Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 9.2% higher than in Canada (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 18.3% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 37.9% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 17.3% higher than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 9.7% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 17.5% higher than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(14.78 $)
24.35 C$
(18.00 $)
     +21.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 C$
(66.53 $)
101.46 C$
(75.00 $)
     +12.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$
(8.87 $)
13.53 C$
(10.00 $)
     +12.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(5.17 $)
6.76 C$
(5.00 $)
     -3.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(5.91 $)
8.79 C$
(6.50 $)
     +9.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.73 C$
(3.49 $)
6.34 C$
(4.69 $)
     +34.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 C$
(1.83 $)
3.12 C$
(2.30 $)
     +26.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 C$
(1.52 $)
2.47 C$
(1.82 $)
     +19.6 %
Markets
Canada Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.31 C$
(7.62 $)
5.24 C$
(3.87 $)
     -49.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.90 C$
(2.14 $)
4.01 C$
(2.97 $)
     +38.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.94 C$
(1.43 $)
2.56 C$
(1.89 $)
     +32.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.16 C$
(3.07 $)
5.58 C$
(4.12 $)
     +34.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.62 C$
(4.89 $)
7.22 C$
(5.34 $)
     +9.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.69 C$
(4.94 $)
7.32 C$
(5.41 $)
     +9.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.17 C$
(6.04 $)
9.23 C$
(6.82 $)
     +12.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.23 C$
(1.65 $)
2.98 C$
(2.20 $)
     +33.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 C$
(0.63 $)
0.99 C$
(0.73 $)
     +16.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.11 C$
(1.56 $)
2.55 C$
(1.88 $)
     +21.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.25 C$
(1.66 $)
2.78 C$
(2.06 $)
     +23.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 C$
(1.07 $)
1.68 C$
(1.25 $)
     +16.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 C$
(1.08 $)
1.69 C$
(1.25 $)
     +16.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.11 C$
(2.30 $)
2.85 C$
(2.11 $)
     -8.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 C$
(1.69 $)
2.62 C$
(1.94 $)
     +14.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.70 C$
(12.34 $)
17.59 C$
(13.00 $)
     +5.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.39 C$
(2.51 $)
3.64 C$
(2.69 $)
     +7.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.09 C$
(3.03 $)
4.54 C$
(3.35 $)
     +10.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 C$
(12.57 $)
12.18 C$
(9.00 $)
     -28.4 %
Transportation
Canada Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.40 $)
3.38 C$
(2.50 $)
     +4.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$
(73.92 $)
94.70 C$
(70.00 $)
     -5.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$
(3.14 $)
4.73 C$
(3.50 $)
     +11.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.38 $)
3.65 C$
(2.70 $)
     +13.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(25.13 $)
40.59 C$
(30.00 $)
     +19.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.78 C$
(5.01 $)
5.11 C$
(3.78 $)
     -24.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,760.50 C$
(21,259.19 $)
33,821.25 C$
(25,000.00 $)
     +17.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,146.45 C$
(19,326.94 $)
31,616.20 C$
(23,370.07 $)
     +20.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 193.16 C$
(142.78 $)
248.17 C$
(183.44 $)
     +28.5 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 C$
(0.28 $)
0.23 C$
(0.17 $)
     -38.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.31 C$
(62.32 $)
94.31 C$
(69.72 $)
     +11.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.59 C$
(41.09 $)
56.68 C$
(41.89 $)
     +1.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.01 C$
(17.01 $)
24.74 C$
(18.29 $)
     +7.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(11.09 $)
16.23 C$
(12.00 $)
     +8.2 %
Childcare
Canada Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,093.42 C$
(808.23 $)
1,585.60 C$
(1,172.05 $)
     +45.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,421.17 C$
(13,616.57 $)
22,466.43 C$
(16,606.74 $)
     +22.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.77 C$
(52.31 $)
63.01 C$
(46.58 $)
     -11.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.81 C$
(36.08 $)
49.65 C$
(36.70 $)
     +1.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 110.14 C$
(81.41 $)
108.83 C$
(80.45 $)
     -1.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.43 C$
(100.84 $)
148.78 C$
(109.97 $)
     +9.1 %
Rent Per Month
Canada Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,637.54 C$
(1,210.44 $)
2,306.43 C$
(1,704.87 $)
     +40.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,391.60 C$
(1,028.64 $)
1,862.59 C$
(1,376.79 $)
     +33.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,676.77 C$
(1,978.62 $)
3,851.86 C$
(2,847.22 $)
     +43.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,312.74 C$
(1,709.53 $)
3,036.37 C$
(2,244.43 $)
     +31.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 826.51 C$
(610.94 $)
570.90 C$
(422.00 $)
     -30.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 618.04 C$
(456.85 $)
387.29 C$
(286.28 $)
     -37.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,111.63 C$
(3,039.24 $)
5,717.58 C$
(4,226.32 $)
     +39.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.73 5.39      -6.0 %
Last update: April 2023April 2023
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