Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Surrey 

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Rent Prices in Surrey are 13.6% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Surrey are 6.4% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Surrey are 7.8% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$ 19.50 C$      -22.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$ 122.50 C$      +2.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 C$ 15.00 C$      +7.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$ 7.00 C$      -12.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$ 8.50 C$      -5.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.42 C$ 6.13 C$      +13.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.05 C$ 3.13 C$      +2.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.64 C$ 2.41 C$      -8.5 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.57 C$ 10.20 C$      -11.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.84 C$ 2.93 C$      -23.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.78 C$ 4.84 C$      +73.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.97 C$ 4.98 C$      -16.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.22 C$ 6.72 C$      -27.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.50 C$ 10.44 C$      +9.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.93 C$ 11.85 C$      +8.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.89 C$ 1.68 C$      -41.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 C$ 0.65 C$      -23.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.34 C$ 1.77 C$      -24.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.96 C$ 2.71 C$      -8.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.00 C$ 1.09 C$      -45.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.77 C$ 1.45 C$      -18.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.57 C$ 3.12 C$      -12.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.56 C$ 2.17 C$      -15.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$ 17.00 C$      -15.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.79 C$ 8.00 C$      +67.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.75 C$ 7.50 C$      +58.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.57 C$ 20.00 C$      -2.8 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.15 C$ 4.25 C$      +34.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 C$ 183.00 C$      +30.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$ 3.35 C$      -16.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.64 C$ 3.11 C$      -14.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.59 C$ ?     
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.42 C$ 7.04 C$      -5.2 %
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$ 28,459.63 C$      +0.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.90 C$ 375.00 C$      +118.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 67.04 C$ 68.80 C$      +2.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.27 C$ 94.17 C$      +14.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.26 C$ 30.99 C$      -51.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.10 C$ ?     
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$ 18.65 C$      +3.6 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,478.95 C$ 1,225.00 C$      -17.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,100.00 C$ ?     
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.16 C$ 57.75 C$      -37.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 64.67 C$ 60.00 C$      -7.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 138.67 C$ 129.50 C$      -6.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 183.64 C$ 150.00 C$      -18.3 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,788.82 C$ 2,466.67 C$      -11.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,317.77 C$ 2,080.00 C$      -10.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,099.12 C$ 4,340.00 C$      -14.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,877.31 C$ 3,285.71 C$      -15.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,508.81 C$ 1,439.99 C$      -4.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,000.17 C$ 1,277.41 C$      +27.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit Surrey Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,288.81 C$ 4,034.56 C$      -5.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.62 7.14      +7.8 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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