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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 9.41% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 4.88% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 6.86% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 11.19% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 9.56% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 25.02% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     11.25 C$      -13.45 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     50.63 C$      -15.62 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.31 C$      -8.59 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     3.94 C$      -21.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.63 C$      -6.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 C$     4.14 C$      +12.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     1.82 C$      -2.91 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 C$     1.45 C$      -13.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.14 C$      -43.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.76 C$     2.73 C$      -1.00 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.74 C$     3.43 C$      -8.41 %
Eggs (12) 3.28 C$     2.61 C$      -20.45 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.72 C$     10.72 C$      -8.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.76 C$     8.79 C$      -31.14 %
Apples (1kg) 3.45 C$     4.30 C$      +24.85 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.45 C$     4.23 C$      +22.72 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.42 C$     4.32 C$      +26.36 %
Potato (1kg) 2.12 C$     2.70 C$      +27.59 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 C$     1.77 C$      +1.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.02 C$     1.99 C$      -1.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.50 C$      -9.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.87 C$     2.60 C$      -9.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.33 C$     3.72 C$      +11.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     6.75 C$      -38.63 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.25 C$      -24.99 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$     77.63 C$      -13.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.65 C$     3.38 C$      -7.53 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.75 C$      -5.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 C$     33.75 C$      +5.48 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$     1.08 C$      -18.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,250.00 C$     23,627.10 C$      +6.19 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 154.64 C$     180.47 C$      +16.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$     0.18 C$      -43.70 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.08 C$     52.96 C$      +5.77 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.85 C$     44.44 C$      -12.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.90 C$     20.06 C$      -4.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     11.25 C$      -6.24 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.17 C$     46.31 C$      -20.39 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.09 C$     40.44 C$      -3.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.84 C$     86.89 C$      -14.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 107.85 C$     95.27 C$      -11.67 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,085.04 C$     1,156.68 C$      +6.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 842.92 C$     869.78 C$      +3.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,793.46 C$     1,954.59 C$      +8.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,380.01 C$     1,470.33 C$      +6.54 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,982.43 C$     2,132.73 C$      -46.45 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,772.66 C$     1,412.03 C$      -49.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,123.46 C$     3,714.42 C$      +18.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.37     4.21      +24.77 %
 
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