Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Sherbrooke 

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Cost of Living in Sherbrooke is 9.0% lower than in Montreal (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Sherbrooke is 18.7% lower than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Sherbrooke are 41.3% lower than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Sherbrooke are 8.4% lower than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Sherbrooke are 9.9% lower than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Sherbrooke is 8.6% higher than in Montreal
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Restaurants
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$ 25.00 C$      0.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$ 100.00 C$      -16.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$ 14.75 C$      -1.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.50 C$ 8.00 C$      -5.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 7.00 C$      -12.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.23 C$ 4.21 C$      -19.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 C$ 2.88 C$      +2.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.12 C$ 2.22 C$      +5.0 %
Markets
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.98 C$ 11.59 C$      +5.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.82 C$ 3.46 C$      -9.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.04 C$ 2.48 C$      +21.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.58 C$ 3.87 C$      -15.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.76 C$ 6.46 C$      -16.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.67 C$ 6.65 C$      -13.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.99 C$ 8.52 C$      -5.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.23 C$ 2.59 C$      +16.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 C$ 0.80 C$      -10.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.45 C$ 1.88 C$      -23.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.83 C$ 1.87 C$      -34.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.29 C$ 1.07 C$      -17.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 C$ 0.90 C$      -38.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.43 C$ 2.50 C$      -27.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.37 C$ 2.28 C$      -3.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$ 18.00 C$      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.52 C$ 3.51 C$      -22.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.48 C$ 3.56 C$      -20.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.0 %
Transportation
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.75 C$ 3.50 C$      -6.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 97.00 C$ 85.00 C$      -12.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.75 C$ 4.12 C$      -13.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 2.62 C$      -18.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 C$ 45.00 C$      -25.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.53 C$ 5.73 C$      -12.1 %
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) 27,785.04 C$ 26,613.70 C$      -4.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.69 C$ 105.08 C$      -5.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.61 C$ 55.25 C$      +5.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.22 C$ 65.40 C$      +8.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.52 C$ 41.60 C$      -8.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.31 C$ 9.58 C$      -57.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.0 %
Childcare
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 898.67 C$ 1,421.43 C$      +58.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,057.14 C$ 28,580.76 C$      +215.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 88.46 C$ 81.99 C$      -7.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 66.83 C$ 36.67 C$      -45.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 119.48 C$ 109.50 C$      -8.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 147.50 C$ 141.50 C$      -4.1 %
Rent Per Month
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,663.37 C$ 1,110.00 C$      -33.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,285.90 C$ 883.00 C$      -31.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,007.89 C$ 1,466.67 C$      -51.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,168.29 C$ 1,306.00 C$      -39.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 947.30 C$ 290.00 C$      -69.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 530.53 C$ 230.00 C$      -56.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Montreal Edit Sherbrooke Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,739.30 C$ 3,300.53 C$      -11.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.43 6.53      +1.7 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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