Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and New York, NY 

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Cost of Living in New York, NY is 43.0% higher than in Vancouver (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in New York, NY is 65.4% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 98.9% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 50.7% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 25.3% higher than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 5.2% higher than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(18.19 $)
41.22 C$
(30.00 $)
     +64.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$
(87.33 $)
178.62 C$
(130.00 $)
     +48.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$
(10.92 $)
16.49 C$
(12.00 $)
     +9.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(5.82 $)
10.99 C$
(8.00 $)
     +37.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$
(6.55 $)
14.43 C$
(10.50 $)
     +60.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.41 C$
(3.94 $)
7.82 C$
(5.69 $)
     +44.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.94 C$
(2.14 $)
4.17 C$
(3.04 $)
     +42.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 C$
(1.90 $)
3.16 C$
(2.30 $)
     +20.9 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.64 C$
(7.75 $)
7.61 C$
(5.54 $)
     -28.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.75 C$
(2.73 $)
6.05 C$
(4.40 $)
     +61.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.66 C$
(1.94 $)
4.42 C$
(3.21 $)
     +66.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.56 C$
(4.05 $)
7.14 C$
(5.20 $)
     +28.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.17 C$
(5.95 $)
10.25 C$
(7.46 $)
     +25.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.67 C$
(7.04 $)
9.25 C$
(6.73 $)
     -4.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.10 C$
(8.08 $)
11.67 C$
(8.49 $)
     +5.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.77 C$
(2.02 $)
4.54 C$
(3.30 $)
     +63.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 C$
(0.61 $)
1.28 C$
(0.93 $)
     +51.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 C$
(1.74 $)
3.84 C$
(2.80 $)
     +60.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.00 C$
(2.19 $)
4.03 C$
(2.93 $)
     +34.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.95 C$
(1.42 $)
2.41 C$
(1.75 $)
     +23.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.71 C$
(1.24 $)
2.32 C$
(1.69 $)
     +35.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.54 C$
(2.58 $)
4.25 C$
(3.09 $)
     +20.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.65 C$
(1.93 $)
3.45 C$
(2.51 $)
     +30.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(14.56 $)
27.48 C$
(20.00 $)
     +37.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.33 C$
(3.15 $)
3.80 C$
(2.77 $)
     -12.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.64 C$
(3.38 $)
5.17 C$
(3.76 $)
     +11.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.07 C$
(14.61 $)
23.36 C$
(17.00 $)
     +16.4 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.15 C$
(2.29 $)
3.98 C$
(2.90 $)
     +26.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 C$
(101.89 $)
181.37 C$
(132.00 $)
     +29.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(2.91 $)
6.87 C$
(5.00 $)
     +71.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.45 C$
(2.51 $)
4.81 C$
(3.50 $)
     +39.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.29 C$
(26.41 $)
46.72 C$
(34.00 $)
     +28.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.32 C$
(5.33 $)
5.21 C$
(3.79 $)
     -28.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$
(24,728.66 $)
48,091.15 C$
(35,000.00 $)
     +41.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,031.10 C$
(20,400.60 $)
38,835.55 C$
(28,263.92 $)
     +38.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.21 C$
(105.68 $)
233.90 C$
(170.23 $)
     +61.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 62.33 C$
(45.36 $)
88.26 C$
(64.23 $)
     +41.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.24 C$
(57.67 $)
95.37 C$
(69.41 $)
     +20.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.12 C$
(40.11 $)
190.72 C$
(138.80 $)
     +246.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.84 C$
(11.53 $)
106.98 C$
(77.86 $)
     +575.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.50 C$
(12.74 $)
27.48 C$
(20.00 $)
     +57.0 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,596.88 C$
(1,162.18 $)
4,352.94 C$
(3,168.00 $)
     +172.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,100.00 C$
(14,628.47 $)
79,693.91 C$
(58,000.00 $)
     +296.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.84 C$
(61.75 $)
98.29 C$
(71.54 $)
     +15.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.91 C$
(41.42 $)
66.28 C$
(48.24 $)
     +16.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 134.88 C$
(98.16 $)
139.39 C$
(101.45 $)
     +3.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 168.58 C$
(122.69 $)
223.37 C$
(162.57 $)
     +32.5 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,790.14 C$
(2,030.62 $)
5,858.07 C$
(4,263.41 $)
     +110.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,346.32 C$
(1,707.61 $)
3,962.93 C$
(2,884.16 $)
     +68.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,091.40 C$
(3,705.45 $)
11,928.26 C$
(8,681.21 $)
     +134.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,878.59 C$
(2,822.78 $)
6,308.93 C$
(4,591.54 $)
     +62.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,431.55 C$
(1,041.86 $)
2,156.64 C$
(1,569.57 $)
     +50.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 930.14 C$
(676.94 $)
1,570.17 C$
(1,142.75 $)
     +68.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,511.44 C$
(3,283.35 $)
7,852.46 C$
(5,714.90 $)
     +74.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 6.74      +2.6 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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