Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and Canada Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Canada are 17.19% lower than in Australia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canada are 16.48% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in Canada are 14.77% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 16.37% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in Canada are 16.16% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 17.28% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants
Australia Edit Canada Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(19.63 C$)
17.32 A$
(17.00 C$)
     -13.40 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$
(88.33 C$)
71.32 A$
(70.00 C$)
     -20.75 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(11.78 C$)
10.70 A$
(10.50 C$)
     -10.85 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(7.85 C$)
6.11 A$
(6.00 C$)
     -23.58 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(8.83 C$)
7.64 A$
(7.50 C$)
     -15.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 A$
(4.42 C$)
4.32 A$
(4.24 C$)
     -3.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.32 A$
(3.25 C$)
2.28 A$
(2.24 C$)
     -31.22 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 A$
(2.75 C$)
1.87 A$
(1.84 C$)
     -33.08 %
Markets
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.23 A$
(6.12 C$)
9.61 A$
(9.44 C$)
     +54.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.55 A$
(2.51 C$)
2.69 A$
(2.64 C$)
     +5.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.23 A$
(1.21 C$)
1.73 A$
(1.70 C$)
     +40.40 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.73 A$
(4.64 C$)
3.54 A$
(3.48 C$)
     -25.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.83 A$
(4.74 C$)
5.80 A$
(5.69 C$)
     +20.08 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.93 A$
(4.83 C$)
6.08 A$
(5.97 C$)
     +23.41 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.12 A$
(7.97 C$)
6.96 A$
(6.83 C$)
     -14.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.06 A$
(2.02 C$)
1.90 A$
(1.87 C$)
     -7.68 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.52 A$
(1.49 C$)
0.80 A$
(0.78 C$)
     -47.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.70 A$
(1.67 C$)
1.83 A$
(1.80 C$)
     +7.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 A$
(2.26 C$)
2.00 A$
(1.96 C$)
     -13.16 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.49 A$
(1.46 C$)
1.33 A$
(1.30 C$)
     -10.75 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 A$
(1.18 C$)
1.23 A$
(1.20 C$)
     +2.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.70 A$
(2.65 C$)
2.64 A$
(2.59 C$)
     -2.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 A$
(2.25 C$)
2.21 A$
(2.17 C$)
     -3.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(14.72 C$)
15.28 A$
(15.00 C$)
     +1.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.38 A$
(5.28 C$)
3.13 A$
(3.07 C$)
     -41.84 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.87 A$
(5.76 C$)
3.54 A$
(3.48 C$)
     -39.57 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 A$
(34.35 C$)
15.28 A$
(15.00 C$)
     -56.33 %
Transportation
Australia Edit Canada Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(4.32 C$)
3.31 A$
(3.25 C$)
     -24.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(147.22 C$)
93.74 A$
(92.00 C$)
     -37.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(4.12 C$)
4.08 A$
(4.00 C$)
     -2.96 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.32 A$
(3.25 C$)
3.28 A$
(3.22 C$)
     -1.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.20 A$
(48.29 C$)
34.64 A$
(34.00 C$)
     -29.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.37 A$
(5.27 C$)
4.27 A$
(4.19 C$)
     -20.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,650.00 A$
(27,137.78 C$)
26,490.74 A$
(26,000.00 C$)
     -4.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,399.79 A$
(24,929.26 C$)
24,780.78 A$
(24,321.71 C$)
     -2.44 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 222.80 A$
(218.67 C$)
165.44 A$
(162.37 C$)
     -25.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 A$
(0.39 C$)
0.34 A$
(0.33 C$)
     -14.96 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 75.13 A$
(73.74 C$)
79.48 A$
(78.01 C$)
     +5.80 %
Sports And Leisure
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.48 A$
(64.26 C$)
51.59 A$
(50.64 C$)
     -21.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.07 A$
(20.68 C$)
21.09 A$
(20.70 C$)
     +0.10 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(17.67 C$)
14.26 A$
(14.00 C$)
     -20.75 %
Childcare
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,917.60 A$
(1,882.08 C$)
1,000.02 A$
(981.50 C$)
     -47.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,153.96 A$
(16,836.18 C$)
14,572.14 A$
(14,302.19 C$)
     -15.05 %
Clothing And Shoes
Australia Edit Canada Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.63 A$
(96.80 C$)
65.54 A$
(64.32 C$)
     -33.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.38 A$
(59.26 C$)
46.22 A$
(45.37 C$)
     -23.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 134.39 A$
(131.90 C$)
103.37 A$
(101.46 C$)
     -23.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.62 A$
(138.02 C$)
130.32 A$
(127.91 C$)
     -7.32 %
Rent Per Month
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,660.41 A$
(1,629.65 C$)
1,348.08 A$
(1,323.11 C$)
     -18.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,266.72 A$
(1,243.25 C$)
1,118.68 A$
(1,097.95 C$)
     -11.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,764.14 A$
(2,712.93 C$)
2,197.62 A$
(2,156.91 C$)
     -20.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,927.95 A$
(1,892.23 C$)
1,829.53 A$
(1,795.64 C$)
     -5.10 %
Buy Apartment Price
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 757.54 A$
(743.51 C$)
544.41 A$
(534.32 C$)
     -28.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 561.88 A$
(551.47 C$)
390.79 A$
(383.55 C$)
     -30.45 %
Salaries And Financing
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,854.05 A$
(4,764.13 C$)
3,353.35 A$
(3,291.23 C$)
     -30.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.77 3.44      -8.75 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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