Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 14.8% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 19.2% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Montreal are 27.8% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 4.7% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 14.0% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 10.8% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Montreal Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 €
(26.40 C$)
17.05 €
(25.00 C$)
     -5.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.50 €
(106.33 C$)
81.82 €
(120.00 C$)
     +12.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 €
(17.60 C$)
10.23 €
(15.00 C$)
     -14.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 €
(10.27 C$)
5.45 €
(8.00 C$)
     -22.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 €
(10.27 C$)
5.45 €
(8.00 C$)
     -22.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.31 €
(6.32 C$)
3.56 €
(5.23 C$)
     -17.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.39 €
(4.97 C$)
1.92 €
(2.81 C$)
     -43.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.75 €
(4.04 C$)
1.41 €
(2.07 C$)
     -48.8 %
Markets
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.47 €
(8.02 C$)
7.35 €
(10.78 C$)
     +34.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 €
(2.28 C$)
2.66 €
(3.90 C$)
     +70.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.52 C$)
1.41 €
(2.06 C$)
     +35.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.57 €
(6.71 C$)
3.10 €
(4.55 C$)
     -32.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.59 €
(14.06 C$)
5.12 €
(7.50 C$)
     -46.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.50 €
(9.53 C$)
5.13 €
(7.52 C$)
     -21.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.92 €
(14.55 C$)
6.06 €
(8.89 C$)
     -38.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.44 €
(2.12 C$)
1.51 €
(2.21 C$)
     +4.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1.52 C$)
0.63 €
(0.92 C$)
     -39.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 €
(2.29 C$)
1.65 €
(2.41 C$)
     +5.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 €
(2.65 C$)
1.90 €
(2.79 C$)
     +5.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 €
(1.47 C$)
0.88 €
(1.30 C$)
     -11.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 €
(1.58 C$)
1.01 €
(1.48 C$)
     -6.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 €
(2.32 C$)
2.31 €
(3.39 C$)
     +46.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.89 €
(1.31 C$)
1.60 €
(2.35 C$)
     +79.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(11.73 C$)
13.64 €
(20.00 C$)
     +70.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.36 €
(3.47 C$)
3.10 €
(4.54 C$)
     +30.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.52 €
(5.16 C$)
3.05 €
(4.48 C$)
     -13.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 €
(17.60 C$)
10.23 €
(15.00 C$)
     -14.8 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 €
(3.15 C$)
2.56 €
(3.75 C$)
     +18.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 €
(124.66 C$)
66.14 €
(97.00 C$)
     -22.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.25 €
(9.17 C$)
3.10 €
(4.55 C$)
     -50.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.11 €
(4.56 C$)
2.19 €
(3.22 C$)
     -29.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 46.00 €
(67.46 C$)
36.21 €
(53.10 C$)
     -21.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.15 €
(10.49 C$)
4.43 €
(6.49 C$)
     -38.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 €
(43,997.22 C$)
23,168.28 €
(33,978.00 C$)
     -22.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,332.22 €
(44,484.45 C$)
18,872.50 €
(27,677.92 C$)
     -37.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.91 €
(315.18 C$)
74.12 €
(108.70 C$)
     -65.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.95 €
(23.39 C$)
36.08 €
(52.92 C$)
     +126.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.44 €
(43.18 C$)
41.94 €
(61.51 C$)
     +42.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.14 €
(55.93 C$)
30.24 €
(44.35 C$)
     -20.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.86 €
(24.72 C$)
15.34 €
(22.50 C$)
     -9.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 €
(19.07 C$)
10.23 €
(15.00 C$)
     -21.3 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 769.50 €
(1,128.53 C$)
634.62 €
(930.71 C$)
     -17.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,222.22 €
(22,324.52 C$)
6,388.52 €
(9,369.23 C$)
     -58.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 92.31 €
(135.38 C$)
59.27 €
(86.92 C$)
     -35.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.60 €
(59.55 C$)
44.09 €
(64.67 C$)
     +8.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 100.08 €
(146.77 C$)
81.26 €
(119.17 C$)
     -18.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.59 €
(206.19 C$)
98.95 €
(145.12 C$)
     -29.6 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,411.09 €
(2,069.47 C$)
1,142.05 €
(1,674.91 C$)
     -19.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 963.66 €
(1,413.28 C$)
898.08 €
(1,317.10 C$)
     -6.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,049.14 €
(4,471.79 C$)
2,011.49 €
(2,950.00 C$)
     -34.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,186.11 €
(3,206.09 C$)
1,441.95 €
(2,114.73 C$)
     -34.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,106.28 €
(1,622.44 C$)
649.05 €
(951.88 C$)
     -41.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 797.41 €
(1,169.46 C$)
370.75 €
(543.74 C$)
     -53.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,847.00 €
(4,175.34 C$)
2,548.94 €
(3,738.21 C$)
     -10.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.78 6.36      +68.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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