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Cost of Living Comparison Between Canberra and Ottawa 

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Consumer Prices in Ottawa are 7.36% lower than in Canberra
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ottawa are 10.59% lower than in Canberra
Rent Prices in Ottawa are 17.09% lower than in Canberra
Restaurant Prices in Ottawa are 7.86% lower than in Canberra
Groceries Prices in Ottawa are 10.68% lower than in Canberra
Local Purchasing Power in Ottawa is 0.37% lower than in Canberra
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(17.93 C$)
17.85 A$
(16.00 C$)
     -10.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 95.00 A$
(85.15 C$)
86.46 A$
(77.50 C$)
     -8.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$
(8.96 C$)
11.16 A$
(10.00 C$)
     +11.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(7.17 C$)
7.81 A$
(7.00 C$)
     -2.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.50 A$
(7.62 C$)
7.81 A$
(7.00 C$)
     -8.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.27 A$
(3.83 C$)
4.61 A$
(4.13 C$)
     +7.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.42 A$
(3.07 C$)
2.28 A$
(2.04 C$)
     -33.53 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.93 A$
(2.63 C$)
1.91 A$
(1.71 C$)
     -34.89 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.98 A$
(5.36 C$)
9.21 A$
(8.25 C$)
     +54.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.72 A$
(2.44 C$)
2.88 A$
(2.58 C$)
     +5.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 A$
(1.06 C$)
1.68 A$
(1.50 C$)
     +41.81 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.84 A$
(4.33 C$)
3.40 A$
(3.04 C$)
     -29.78 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.53 A$
(3.16 C$)
5.88 A$
(5.27 C$)
     +66.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.70 A$
(5.11 C$)
6.62 A$
(5.93 C$)
     +16.15 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.88 A$
(6.16 C$)
7.68 A$
(6.89 C$)
     +11.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.96 A$
(1.76 C$)
1.94 A$
(1.74 C$)
     -1.05 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.77 A$
(1.58 C$)
0.81 A$
(0.73 C$)
     -54.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.65 A$
(1.48 C$)
2.07 A$
(1.85 C$)
     +25.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 A$
(2.05 C$)
1.66 A$
(1.49 C$)
     -27.38 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.43 A$
(1.28 C$)
1.02 A$
(0.91 C$)
     -29.07 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.31 A$
(1.17 C$)
1.01 A$
(0.91 C$)
     -22.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.60 A$
(2.33 C$)
2.65 A$
(2.38 C$)
     +1.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.27 A$
(2.04 C$)
2.00 A$
(1.79 C$)
     -12.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 A$
(13.89 C$)
16.73 A$
(15.00 C$)
     +7.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.31 A$
(3.86 C$)
2.80 A$
(2.51 C$)
     -35.03 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.45 A$
(3.99 C$)
3.43 A$
(3.07 C$)
     -22.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.00 A$
(28.68 C$)
15.62 A$
(14.00 C$)
     -51.19 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.60 A$
(4.12 C$)
3.90 A$
(3.50 C$)
     -15.12 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.96 A$
(77.94 C$)
129.97 A$
(116.50 C$)
     +49.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(4.48 C$)
4.30 A$
(3.85 C$)
     -14.10 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 A$
(2.89 C$)
3.17 A$
(2.84 C$)
     -1.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 85.00 A$
(76.19 C$)
22.05 A$
(19.77 C$)
     -74.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.86 A$
(5.25 C$)
4.80 A$
(4.30 C$)
     -18.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(22,408.86 C$)
27,332.94 A$
(24,500.00 C$)
     +9.33 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,128.69 A$
(21,627.86 C$)
25,870.40 A$
(23,189.04 C$)
     +7.22 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 229.86 A$
(206.03 C$)
174.90 A$
(156.78 C$)
     -23.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 A$
(0.13 C$)
0.29 A$
(0.26 C$)
     +97.40 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.44 A$
(64.03 C$)
73.49 A$
(65.87 C$)
     +2.87 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.30 A$
(58.54 C$)
62.55 A$
(56.07 C$)
     -4.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.44 A$
(21.01 C$)
27.28 A$
(24.45 C$)
     +16.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(16.13 C$)
15.62 A$
(14.00 C$)
     -13.23 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,588.33 A$
(1,423.71 C$)
1,256.76 A$
(1,126.50 C$)
     -20.88 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,000.00 A$
(17,030.73 C$)
14,441.21 A$
(12,944.44 C$)
     -23.99 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.90 A$
(82.38 C$)
71.43 A$
(64.03 C$)
     -22.28 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.48 A$
(58.69 C$)
54.88 A$
(49.19 C$)
     -16.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 128.26 A$
(114.97 C$)
114.56 A$
(102.68 C$)
     -10.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 156.12 A$
(139.94 C$)
154.07 A$
(138.11 C$)
     -1.31 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,840.79 A$
(1,650.00 C$)
1,509.51 A$
(1,353.05 C$)
     -18.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,451.65 A$
(1,301.19 C$)
1,192.12 A$
(1,068.56 C$)
     -17.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,166.22 A$
(2,838.06 C$)
2,552.00 A$
(2,287.50 C$)
     -19.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,213.52 A$
(1,984.10 C$)
1,943.43 A$
(1,742.00 C$)
     -12.20 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 555.56 A$
(497.97 C$)
514.82 A$
(461.46 C$)
     -7.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 433.32 A$
(388.41 C$)
303.10 A$
(271.68 C$)
     -30.05 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,146.08 A$
(4,612.71 C$)
4,584.05 A$
(4,108.93 C$)
     -10.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.11 3.65      -11.27 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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Currency: AUD