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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Montreal 

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Consumer Prices in Montreal are 33.72% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Montreal are 54.90% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Montreal are 76.28% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Montreal are 35.39% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Montreal are 39.63% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Montreal is 12.59% lower than in San Francisco, CA
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  San Francisco, CAMontrealDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.25 $
(22.71 C$)
11.39 $
(15.00 C$)
     -33.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(105.32 C$)
45.58 $
(60.00 C$)
     -43.03 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(10.53 C$)
7.60 $
(10.00 C$)
     -5.05 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(7.90 C$)
4.56 $
(6.00 C$)
     -24.04 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(10.53 C$)
5.32 $
(7.00 C$)
     -33.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.57 $
(6.01 C$)
2.74 $
(3.60 C$)
     -40.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.22 $
(2.92 C$)
1.62 $
(2.13 C$)
     -27.17 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.80 $
(2.38 C$)
1.25 $
(1.65 C$)
     -30.60 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.21 $
(5.55 C$)
5.61 $
(7.38 C$)
     +33.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.70 $
(4.87 C$)
2.21 $
(2.90 C$)
     -40.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.90 $
(3.82 C$)
1.05 $
(1.38 C$)
     -63.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.78 $
(4.98 C$)
2.38 $
(3.13 C$)
     -37.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.33 $
(12.28 C$)
5.98 $
(7.87 C$)
     -35.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.77 $
(7.59 C$)
4.56 $
(6.00 C$)
     -20.98 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.93 $
(11.76 C$)
5.24 $
(6.89 C$)
     -41.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.21 $
(4.22 C$)
1.19 $
(1.57 C$)
     -62.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.09 $
(1.44 C$)
0.69 $
(0.90 C$)
     -37.01 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.18 $
(2.87 C$)
1.34 $
(1.76 C$)
     -38.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.05 $
(4.02 C$)
1.23 $
(1.62 C$)
     -59.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.26 $
(2.98 C$)
0.79 $
(1.04 C$)
     -65.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.16 $
(2.84 C$)
0.70 $
(0.92 C$)
     -67.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.48 $
(3.27 C$)
1.65 $
(2.17 C$)
     -33.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.17 $
(2.85 C$)
1.51 $
(1.98 C$)
     -30.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(19.75 C$)
11.39 $
(15.00 C$)
     -24.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.55 $
(3.36 C$)
1.93 $
(2.55 C$)
     -24.10 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.33 $
(4.39 C$)
2.40 $
(3.15 C$)
     -28.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.62 $
(11.35 C$)
9.12 $
(12.00 C$)
     +5.68 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(3.62 C$)
2.47 $
(3.25 C$)
     -10.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(105.32 C$)
63.05 $
(83.00 C$)
     -21.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(4.61 C$)
2.66 $
(3.50 C$)
     -24.04 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(3.62 C$)
2.08 $
(2.74 C$)
     -24.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 $
(43.44 C$)
28.71 $
(37.80 C$)
     -12.99 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.54 $
(4.66 C$)
3.74 $
(4.92 C$)
     +5.66 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(28,962.60 C$)
18,230.40 $
(24,000.00 C$)
     -17.13 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,863.57 $
(27,466.52 C$)
16,850.81 $
(22,183.79 C$)
     -19.23 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 103.77 $
(136.61 C$)
73.33 $
(96.54 C$)
     -29.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.13 C$)
0.26 $
(0.34 C$)
     +170.79 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.47 $
(80.92 C$)
50.52 $
(66.50 C$)
     -17.82 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.31 $
(103.09 C$)
31.84 $
(41.91 C$)
     -59.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.25 $
(22.71 C$)
12.20 $
(16.06 C$)
     -29.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.09 $
(18.56 C$)
9.87 $
(13.00 C$)
     -29.94 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,007.16 $
(2,642.39 C$)
548.00 $
(721.43 C$)
     -72.70 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,200.00 $
(31,858.86 C$)
6,266.70 $
(8,250.00 C$)
     -74.10 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.59 $
(77.13 C$)
50.47 $
(66.44 C$)
     -13.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.06 $
(56.69 C$)
34.43 $
(45.33 C$)
     -20.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.14 $
(113.40 C$)
76.01 $
(100.07 C$)
     -11.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.17 $
(167.42 C$)
98.49 $
(129.66 C$)
     -22.55 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,368.23 $
(4,434.21 C$)
803.49 $
(1,057.78 C$)
     -76.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,591.00 $
(3,411.00 C$)
537.28 $
(707.32 C$)
     -79.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,618.57 $
(7,396.75 C$)
1,456.43 $
(1,917.36 C$)
     -74.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,125.00 $
(5,430.49 C$)
924.97 $
(1,217.70 C$)
     -77.58 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,104.00 $
(1,453.40 C$)
349.27 $
(459.80 C$)
     -68.36 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 862.92 $
(1,136.02 C$)
221.33 $
(291.37 C$)
     -74.35 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,550.72 $
(7,307.42 C$)
2,188.11 $
(2,880.61 C$)
     -60.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.07 3.20      -21.36 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:336464
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Currency: USD