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Cost of Living Comparison Between Ottawa and Canberra 

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Consumer Prices in Canberra are 8.91% higher than in Ottawa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canberra are 14.02% higher than in Ottawa
Rent Prices in Canberra are 25.91% higher than in Ottawa
Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 9.27% higher than in Ottawa
Groceries Prices in Canberra are 13.61% higher than in Ottawa
Local Purchasing Power in Canberra is 0.69% lower than in Ottawa
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 C$
(17.58 A$)
18.20 C$
(20.00 A$)
     +13.74 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$
(87.92 A$)
86.44 C$
(95.00 A$)
     +8.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(10.99 A$)
9.10 C$
(10.00 A$)
     -9.01 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(7.69 A$)
7.28 C$
(8.00 A$)
     +3.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$
(7.69 A$)
7.73 C$
(8.50 A$)
     +10.49 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.08 C$
(4.48 A$)
3.89 C$
(4.27 A$)
     -4.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 C$
(2.29 A$)
3.12 C$
(3.43 A$)
     +49.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 C$
(1.94 A$)
2.68 C$
(2.95 A$)
     +51.87 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.30 C$
(9.13 A$)
5.34 C$
(5.87 A$)
     -35.71 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.52 C$
(2.77 A$)
2.47 C$
(2.72 A$)
     -1.77 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.52 C$
(1.67 A$)
1.08 C$
(1.18 A$)
     -29.03 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.06 C$
(3.36 A$)
4.40 C$
(4.84 A$)
     +43.87 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.31 C$
(5.84 A$)
3.21 C$
(3.53 A$)
     -39.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 C$
(6.55 A$)
5.27 C$
(5.79 A$)
     -11.63 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.97 C$
(7.66 A$)
6.04 C$
(6.64 A$)
     -13.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 C$
(1.86 A$)
1.78 C$
(1.96 A$)
     +5.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 C$
(0.80 A$)
1.61 C$
(1.77 A$)
     +121.75 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 C$
(1.97 A$)
1.51 C$
(1.66 A$)
     -15.70 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.48 C$
(1.62 A$)
2.03 C$
(2.23 A$)
     +37.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.95 C$
(1.05 A$)
1.30 C$
(1.43 A$)
     +36.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 C$
(1.04 A$)
1.19 C$
(1.31 A$)
     +25.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.33 C$
(2.56 A$)
2.37 C$
(2.60 A$)
     +1.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 C$
(2.00 A$)
2.07 C$
(2.27 A$)
     +13.88 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(16.49 A$)
14.10 C$
(15.50 A$)
     -5.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.51 C$
(2.76 A$)
3.89 C$
(4.28 A$)
     +54.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.07 C$
(3.38 A$)
4.05 C$
(4.45 A$)
     +31.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$
(15.39 A$)
29.12 C$
(32.00 A$)
     +107.98 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$
(3.85 A$)
3.82 C$
(4.20 A$)
     +9.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 116.50 C$
(128.04 A$)
90.99 C$
(100.00 A$)
     -21.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.85 C$
(4.23 A$)
4.55 C$
(5.00 A$)
     +18.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.83 C$
(3.11 A$)
2.93 C$
(3.22 A$)
     +3.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 19.79 C$
(21.75 A$)
72.79 C$
(80.00 A$)
     +267.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.23 C$
(4.65 A$)
5.30 C$
(5.82 A$)
     +25.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$
(27,475.40 A$)
22,747.62 C$
(25,000.00 A$)
     -9.01 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,306.17 C$
(25,613.85 A$)
22,011.45 C$
(24,190.93 A$)
     -5.56 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.66 C$
(178.77 A$)
207.21 C$
(227.72 A$)
     +27.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 C$
(0.29 A$)
0.13 C$
(0.15 A$)
     -49.94 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.70 C$
(72.20 A$)
65.06 C$
(71.50 A$)
     -0.98 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 56.81 C$
(62.44 A$)
57.76 C$
(63.48 A$)
     +1.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.18 C$
(29.87 A$)
21.33 C$
(23.44 A$)
     -21.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(15.39 A$)
16.38 C$
(18.00 A$)
     +16.99 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,114.00 C$
(1,224.30 A$)
1,466.63 C$
(1,611.85 A$)
     +31.65 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,722.22 C$
(15,080.94 A$)
17,288.19 C$
(19,000.00 A$)
     +25.99 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.45 C$
(70.83 A$)
82.35 C$
(90.50 A$)
     +27.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.04 C$
(52.79 A$)
60.74 C$
(66.75 A$)
     +26.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.90 C$
(111.99 A$)
116.77 C$
(128.33 A$)
     +14.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.68 C$
(153.52 A$)
140.32 C$
(154.22 A$)
     +0.46 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,328.78 C$
(1,460.35 A$)
1,674.94 C$
(1,840.79 A$)
     +26.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,058.09 C$
(1,162.86 A$)
1,313.45 C$
(1,443.50 A$)
     +24.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,227.27 C$
(2,447.81 A$)
2,880.96 C$
(3,166.22 A$)
     +29.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,685.57 C$
(1,852.47 A$)
2,031.15 C$
(2,232.27 A$)
     +20.50 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 449.04 C$
(493.50 A$)
505.50 C$
(555.56 A$)
     +12.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 271.68 C$
(298.58 A$)
394.66 C$
(433.74 A$)
     +45.27 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,155.77 C$
(4,567.26 A$)
4,705.83 C$
(5,171.78 A$)
     +13.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.72 4.12      +10.97 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
Contributors:335147
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CAD