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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 30.72% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 54.44% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Montreal are 76.67% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 34.81% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 32.94% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 16.04% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CAMontrealDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 $
(22.39 C$)
11.39 $
(15.00 C$)
     -32.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(105.34 C$)
45.57 $
(60.00 C$)
     -43.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(10.53 C$)
7.59 $
(10.00 C$)
     -5.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(7.90 C$)
4.94 $
(6.50 C$)
     -17.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(10.53 C$)
5.32 $
(7.00 C$)
     -33.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.53 $
(5.96 C$)
2.73 $
(3.60 C$)
     -39.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.17 $
(2.85 C$)
1.54 $
(2.03 C$)
     -28.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 $
(2.53 C$)
1.25 $
(1.65 C$)
     -34.87 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.12 $
(5.43 C$)
5.99 $
(7.89 C$)
     +45.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.68 $
(4.84 C$)
2.29 $
(3.01 C$)
     -37.71 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.36 $
(3.11 C$)
1.07 $
(1.41 C$)
     -54.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.63 $
(4.78 C$)
2.41 $
(3.17 C$)
     -33.62 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.60 $
(12.64 C$)
5.66 $
(7.46 C$)
     -40.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.73 $
(7.55 C$)
4.51 $
(5.93 C$)
     -21.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.34 $
(9.66 C$)
4.99 $
(6.56 C$)
     -32.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.50 $
(3.29 C$)
1.16 $
(1.53 C$)
     -53.56 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.22 $
(1.61 C$)
0.71 $
(0.93 C$)
     -42.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.61 $
(2.12 C$)
1.30 $
(1.71 C$)
     -19.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.43 $
(3.20 C$)
1.25 $
(1.64 C$)
     -48.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.72 $
(2.27 C$)
0.80 $
(1.06 C$)
     -53.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.34 $
(1.77 C$)
0.69 $
(0.90 C$)
     -49.00 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.71 $
(2.26 C$)
1.45 $
(1.91 C$)
     -15.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.97 $
(2.59 C$)
1.43 $
(1.88 C$)
     -27.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(19.75 C$)
11.39 $
(15.00 C$)
     -24.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.21 $
(2.92 C$)
1.74 $
(2.29 C$)
     -21.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 $
(3.82 C$)
2.38 $
(3.13 C$)
     -17.89 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(11.85 C$)
9.11 $
(12.00 C$)
     +1.26 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(3.62 C$)
2.47 $
(3.25 C$)
     -10.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(105.34 C$)
64.55 $
(85.00 C$)
     -19.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(4.61 C$)
2.66 $
(3.50 C$)
     -24.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(3.62 C$)
2.14 $
(2.82 C$)
     -22.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(43.45 C$)
28.78 $
(37.90 C$)
     -12.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.73 $
(4.91 C$)
3.99 $
(5.25 C$)
     +7.00 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,040.00 $
(29,021.90 C$)
17,466.81 $
(23,000.00 C$)
     -20.75 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,973.67 $
(27,617.77 C$)
16,708.73 $
(22,001.77 C$)
     -20.33 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.03 $
(146.20 C$)
74.23 $
(97.74 C$)
     -33.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.13 C$)
0.23 $
(0.30 C$)
     +125.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.50 $
(83.62 C$)
49.96 $
(65.79 C$)
     -21.32 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 80.80 $
(106.40 C$)
29.24 $
(38.50 C$)
     -63.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.33 $
(25.46 C$)
11.96 $
(15.75 C$)
     -38.13 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(18.43 C$)
9.87 $
(13.00 C$)
     -29.48 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,141.71 $
(2,820.17 C$)
547.33 $
(720.71 C$)
     -74.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,780.00 $
(32,629.88 C$)
6,201.98 $
(8,166.67 C$)
     -74.97 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.54 $
(77.09 C$)
52.41 $
(69.02 C$)
     -10.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.52 $
(61.26 C$)
34.57 $
(45.53 C$)
     -25.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.16 $
(113.45 C$)
75.94 $
(99.99 C$)
     -11.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.53 $
(173.20 C$)
99.82 $
(131.44 C$)
     -24.11 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,351.07 $
(4,412.63 C$)
786.18 $
(1,035.23 C$)
     -76.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,637.30 $
(3,472.75 C$)
547.00 $
(720.28 C$)
     -79.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,765.62 $
(7,592.08 C$)
1,450.09 $
(1,909.46 C$)
     -74.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,234.44 $
(5,575.84 C$)
941.84 $
(1,240.20 C$)
     -77.76 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,137.31 $
(1,497.58 C$)
355.85 $
(468.58 C$)
     -68.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 867.80 $
(1,142.70 C$)
211.81 $
(278.91 C$)
     -75.59 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,852.60 $
(7,706.61 C$)
2,238.72 $
(2,947.90 C$)
     -61.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 3.28      -21.44 %
Last update: November 2018November 2018
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Currency: USD