Cost of Living Comparison Between Windsor and Calgary 

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Consumer Prices in Calgary are 11.85% higher than in Windsor (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 13.44% higher than in Windsor
Rent Prices in Calgary are 17.76% higher than in Windsor
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 3.06% higher than in Windsor
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 15.43% higher than in Windsor
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 55.53% higher than in Windsor
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Restaurants
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.49 C$ 20.00 C$      +8.14 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$ 75.00 C$      -6.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.50 C$ 11.00 C$      +15.79 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 7.00 C$      +16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$ 7.99 C$      +6.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.17 C$ 4.33 C$      +4.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 C$ 2.15 C$      +0.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 C$ 1.83 C$      -11.86 %
Markets
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.68 C$ 9.07 C$      -6.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 C$ 2.19 C$      -11.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.11 C$ 1.38 C$      +24.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 C$ 3.56 C$      -4.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.71 C$ 5.67 C$      -15.51 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.80 C$ 6.07 C$      +26.42 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.02 C$ 6.54 C$      +8.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.48 C$ 1.90 C$      +28.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 C$ 0.86 C$      +32.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.18 C$ 1.76 C$      +48.52 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.22 C$ 2.04 C$      +67.42 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.82 C$ 1.21 C$      +47.41 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 C$ 1.05 C$      +7.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 C$ 2.58 C$      +14.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 C$ 1.96 C$      -1.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 C$ 15.00 C$      -3.23 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.56 C$ 3.69 C$      +44.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.94 C$ 3.64 C$      +23.84 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$ 18.00 C$      +28.57 %
Transportation
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$ 3.50 C$      +16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 82.50 C$ 109.00 C$      +32.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 C$ 3.80 C$      -2.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.51 C$ 3.22 C$      -28.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$ 31.00 C$      -8.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.13 C$ 3.76 C$      -8.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,000.00 C$ 26,586.50 C$      -8.32 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,261.25 C$ 23,351.60 C$      -7.56 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 130.79 C$ 204.92 C$      +56.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 C$ 0.28 C$      +18.52 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 77.39 C$ 78.65 C$      +1.63 %
Sports And Leisure
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.87 C$ 66.94 C$      +110.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 29.00 C$ 22.29 C$      -23.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.95 C$ 15.00 C$      +0.33 %
Childcare
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,075.00 C$ 1,221.30 C$      +13.61 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,666.67 C$ 15,425.00 C$      +44.61 %
Clothing And Shoes
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.75 C$ 59.43 C$      -2.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.57 C$ 50.69 C$      -3.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 107.71 C$ 92.95 C$      -13.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 119.17 C$ 124.04 C$      +4.09 %
Rent Per Month
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,046.15 C$ 1,203.62 C$      +15.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 900.00 C$ 1,012.10 C$      +12.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,627.78 C$ 2,206.64 C$      +35.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,606.25 C$ 1,677.86 C$      +4.46 %
Buy Apartment Price
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 325.00 C$ 363.01 C$      +11.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 250.00 C$ 259.03 C$      +3.61 %
Salaries And Financing
Windsor Edit Calgary Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,664.76 C$ 4,701.52 C$      +76.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.79 2.68      -29.44 %
Last update: January 2021February 2021
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