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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 7.33% lower than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 23.19% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Montreal are 47.96% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 12.42% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 4.67% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 17.72% higher than in Vancouver
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$ 60.00 C$      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 10.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 C$ 6.00 C$      -7.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.75 C$ 7.00 C$      -9.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.32 C$ 3.57 C$      -17.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.32 C$ 1.98 C$      -14.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 C$ 1.55 C$      -21.48 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.11 C$ 7.92 C$      -13.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.66 C$ 2.95 C$      +10.78 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.79 C$ 1.43 C$      -20.06 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.98 C$ 3.20 C$      -19.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.62 C$ 7.73 C$      +16.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.97 C$ 6.14 C$      -11.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.81 C$ 6.71 C$      -1.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.59 C$ 1.56 C$      -2.23 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 C$ 0.93 C$      +16.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.49 C$ 1.70 C$      +14.00 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.92 C$ 1.63 C$      -15.46 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.06 C$ 1.07 C$      +1.14 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 C$ 0.90 C$      -16.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.06 C$ 2.03 C$      -1.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 C$ 1.97 C$      -15.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.69 C$ 2.38 C$      -11.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.46 C$ 3.18 C$      -8.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$ 12.00 C$      -14.29 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.85 C$ 3.25 C$      +14.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 C$ 85.00 C$      -10.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$ 3.50 C$      0.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.04 C$ 2.82 C$      -7.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.86 C$ 37.80 C$      +11.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.84 C$ 5.08 C$      -12.92 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,720.00 C$ 23,500.00 C$      -8.63 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,451.60 C$ 22,166.26 C$      -5.48 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 77.16 C$ 97.27 C$      +26.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 C$ 0.31 C$      -17.78 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.74 C$ 63.21 C$      -17.63 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.40 C$ 39.52 C$      -24.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.74 C$ 15.90 C$      -10.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 13.00 C$      -13.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,252.08 C$ 733.41 C$      -41.42 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,300.00 C$ 8,325.00 C$      -56.87 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.19 C$ 69.53 C$      -3.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.45 C$ 44.49 C$      +4.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.16 C$ 99.99 C$      -5.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.43 C$ 133.53 C$      +1.60 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,905.75 C$ 1,040.24 C$      -45.42 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,479.42 C$ 723.17 C$      -51.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,543.67 C$ 1,911.90 C$      -46.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,567.46 C$ 1,266.09 C$      -50.69 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,080.62 C$ 476.94 C$      -55.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 841.14 C$ 294.63 C$      -64.97 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,201.93 C$ 2,895.33 C$      -9.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.73 3.39      -9.05 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
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Currency: CAD