Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Oshawa 

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Rent Prices in Oshawa are 34.3% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Oshawa are 11.1% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Oshawa are 1.5% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$ 25.00 C$      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$ 90.00 C$      -25.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$ 6.75 C$      -15.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$ 8.00 C$      -11.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.41 C$ 5.22 C$      -3.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.91 C$ 2.74 C$      -5.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 C$ 2.24 C$      -14.7 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.33 C$ 13.34 C$      +17.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.81 C$ 2.98 C$      -21.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.73 C$ 2.29 C$      -16.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.61 C$ 4.51 C$      -19.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.22 C$ 8.41 C$      +2.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.61 C$ 7.53 C$      -21.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.16 C$ 11.42 C$      +2.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.80 C$ 2.66 C$      -4.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 C$ 0.75 C$      -10.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.39 C$ 2.50 C$      +4.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.96 C$ 3.82 C$      +28.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.01 C$ 2.95 C$      +47.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 C$ 2.23 C$      +29.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.57 C$ 4.75 C$      +32.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.70 C$ 2.00 C$      -25.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$ 19.00 C$      -5.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.61 C$ 2.91 C$      -36.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.62 C$ 4.67 C$      +1.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.07 C$ 19.20 C$      -4.4 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.15 C$ 3.75 C$      +19.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 C$ 120.60 C$      -13.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.88 C$ 4.88 C$      +25.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.45 C$ ?     
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.29 C$ 30.00 C$      -17.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.44 C$ 5.72 C$      -23.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$ 33,978.00 C$      0.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,345.04 C$ 28,165.57 C$      -0.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.45 C$ 369.40 C$      +150.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 64.91 C$ 121.67 C$      +87.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.18 C$ 98.83 C$      +24.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.63 C$ 54.67 C$      -1.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.84 C$ 50.00 C$      +215.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$ 18.00 C$      0.0 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,550.00 C$ 1,800.00 C$      +16.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,100.00 C$ ?     
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 C$ 89.33 C$      +4.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.00 C$ 113.00 C$      +94.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 136.08 C$ 183.33 C$      +34.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 168.58 C$ 175.00 C$      +3.8 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,798.14 C$ 1,762.50 C$      -37.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,284.62 C$ 1,100.00 C$      -51.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,047.42 C$ 3,316.33 C$      -34.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,838.17 C$ 3,000.00 C$      -21.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,455.23 C$ ?     
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 931.91 C$ 1,437.45 C$      +54.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit Oshawa Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,406.20 C$ 4,750.00 C$      +7.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.54 7.58      +16.0 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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