Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and Canada Reverse

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Cost of Living in Canada is 7.6% lower than in Australia (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Canada is 5.5% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in Canada are 0.8% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 1.8% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in Canada are 7.7% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 18.8% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants
Australia Edit Canada Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 A$
(22.71 C$)
27.52 A$
(25.00 C$)
     +10.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 123.00 A$
(111.75 C$)
110.07 A$
(100.00 C$)
     -10.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 A$
(13.63 C$)
16.39 A$
(14.89 C$)
     +9.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.50 A$
(9.54 C$)
8.81 A$
(8.00 C$)
     -16.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.00 A$
(9.99 C$)
8.81 A$
(8.00 C$)
     -20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.28 A$
(4.80 C$)
5.62 A$
(5.11 C$)
     +6.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 A$
(3.64 C$)
3.18 A$
(2.89 C$)
     -20.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 A$
(3.02 C$)
2.59 A$
(2.36 C$)
     -22.1 %
Markets
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.78 A$
(7.98 C$)
12.26 A$
(11.14 C$)
     +39.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.42 A$
(3.10 C$)
3.60 A$
(3.27 C$)
     +5.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.49 A$
(1.35 C$)
2.52 A$
(2.28 C$)
     +69.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.11 A$
(5.55 C$)
5.23 A$
(4.75 C$)
     -14.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.95 A$
(6.32 C$)
7.86 A$
(7.14 C$)
     +13.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.88 A$
(5.34 C$)
8.34 A$
(7.57 C$)
     +41.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.86 A$
(8.95 C$)
9.87 A$
(8.97 C$)
     +0.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.19 A$
(1.99 C$)
2.86 A$
(2.60 C$)
     +30.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.83 A$
(1.67 C$)
0.97 A$
(0.88 C$)
     -46.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.12 A$
(1.93 C$)
2.59 A$
(2.35 C$)
     +22.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.01 A$
(2.73 C$)
2.84 A$
(2.58 C$)
     -5.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.68 A$
(1.53 C$)
1.80 A$
(1.63 C$)
     +6.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.49 A$
(1.36 C$)
1.79 A$
(1.63 C$)
     +20.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.51 A$
(3.19 C$)
3.90 A$
(3.54 C$)
     +11.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.57 A$
(2.34 C$)
2.73 A$
(2.48 C$)
     +6.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 A$
(18.17 C$)
19.81 A$
(18.00 C$)
     -0.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.38 A$
(6.70 C$)
4.47 A$
(4.06 C$)
     -39.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.41 A$
(7.64 C$)
4.82 A$
(4.38 C$)
     -42.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 45.00 A$
(40.88 C$)
20.91 A$
(19.00 C$)
     -53.5 %
Transportation
Australia Edit Canada Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 A$
(4.54 C$)
3.85 A$
(3.50 C$)
     -23.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 168.00 A$
(152.63 C$)
115.57 A$
(105.00 C$)
     -31.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.00 A$
(5.45 C$)
4.95 A$
(4.50 C$)
     -17.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.35 A$
(3.95 C$)
3.61 A$
(3.28 C$)
     -16.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 A$
(54.51 C$)
42.93 A$
(39.00 C$)
     -28.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.17 A$
(6.52 C$)
6.66 A$
(6.05 C$)
     -7.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 44,007.00 A$
(39,981.80 C$)
37,398.76 A$
(33,978.00 C$)
     -15.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,398.33 A$
(30,343.47 C$)
30,624.75 A$
(27,823.59 C$)
     -8.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 311.19 A$
(282.73 C$)
226.84 A$
(206.09 C$)
     -27.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 41.75 A$
(37.93 C$)
71.43 A$
(64.90 C$)
     +71.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.47 A$
(74.93 C$)
93.76 A$
(85.18 C$)
     +13.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.05 A$
(70.91 C$)
62.94 A$
(57.18 C$)
     -19.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.58 A$
(24.15 C$)
28.49 A$
(25.89 C$)
     +7.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 21.50 A$
(19.53 C$)
17.12 A$
(15.55 C$)
     -20.4 %
Childcare
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,368.23 A$
(2,151.62 C$)
1,233.47 A$
(1,120.65 C$)
     -47.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,871.66 A$
(17,145.52 C$)
19,294.96 A$
(17,530.10 C$)
     +2.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Australia Edit Canada Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 121.47 A$
(110.36 C$)
87.16 A$
(79.18 C$)
     -28.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 87.31 A$
(79.33 C$)
61.24 A$
(55.64 C$)
     -29.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 169.30 A$
(153.81 C$)
132.70 A$
(120.57 C$)
     -21.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 184.70 A$
(167.81 C$)
163.44 A$
(148.49 C$)
     -11.5 %
Rent Per Month
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,290.09 A$
(2,080.62 C$)
2,114.81 A$
(1,921.38 C$)
     -7.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,789.36 A$
(1,625.69 C$)
1,862.11 A$
(1,691.78 C$)
     +4.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,641.97 A$
(3,308.85 C$)
3,423.65 A$
(3,110.50 C$)
     -6.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,659.30 A$
(2,416.06 C$)
2,898.53 A$
(2,633.41 C$)
     +9.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,087.38 A$
(987.92 C$)
996.36 A$
(905.22 C$)
     -8.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 794.88 A$
(722.17 C$)
681.51 A$
(619.17 C$)
     -14.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Australia Edit Canada Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,639.97 A$
(5,124.10 C$)
4,328.38 A$
(3,932.47 C$)
     -23.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.40 6.99      +9.2 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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