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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 29.65% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 53.50% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Montreal are 76.30% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 31.35% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 33.22% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 16.30% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CAMontrealDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 $
(20.00 C$)
11.62 $
(15.00 C$)
     -25.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(103.25 C$)
46.49 $
(60.00 C$)
     -41.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(10.32 C$)
7.75 $
(10.00 C$)
     -3.15 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(7.74 C$)
4.65 $
(6.00 C$)
     -22.52 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.50 $
(9.68 C$)
5.42 $
(7.00 C$)
     -27.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.49 $
(5.80 C$)
2.78 $
(3.59 C$)
     -38.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.09 $
(2.70 C$)
1.64 $
(2.12 C$)
     -21.60 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.81 $
(2.34 C$)
1.28 $
(1.66 C$)
     -29.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.16 $
(5.37 C$)
5.83 $
(7.53 C$)
     +40.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.70 $
(4.77 C$)
2.27 $
(2.93 C$)
     -38.61 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.53 $
(3.26 C$)
1.07 $
(1.38 C$)
     -57.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 $
(4.67 C$)
2.50 $
(3.23 C$)
     -30.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.55 $
(12.32 C$)
6.63 $
(8.56 C$)
     -30.56 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.57 $
(7.19 C$)
4.73 $
(6.10 C$)
     -15.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.47 $
(10.93 C$)
5.34 $
(6.89 C$)
     -36.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.65 $
(3.42 C$)
1.22 $
(1.57 C$)
     -54.16 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.11 $
(1.44 C$)
0.71 $
(0.92 C$)
     -35.93 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.88 $
(2.42 C$)
1.36 $
(1.76 C$)
     -27.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 $
(3.51 C$)
1.26 $
(1.62 C$)
     -53.82 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 $
(2.49 C$)
0.80 $
(1.04 C$)
     -58.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.58 $
(2.04 C$)
0.71 $
(0.92 C$)
     -55.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.06 $
(2.66 C$)
1.68 $
(2.17 C$)
     -18.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 $
(2.77 C$)
1.54 $
(1.99 C$)
     -28.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(19.36 C$)
11.62 $
(15.00 C$)
     -22.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $
(3.23 C$)
1.97 $
(2.55 C$)
     -21.06 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.62 $
(4.68 C$)
2.44 $
(3.15 C$)
     -32.57 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.75 $
(11.29 C$)
9.30 $
(12.00 C$)
     +6.26 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(3.55 C$)
2.52 $
(3.25 C$)
     -8.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(103.25 C$)
64.31 $
(83.00 C$)
     -19.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(4.52 C$)
2.71 $
(3.50 C$)
     -22.52 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(3.55 C$)
2.15 $
(2.78 C$)
     -21.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(42.59 C$)
29.37 $
(37.90 C$)
     -11.01 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.63 $
(4.69 C$)
3.90 $
(5.04 C$)
     +7.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(28,393.55 C$)
17,820.95 $
(23,000.00 C$)
     -19.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,918.26 $
(26,997.45 C$)
17,003.11 $
(21,944.49 C$)
     -18.72 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.83 $
(144.33 C$)
77.01 $
(99.39 C$)
     -31.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.13 C$)
0.25 $
(0.33 C$)
     +152.68 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.76 $
(81.00 C$)
50.87 $
(65.65 C$)
     -18.95 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 83.67 $
(107.99 C$)
31.23 $
(40.31 C$)
     -62.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 $
(23.23 C$)
13.22 $
(17.06 C$)
     -26.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(18.07 C$)
10.07 $
(13.00 C$)
     -28.05 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,082.98 $
(2,688.33 C$)
574.28 $
(741.18 C$)
     -72.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,952.63 $
(30,913.65 C$)
5,980.67 $
(7,718.75 C$)
     -75.03 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.75 $
(77.11 C$)
51.10 $
(65.95 C$)
     -14.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.50 $
(60.01 C$)
35.63 $
(45.98 C$)
     -23.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.98 $
(112.25 C$)
76.54 $
(98.79 C$)
     -12.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 129.31 $
(166.89 C$)
101.28 $
(130.71 C$)
     -21.68 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,390.15 $
(4,375.38 C$)
813.40 $
(1,049.79 C$)
     -76.01 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,620.83 $
(3,382.49 C$)
552.14 $
(712.60 C$)
     -78.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,734.52 $
(7,401.07 C$)
1,472.64 $
(1,900.62 C$)
     -74.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,243.90 $
(5,477.25 C$)
956.19 $
(1,234.07 C$)
     -77.47 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,132.96 $
(1,462.21 C$)
362.42 $
(467.75 C$)
     -68.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 882.99 $
(1,139.60 C$)
225.04 $
(290.45 C$)
     -74.51 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,822.81 $
(7,515.02 C$)
2,266.01 $
(2,924.55 C$)
     -61.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 3.27      -21.57 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:353495
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD