Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Halifax 

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Consumer Prices in Halifax are 9.61% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Halifax are 9.86% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Halifax are 10.48% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Halifax are 1.60% higher than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Halifax are 14.35% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Halifax is 11.93% lower than in Montreal
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Restaurants Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$ 72.50 C$      +3.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$ 12.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 7.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 7.50 C$      -6.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.94 C$ 4.25 C$      +7.80 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 C$ 1.98 C$      -4.07 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 C$ 1.82 C$      +10.41 %
Markets Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.30 C$ 9.61 C$      +3.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.17 C$ 2.73 C$      -13.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.34 C$ 2.56 C$      +91.51 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.36 C$ 3.71 C$      +10.30 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.52 C$ 5.62 C$      -25.22 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.58 C$ 6.61 C$      +0.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.17 C$ 7.04 C$      -13.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 C$ 2.81 C$      +60.58 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 C$ 0.99 C$      +10.37 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.91 C$ 2.16 C$      +12.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.10 C$ 2.09 C$      -0.42 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 C$ 2.23 C$      +89.20 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 C$ 1.81 C$      +58.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.68 C$ 3.66 C$      +36.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 C$ 2.33 C$      +12.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 20.00 C$      +33.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.84 C$ 4.68 C$      +64.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 C$ 5.83 C$      +66.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.32 C$ 18.00 C$      +46.04 %
Transportation Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$ 2.75 C$      -21.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.50 C$ 82.50 C$      -4.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$ 3.50 C$      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$ 2.74 C$      -2.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 C$ 27.00 C$      -30.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.51 C$ 4.09 C$      -9.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,750.00 C$ 23,000.00 C$      -7.07 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,971.72 C$ 20,910.00 C$      -16.27 %
Utilities (Monthly) Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 97.21 C$ 160.70 C$      +65.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 C$ 0.23 C$      -35.51 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.80 C$ 98.44 C$      +54.30 %
Sports And Leisure Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.89 C$ 59.01 C$      +79.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.48 C$ 20.75 C$      +12.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$ 13.62 C$      -2.71 %
Childcare Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 676.38 C$ 905.77 C$      +33.91 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,586.96 C$ 16,500.00 C$      +92.15 %
Clothing And Shoes Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 69.11 C$ 67.02 C$      -3.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.03 C$ 45.32 C$      +0.66 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.59 C$ 119.92 C$      +14.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.46 C$ 121.89 C$      -2.07 %
Rent Per Month Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,302.36 C$ 1,408.04 C$      +8.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 849.28 C$ 1,003.27 C$      +18.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,261.54 C$ 2,428.57 C$      +7.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,460.77 C$ 1,649.52 C$      +12.92 %
Buy Apartment Price Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 549.12 C$ 461.25 C$      -16.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 326.64 C$ 284.12 C$      -13.02 %
Salaries And Financing Montreal[ Edit ] Halifax[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,137.72 C$ 3,035.87 C$      -3.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.17 3.64      +14.94 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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