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Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and San Diego, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Diego, CA are 0.33% higher than in Vancouver
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Diego, CA are 11.79% higher than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in San Diego, CA are 29.74% higher than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in San Diego, CA are 7.98% higher than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in San Diego, CA are 8.50% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in San Diego, CA is 47.26% higher than in Vancouver
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  VancouverSan Diego, CADifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 C$
(12.87 $)
19.81 C$
(15.00 $)
     +16.55 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 C$
(60.57 $)
72.65 C$
(55.00 $)
     -9.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(7.57 $)
9.91 C$
(7.50 $)
     -0.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(5.30 $)
7.93 C$
(6.00 $)
     +13.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$
(5.30 $)
9.25 C$
(7.00 $)
     +32.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.35 C$
(3.29 $)
5.84 C$
(4.42 $)
     +34.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 C$
(1.53 $)
2.57 C$
(1.95 $)
     +26.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 C$
(1.32 $)
2.04 C$
(1.54 $)
     +17.19 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.49 C$
(7.18 $)
4.61 C$
(3.49 $)
     -51.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.07 C$
(2.32 $)
4.15 C$
(3.15 $)
     +35.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.89 C$
(1.43 $)
2.42 C$
(1.83 $)
     +28.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.01 C$
(3.03 $)
4.50 C$
(3.41 $)
     +12.38 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.58 C$
(5.74 $)
7.24 C$
(5.48 $)
     -4.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.97 C$
(5.28 $)
5.73 C$
(4.34 $)
     -17.79 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.29 C$
(6.28 $)
6.99 C$
(5.29 $)
     -15.64 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.74 C$
(1.32 $)
2.19 C$
(1.66 $)
     +25.52 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 C$
(0.63 $)
1.00 C$
(0.75 $)
     +19.09 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.76 C$
(1.33 $)
1.38 C$
(1.05 $)
     -21.62 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 C$
(1.68 $)
2.37 C$
(1.79 $)
     +6.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.41 C$
(1.06 $)
1.22 C$
(0.93 $)
     -12.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.43 C$
(1.08 $)
1.26 C$
(0.95 $)
     -11.90 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.60 C$
(1.96 $)
1.76 C$
(1.33 $)
     -32.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 C$
(1.93 $)
2.24 C$
(1.69 $)
     -12.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(15.14 $)
15.85 C$
(12.00 $)
     -20.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.88 C$
(2.18 $)
2.60 C$
(1.97 $)
     -9.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.82 C$
(2.89 $)
3.17 C$
(2.40 $)
     -17.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(11.36 $)
10.57 C$
(8.00 $)
     -29.55 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 C$
(2.23 $)
3.30 C$
(2.50 $)
     +11.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 98.00 C$
(74.19 $)
95.10 C$
(72.00 $)
     -2.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(2.65 $)
3.70 C$
(2.80 $)
     +5.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.04 C$
(2.30 $)
3.96 C$
(3.00 $)
     +30.28 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.55 C$
(25.40 $)
32.36 C$
(24.50 $)
     -3.54 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.78 C$
(4.37 $)
4.95 C$
(3.75 $)
     -14.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,220.00 C$
(19,093.79 $)
30,379.50 C$
(23,000.00 $)
     +20.46 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,536.67 C$
(17,819.37 $)
27,121.60 C$
(20,533.48 $)
     +15.23 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 86.32 C$
(65.35 $)
172.08 C$
(130.28 $)
     +99.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 C$
(0.28 $)
0.24 C$
(0.18 $)
     -36.32 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.17 C$
(55.40 $)
82.88 C$
(62.75 $)
     +13.27 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.40 C$
(41.19 $)
48.89 C$
(37.02 $)
     -10.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.17 C$
(12.24 $)
24.22 C$
(18.33 $)
     +49.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(11.36 $)
18.49 C$
(14.00 $)
     +23.28 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,264.40 C$
(957.26 $)
1,415.26 C$
(1,071.48 $)
     +11.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,333.33 C$
(16,908.33 $)
26,725.16 C$
(20,233.33 $)
     +19.66 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.04 C$
(51.51 $)
64.83 C$
(49.09 $)
     -4.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.15 C$
(38.73 $)
45.68 C$
(34.58 $)
     -10.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.40 C$
(80.56 $)
103.06 C$
(78.03 $)
     -3.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.05 C$
(105.27 $)
154.48 C$
(116.96 $)
     +11.10 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,029.03 C$
(1,536.15 $)
2,706.43 C$
(2,049.01 $)
     +33.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,601.15 C$
(1,212.21 $)
2,144.17 C$
(1,623.33 $)
     +33.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,766.95 C$
(2,851.92 $)
4,691.14 C$
(3,551.61 $)
     +24.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,693.32 C$
(2,039.08 $)
3,557.86 C$
(2,693.62 $)
     +32.10 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,152.09 C$
(872.24 $)
723.55 C$
(547.79 $)
     -37.20 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 873.36 C$
(661.21 $)
491.03 C$
(371.75 $)
     -43.78 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,734.72 C$
(2,827.52 $)
6,147.96 C$
(4,654.56 $)
     +64.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.80 4.10      +7.70 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:504319
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CAD