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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and George Town 

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Consumer Prices in George Town are 46.06% lower than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in George Town are 60.28% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in George Town are 82.45% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in George Town are 71.06% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in George Town are 41.67% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in George Town is 25.07% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(47.75 RM)
3.14 C$
(10.00 RM)
     -79.06 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$
(254.69 RM)
17.28 C$
(55.00 RM)
     -78.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(31.84 RM)
3.93 C$
(12.50 RM)
     -60.74 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(19.10 RM)
3.77 C$
(12.00 RM)
     -37.18 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$
(22.29 RM)
3.26 C$
(10.38 RM)
     -53.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.29 C$
(13.65 RM)
2.51 C$
(8.00 RM)
     -41.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.35 C$
(7.49 RM)
0.63 C$
(2.00 RM)
     -73.31 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.13 C$
(6.77 RM)
0.37 C$
(1.17 RM)
     -82.77 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.91 C$
(28.37 RM)
7.13 C$
(22.71 RM)
     -19.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.84 C$
(9.03 RM)
0.85 C$
(2.72 RM)
     -69.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.79 C$
(5.69 RM)
0.40 C$
(1.29 RM)
     -77.41 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.91 C$
(12.46 RM)
1.54 C$
(4.90 RM)
     -60.68 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.63 C$
(21.10 RM)
10.06 C$
(32.02 RM)
     +51.78 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 7.10 C$
(22.61 RM)
1.35 C$
(4.31 RM)
     -80.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.03 C$
(22.37 RM)
3.56 C$
(11.34 RM)
     -49.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.66 C$
(5.28 RM)
1.42 C$
(4.54 RM)
     -14.13 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 C$
(2.53 RM)
0.64 C$
(2.04 RM)
     -19.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.53 C$
(4.86 RM)
1.42 C$
(4.54 RM)
     -6.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.93 C$
(6.14 RM)
0.57 C$
(1.81 RM)
     -70.45 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.11 C$
(3.53 RM)
0.37 C$
(1.18 RM)
     -66.61 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 C$
(3.43 RM)
0.46 C$
(1.45 RM)
     -57.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.11 C$
(6.73 RM)
1.13 C$
(3.60 RM)
     -46.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 C$
(7.27 RM)
0.64 C$
(2.05 RM)
     -71.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.50 C$
(62.08 RM)
13.04 C$
(41.50 RM)
     -33.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.02 C$
(9.62 RM)
3.77 C$
(12.00 RM)
     +24.74 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 C$
(12.73 RM)
4.07 C$
(12.94 RM)
     +1.63 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$
(44.57 RM)
5.34 C$
(17.00 RM)
     -61.86 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.85 C$
(9.07 RM)
0.63 C$
(2.00 RM)
     -77.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.00 C$
(308.81 RM)
25.13 C$
(80.00 RM)
     -74.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(11.14 RM)
1.33 C$
(4.25 RM)
     -61.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.04 C$
(9.68 RM)
1.26 C$
(4.02 RM)
     -58.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.86 C$
(107.80 RM)
6.91 C$
(22.00 RM)
     -79.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.74 C$
(18.29 RM)
2.60 C$
(8.27 RM)
     -54.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,438.00 C$
(84,168.22 RM)
47,210.59 C$
(150,300.00 RM)
     +78.57 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,938.00 C$
(76,209.21 RM)
36,876.40 C$
(117,400.00 RM)
     +54.05 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 79.88 C$
(254.30 RM)
37.69 C$
(120.00 RM)
     -52.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$
(1.29 RM)
0.08 C$
(0.25 RM)
     -80.68 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.01 C$
(241.99 RM)
51.99 C$
(165.50 RM)
     -31.61 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.21 C$
(169.41 RM)
40.83 C$
(130.00 RM)
     -23.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.69 C$
(59.49 RM)
5.81 C$
(18.50 RM)
     -68.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(47.75 RM)
4.55 C$
(14.50 RM)
     -69.64 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,242.38 C$
(3,955.25 RM)
141.35 C$
(450.00 RM)
     -88.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,300.00 C$
(61,443.63 RM)
6,596.29 C$
(21,000.00 RM)
     -65.82 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.17 C$
(232.93 RM)
63.52 C$
(202.21 RM)
     -13.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.98 C$
(136.83 RM)
37.69 C$
(120.00 RM)
     -12.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.59 C$
(339.35 RM)
71.20 C$
(226.67 RM)
     -33.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.70 C$
(416.09 RM)
71.20 C$
(226.67 RM)
     -45.52 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,929.07 C$
(6,141.40 RM)
361.23 C$
(1,150.00 RM)
     -81.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,470.42 C$
(4,681.23 RM)
227.73 C$
(725.00 RM)
     -84.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,620.75 C$
(11,527.05 RM)
659.63 C$
(2,100.00 RM)
     -81.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,624.19 C$
(8,354.40 RM)
443.97 C$
(1,413.42 RM)
     -83.08 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,090.80 C$
(3,472.68 RM)
172.81 C$
(550.16 RM)
     -84.16 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 821.57 C$
(2,615.56 RM)
109.94 C$
(350.00 RM)
     -86.62 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,165.84 C$
(10,078.78 RM)
942.33 C$
(3,000.00 RM)
     -70.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.50 4.50      +28.72 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:49927
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Currency: CAD