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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 9.14% lower than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 23.74% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Montreal are 46.59% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 12.10% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 8.20% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 14.50% higher than in Vancouver
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -11.76 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$ 62.50 C$      -21.88 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 10.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 7.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$ 8.00 C$      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 C$ 4.00 C$      -8.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 C$ 2.16 C$      +6.55 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 C$ 1.69 C$      -2.49 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.49 C$ 7.80 C$      -17.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.02 C$ 2.98 C$      -1.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.89 C$ 1.45 C$      -23.35 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.97 C$ 3.14 C$      -20.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.39 C$ 8.04 C$      +8.79 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.97 C$ 7.04 C$      +1.01 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.29 C$ 7.41 C$      -10.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.74 C$ 1.67 C$      -4.27 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 C$ 0.89 C$      +10.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.76 C$ 1.81 C$      +2.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 C$ 1.90 C$      -14.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.41 C$ 1.22 C$      -13.45 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.43 C$ 1.20 C$      -15.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.60 C$ 2.28 C$      -12.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 C$ 2.15 C$      -15.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$ 16.99 C$      -15.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.88 C$ 2.42 C$      -15.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.82 C$ 3.28 C$      -14.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 12.00 C$      -20.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 C$ 3.50 C$      +18.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 98.00 C$ 85.00 C$      -13.27 %
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) 33.70 C$ 39.00 C$      +15.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.78 C$ 4.86 C$      -15.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,220.00 C$ 23,900.00 C$      -5.23 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,536.67 C$ 22,516.33 C$      -4.34 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 86.50 C$ 94.25 C$      +8.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 C$ 0.36 C$      -2.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.17 C$ 61.82 C$      -15.51 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.98 C$ 34.59 C$      -35.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.17 C$ 16.00 C$      -1.06 %
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 1,264.40 C$ 599.52 C$      -52.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,333.33 C$ 8,654.76 C$      -61.25 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.44 C$ 64.46 C$      -5.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.56 C$ 46.48 C$      -8.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.70 C$ 97.69 C$      -8.44 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.05 C$ 121.11 C$      -12.90 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,028.64 C$ 1,218.36 C$      -39.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,600.53 C$ 784.12 C$      -51.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,764.17 C$ 2,064.80 C$      -45.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,693.32 C$ 1,319.83 C$      -51.00 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,152.09 C$ 514.57 C$      -55.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 873.36 C$ 306.81 C$      -64.87 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,712.27 C$ 3,241.52 C$      -12.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.80 3.53      -7.35 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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Currency: CAD