Cost of Living Comparison Between Calgary and Charlottetown 

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Consumer Prices in Charlottetown are 4.64% lower than in Calgary
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlottetown are 10.22% lower than in Calgary
Rent Prices in Charlottetown are 25.09% lower than in Calgary
Restaurant Prices in Charlottetown are 12.37% lower than in Calgary
Groceries Prices in Charlottetown are 5.74% higher than in Calgary
Local Purchasing Power in Charlottetown is 40.44% lower than in Calgary
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Restaurants Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$ 75.00 C$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$ 10.00 C$      -9.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 6.12 C$      -12.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 7.50 C$      -6.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.62 C$ 4.12 C$      -10.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 C$ 2.16 C$      -5.60 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 C$ 1.89 C$      -1.00 %
Markets Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.90 C$ 11.17 C$      +12.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.41 C$ 2.90 C$      +20.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.38 C$ 2.58 C$      +87.42 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.59 C$ 3.64 C$      +1.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.11 C$ 4.90 C$      -19.83 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.14 C$ 6.53 C$      +6.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.83 C$ 6.54 C$      -4.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.85 C$ 2.14 C$      +16.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 C$ 0.88 C$      +2.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 C$ 1.93 C$      +5.83 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.95 C$ 2.33 C$      +19.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 C$ 1.31 C$      +2.68 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 C$ 0.59 C$      -44.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.58 C$ 2.70 C$      +4.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.27 C$ 2.75 C$      +20.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.50 C$ 15.00 C$      -9.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.71 C$ 5.14 C$      +38.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.25 C$ 6.42 C$      +50.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 C$ 17.00 C$      0.00 %
Transportation Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$ 2.00 C$      -42.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 109.00 C$ 58.50 C$      -46.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 C$ 6.00 C$      +57.89 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 1.97 C$      -38.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$ 34.00 C$      +13.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.69 C$ 4.11 C$      +11.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$ 28,189.00 C$      +8.42 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,788.54 C$ 24,444.00 C$      +7.26 %
Utilities (Monthly) Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 199.49 C$ 172.18 C$      -13.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$ 0.35 C$      +35.42 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.70 C$ 83.75 C$      +6.41 %
Sports And Leisure Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.99 C$ 60.00 C$      -7.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.46 C$ 0.00 C$      -100.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 12.18 C$      -18.80 %
Childcare Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,204.31 C$ 641.60 C$      -46.72 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,875.29 C$ 17,358.00 C$      +9.34 %
Clothing And Shoes Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.97 C$ 64.12 C$      -1.31 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.75 C$ 33.32 C$      -36.84 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.16 C$ 85.00 C$      -12.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 133.00 C$ 140.00 C$      +5.26 %
Rent Per Month Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,209.56 C$ 962.50 C$      -20.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,003.42 C$ 775.00 C$      -22.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,123.23 C$ 1,600.00 C$      -24.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,621.02 C$ 1,125.00 C$      -30.60 %
Buy Apartment Price Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 415.16 C$ 150.00 C$      -63.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 272.49 C$ ?     
Salaries And Financing Calgary[ Edit ] Charlottetown[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,252.94 C$ 2,274.25 C$      -46.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.34 3.92      +17.43 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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