      -40.32 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,000.52 C$     3,334.00 C$      +11.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.27     4.21      +28.66 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: CAD