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Cost of Living Comparison Between Calgary and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 3.64% higher than in Calgary
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 23.54% higher than in Calgary
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 76.81% higher than in Calgary
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 0.14% higher than in Calgary
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 12.65% higher than in Calgary
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 30.60% lower than in Calgary
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 16.00 C$      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$ 80.00 C$      +33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 10.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.88 C$ 7.00 C$      +1.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$ 7.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 C$ 4.42 C$      -2.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 C$ 2.04 C$      -13.13 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 C$ 1.78 C$      -15.92 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.10 C$ 9.30 C$      +30.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.41 C$ 3.00 C$      +24.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.44 C$ 1.89 C$      +30.95 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.19 C$ 3.97 C$      +24.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.36 C$ 7.39 C$      +16.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.12 C$ 6.84 C$      +11.84 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 C$ 8.17 C$      +22.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.80 C$ 1.74 C$      -3.06 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 C$ 0.80 C$      -0.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.93 C$ 1.82 C$      -5.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 C$ 2.26 C$      +41.04 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 C$ 1.48 C$      +42.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.09 C$ 1.50 C$      +37.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.41 C$ 2.68 C$      +11.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.35 C$ 2.52 C$      +7.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 C$ 20.00 C$      +29.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.46 C$ 2.88 C$      -16.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.57 C$ 3.76 C$      +5.50 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.50 C$ 15.00 C$      -9.09 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 C$ 2.95 C$      -13.24 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 106.00 C$ 98.00 C$      -7.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 C$ 3.50 C$      -7.89 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 C$ 3.04 C$      +26.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 C$ 33.86 C$      +17.57 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.03 C$ 5.88 C$      +45.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,773.00 C$ 25,000.00 C$      +5.16 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.85 C$ 23,588.94 C$      +2.48 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 193.23 C$ 87.15 C$      -54.90 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 C$ 0.37 C$      +7.79 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.51 C$ 73.18 C$      -6.79 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.51 C$ 54.32 C$      -3.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.22 C$ 16.87 C$      -27.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$ 15.00 C$      +7.14 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,062.84 C$ 1,244.81 C$      +17.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,163.53 C$ 22,333.33 C$      +47.28 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.97 C$ 68.02 C$      +9.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.79 C$ 51.19 C$      +9.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 99.28 C$ 106.64 C$      +7.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.16 C$ 137.74 C$      +10.94 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,209.00 C$ 2,044.96 C$      +69.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 953.69 C$ 1,628.22 C$      +70.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,970.38 C$ 3,706.14 C$      +88.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,542.19 C$ 2,655.08 C$      +72.16 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 461.38 C$ 1,157.38 C$      +150.85 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 281.78 C$ 870.03 C$      +208.76 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,372.05 C$ 3,748.45 C$      -14.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.52 3.81      +8.23 %
Last update: November 2019November 2019
Contributors:433508
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CAD