Cost of Living Comparison Between Victoria and Courtenay 

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Consumer Prices in Courtenay are 25.1% lower than in Victoria (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Courtenay are 25.7% lower than in Victoria
Rent Prices in Courtenay are 26.8% lower than in Victoria
Restaurant Prices in Courtenay are 33.6% lower than in Victoria
Groceries Prices in Courtenay are 26.5% lower than in Victoria
Local Purchasing Power in Courtenay is 103.5% higher than in Victoria
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Restaurants
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 26.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -42.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$ 65.00 C$      -45.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$ 15.00 C$      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$ 8.00 C$      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.75 C$ 10.00 C$      +14.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.51 C$ 4.83 C$      -12.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.32 C$ 2.50 C$      -24.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.93 C$ 2.50 C$      -14.7 %
Markets
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.14 C$ 15.01 C$      +6.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.22 C$ 3.54 C$      -16.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.74 C$ 1.36 C$      -50.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.91 C$ 5.00 C$      -15.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.06 C$ 5.68 C$      -37.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.50 C$ 5.60 C$      -41.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.86 C$ 8.36 C$      -15.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.84 C$ 1.94 C$      -31.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 C$ 0.80 C$      -8.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.74 C$ 1.36 C$      -50.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.40 C$ 1.41 C$      -58.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.46 C$ 1.53 C$      -37.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.10 C$ 1.64 C$      -21.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.68 C$ 3.33 C$      -9.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.59 C$ 2.00 C$      -22.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 21.00 C$ 12.00 C$      -42.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.13 C$ 3.95 C$      -4.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.21 C$ 7.50 C$      +44.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 20.00 C$      0.0 %
Transportation
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 C$ 2.00 C$      -20.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 C$ 60.00 C$      -29.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$ 4.50 C$      +5.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 C$ 3.22 C$      -33.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 C$ 25.00 C$      -44.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.28 C$ 6.42 C$      -11.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$ 18,000.00 C$      -47.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,371.51 C$ 25,492.53 C$      -10.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 216.02 C$ 114.80 C$      -46.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 71.15 C$ 70.28 C$      -1.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 111.65 C$ 78.75 C$      -29.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.71 C$ 60.00 C$      -17.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.33 C$ 55.00 C$      +101.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 C$ 14.00 C$      -12.5 %
Childcare
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,071.43 C$ 1,033.33 C$      -3.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,000.00 C$ 18,000.00 C$      -18.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 95.29 C$ 79.00 C$      -17.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.23 C$ 62.50 C$      +3.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 124.75 C$ 97.67 C$      -21.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 185.53 C$ 85.00 C$      -54.2 %
Rent Per Month
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,107.44 C$ 1,783.33 C$      -15.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,849.17 C$ 1,583.33 C$      -14.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,310.00 C$ 3,000.00 C$      -30.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,644.41 C$ 2,350.00 C$      -35.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,026.10 C$ ?     
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,016.83 C$ ?     
Salaries And Financing
Victoria Edit Courtenay Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,306.82 C$ 5,000.00 C$      +51.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.80 7.17      +5.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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