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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 9.01% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 4.55% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 6.99% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 10.87% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 9.13% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 24.16% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     11.22 C$      -13.67 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     50.50 C$      -15.83 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.29 C$      -8.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     3.93 C$      -21.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.61 C$      -6.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 C$     4.13 C$      +12.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     1.82 C$      -3.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 C$     1.45 C$      -13.59 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.14 C$      -43.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.76 C$     2.73 C$      -1.08 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.74 C$     3.42 C$      -8.45 %
Eggs (12) 3.27 C$     2.60 C$      -20.61 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.71 C$     10.70 C$      -8.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.74 C$     8.76 C$      -31.28 %
Apples (1kg) 3.45 C$     4.29 C$      +24.59 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.45 C$     4.22 C$      +22.35 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.42 C$     4.32 C$      +26.36 %
Potato (1kg) 2.11 C$     2.70 C$      +27.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 C$     1.77 C$      +1.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.02 C$     1.99 C$      -1.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.47 C$      -10.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.86 C$     2.60 C$      -9.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 C$     3.72 C$      +12.22 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     6.73 C$      -38.78 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.24 C$      -25.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$     78.00 C$      -13.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.65 C$     3.37 C$      -7.76 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.74 C$      -5.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 C$     33.67 C$      +5.22 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$     1.07 C$      -18.76 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,200.00 C$     23,568.30 C$      +6.16 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 155.11 C$     179.98 C$      +16.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$     0.18 C$      -44.05 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.08 C$     52.81 C$      +5.46 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.85 C$     44.31 C$      -12.86 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.90 C$     20.16 C$      -3.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     11.22 C$      -6.47 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.15 C$     46.22 C$      -20.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.12 C$     40.36 C$      -4.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.95 C$     86.68 C$      -14.98 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 107.83 C$     94.93 C$      -11.96 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,086.32 C$     1,153.71 C$      +6.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 843.74 C$     866.88 C$      +2.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,796.04 C$     1,947.51 C$      +8.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,383.61 C$     1,465.35 C$      +5.91 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,982.56 C$     2,130.05 C$      -46.52 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,772.66 C$     1,408.52 C$      -49.20 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,125.75 C$     3,704.50 C$      +18.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.37     4.21      +24.83 %
 
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