Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador 

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Cost of Living in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is 0.1% lower than in Vancouver (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is 24.0% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador are 60.3% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador are 9.4% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador are 9.3% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador is 11.2% higher than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador 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$ 100.00 C$      -16.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$ 5.00 C$      -37.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$ 7.00 C$      -22.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.42 C$ 4.65 C$      -14.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.94 C$ 3.58 C$      +22.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 C$ 2.32 C$      -11.3 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.33 C$ 13.90 C$      +22.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.81 C$ 3.92 C$      +2.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.73 C$ 2.32 C$      -14.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.61 C$ 5.15 C$      -8.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.22 C$ 5.23 C$      -36.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.61 C$ 6.38 C$      -33.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.16 C$ 6.67 C$      -40.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.80 C$ 3.16 C$      +12.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.83 C$ 1.17 C$      +40.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.39 C$ 3.25 C$      +36.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.96 C$ 2.39 C$      -19.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.01 C$ 1.68 C$      -16.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 C$ 1.63 C$      -5.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.57 C$ 5.05 C$      +41.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.70 C$ 3.02 C$      +12.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$ 18.00 C$      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.61 C$ 5.72 C$      +24.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.62 C$ 6.02 C$      +30.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.07 C$ 20.00 C$      -0.4 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.15 C$ 2.50 C$      -20.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 C$ 78.00 C$      -44.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.88 C$ 4.50 C$      +16.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.45 C$ 4.02 C$      +16.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.29 C$ 40.50 C$      +11.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.44 C$ 6.41 C$      -13.9 %
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$ 28,613.64 C$      +0.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.45 C$ 261.67 C$      +77.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 63.67 C$ 139.33 C$      +118.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.79 C$ 108.25 C$      +37.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.88 C$ 80.00 C$      +45.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.84 C$ 15.00 C$      -5.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$ 12.00 C$      -33.3 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,550.00 C$ 675.00 C$      -56.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,100.00 C$ 12,000.00 C$      -40.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.54 C$ 94.50 C$      +10.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.91 C$ 52.00 C$      -8.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.46 C$ 119.33 C$      -11.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 168.58 C$ 133.00 C$      -21.1 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,790.62 C$ 1,251.25 C$      -55.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,307.54 C$ 939.00 C$      -59.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,012.53 C$ 1,766.67 C$      -64.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,842.02 C$ 1,587.50 C$      -58.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,455.23 C$ 301.93 C$      -79.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 930.14 C$ 264.18 C$      -71.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,401.40 C$ 3,720.59 C$      -15.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.52 7.29      +11.7 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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