Cost of Living Comparison Between Quebec City and Reykjavik 

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Consumer Prices in Reykjavik are 45.52% higher than in Quebec City (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Reykjavik are 66.42% higher than in Quebec City
Rent Prices in Reykjavik are 143.41% higher than in Quebec City
Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 101.96% higher than in Quebec City
Groceries Prices in Reykjavik are 27.98% higher than in Quebec City
Local Purchasing Power in Reykjavik is 25.77% lower than in Quebec City
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Restaurants
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(1,521.00 kr)
24.65 C$
(2,500.00 kr)
     +64.37 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 C$
(5,070.01 kr)
152.76 C$
(15,490.00 kr)
     +205.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(1,115.40 kr)
17.50 C$
(1,774.50 kr)
     +59.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(608.40 kr)
11.83 C$
(1,200.00 kr)
     +97.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$
(709.80 kr)
11.34 C$
(1,150.00 kr)
     +62.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 C$
(404.29 kr)
5.75 C$
(583.09 kr)
     +44.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 C$
(233.22 kr)
3.36 C$
(341.17 kr)
     +46.29 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.72 C$
(174.70 kr)
2.63 C$
(267.04 kr)
     +52.86 %
Markets
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.35 C$
(744.91 kr)
6.74 C$
(683.17 kr)
     -8.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.87 C$
(290.80 kr)
4.21 C$
(426.65 kr)
     +46.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.68 C$
(170.84 kr)
1.56 C$
(158.18 kr)
     -7.41 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 C$
(322.20 kr)
7.00 C$
(710.12 kr)
     +120.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.46 C$
(655.33 kr)
7.03 C$
(712.80 kr)
     +8.77 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.05 C$
(613.59 kr)
8.39 C$
(850.52 kr)
     +38.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.93 C$
(803.87 kr)
15.40 C$
(1,561.67 kr)
     +94.27 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.88 C$
(191.10 kr)
1.39 C$
(141.21 kr)
     -26.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 C$
(94.55 kr)
1.17 C$
(118.61 kr)
     +25.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.10 C$
(212.55 kr)
1.24 C$
(126.09 kr)
     -40.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.32 C$
(235.71 kr)
2.44 C$
(246.98 kr)
     +4.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.68 C$
(169.88 kr)
1.47 C$
(149.52 kr)
     -11.99 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 C$
(115.33 kr)
0.93 C$
(94.18 kr)
     -18.34 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 C$
(218.10 kr)
2.99 C$
(303.00 kr)
     +38.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 C$
(204.07 kr)
2.46 C$
(249.50 kr)
     +22.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 C$
(1,470.30 kr)
25.64 C$
(2,600.00 kr)
     +76.83 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.15 C$
(319.18 kr)
4.32 C$
(437.54 kr)
     +37.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.42 C$
(347.17 kr)
3.98 C$
(403.54 kr)
     +16.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 C$
(1,115.40 kr)
14.59 C$
(1,479.00 kr)
     +32.60 %
Transportation
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$
(354.90 kr)
4.73 C$
(480.00 kr)
     +35.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.00 C$
(9,024.61 kr)
128.20 C$
(13,000.00 kr)
     +44.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(354.90 kr)
6.80 C$
(690.00 kr)
     +94.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(285.58 kr)
5.57 C$
(564.88 kr)
     +97.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 C$
(3,954.61 kr)
78.11 C$
(7,920.00 kr)
     +100.27 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.29 C$
(434.89 kr)
8.46 C$
(857.53 kr)
     +97.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,250.00 C$
(2,560,353.75 kr)
37,376.67 C$
(3,790,000.00 kr)
     +48.03 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,552.62 C$
(2,286,839.53 kr)
42,485.14 C$
(4,308,000.00 kr)
     +88.38 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 90.87 C$
(9,213.96 kr)
127.62 C$
(12,940.24 kr)
     +40.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.41 C$
(41.41 kr)
0.19 C$
(19.57 kr)
     -52.73 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.44 C$
(7,041.68 kr)
83.60 C$
(8,477.27 kr)
     +20.39 %
Sports And Leisure
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.69 C$
(3,822.01 kr)
71.44 C$
(7,243.58 kr)
     +89.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.75 C$
(3,219.45 kr)
43.61 C$
(4,422.22 kr)
     +37.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 C$
(1,368.90 kr)
16.27 C$
(1,650.00 kr)
     +20.53 %
Childcare
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 736.67 C$
(74,698.11 kr)
346.40 C$
(35,125.41 kr)
     -52.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,500.00 C$
(557,700.82 kr)
8,481.25 C$
(860,000.00 kr)
     +54.20 %
Clothing And Shoes
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.06 C$
(6,698.68 kr)
140.48 C$
(14,245.00 kr)
     +112.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.50 C$
(4,208.11 kr)
59.43 C$
(6,026.32 kr)
     +43.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 110.38 C$
(11,193.02 kr)
176.69 C$
(17,916.46 kr)
     +60.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 142.78 C$
(14,477.69 kr)
231.00 C$
(23,423.57 kr)
     +61.79 %
Rent Per Month
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 830.88 C$
(84,251.59 kr)
1,980.27 C$
(200,800.00 kr)
     +138.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 671.14 C$
(68,053.50 kr)
1,719.67 C$
(174,375.00 kr)
     +156.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,399.38 C$
(141,896.83 kr)
3,190.92 C$
(323,560.00 kr)
     +128.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,036.75 C$
(105,126.60 kr)
2,694.99 C$
(273,272.73 kr)
     +159.95 %
Buy Apartment Price
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 270.32 C$
(27,410.49 kr)
552.42 C$
(56,015.84 kr)
     +104.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 283.20 C$
(28,716.67 kr)
422.91 C$
(42,883.55 kr)
     +49.33 %
Salaries And Financing
Quebec City Edit Reykjavik Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,209.87 C$
(325,480.96 kr)
3,965.10 C$
(402,061.50 kr)
     +23.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.18 5.98      +88.00 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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