Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 14.2% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 20.3% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Montreal are 31.9% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 6.1% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 13.2% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 24.9% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Montreal Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(21.57 C$)
13.91 €
(20.00 C$)
     -7.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(86.26 C$)
62.60 €
(90.00 C$)
     +4.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(14.38 C$)
9.04 €
(13.00 C$)
     -9.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(9.35 C$)
5.39 €
(7.75 C$)
     -17.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(8.63 C$)
5.74 €
(8.25 C$)
     -4.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 €
(5.25 C$)
3.32 €
(4.77 C$)
     -9.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 €
(4.18 C$)
1.71 €
(2.46 C$)
     -41.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 €
(3.49 C$)
1.24 €
(1.79 C$)
     -48.9 %
Markets
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 €
(6.28 C$)
7.31 €
(10.51 C$)
     +67.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.80 €
(2.59 C$)
2.39 €
(3.44 C$)
     +32.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1.42 C$)
1.23 €
(1.77 C$)
     +24.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.53 €
(5.08 C$)
2.77 €
(3.98 C$)
     -21.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.44 €
(10.69 C$)
4.89 €
(7.03 C$)
     -34.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 €
(8.30 C$)
4.91 €
(7.06 C$)
     -15.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.05 €
(14.45 C$)
5.46 €
(7.84 C$)
     -45.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 €
(1.98 C$)
1.34 €
(1.93 C$)
     -2.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 €
(1.32 C$)
0.64 €
(0.92 C$)
     -30.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 €
(1.85 C$)
1.35 €
(1.95 C$)
     +5.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 €
(2.40 C$)
1.55 €
(2.23 C$)
     -7.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1.41 C$)
0.75 €
(1.08 C$)
     -23.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1.40 C$)
0.91 €
(1.31 C$)
     -6.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.49 €
(2.14 C$)
2.12 €
(3.05 C$)
     +42.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 €
(1.17 C$)
1.59 €
(2.29 C$)
     +96.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 €
(12.94 C$)
11.13 €
(16.00 C$)
     +23.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 €
(2.86 C$)
2.21 €
(3.18 C$)
     +11.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.98 €
(4.28 C$)
2.50 €
(3.59 C$)
     -16.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 €
(15.10 C$)
10.43 €
(15.00 C$)
     -0.6 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(2.88 C$)
2.43 €
(3.50 C$)
     +21.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.00 €
(120.77 C$)
65.38 €
(94.00 C$)
     -22.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(7.19 C$)
2.85 €
(4.10 C$)
     -43.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.66 €
(3.82 C$)
1.96 €
(2.82 C$)
     -26.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(64.70 C$)
28.69 €
(41.25 C$)
     -36.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.54 €
(10.84 C$)
5.10 €
(7.33 C$)
     -32.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 €
(31,629.77 C$)
20,866.42 €
(30,000.00 C$)
     -5.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,362.50 €
(37,901.81 C$)
18,290.14 €
(26,296.04 C$)
     -30.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.14 €
(292.06 C$)
74.42 €
(106.99 C$)
     -63.4 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €
(0.27 C$)
0.35 €
(0.51 C$)
     +85.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.86 €
(42.94 C$)
42.74 €
(61.44 C$)
     +43.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.51 €
(52.49 C$)
26.08 €
(37.50 C$)
     -28.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.12 €
(23.18 C$)
13.63 €
(19.59 C$)
     -15.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 €
(17.97 C$)
10.43 €
(15.00 C$)
     -16.6 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 731.36 €
(1,051.49 C$)
630.02 €
(905.79 C$)
     -13.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,428.57 €
(23,619.63 C$)
7,871.28 €
(11,316.67 C$)
     -52.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.19 €
(142.60 C$)
57.95 €
(83.31 C$)
     -41.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.81 €
(55.80 C$)
35.10 €
(50.46 C$)
     -9.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.21 €
(132.57 C$)
85.28 €
(122.61 C$)
     -7.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.07 €
(188.45 C$)
109.05 €
(156.78 C$)
     -16.8 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,285.42 €
(1,848.07 C$)
1,002.20 €
(1,440.88 C$)
     -22.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.78 €
(1,378.45 C$)
765.99 €
(1,101.28 C$)
     -20.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,870.11 €
(4,126.40 C$)
1,753.14 €
(2,520.52 C$)
     -38.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,937.65 €
(2,785.79 C$)
1,278.62 €
(1,838.30 C$)
     -34.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,167.05 €
(1,677.89 C$)
535.72 €
(770.21 C$)
     -54.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 818.38 €
(1,176.60 C$)
306.82 €
(441.12 C$)
     -62.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Montreal Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,660.77 €
(3,825.44 C$)
2,651.09 €
(3,811.52 C$)
     -0.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 5.33      +191.5 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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