Cost of Living Comparison Between Victoria and Kingston 

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Consumer Prices in Kingston are 7.6% lower than in Victoria (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kingston are 14.9% lower than in Victoria
Rent Prices in Kingston are 28.6% lower than in Victoria
Restaurant Prices in Kingston are 11.4% lower than in Victoria
Groceries Prices in Kingston are 8.0% lower than in Victoria
Local Purchasing Power in Kingston is 62.0% higher than in Victoria
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Restaurants
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 26.00 C$ 24.00 C$      -7.7 %
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$ 13.50 C$      -10.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$ 8.00 C$      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.75 C$ 9.00 C$      +2.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.51 C$ 5.08 C$      -7.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.32 C$ 2.33 C$      -29.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.93 C$ 1.83 C$      -37.5 %
Markets
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.14 C$ 15.44 C$      +9.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.22 C$ 2.83 C$      -33.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.74 C$ 2.81 C$      +2.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.91 C$ 3.75 C$      -36.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.06 C$ 6.90 C$      -23.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.50 C$ 9.05 C$      -4.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.86 C$ 11.74 C$      +19.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.84 C$ 2.49 C$      -12.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 C$ 0.67 C$      -23.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.74 C$ 2.37 C$      -13.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.40 C$ 3.90 C$      +14.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.46 C$ 2.16 C$      -12.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.10 C$ 1.44 C$      -31.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.68 C$ 3.10 C$      -15.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.59 C$ 2.44 C$      -5.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 21.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -28.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.13 C$ 3.03 C$      -26.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.21 C$ 3.28 C$      -36.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$ 20.00 C$      0.0 %
Transportation
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 C$ 3.50 C$      +40.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 C$ 80.00 C$      -5.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$ 4.25 C$      0.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 C$ 3.62 C$      -25.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 C$ 45.00 C$      0.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.30 C$ 5.60 C$      -23.2 %
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) 28,371.51 C$ 27,382.58 C$      -3.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 216.02 C$ 259.08 C$      +19.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 71.15 C$ 84.00 C$      +18.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 111.65 C$ 103.33 C$      -7.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.71 C$ 52.10 C$      -28.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.33 C$ 15.00 C$      -45.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 C$ 15.00 C$      -6.2 %
Childcare
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,071.43 C$ 1,000.00 C$      -6.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,000.00 C$ ?     
Clothing And Shoes
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 95.29 C$ 54.16 C$      -43.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.23 C$ 45.00 C$      -25.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 124.75 C$ 112.83 C$      -9.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 185.53 C$ 130.00 C$      -29.9 %
Rent Per Month
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,107.44 C$ 1,659.87 C$      -21.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,849.17 C$ 1,550.00 C$      -16.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,310.00 C$ 2,800.00 C$      -35.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,644.41 C$ 2,500.00 C$      -31.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,026.10 C$ 687.48 C$      -33.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,016.83 C$ 534.19 C$      -47.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Victoria Edit Kingston Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,306.82 C$ 4,557.91 C$      +37.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.80 7.33      +7.8 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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