Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Quebec City 

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Cost of Living in Quebec City is 35.3% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Quebec City is 55.9% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Quebec City are 78.1% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Quebec City are 38.2% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Quebec City are 29.2% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Quebec City is 0.7% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $
(40.91 C$)
18.33 $
(25.00 C$)
     -38.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $
(177.28 C$)
67.83 $
(92.50 C$)
     -47.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(16.36 C$)
11.00 $
(15.00 C$)
     -8.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(10.91 C$)
6.60 $
(9.00 C$)
     -17.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.50 $
(14.32 C$)
6.60 $
(9.00 C$)
     -37.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.64 $
(7.69 C$)
4.21 $
(5.73 C$)
     -25.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.07 $
(4.19 C$)
2.40 $
(3.27 C$)
     -21.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $
(3.14 C$)
1.78 $
(2.42 C$)
     -22.8 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.57 $
(7.60 C$)
6.87 $
(9.36 C$)
     +23.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.33 $
(5.91 C$)
2.51 $
(3.43 C$)
     -42.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.33 $
(4.54 C$)
2.27 $
(3.09 C$)
     -31.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.25 $
(7.16 C$)
2.92 $
(3.98 C$)
     -44.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.46 $
(10.17 C$)
6.69 $
(9.12 C$)
     -10.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.81 $
(9.29 C$)
4.58 $
(6.24 C$)
     -32.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.69 $
(11.85 C$)
7.60 $
(10.36 C$)
     -12.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.14 $
(4.28 C$)
1.76 $
(2.39 C$)
     -44.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $
(1.31 C$)
0.72 $
(0.98 C$)
     -25.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.59 $
(3.54 C$)
2.03 $
(2.77 C$)
     -21.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.93 $
(3.99 C$)
2.13 $
(2.90 C$)
     -27.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 $
(2.46 C$)
0.99 $
(1.35 C$)
     -45.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.69 $
(2.30 C$)
1.00 $
(1.36 C$)
     -41.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.95 $
(4.02 C$)
2.31 $
(3.15 C$)
     -21.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $
(3.37 C$)
1.71 $
(2.33 C$)
     -30.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $
(27.27 C$)
11.00 $
(15.00 C$)
     -45.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $
(3.50 C$)
2.73 $
(3.73 C$)
     +6.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $
(5.19 C$)
3.36 $
(4.58 C$)
     -11.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $
(23.18 C$)
10.27 $
(14.00 C$)
     -39.6 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $
(3.95 C$)
2.75 $
(3.75 C$)
     -5.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $
(180.00 C$)
69.30 $
(94.50 C$)
     -47.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(6.82 C$)
3.67 $
(5.00 C$)
     -26.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(4.77 C$)
3.84 $
(5.23 C$)
     +9.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 $
(46.36 C$)
30.80 $
(42.00 C$)
     -9.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.86 $
(5.26 C$)
4.73 $
(6.45 C$)
     +22.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,500.00 $
(42,955.35 C$)
24,916.73 $
(33,978.00 C$)
     -20.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,469.93 $
(37,459.70 C$)
20,285.04 $
(27,661.94 C$)
     -26.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.85 $
(245.26 C$)
118.41 $
(161.47 C$)
     -34.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 65.41 $
(89.20 C$)
37.31 $
(50.88 C$)
     -43.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.91 $
(96.70 C$)
52.46 $
(71.53 C$)
     -26.0 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 143.41 $
(195.56 C$)
36.39 $
(49.62 C$)
     -74.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 77.86 $
(106.17 C$)
26.64 $
(36.33 C$)
     -65.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $
(27.27 C$)
11.00 $
(15.00 C$)
     -45.0 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,096.67 $
(4,222.81 C$)
1,130.53 $
(1,541.67 C$)
     -63.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 57,600.00 $
(78,546.93 C$)
6,233.22 $
(8,500.00 C$)
     -89.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.83 $
(97.95 C$)
76.85 $
(104.80 C$)
     +7.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.24 $
(65.78 C$)
44.64 $
(60.88 C$)
     -7.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.90 $
(134.87 C$)
97.50 $
(132.96 C$)
     -1.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.41 $
(225.56 C$)
124.35 $
(169.57 C$)
     -24.8 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,310.53 $
(5,878.10 C$)
925.59 $
(1,262.19 C$)
     -78.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,895.30 $
(3,948.21 C$)
941.86 $
(1,284.38 C$)
     -67.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,548.27 $
(11,656.95 C$)
1,399.97 $
(1,909.09 C$)
     -83.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,533.85 $
(6,182.63 C$)
1,161.09 $
(1,583.33 C$)
     -74.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,641.14 $
(2,237.96 C$)
809.01 $
(1,103.21 C$)
     -50.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,142.75 $
(1,558.32 C$)
301.27 $
(410.83 C$)
     -73.6 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Quebec City Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,959.65 $
(8,126.95 C$)
2,646.77 $
(3,609.30 C$)
     -55.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.72 7.20      +7.1 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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