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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States 

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Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in United States are 11.65% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 7.49% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 3.28% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 13.21% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 11.55% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 25.57% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     11.03 C$      -15.15 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     49.64 C$      -17.27 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     6.89 C$      -13.82 %
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) 3.63 C$     4.02 C$      +10.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.85 C$     1.75 C$      -5.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.65 C$     1.40 C$      -14.88 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.01 C$     1.10 C$      -45.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.74 C$     2.63 C$      -4.01 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.66 C$     3.20 C$      -12.70 %
Eggs (12) 3.25 C$     2.48 C$      -23.53 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.80 C$     10.45 C$      -11.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.44 C$     8.42 C$      -32.31 %
Apples (1kg) 3.31 C$     4.08 C$      +23.39 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.33 C$     3.95 C$      +18.61 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.39 C$     4.10 C$      +21.03 %
Potato (1kg) 2.01 C$     2.59 C$      +29.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 C$     1.73 C$      -0.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 C$     1.94 C$      -5.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.24 C$      -11.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.88 C$     2.52 C$      -12.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 C$     3.61 C$      +8.32 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.50 C$     6.62 C$      -36.97 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.21 C$      -26.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 88.00 C$     72.25 C$      -17.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$     3.31 C$      -5.45 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.71 C$      -6.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.86 C$     31.11 C$      -5.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.31 C$     1.06 C$      -18.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,300.00 C$     22,062.00 C$      -1.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.86 C$     178.49 C$      +13.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$     0.16 C$      -48.46 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.85 C$     50.92 C$      +4.23 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.78 C$     43.57 C$      -14.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.28 C$     20.35 C$      +0.36 %
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) 58.32 C$     44.98 C$      -22.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.85 C$     40.24 C$      -8.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 100.81 C$     84.16 C$      -16.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 106.45 C$     91.98 C$      -13.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,069.22 C$     1,096.39 C$      +2.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 829.40 C$     827.76 C$      -0.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,785.64 C$     1,876.60 C$      +5.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,365.92 C$     1,415.15 C$      +3.60 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,194.69 C$     2,112.25 C$      -49.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,937.57 C$     1,357.52 C$      -53.79 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,096.60 C$     3,597.05 C$      +16.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.46     4.20      +21.50 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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