Historical Prices in Quebec City

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2023 25.50 130.00 -
2022 25.00 90.00 14.50
2021 15.00 75.00 11.75
2020 18.00 50.00 11.00
2019 15.00 47.50 10.00
2018 15.00 65.00 11.00
2017 15.00 60.00 10.00
2016 15.00 60.00 9.00
2015 15.00 50.00 9.50
2014 15.00 60.00 9.00
2013 15.00 65.00 9.25
2012 12.49 50.00 8.00
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2023 - - 3.02 1.96 5.56
2022 8.50 8.55 2.60 2.20 5.55
2021 7.00 - 2.09 1.25 4.58
2020 6.00 7.50 2.47 2.13 4.26
2019 7.00 7.00 2.31 1.68 3.44
2018 7.00 6.00 1.75 1.44 3.50
2017 5.00 5.00 1.50 1.14 4.17
2016 5.00 5.00 1.87 1.34 3.61
2015 6.00 7.00 1.75 1.58 3.92
2014 7.00 7.00 1.89 1.81 3.71
2013 - - 2.17 1.75 4.16
2012 4.11 5.25 1.84 1.30 3.17

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2023 2.36 4.57 3.92 - 3.75 -
2022 2.34 3.40 4.04 1.73 2.95 -
2021 2.03 3.29 3.22 1.15 2.34 4.04
2020 1.96 3.07 3.34 - - -
2019 2.28 - - - - -
2018 - - - - - -
2017 - - - - - -
2016 2.26 3.62 3.25 1.72 - -
2015 1.92 3.28 3.28 - - -
2014 2.00 3.69 3.41 2.00 - 2.42
2013 - 2.71 - 2.33 - -
2012 1.77 2.35 2.83 2.25 2.70 3.31
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 - - - - - - 1.89 -
2022 5.00 - 2.65 2.35 4.96 5.87 2.09 2.82
2021 3.35 - 4.33 2.36 3.90 4.62 2.00 2.64
2020 3.96 - - 2.08 - - 1.87 2.56
2019 - - - - - - - -
2018 - - - - - - - -
2017 - - - - - - - -
2016 4.13 - 2.99 2.00 3.49 4.12 1.77 2.05
2015 - - - - - - - -
2014 - - 3.23 - 4.73 - - -
2013 - - - 1.83 - 4.33 - -
2012 5.10 3.00 1.75 1.75 2.47 4.00 - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 - 16.00 - - 22.80
2022 20.09 15.00 - 13.04 23.76
2021 14.00 15.00 15.25 11.21 -
2020 12.75 15.00 - 14.90 -
2019 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -
2017 - - - - -
2016 8.80 15.00 12.00 12.25 10.26
2015 - - - 13.38 -
2014 - 15.00 11.00 13.84 -
2013 18.08 - 10.00 16.82 -
2012 7.17 13.00 9.07 9.23 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2023 1325.67 1130.00 2053.50 1679.00
2022 1038.33 912.22 1866.67 1327.78
2021 937.50 634.00 1520.00 1150.00
2020 821.88 633.33 1487.50 1073.33
2019 778.75 673.24 1161.25 970.00
2018 - - 1066.67 803.67
2017 729.09 537.50 1062.78 808.89
2016 734.27 566.50 1173.58 882.25
2015 725.56 590.00 1175.00 875.00
2014 683.33 521.25 - 900.00
2013 - - - -
2012 760.00 525.00 1133.33 800.00

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 13916.67 5583.33
2022 11012.78 2866.20
2021 - -
2020 - -
2019 - -
2018 - -
2017 - -
2016 - -
2015 - -
2014 - -
2013 - -
2012 2857.00 2142.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 3314.63
2022 3875.50
2021 2559.44
2020 3191.52
2019 2850.80
2018 3257.42
2017 2868.00
2016 2480.00
2015 2575.00
2014 3001.61
2013 2751.33
2012 2712.34

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 3.75 1.73
2022 3.75 1.78
2021 3.50 1.37
2020 3.50 1.09
2019 3.50 1.19
2018 3.38 1.25
2017 3.50 1.14
2016 3.25 1.04
2015 3.25 1.13
2014 3.25 1.38
2013 - 1.39
2012 3.00 1.38
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 94.50
2022 -
2021 89.00
2020 89.50
2019 88.50
2018 87.50
2017 85.00
2016 84.00
2015 84.00
2014 80.00
2013 -
2012 76.75

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 7.63
2022 6.59
2021 2.50
2020 2.67
2019 4.21
2018 -
2017 -
2016 2.91
2015 3.12
2014 3.26
2013 -
2012 4.33

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 243.67 75.06 55.20
2022 188.23 79.81 -
2021 - 62.33 -
2020 95.53 72.30 -
2019 - 69.00 -
2018 - 61.00 -
2017 145.00 65.62 -
2016 84.26 51.69 -
2015 172.24 52.60 -
2014 - - -
2013 - - -
2012 154.45 51.59 -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 50.83 - 15.00
2022 - - -
2021 - - 13.00
2020 31.25 - 13.50
2019 33.56 - 12.50
2018 40.00 - 12.25
2017 42.97 - 12.75
2016 43.56 - 12.00
2015 41.68 - 12.12
2014 43.33 - 11.00
2013 - - -
2012 36.66 19.59 12.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2023 137.50 78.50 167.29 205.60
2022 88.25 51.71 115.21 143.33
2021 - - - -
2020 61.00 42.50 117.50 -
2019 65.00 - 99.17 127.00
2018 70.00 45.00 108.75 110.00
2017 54.17 37.00 99.00 128.00
2016 57.00 38.33 92.50 113.00
2015 78.75 - 110.00 128.00
2014 66.67 - 105.00 90.00
2013 - - - -
2012 33.50 45.00 78.23 85.00
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