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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 6.73% higher than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 12.04% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 25.89% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 5.13% higher than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 8.84% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 6.79% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(11.39 $)
    14.49 C$
(11.00 $)
     -3.42 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$
(45.56 $)
    65.85 C$
(50.00 $)
     +9.75 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.75 C$
(6.64 $)
    8.89 C$
(6.75 $)
     +1.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.25 C$
(3.99 $)
    4.61 C$
(3.50 $)
     -12.20 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$
(4.56 $)
    6.58 C$
(5.00 $)
     +9.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.73 C$
(2.83 $)
    4.93 C$
(3.74 $)
     +32.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.94 C$
(1.48 $)
    2.17 C$
(1.65 $)
     +11.78 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 C$
(1.27 $)
    1.76 C$
(1.34 $)
     +5.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.93 C$
(6.02 $)
    4.95 C$
(3.76 $)
     -37.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 C$
(1.89 $)
    2.98 C$
(2.27 $)
     +19.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.82 C$
(1.38 $)
    1.97 C$
(1.50 $)
     +8.30 %
Eggs (12) 3.32 C$
(2.52 $)
    3.28 C$
(2.49 $)
     -1.42 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.32 C$
(4.04 $)
    5.92 C$
(4.50 $)
     +11.37 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.88 C$
(4.47 $)
    5.05 C$
(3.83 $)
     -14.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.63 C$
(1.24 $)
    2.44 C$
(1.85 $)
     +49.06 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.66 C$
(1.26 $)
    2.40 C$
(1.82 $)
     +45.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.61 C$
(1.23 $)
    2.35 C$
(1.78 $)
     +45.42 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 C$
(0.80 $)
    1.56 C$
(1.19 $)
     +48.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.93 C$
(1.46 $)
    2.08 C$
(1.58 $)
     +7.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.12 C$
(1.61 $)
    2.32 C$
(1.76 $)
     +9.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(11.39 $)
    15.80 C$
(12.00 $)
     +5.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 C$
(1.66 $)
    2.32 C$
(1.77 $)
     +6.53 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.54 C$
(1.93 $)
    3.13 C$
(2.37 $)
     +23.01 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 C$
(9.11 $)
    8.03 C$
(6.10 $)
     -33.05 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$
(2.28 $)
    2.63 C$
(2.00 $)
     -12.20 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$
(68.34 $)
    84.95 C$
(64.50 $)
     -5.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$
(2.85 $)
    3.95 C$
(3.00 $)
     +5.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.93 C$
(2.22 $)
    3.29 C$
(2.50 $)
     +12.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$
(24.95 $)
    39.51 C$
(30.00 $)
     +20.24 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.39 C$
(3.33 $)
    3.75 C$
(2.85 $)
     -14.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,076.50 C$
(17,522.02 $)
    27,657.00 C$
(21,000.00 $)
     +19.85 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.98 C$
(121.47 $)
    207.66 C$
(157.68 $)
     +29.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 C$
(0.23 $)
    0.21 C$
(0.16 $)
     -30.05 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.11 C$
(41.85 $)
    63.23 C$
(48.01 $)
     +14.73 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.35 C$
(38.23 $)
    48.90 C$
(37.13 $)
     -2.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.27 C$
(16.15 $)
    24.15 C$
(18.33 $)
     +13.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$
(9.11 $)
    13.17 C$
(10.00 $)
     +9.75 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.97 C$
(44.02 $)
    54.25 C$
(41.19 $)
     -6.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.74 C$
(32.45 $)
    47.18 C$
(35.83 $)
     +10.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 99.41 C$
(75.48 $)
    101.09 C$
(76.76 $)
     +1.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.34 C$
(84.54 $)
    114.97 C$
(87.30 $)
     +3.26 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,067.81 C$
(810.79 $)
    1,332.55 C$
(1,011.81 $)
     +24.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 859.88 C$
(652.90 $)
    1,042.62 C$
(791.66 $)
     +21.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,771.52 C$
(1,345.12 $)
    2,274.24 C$
(1,726.83 $)
     +28.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,395.05 C$
(1,059.26 $)
    1,763.73 C$
(1,339.20 $)
     +26.43 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 364.56 C$
(276.81 $)
    270.18 C$
(205.15 $)
     -25.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 274.55 C$
(208.47 $)
    174.30 C$
(132.35 $)
     -36.51 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,947.57 C$
(2,238.09 $)
    3,526.49 C$
(2,677.67 $)
     +19.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.17     4.18      +31.99 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: CAD