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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and George Town 

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Consumer Prices in George Town are 43.49% lower than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in George Town are 59.30% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in George Town are 84.10% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in George Town are 69.58% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in George Town are 40.09% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in George Town is 23.52% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(46.34 RM)
3.24 C$
(10.00 RM)
     -78.42 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$
(231.68 RM)
17.80 C$
(55.00 RM)
     -76.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(30.89 RM)
4.05 C$
(12.50 RM)
     -59.54 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(18.53 RM)
3.88 C$
(12.00 RM)
     -35.26 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$
(21.62 RM)
2.83 C$
(8.75 RM)
     -59.54 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 C$
(13.48 RM)
2.59 C$
(8.00 RM)
     -40.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.33 C$
(7.19 RM)
0.65 C$
(2.00 RM)
     -72.18 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.94 C$
(6.00 RM)
0.38 C$
(1.17 RM)
     -80.54 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.98 C$
(27.73 RM)
7.97 C$
(24.61 RM)
     -11.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.90 C$
(8.95 RM)
0.88 C$
(2.72 RM)
     -69.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.84 C$
(5.70 RM)
0.42 C$
(1.29 RM)
     -77.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.92 C$
(12.12 RM)
1.59 C$
(4.90 RM)
     -59.59 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.88 C$
(21.27 RM)
9.65 C$
(29.82 RM)
     +40.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.91 C$
(21.35 RM)
1.58 C$
(4.88 RM)
     -77.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.88 C$
(21.25 RM)
3.67 C$
(11.34 RM)
     -46.64 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.76 C$
(5.44 RM)
1.47 C$
(4.54 RM)
     -16.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 C$
(2.46 RM)
0.66 C$
(2.04 RM)
     -16.99 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 C$
(4.81 RM)
1.47 C$
(4.54 RM)
     -5.61 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.04 C$
(6.30 RM)
0.66 C$
(2.04 RM)
     -67.61 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 C$
(3.47 RM)
0.38 C$
(1.18 RM)
     -66.03 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 C$
(3.27 RM)
0.46 C$
(1.44 RM)
     -56.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.12 C$
(6.55 RM)
1.20 C$
(3.70 RM)
     -43.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.36 C$
(7.28 RM)
0.69 C$
(2.12 RM)
     -70.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.00 C$
(58.69 RM)
13.43 C$
(41.50 RM)
     -29.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.95 C$
(9.12 RM)
3.88 C$
(12.00 RM)
     +31.59 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 C$
(12.36 RM)
4.37 C$
(13.50 RM)
     +9.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$
(43.25 RM)
5.50 C$
(17.00 RM)
     -60.69 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.85 C$
(8.80 RM)
0.65 C$
(2.00 RM)
     -77.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 C$
(293.47 RM)
32.37 C$
(100.00 RM)
     -65.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(10.81 RM)
1.38 C$
(4.25 RM)
     -60.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.01 C$
(9.30 RM)
1.04 C$
(3.22 RM)
     -65.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 C$
(101.94 RM)
7.12 C$
(22.00 RM)
     -78.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.62 C$
(17.36 RM)
2.62 C$
(8.09 RM)
     -53.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,440.00 C$
(78,587.03 RM)
48,654.75 C$
(150,300.00 RM)
     +91.25 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,238.00 C$
(71,784.80 RM)
38,004.44 C$
(117,400.00 RM)
     +63.54 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 80.25 C$
(247.92 RM)
46.35 C$
(143.17 RM)
     -42.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.43 C$
(1.34 RM)
0.08 C$
(0.25 RM)
     -81.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.62 C$
(236.68 RM)
51.67 C$
(159.62 RM)
     -32.56 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.98 C$
(163.68 RM)
43.05 C$
(133.00 RM)
     -18.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.27 C$
(59.52 RM)
7.77 C$
(24.00 RM)
     -59.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.97 C$
(46.24 RM)
4.53 C$
(14.00 RM)
     -69.73 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,256.36 C$
(3,881.05 RM)
155.38 C$
(480.00 RM)
     -87.63 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,666.67 C$
(60,752.55 RM)
6,798.07 C$
(21,000.00 RM)
     -65.43 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.51 C$
(227.10 RM)
66.07 C$
(204.08 RM)
     -10.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.32 C$
(140.00 RM)
33.45 C$
(103.33 RM)
     -26.19 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.36 C$
(334.73 RM)
87.40 C$
(270.00 RM)
     -19.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.15 C$
(414.40 RM)
80.93 C$
(250.00 RM)
     -39.67 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,916.05 C$
(5,918.89 RM)
275.16 C$
(850.00 RM)
     -85.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,449.58 C$
(4,477.91 RM)
137.58 C$
(425.00 RM)
     -90.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,610.44 C$
(11,153.05 RM)
615.06 C$
(1,900.00 RM)
     -82.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,610.00 C$
(8,062.58 RM)
484.99 C$
(1,498.20 RM)
     -81.42 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,142.34 C$
(3,528.80 RM)
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 844.43 C$
(2,608.53 RM)
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Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,120.01 C$
(9,638.07 RM)
971.15 C$
(3,000.00 RM)
     -68.87 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.45 4.53      +31.34 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:47825
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: CAD