Numbeo

Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

Switch to:

For major cities in those countries you could get probably more relevant data by specifying cities itself.

First city:
Second city:
Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in United States are 11.22% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 6.73% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 4.94% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 12.95% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 11.14% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 24.67% higher than in Canada

Currency: Default Currency      Switch to imperial measurement units
  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     11.03 C$      -15.14 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     49.64 C$      -17.26 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.17 C$      -10.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     3.86 C$      -22.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.52 C$      -8.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 C$     4.06 C$      +9.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     1.78 C$      -4.89 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 C$     1.42 C$      -15.26 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.11 C$      -44.18 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.75 C$     2.68 C$      -2.52 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.69 C$     3.34 C$      -9.63 %
Eggs (12) 3.28 C$     2.54 C$      -22.40 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.83 C$     10.48 C$      -11.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.68 C$     8.56 C$      -32.47 %
Apples (1kg) 3.44 C$     4.22 C$      +22.73 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.43 C$     4.13 C$      +20.60 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.41 C$     4.25 C$      +24.46 %
Potato (1kg) 2.04 C$     2.66 C$      +29.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.75 C$     1.74 C$      -0.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 C$     1.95 C$      -3.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.24 C$      -11.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.83 C$     2.54 C$      -10.23 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 C$     3.64 C$      +11.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     6.62 C$      -39.83 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.21 C$      -26.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$     76.12 C$      -15.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 C$     3.31 C$      -8.07 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.71 C$      -6.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.45 C$     31.99 C$      -1.41 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$     1.06 C$      -20.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,100.00 C$     23,012.75 C$      +4.13 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 155.68 C$     177.09 C$      +13.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$     0.17 C$      -46.28 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.86 C$     51.75 C$      +3.79 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.94 C$     43.41 C$      -14.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.13 C$     20.27 C$      -8.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     11.03 C$      -8.07 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.49 C$     45.60 C$      -22.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.49 C$     39.82 C$      -6.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.56 C$     85.17 C$      -16.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 107.30 C$     93.23 C$      -13.11 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,078.08 C$     1,132.60 C$      +5.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 840.69 C$     848.68 C$      +0.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,786.98 C$     1,911.59 C$      +6.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,376.30 C$     1,440.26 C$      +4.65 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,985.51 C$     2,102.31 C$      -47.25 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,730.67 C$     1,373.81 C$      -49.69 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,128.87 C$     3,638.23 C$      +16.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.38     4.20      +24.18 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
Contributors (past 18 months)37149085
Currency: CAD