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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 5.99% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 13.30% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Montreal are 27.72% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 3.18% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 1.74% higher than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 9.31% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$
(14.36 C$)
16.71 A$
(15.00 C$)
     +4.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(71.82 C$)
72.40 A$
(65.00 C$)
     -9.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.50 A$
(10.32 C$)
11.14 A$
(10.00 C$)
     -3.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.50 A$
(7.63 C$)
7.80 A$
(7.00 C$)
     -8.27 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(8.08 C$)
8.91 A$
(8.00 C$)
     -0.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.25 A$
(3.82 C$)
4.52 A$
(4.05 C$)
     +6.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.10 A$
(2.78 C$)
2.45 A$
(2.20 C$)
     -20.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.73 A$
(2.45 C$)
1.89 A$
(1.70 C$)
     -30.63 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.51 A$
(4.94 C$)
8.58 A$
(7.70 C$)
     +55.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.76 A$
(2.48 C$)
3.51 A$
(3.15 C$)
     +27.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.16 A$
(1.04 C$)
1.51 A$
(1.36 C$)
     +30.70 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.60 A$
(4.13 C$)
3.54 A$
(3.18 C$)
     -22.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.48 A$
(4.02 C$)
8.92 A$
(8.01 C$)
     +99.09 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.87 A$
(4.37 C$)
7.94 A$
(7.13 C$)
     +63.18 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.76 A$
(6.07 C$)
8.70 A$
(7.81 C$)
     +28.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 A$
(1.68 C$)
1.88 A$
(1.69 C$)
     +0.30 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.61 A$
(1.45 C$)
0.99 A$
(0.89 C$)
     -38.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 A$
(1.41 C$)
2.01 A$
(1.81 C$)
     +28.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.24 A$
(2.01 C$)
2.25 A$
(2.02 C$)
     +0.30 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.64 A$
(1.48 C$)
1.24 A$
(1.11 C$)
     -24.45 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.31 A$
(1.17 C$)
1.27 A$
(1.14 C$)
     -2.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.54 A$
(2.28 C$)
2.68 A$
(2.41 C$)
     +5.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.06 A$
(1.85 C$)
2.30 A$
(2.06 C$)
     +11.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(13.47 C$)
18.92 A$
(16.99 C$)
     +26.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.26 A$
(4.72 C$)
2.87 A$
(2.58 C$)
     -45.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.44 A$
(4.88 C$)
3.42 A$
(3.07 C$)
     -37.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.70 A$
(27.56 C$)
13.37 A$
(12.00 C$)
     -56.46 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(3.95 C$)
3.90 A$
(3.50 C$)
     -11.40 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 152.00 A$
(136.46 C$)
96.35 A$
(86.50 C$)
     -36.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(4.49 C$)
3.90 A$
(3.50 C$)
     -22.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 A$
(2.60 C$)
3.14 A$
(2.82 C$)
     +8.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(30.70 C$)
43.44 A$
(39.00 C$)
     +27.02 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.59 A$
(5.02 C$)
5.41 A$
(4.86 C$)
     -3.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(22,444.33 C$)
26,732.81 A$
(24,000.00 C$)
     +6.93 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,599.96 A$
(22,085.19 C$)
25,270.30 A$
(22,687.00 C$)
     +2.72 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.30 A$
(182.52 C$)
107.65 A$
(96.65 C$)
     -47.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 A$
(0.17 C$)
0.38 A$
(0.34 C$)
     +97.32 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.89 A$
(61.85 C$)
69.05 A$
(61.99 C$)
     +0.23 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.99 A$
(67.33 C$)
37.13 A$
(33.33 C$)
     -50.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.71 A$
(20.39 C$)
18.44 A$
(16.55 C$)
     -18.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(17.96 C$)
14.48 A$
(13.00 C$)
     -27.60 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,019.41 A$
(1,812.97 C$)
736.62 A$
(661.32 C$)
     -63.52 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,791.67 A$
(18,666.20 C$)
9,697.91 A$
(8,706.52 C$)
     -53.36 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.11 A$
(90.77 C$)
72.20 A$
(64.82 C$)
     -28.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.18 A$
(52.23 C$)
50.78 A$
(45.59 C$)
     -12.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 123.00 A$
(110.43 C$)
109.93 A$
(98.69 C$)
     -10.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.89 A$
(122.90 C$)
134.59 A$
(120.83 C$)
     -1.68 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,835.82 A$
(1,648.15 C$)
1,412.05 A$
(1,267.70 C$)
     -23.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,388.03 A$
(1,246.14 C$)
891.66 A$
(800.51 C$)
     -35.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,274.76 A$
(2,939.99 C$)
2,422.19 A$
(2,174.58 C$)
     -26.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,182.89 A$
(1,959.74 C$)
1,539.58 A$
(1,382.20 C$)
     -29.47 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 895.36 A$
(803.83 C$)
572.92 A$
(514.35 C$)
     -36.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 720.49 A$
(646.84 C$)
349.13 A$
(313.44 C$)
     -51.54 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,562.64 A$
(4,096.22 C$)
3,587.27 A$
(3,220.56 C$)
     -21.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.09 3.46      -15.30 %
Last update: January 2020January 2020
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