Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and Canada Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Canada are 5.79% lower than in Australia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canada are 4.70% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in Canada are 2.29% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 0.75% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in Canada are 7.26% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 11.26% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants
Australia Edit Canada Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(17.91 C$)
22.33 A$
(20.00 C$)
     +11.66 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 A$
(89.56 C$)
89.32 A$
(80.00 C$)
     -10.68 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 13.00 A$
(11.64 C$)
13.40 A$
(12.00 C$)
     +3.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(7.16 C$)
7.12 A$
(6.37 C$)
     -11.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(8.06 C$)
8.93 A$
(8.00 C$)
     -0.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.69 A$
(4.20 C$)
5.05 A$
(4.52 C$)
     +7.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.51 A$
(3.15 C$)
2.63 A$
(2.36 C$)
     -25.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.95 A$
(2.64 C$)
2.17 A$
(1.94 C$)
     -26.47 %
Markets
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.76 A$
(6.06 C$)
10.96 A$
(9.81 C$)
     +62.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.71 A$
(2.43 C$)
3.09 A$
(2.77 C$)
     +13.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.24 A$
(1.11 C$)
2.02 A$
(1.81 C$)
     +62.96 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.00 A$
(4.48 C$)
4.28 A$
(3.83 C$)
     -14.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.04 A$
(4.51 C$)
7.18 A$
(6.43 C$)
     +42.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.06 A$
(4.53 C$)
7.10 A$
(6.36 C$)
     +40.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.72 A$
(7.81 C$)
8.89 A$
(7.96 C$)
     +1.94 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 A$
(1.79 C$)
2.29 A$
(2.05 C$)
     +14.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.63 A$
(1.46 C$)
0.91 A$
(0.82 C$)
     -44.09 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.77 A$
(1.59 C$)
2.21 A$
(1.98 C$)
     +24.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.91 A$
(2.61 C$)
2.35 A$
(2.10 C$)
     -19.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.47 A$
(1.32 C$)
1.52 A$
(1.36 C$)
     +3.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 A$
(1.09 C$)
1.45 A$
(1.30 C$)
     +18.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.03 A$
(2.72 C$)
3.13 A$
(2.81 C$)
     +3.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.20 A$
(1.97 C$)
2.45 A$
(2.20 C$)
     +11.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 A$
(14.33 C$)
16.75 A$
(15.00 C$)
     +4.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.73 A$
(5.13 C$)
3.91 A$
(3.50 C$)
     -31.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.10 A$
(5.47 C$)
4.36 A$
(3.91 C$)
     -28.54 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 39.73 A$
(35.58 C$)
17.86 A$
(16.00 C$)
     -55.03 %
Transportation
Australia Edit Canada Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.50 A$
(4.03 C$)
3.63 A$
(3.25 C$)
     -19.36 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 153.09 A$
(137.11 C$)
111.66 A$
(100.00 C$)
     -27.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(3.76 C$)
4.47 A$
(4.00 C$)
     +6.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.48 A$
(3.11 C$)
3.59 A$
(3.22 C$)
     +3.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(44.78 C$)
37.96 A$
(34.00 C$)
     -24.07 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.53 A$
(6.74 C$)
8.58 A$
(7.68 C$)
     +13.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 A$
(26,868.45 C$)
31,263.44 A$
(28,000.00 C$)
     +4.21 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,321.80 A$
(24,469.81 C$)
28,055.64 A$
(25,127.05 C$)
     +2.69 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 199.12 A$
(178.34 C$)
192.96 A$
(172.82 C$)
     -3.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 A$
(0.36 C$)
0.37 A$
(0.34 C$)
     -5.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.74 A$
(68.73 C$)
91.22 A$
(81.70 C$)
     +18.87 %
Sports And Leisure
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 68.06 A$
(60.96 C$)
59.18 A$
(53.00 C$)
     -13.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.64 A$
(17.59 C$)
24.02 A$
(21.51 C$)
     +22.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.00 A$
(17.02 C$)
15.91 A$
(14.25 C$)
     -16.26 %
Childcare
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,954.64 A$
(1,750.60 C$)
1,223.54 A$
(1,095.82 C$)
     -37.40 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,060.51 A$
(15,279.65 C$)
19,233.53 A$
(17,225.83 C$)
     +12.74 %
Clothing And Shoes
Australia Edit Canada Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 100.75 A$
(90.24 C$)
73.82 A$
(66.11 C$)
     -26.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.71 A$
(52.58 C$)
51.07 A$
(45.74 C$)
     -13.02 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 141.44 A$
(126.68 C$)
116.53 A$
(104.37 C$)
     -17.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.10 A$
(133.53 C$)
144.44 A$
(129.37 C$)
     -3.12 %
Rent Per Month
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,878.19 A$
(1,682.14 C$)
1,747.21 A$
(1,564.83 C$)
     -6.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,416.19 A$
(1,268.36 C$)
1,475.11 A$
(1,321.13 C$)
     +4.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,178.84 A$
(2,847.02 C$)
2,870.16 A$
(2,570.55 C$)
     -9.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,287.31 A$
(2,048.55 C$)
2,467.42 A$
(2,209.86 C$)
     +7.87 %
Buy Apartment Price
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 720.80 A$
(645.56 C$)
940.27 A$
(842.12 C$)
     +30.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 502.36 A$
(449.92 C$)
666.78 A$
(597.18 C$)
     +32.73 %
Salaries And Financing
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,817.93 A$
(5,210.63 C$)
4,920.25 A$
(4,406.65 C$)
     -15.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.12 5.14      +64.70 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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