Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 1.71% higher than in Canada (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 11.48% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 32.63% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 0.31% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 4.58% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 1.20% higher than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(15.47 $)
19.39 C$
(15.00 $)
     -3.03 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 C$
(65.74 $)
84.04 C$
(65.00 $)
     -1.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$
(9.28 $)
10.34 C$
(8.00 $)
     -13.80 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 C$
(5.03 $)
6.46 C$
(5.00 $)
     -0.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(6.19 $)
7.76 C$
(6.00 $)
     -3.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 C$
(3.51 $)
5.83 C$
(4.51 $)
     +28.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 C$
(1.84 $)
2.65 C$
(2.05 $)
     +11.38 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 C$
(1.52 $)
2.10 C$
(1.62 $)
     +6.32 %
Markets
Canada Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.86 C$
(7.63 $)
4.49 C$
(3.47 $)
     -54.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.78 C$
(2.15 $)
3.42 C$
(2.65 $)
     +23.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 C$
(1.40 $)
2.38 C$
(1.84 $)
     +31.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.88 C$
(3.00 $)
4.01 C$
(3.10 $)
     +3.27 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.49 C$
(5.02 $)
6.69 C$
(5.17 $)
     +3.12 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.42 C$
(4.97 $)
6.79 C$
(5.25 $)
     +5.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.92 C$
(6.12 $)
8.66 C$
(6.69 $)
     +9.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.09 C$
(1.62 $)
2.77 C$
(2.14 $)
     +32.14 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 C$
(0.63 $)
0.93 C$
(0.72 $)
     +13.97 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.00 C$
(1.55 $)
2.39 C$
(1.85 $)
     +19.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.10 C$
(1.63 $)
2.58 C$
(2.00 $)
     +22.78 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 C$
(1.06 $)
1.55 C$
(1.20 $)
     +13.52 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.32 C$
(1.02 $)
1.56 C$
(1.21 $)
     +18.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.84 C$
(2.20 $)
2.25 C$
(1.74 $)
     -20.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.22 C$
(1.72 $)
2.41 C$
(1.86 $)
     +8.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.62 C$
(12.08 $)
15.76 C$
(12.19 $)
     +0.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.58 C$
(2.77 $)
3.81 C$
(2.95 $)
     +6.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.95 C$
(3.05 $)
3.92 C$
(3.03 $)
     -0.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 C$
(12.37 $)
11.09 C$
(8.58 $)
     -30.67 %
Transportation
Canada Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.51 $)
3.23 C$
(2.50 $)
     -0.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$
(77.34 $)
90.51 C$
(70.00 $)
     -9.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3.09 $)
4.20 C$
(3.25 $)
     +5.05 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.49 $)
3.36 C$
(2.60 $)
     +4.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(26.30 $)
38.79 C$
(30.00 $)
     +14.08 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.66 C$
(5.93 $)
6.24 C$
(4.83 $)
     -18.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 C$
(21,656.15 $)
31,030.44 C$
(24,000.00 $)
     +10.82 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,185.61 C$
(19,479.41 $)
29,232.89 C$
(22,609.71 $)
     +16.07 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.99 C$
(135.34 $)
224.12 C$
(173.34 $)
     +28.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 C$
(0.26 $)
0.19 C$
(0.15 $)
     -43.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 81.94 C$
(63.37 $)
88.10 C$
(68.14 $)
     +7.52 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.08 C$
(41.05 $)
48.51 C$
(37.52 $)
     -8.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.83 C$
(16.89 $)
22.14 C$
(17.13 $)
     +1.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.95 C$
(11.56 $)
15.52 C$
(12.00 $)
     +3.78 %
Childcare
Canada Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,099.26 C$
(850.21 $)
1,346.02 C$
(1,041.06 $)
     +22.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,393.06 C$
(13,452.38 $)
20,714.45 C$
(16,021.26 $)
     +19.10 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.78 C$
(51.65 $)
58.22 C$
(45.03 $)
     -12.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.35 C$
(35.85 $)
46.14 C$
(35.69 $)
     -0.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.95 C$
(81.17 $)
101.11 C$
(78.20 $)
     -3.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.29 C$
(101.55 $)
128.85 C$
(99.66 $)
     -1.86 %
Rent Per Month
Canada Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,565.72 C$
(1,210.98 $)
2,149.81 C$
(1,662.74 $)
     +37.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,313.09 C$
(1,015.59 $)
1,613.27 C$
(1,247.76 $)
     +22.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,573.80 C$
(1,990.67 $)
3,585.03 C$
(2,772.79 $)
     +39.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,214.30 C$
(1,712.61 $)
2,820.25 C$
(2,181.28 $)
     +27.37 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 836.29 C$
(646.82 $)
541.73 C$
(418.99 $)
     -35.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 600.06 C$
(464.10 $)
289.15 C$
(223.64 $)
     -51.81 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,261.52 C$
(3,296.01 $)
4,807.81 C$
(3,718.52 $)
     +12.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.16 5.36      +4.03 %
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