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Cost of Living Comparison Between Calgary and Hamilton 

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Consumer Prices in Hamilton are 1.15% higher than in Calgary
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hamilton are 3.66% lower than in Calgary
Rent Prices in Hamilton are 16.70% lower than in Calgary
Restaurant Prices in Hamilton are 0.67% lower than in Calgary
Groceries Prices in Hamilton are 1.23% higher than in Calgary
Local Purchasing Power in Hamilton is 22.19% lower than in Calgary
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(23.16 NZ$)
15.54 C$
(18.00 NZ$)
     -22.28 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$
(69.48 NZ$)
75.56 C$
(87.50 NZ$)
     +25.93 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(11.58 NZ$)
10.79 C$
(12.50 NZ$)
     +7.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.88 C$
(7.96 NZ$)
7.77 C$
(9.00 NZ$)
     +13.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$
(8.11 NZ$)
7.77 C$
(9.00 NZ$)
     +11.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.55 C$
(5.27 NZ$)
4.09 C$
(4.74 NZ$)
     -10.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 C$
(2.76 NZ$)
2.81 C$
(3.25 NZ$)
     +17.82 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 C$
(2.42 NZ$)
2.59 C$
(3.00 NZ$)
     +23.90 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.19 C$
(8.33 NZ$)
8.72 C$
(10.09 NZ$)
     +21.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.41 C$
(2.79 NZ$)
1.85 C$
(2.14 NZ$)
     -23.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.44 C$
(1.67 NZ$)
1.08 C$
(1.25 NZ$)
     -25.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.19 C$
(3.70 NZ$)
4.40 C$
(5.09 NZ$)
     +37.75 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.36 C$
(7.37 NZ$)
3.92 C$
(4.54 NZ$)
     -38.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.13 C$
(7.09 NZ$)
5.29 C$
(6.12 NZ$)
     -13.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.69 C$
(7.74 NZ$)
6.89 C$
(7.97 NZ$)
     +2.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.80 C$
(2.08 NZ$)
1.35 C$
(1.56 NZ$)
     -24.78 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 C$
(0.93 NZ$)
1.12 C$
(1.29 NZ$)
     +39.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.93 C$
(2.24 NZ$)
1.57 C$
(1.81 NZ$)
     -18.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.60 C$
(1.85 NZ$)
2.06 C$
(2.38 NZ$)
     +28.37 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 C$
(1.20 NZ$)
1.18 C$
(1.36 NZ$)
     +13.18 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.09 C$
(1.26 NZ$)
1.08 C$
(1.25 NZ$)
     -1.40 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.41 C$
(2.79 NZ$)
2.48 C$
(2.87 NZ$)
     +2.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.35 C$
(2.72 NZ$)
1.58 C$
(1.83 NZ$)
     -32.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 C$
(17.95 NZ$)
12.95 C$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -16.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.46 C$
(4.01 NZ$)
3.47 C$
(4.02 NZ$)
     +0.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.57 C$
(4.13 NZ$)
4.07 C$
(4.72 NZ$)
     +14.23 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.50 C$
(19.11 NZ$)
25.91 C$
(30.00 NZ$)
     +57.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.40 C$
(3.94 NZ$)
2.85 C$
(3.30 NZ$)
     -16.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 106.00 C$
(122.75 NZ$)
86.35 C$
(100.00 NZ$)
     -18.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 C$
(4.40 NZ$)
3.28 C$
(3.80 NZ$)
     -13.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 C$
(2.80 NZ$)
4.52 C$
(5.23 NZ$)
     +87.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 C$
(33.35 NZ$)
45.34 C$
(52.50 NZ$)
     +57.41 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.06 C$
(4.70 NZ$)
6.92 C$
(8.01 NZ$)
     +70.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 C$
(27,792.99 NZ$)
30,219.13 C$
(34,995.00 NZ$)
     +25.91 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,179.28 C$
(26,842.56 NZ$)
25,905.81 C$
(30,000.00 NZ$)
     +11.76 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 187.67 C$
(217.33 NZ$)
139.31 C$
(161.33 NZ$)
     -25.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 C$
(0.40 NZ$)
0.34 C$
(0.39 NZ$)
     -2.38 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.99 C$
(91.47 NZ$)
73.38 C$
(84.97 NZ$)
     -7.10 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.44 C$
(67.68 NZ$)
56.54 C$
(65.47 NZ$)
     -3.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.06 C$
(26.71 NZ$)
21.59 C$
(25.00 NZ$)
     -6.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(16.21 NZ$)
12.95 C$
(15.00 NZ$)
     -7.48 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,088.77 C$
(1,260.84 NZ$)
518.12 C$
(600.00 NZ$)
     -52.41 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,154.44 C$
(17,549.47 NZ$)
8,488.47 C$
(9,830.00 NZ$)
     -43.99 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.58 C$
(71.31 NZ$)
85.57 C$
(99.09 NZ$)
     +38.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.79 C$
(54.18 NZ$)
43.18 C$
(50.00 NZ$)
     -7.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.34 C$
(112.73 NZ$)
113.70 C$
(131.67 NZ$)
     +16.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 122.56 C$
(141.93 NZ$)
139.03 C$
(161.00 NZ$)
     +13.44 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,196.37 C$
(1,385.45 NZ$)
900.23 C$
(1,042.50 NZ$)
     -24.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 947.22 C$
(1,096.92 NZ$)
718.45 C$
(832.00 NZ$)
     -24.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,928.08 C$
(2,232.79 NZ$)
1,671.79 C$
(1,936.00 NZ$)
     -13.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,531.67 C$
(1,773.73 NZ$)
1,377.33 C$
(1,595.00 NZ$)
     -10.08 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 461.22 C$
(534.12 NZ$)
220.61 C$
(255.48 NZ$)
     -52.17 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 286.97 C$
(332.32 NZ$)
264.74 C$
(306.58 NZ$)
     -7.75 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,384.80 C$
(5,077.78 NZ$)
3,287.16 C$
(3,806.67 NZ$)
     -25.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.52 4.79      +36.10 %
Last update: December 2019December 2019
Contributors:43258
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CAD