Cost of Living Comparison Between Kelowna and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 8.65% higher than in Kelowna (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 17.26% higher than in Kelowna
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 33.56% higher than in Kelowna
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 5.64% higher than in Kelowna
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 19.99% higher than in Kelowna
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 17.97% higher than in Kelowna
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Restaurants
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +11.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$ 80.00 C$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 12.00 C$      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 7.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.69 C$ 8.00 C$      +3.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.79 C$ 4.91 C$      +2.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 C$ 2.51 C$      +8.43 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 C$ 2.19 C$      -9.67 %
Markets
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.72 C$ 8.38 C$      -13.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.32 C$ 3.05 C$      +31.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 C$ 1.80 C$      +39.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.64 C$ 4.67 C$      +28.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.75 C$ 6.71 C$      +41.47 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.89 C$ 6.71 C$      +13.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.25 C$ 9.32 C$      +49.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.74 C$ 1.75 C$      +0.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 C$ 0.80 C$      +28.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.68 C$ 1.69 C$      +0.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 C$ 2.02 C$      +11.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.83 C$ 1.10 C$      +32.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.78 C$ 1.08 C$      +37.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.64 C$ 2.62 C$      -0.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 C$ 2.48 C$      +36.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.99 C$ 20.00 C$      +25.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.33 C$ 4.23 C$      -2.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 C$ 4.08 C$      +1.88 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.50 C$ 17.00 C$      +9.71 %
Transportation
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 C$ 3.00 C$      +20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 C$ 108.50 C$      +55.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$ 3.75 C$      -11.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.53 C$ 3.06 C$      -13.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 38.87 C$ 34.27 C$      -11.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.35 C$ 6.09 C$      +13.68 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,645.00 C$ 27,000.00 C$      -8.92 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,394.50 C$ 25,346.12 C$      -0.19 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 155.86 C$ 95.14 C$      -38.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.43 C$ 0.35 C$      -18.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 95.60 C$ 87.14 C$      -8.85 %
Sports And Leisure
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.88 C$ 59.52 C$      -2.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.00 C$ 17.40 C$      -33.09 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 C$ 15.00 C$      +11.11 %
Childcare
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 750.00 C$ 1,231.59 C$      +64.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,100.00 C$ 27,499.70 C$      +9.56 %
Clothing And Shoes
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.38 C$ 84.24 C$      +8.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.88 C$ 50.10 C$      -3.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.50 C$ 116.00 C$      +15.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.38 C$ 160.83 C$      +29.31 %
Rent Per Month
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,581.33 C$ 2,050.64 C$      +29.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,350.00 C$ 1,678.66 C$      +24.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,769.23 C$ 3,997.75 C$      +44.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,305.00 C$ 2,987.75 C$      +29.62 %
Buy Apartment Price
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 417.80 C$ 1,118.52 C$      +167.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 342.58 C$ 844.48 C$      +146.50 %
Salaries And Financing
Kelowna Edit Vancouver Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,251.79 C$ 4,498.54 C$      +38.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.41 2.31      -32.15 %
Last update: November 2021December 2021
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