Cost of Living Comparison Between Oakville and Calgary 

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Consumer Prices in Calgary are 6.93% lower than in Oakville (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Calgary are 14.59% lower than in Oakville
Rent Prices in Calgary are 29.11% lower than in Oakville
Restaurant Prices in Calgary are 7.66% lower than in Oakville
Groceries Prices in Calgary are 11.38% lower than in Oakville
Local Purchasing Power in Calgary is 50.71% higher than in Oakville
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Restaurants
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$ 18.11 C$      -9.44 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 C$ 80.00 C$      -11.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 11.00 C$      +9.95 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.25 C$ 7.00 C$      -3.45 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 7.50 C$      -6.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 C$ 4.27 C$      +1.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 C$ 2.13 C$      +5.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 C$ 1.75 C$      -8.48 %
Markets
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.40 C$ 7.49 C$      -28.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.92 C$ 2.19 C$      -24.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.53 C$ 1.36 C$      -11.01 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.40 C$ 3.55 C$      -19.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.74 C$ 5.81 C$      -13.87 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.57 C$ 6.06 C$      -29.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.30 C$ 6.72 C$      -7.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 C$ 1.95 C$      +11.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 C$ 0.85 C$      +10.66 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.76 C$ 1.78 C$      -35.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.14 C$ 2.06 C$      -3.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 C$ 1.25 C$      -14.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.01 C$ 1.13 C$      +12.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.48 C$ 2.59 C$      +4.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.08 C$ 2.03 C$      -2.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.84 C$ 3.61 C$      -5.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.40 C$ 3.80 C$      +11.73 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 17.00 C$      +13.33 %
Transportation
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.38 C$ 3.50 C$      +3.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 146.00 C$ 109.00 C$      -25.34 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$ 3.80 C$      -10.59 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.09 C$ 3.22 C$      +4.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$ 33.25 C$      +10.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.17 C$ 4.26 C$      +2.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$ 26,086.50 C$      +0.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,717.14 C$ 23,263.00 C$      -9.54 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.87 C$ 197.56 C$      +14.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$ 0.26 C$      -19.10 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 75.77 C$ 82.12 C$      +8.39 %
Sports And Leisure
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.54 C$ 67.34 C$      +35.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.92 C$ 23.73 C$      +59.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.00 %
Childcare
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,936.34 C$ 1,255.95 C$      -35.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,347.62 C$ 15,983.33 C$      -28.48 %
Clothing And Shoes
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.37 C$ 58.03 C$      -19.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 65.80 C$ 54.45 C$      -17.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.44 C$ 92.67 C$      -8.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.53 C$ 125.30 C$      -18.91 %
Rent Per Month
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,933.33 C$ 1,237.19 C$      -36.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,750.00 C$ 1,033.65 C$      -40.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,640.00 C$ 2,272.62 C$      -13.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,500.00 C$ 1,735.73 C$      -30.57 %
Buy Apartment Price
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 823.20 C$ 378.71 C$      -53.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 618.88 C$ 274.19 C$      -55.70 %
Salaries And Financing
Oakville Edit Calgary Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,650.02 C$ 4,698.70 C$      +28.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.33 2.50      -25.05 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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