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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 9.84% lower than in Canada
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 5.32% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 6.42% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 11.61% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 9.76% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 25.42% higher than in Canada

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  Canada  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 C$     11.20 C$      -13.85 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     50.40 C$      -16.01 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     7.28 C$      -9.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 C$     3.92 C$      -21.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     5.60 C$      -6.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 C$     4.12 C$      +11.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.88 C$     1.81 C$      -3.42 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.68 C$     1.45 C$      -13.84 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.00 C$     1.13 C$      -43.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.77 C$     2.72 C$      -1.61 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.73 C$     3.41 C$      -8.42 %
Eggs (12) 3.28 C$     2.59 C$      -20.89 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.71 C$     10.68 C$      -8.78 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.70 C$     8.74 C$      -31.15 %
Apples (1kg) 3.43 C$     4.28 C$      +24.89 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.43 C$     4.21 C$      +22.85 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.41 C$     4.30 C$      +26.00 %
Potato (1kg) 2.12 C$     2.69 C$      +27.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 C$     1.76 C$      +1.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.03 C$     1.98 C$      -2.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$     13.44 C$      -10.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.87 C$     2.58 C$      -9.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.32 C$     3.70 C$      +11.49 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 11.00 C$     6.72 C$      -38.91 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     2.24 C$      -25.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$     77.27 C$      -14.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.65 C$     3.36 C$      -7.95 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.84 C$     1.74 C$      -5.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 C$     33.60 C$      +4.99 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.32 C$     1.07 C$      -18.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,650.00 C$     23,517.90 C$      +3.83 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 154.33 C$     179.39 C$      +16.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$     0.18 C$      -44.26 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.04 C$     52.74 C$      +5.38 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.80 C$     44.24 C$      -12.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.36 C$     20.01 C$      -6.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 C$     11.20 C$      -6.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.25 C$     46.03 C$      -20.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.97 C$     40.21 C$      -4.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 102.08 C$     86.38 C$      -15.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 108.48 C$     94.85 C$      -12.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,084.43 C$     1,149.84 C$      +6.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 843.02 C$     866.66 C$      +2.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,791.81 C$     1,942.54 C$      +8.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,376.51 C$     1,463.72 C$      +6.34 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,001.64 C$     2,131.99 C$      -46.72 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,777.70 C$     1,408.94 C$      -49.28 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,123.43 C$     3,708.84 C$      +18.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.36     4.21      +25.24 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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