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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 6.33% lower than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 22.89% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Montreal are 48.25% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 11.68% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 2.73% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 21.42% 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) 7.25 C$ 7.50 C$      +3.45 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 C$ 3.60 C$      -17.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 C$ 2.00 C$      -12.31 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 C$ 1.58 C$      -17.66 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.93 C$ 7.92 C$      -11.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.70 C$ 2.91 C$      +8.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.76 C$ 1.46 C$      -17.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.09 C$ 3.12 C$      -23.74 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.91 C$ 8.23 C$      +19.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.79 C$ 6.08 C$      -10.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.76 C$ 6.98 C$      +3.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.52 C$ 1.60 C$      +4.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 C$ 0.91 C$      +17.31 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.52 C$ 1.76 C$      +15.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.00 C$ 1.74 C$      -12.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.09 C$ 1.14 C$      +4.87 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.12 C$ 1.09 C$      -2.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 C$ 2.08 C$      -3.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.37 C$ 2.00 C$      -15.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.70 C$ 2.45 C$      -9.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.39 C$ 3.22 C$      -5.03 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$ 12.00 C$      -14.29 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 C$ 3.25 C$      +10.17 %
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$ 37.90 C$      +11.93 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.63 C$ 4.78 C$      -15.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$ 23,000.00 C$      -8.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,518.92 C$ 21,904.18 C$      -6.87 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 78.90 C$ 100.22 C$      +27.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 C$ 0.35 C$      -8.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 75.33 C$ 62.14 C$      -17.51 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.33 C$ 37.05 C$      -29.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.78 C$ 15.14 C$      -19.36 %
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 1,259.52 C$ 726.46 C$      -42.32 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,444.44 C$ 7,825.00 C$      -63.51 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.12 C$ 68.71 C$      -2.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.07 C$ 45.16 C$      +4.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 105.68 C$ 98.74 C$      -6.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 137.14 C$ 132.12 C$      -3.66 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,934.82 C$ 1,085.69 C$      -43.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,516.40 C$ 744.13 C$      -50.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,643.77 C$ 1,918.25 C$      -47.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,608.37 C$ 1,273.56 C$      -51.17 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,082.32 C$ 487.51 C$      -54.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 810.81 C$ 300.06 C$      -62.99 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,231.97 C$ 3,025.91 C$      -6.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.71 3.49      -5.93 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:498528
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Currency: CAD