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Cost of Living in Canada

Cost of living in Canada is 12.44% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Canada is 30.13% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$ 12.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$ 50.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 C$ 7.50-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$ 4.50-7.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$ 5.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.77 C$ 3.00-4.55
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.95 C$ 1.50-2.50
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 C$ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.95 C$ 4.92-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.51 C$ 1.81-3.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 C$ 1.13-2.72
Eggs (12) 3.35 C$ 2.75-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.45 C$ 3.54-8.16
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.04 C$ 4.08-8.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.61 C$ 4.54-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.72 C$ 1.20-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 C$ 0.57-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.68 C$ 1.09-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 C$ 1.00-2.49
Potato (1 lb) 1.13 C$ 0.60-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.04 C$ 0.66-1.50
Lettuce (1 head) 2.08 C$ 1.50-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.16 C$ 1.50-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 13.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 C$ 2.00-3.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.68 C$ 2.00-3.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 12.00 C$ 10.00-15.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$ 2.65-3.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 91.00 C$ 79.00-130.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 C$ 3.25-4.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.95 C$ 2.41-3.96
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.41 C$ 26.90-42.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.16 C$ 3.67-4.73
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$ 19,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.69 C$ 80.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 C$ 0.20-0.50
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.76 C$ 40.00-75.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.71 C$ 40.00-65.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.33 C$ 10.00-30.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.99 C$ 11.00-15.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.97 C$ 40.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.91 C$ 30.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.88 C$ 79.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 118.25 C$ 85.00-150.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,125.89 C$ 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 895.20 C$ 700.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,843.56 C$ 1,300.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,430.18 C$ 1,050.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 401.48 C$ 222.00-649.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 281.93 C$ 176.51-464.51
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,998.80 C$ 2,000.00-4,023.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.97 2.50-3.50

Prices in Canada

These data are based on 40431 entries in the past 18 months from 5063 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Canada

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City
Consumer Price Index
Rent Index
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
St. John's, NL 76.12 29.36 53.79 83.70 71.34 94.92
Saskatoon 71.99 26.44 50.23 77.83 53.10 109.41
Burlington 71.41 28.18 50.76 75.87 62.64 120.38
Edmonton 71.08 28.57 50.78 71.72 65.41 128.69
Oshawa 71.08 24.63 48.90 76.12 57.72 85.07
Calgary 70.60 33.03 52.66 70.80 67.01 146.73
Victoria 69.46 28.68 49.98 74.74 60.09 124.33
Red Deer 68.66 25.25 47.92 65.73 66.61 106.65
London 68.21 21.18 45.75 67.97 59.76 137.70
Halifax 67.94 24.35 47.12 71.26 63.37 122.63
Regina 67.62 27.26 48.34 69.70 60.25 145.66
Mississauga 66.84 30.75 49.60 58.89 60.14 99.54
Quebec City 66.23 17.13 42.78 67.20 60.99 127.92
Toronto 66.04 36.17 51.77 62.95 63.77 134.87
Winnipeg 65.45 24.14 45.72 65.32 55.66 117.18
Vancouver 64.99 41.24 53.64 66.17 60.31 114.17
Ottawa 63.89 27.84 46.67 59.97 67.02 139.40
Windsor 63.75 18.53 42.15 58.12 53.52 158.48
Surrey 63.47 27.91 46.49 64.45 60.11 84.35
Montreal 62.60 22.92 43.65 63.21 58.04 129.05
Kitchener 59.51 23.16 42.15 53.97 61.40 154.67
Moncton 58.70 17.62 39.08 59.51 54.10 144.25
Hamilton 55.05 20.17 38.39 53.40 51.69 157.61
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