Cost of Living Comparison Between Ottawa and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 19.45% higher than in Ottawa (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 37.86% higher than in Ottawa
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 75.63% higher than in Ottawa
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 17.44% higher than in Ottawa
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 20.36% higher than in Ottawa
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 47.19% higher than in Ottawa
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Restaurants
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(15.89 $)
21.40 C$
(17.00 $)
     +7.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$
(63.55 $)
100.71 C$
(80.00 $)
     +25.88 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$
(9.53 $)
12.59 C$
(10.00 $)
     +4.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(5.56 $)
8.81 C$
(7.00 $)
     +25.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(6.36 $)
8.81 C$
(7.00 $)
     +10.15 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.45 C$
(3.54 $)
5.89 C$
(4.68 $)
     +32.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 C$
(1.73 $)
3.09 C$
(2.46 $)
     +41.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 C$
(1.39 $)
2.64 C$
(2.09 $)
     +50.24 %
Markets
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.09 C$
(8.02 $)
4.46 C$
(3.54 $)
     -55.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.74 C$
(2.18 $)
3.85 C$
(3.06 $)
     +40.19 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.64 C$
(1.30 $)
2.66 C$
(2.11 $)
     +62.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.36 C$
(2.67 $)
3.71 C$
(2.94 $)
     +10.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.53 C$
(4.39 $)
9.37 C$
(7.44 $)
     +69.44 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.08 C$
(4.83 $)
6.38 C$
(5.07 $)
     +5.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.07 C$
(7.20 $)
8.61 C$
(6.84 $)
     -5.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.81 C$
(1.44 $)
2.90 C$
(2.30 $)
     +60.01 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.67 C$
(0.53 $)
1.01 C$
(0.80 $)
     +50.37 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 C$
(1.44 $)
2.50 C$
(1.99 $)
     +38.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.89 C$
(1.50 $)
3.14 C$
(2.49 $)
     +66.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.01 C$
(0.80 $)
1.33 C$
(1.06 $)
     +31.92 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.90 C$
(0.71 $)
1.48 C$
(1.17 $)
     +64.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.40 C$
(1.90 $)
2.58 C$
(2.05 $)
     +7.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 C$
(1.37 $)
2.72 C$
(2.16 $)
     +57.68 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(11.92 $)
18.88 C$
(15.00 $)
     +25.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.81 C$
(2.24 $)
3.49 C$
(2.77 $)
     +23.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.89 C$
(2.30 $)
3.66 C$
(2.90 $)
     +26.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.50 C$
(13.11 $)
12.59 C$
(10.00 $)
     -23.71 %
Transportation
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.60 C$
(2.86 $)
3.46 C$
(2.75 $)
     -3.84 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 C$
(95.33 $)
124.62 C$
(99.00 $)
     +3.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.85 C$
(3.06 $)
3.87 C$
(3.08 $)
     +0.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.99 C$
(2.38 $)
3.40 C$
(2.70 $)
     +13.54 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 C$
(19.07 $)
37.76 C$
(30.00 $)
     +57.35 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.87 C$
(3.07 $)
3.90 C$
(3.10 $)
     +1.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$
(20,654.21 $)
30,211.75 C$
(24,000.00 $)
     +16.20 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,607.91 C$
(18,753.95 $)
29,948.90 C$
(23,791.19 $)
     +26.86 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.11 C$
(119.25 $)
256.00 C$
(203.37 $)
     +70.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$
(0.21 $)
0.15 C$
(0.12 $)
     -42.25 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.29 C$
(55.84 $)
80.11 C$
(63.64 $)
     +13.97 %
Sports And Leisure
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.69 C$
(46.62 $)
80.10 C$
(63.63 $)
     +36.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.75 C$
(25.22 $)
40.46 C$
(32.14 $)
     +27.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(11.12 $)
17.62 C$
(14.00 $)
     +25.88 %
Childcare
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,214.29 C$
(964.62 $)
2,349.02 C$
(1,866.04 $)
     +93.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,000.00 C$
(11,915.89 $)
33,002.14 C$
(26,216.67 $)
     +120.01 %
Clothing And Shoes
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 65.83 C$
(52.29 $)
66.80 C$
(53.07 $)
     +1.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.24 C$
(38.32 $)
55.05 C$
(43.73 $)
     +14.11 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.55 C$
(76.70 $)
124.82 C$
(99.16 $)
     +29.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.40 C$
(103.59 $)
165.14 C$
(131.19 $)
     +26.64 %
Rent Per Month
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,609.68 C$
(1,278.72 $)
2,746.76 C$
(2,182.01 $)
     +70.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,257.67 C$
(999.08 $)
2,168.02 C$
(1,722.26 $)
     +72.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,732.76 C$
(2,170.88 $)
4,902.90 C$
(3,894.83 $)
     +79.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,075.93 C$
(1,649.10 $)
3,634.27 C$
(2,887.04 $)
     +75.07 %
Buy Apartment Price
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 470.87 C$
(374.06 $)
850.73 C$
(675.81 $)
     +80.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 319.41 C$
(253.74 $)
530.80 C$
(421.67 $)
     +66.18 %
Salaries And Financing
Ottawa Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,768.02 C$
(2,993.29 $)
7,645.69 C$
(6,073.68 $)
     +102.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.14 3.49      +11.04 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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