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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 12.24% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 7.89% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 3.41% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 14.29% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 12.11% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 24.25% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     10.86 C$      -16.45 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     48.88 C$      -18.54 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.06 C$      -11.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     3.80 C$      -23.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.43 C$      -9.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 C$     3.98 C$      +8.42 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 C$     1.75 C$      -6.29 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 C$     1.40 C$      -16.72 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.09 C$      -45.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.74 C$     2.64 C$      -3.76 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.68 C$     3.26 C$      -11.40 %
Eggs (12) 3.26 C$     2.50 C$      -23.52 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.81 C$     10.35 C$      -12.33 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.60 C$     8.43 C$      -33.05 %
Apples (1kg) 3.41 C$     4.14 C$      +21.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.42 C$     4.05 C$      +18.45 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.43 C$     4.16 C$      +21.14 %
Potato (1kg) 2.01 C$     2.61 C$      +29.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 C$     1.71 C$      -1.82 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 C$     1.92 C$      -4.63 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.03 C$      -13.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.86 C$     2.50 C$      -12.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 C$     3.56 C$      +7.90 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.69 C$     6.52 C$      -39.03 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.17 C$      -27.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 C$     76.03 C$      -14.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 C$     3.26 C$      -9.48 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.69 C$      -8.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     32.48 C$      -1.16 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$     1.04 C$      -20.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,200.00 C$     22,601.11 C$      +1.81 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 154.46 C$     174.02 C$      +12.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$     0.17 C$      -47.43 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.48 C$     50.99 C$      +3.06 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.78 C$     42.80 C$      -15.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.90 C$     20.19 C$      -7.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     10.86 C$      -9.48 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.85 C$     44.87 C$      -22.44 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.16 C$     39.34 C$      -6.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 101.17 C$     83.86 C$      -17.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 107.09 C$     91.71 C$      -14.36 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,072.25 C$     1,109.32 C$      +3.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 836.70 C$     833.85 C$      -0.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,782.87 C$     1,880.17 C$      +5.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,375.93 C$     1,417.26 C$      +3.00 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,063.92 C$     2,078.09 C$      -48.86 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,737.46 C$     1,366.51 C$      -50.08 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,129.64 C$     3,581.86 C$      +14.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.40     4.20      +23.39 %
 
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