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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 12.57% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 8.24% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 3.01% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 14.75% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 12.41% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 23.03% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     10.80 C$      -16.89 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     48.62 C$      -18.97 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.02 C$      -12.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     3.78 C$      -24.37 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.40 C$      -9.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 C$     3.96 C$      +7.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.86 C$     1.73 C$      -6.66 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 C$     1.39 C$      -17.28 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.98 C$     1.08 C$      -45.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.73 C$     2.62 C$      -3.91 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.70 C$     3.25 C$      -12.22 %
Eggs (12) 3.24 C$     2.47 C$      -23.57 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.78 C$     10.31 C$      -12.51 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.64 C$     8.39 C$      -33.61 %
Apples (1kg) 3.42 C$     4.11 C$      +20.10 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.41 C$     4.01 C$      +17.87 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.41 C$     4.15 C$      +21.81 %
Potato (1kg) 2.00 C$     2.58 C$      +28.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 C$     1.70 C$      -2.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 C$     1.91 C$      -5.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     12.96 C$      -13.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.85 C$     2.50 C$      -12.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 C$     3.53 C$      +7.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.50 C$     6.48 C$      -38.26 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.16 C$      -27.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 C$     75.63 C$      -15.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 C$     3.24 C$      -9.97 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.68 C$      -8.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     31.33 C$      -4.65 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$     1.04 C$      -21.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 C$     22,480.42 C$      +2.18 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 155.19 C$     173.63 C$      +11.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 C$     0.16 C$      -47.71 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.25 C$     50.50 C$      +2.53 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.72 C$     42.70 C$      -15.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.71 C$     19.94 C$      -8.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     10.80 C$      -9.97 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.16 C$     44.45 C$      -23.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.43 C$     39.47 C$      -6.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.39 C$     83.12 C$      -18.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 107.08 C$     91.21 C$      -14.82 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,068.80 C$     1,099.99 C$      +2.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 833.14 C$     826.73 C$      -0.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,774.81 C$     1,866.80 C$      +5.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,369.37 C$     1,404.45 C$      +2.56 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,079.51 C$     2,102.94 C$      -48.45 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,805.63 C$     1,355.38 C$      -51.69 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,156.35 C$     3,563.32 C$      +12.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.40     4.18      +23.17 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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