Cost of Living Comparison Between Oakville and Calgary 

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Consumer Prices in Calgary are 5.24% higher than in Oakville (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 8.96% lower than in Oakville
Rent Prices in Calgary are 31.61% lower than in Oakville
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 2.90% higher than in Oakville
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 2.99% higher than in Oakville
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 21.99% higher than in Oakville
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Restaurants
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 22.00 C$      +10.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 C$ 85.00 C$      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 C$ 10.99 C$      -15.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$ 7.00 C$      0.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 8.00 C$      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 C$ 4.84 C$      +11.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 C$ 2.22 C$      -7.51 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 C$ 2.02 C$      -13.50 %
Markets
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.01 C$ 8.78 C$      -12.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.89 C$ 2.61 C$      -9.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.27 C$ 1.41 C$      +11.31 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.37 C$ 3.77 C$      -13.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.47 C$ 6.84 C$      +5.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.57 C$ 6.27 C$      -4.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.56 C$ 8.65 C$      +55.44 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.37 C$ 2.36 C$      -0.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.13 C$ 0.87 C$      -22.86 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.76 C$ 2.20 C$      -20.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.48 C$ 2.30 C$      -7.46 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.24 C$ 1.35 C$      +9.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.13 C$ 1.44 C$      +27.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.48 C$ 3.20 C$      +29.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.12 C$ 2.22 C$      +4.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.20 C$ 3.67 C$      -12.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.46 C$ 4.05 C$      +17.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 16.00 C$      +6.67 %
Transportation
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.75 C$ 3.60 C$      -4.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 144.50 C$ 112.00 C$      -22.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.12 C$ 4.00 C$      -3.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.09 C$ 3.22 C$      +4.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$ 35.00 C$      +16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.64 C$ 6.73 C$      -12.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,747.50 C$ 28,179.00 C$      +9.44 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,787.85 C$ 26,429.25 C$      +6.62 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.37 C$ 237.33 C$      +71.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$ 0.28 C$      -13.84 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.62 C$ 86.63 C$      +10.18 %
Sports And Leisure
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.54 C$ 77.95 C$      +57.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.92 C$ 27.20 C$      +43.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 16.00 C$      +6.63 %
Childcare
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,150.00 C$ 1,184.69 C$      -44.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,000.00 C$ 16,025.00 C$      -30.33 %
Clothing And Shoes
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.51 C$ 73.82 C$      +14.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 84.67 C$ 56.52 C$      -33.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 111.44 C$ 105.11 C$      -5.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 145.43 C$ 147.19 C$      +1.21 %
Rent Per Month
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,966.67 C$ 1,372.53 C$      -30.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,833.33 C$ 1,159.97 C$      -36.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,400.00 C$ 2,629.75 C$      -22.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,266.67 C$ 1,988.91 C$      -39.11 %
Buy Apartment Price
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ? 390.48 C$     
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 775.99 C$ 337.71 C$      -56.48 %
Salaries And Financing
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,765.42 C$ 5,292.39 C$      +11.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.66 4.29      -35.52 %
Last update: July 2022August 2022
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