Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 3.00% lower than in Canada (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 3.59% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 19.16% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 0.05% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 2.08% lower than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 24.50% higher than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 C$
(14.87 $)
18.16 C$
(15.00 $)
     +0.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$
(61.94 $)
72.65 C$
(60.00 $)
     -3.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(9.08 $)
9.69 C$
(8.00 $)
     -11.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(4.96 $)
6.05 C$
(5.00 $)
     +0.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$
(6.19 $)
7.26 C$
(6.00 $)
     -3.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.28 C$
(3.53 $)
5.19 C$
(4.29 $)
     +21.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 C$
(1.88 $)
2.31 C$
(1.90 $)
     +1.49 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 C$
(1.52 $)
1.86 C$
(1.54 $)
     +0.96 %
Markets
Canada Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.37 C$
(7.74 $)
3.92 C$
(3.23 $)
     -58.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.65 C$
(2.19 $)
3.00 C$
(2.48 $)
     +13.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.68 C$
(1.39 $)
2.18 C$
(1.80 $)
     +29.67 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 C$
(2.89 $)
2.79 C$
(2.30 $)
     -20.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.79 C$
(4.78 $)
6.07 C$
(5.01 $)
     +4.81 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.04 C$
(4.99 $)
5.02 C$
(4.15 $)
     -16.95 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.78 C$
(5.60 $)
6.90 C$
(5.70 $)
     +1.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 C$
(1.54 $)
2.49 C$
(2.05 $)
     +32.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 C$
(0.64 $)
0.86 C$
(0.71 $)
     +9.75 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 C$
(1.50 $)
2.18 C$
(1.80 $)
     +20.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.96 C$
(1.62 $)
2.34 C$
(1.93 $)
     +19.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.29 C$
(1.07 $)
1.42 C$
(1.17 $)
     +9.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 C$
(0.99 $)
1.43 C$
(1.18 $)
     +19.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.57 C$
(2.13 $)
1.98 C$
(1.64 $)
     -23.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.15 C$
(1.78 $)
2.19 C$
(1.81 $)
     +1.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(12.39 $)
14.53 C$
(12.00 $)
     -3.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 C$
(2.55 $)
2.94 C$
(2.43 $)
     -4.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.48 C$
(2.87 $)
3.42 C$
(2.82 $)
     -1.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(12.39 $)
9.69 C$
(8.00 $)
     -35.42 %
Transportation
Canada Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.68 $)
2.72 C$
(2.25 $)
     -16.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$
(74.33 $)
78.70 C$
(65.00 $)
     -12.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3.30 $)
3.94 C$
(3.25 $)
     -1.62 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.66 $)
3.17 C$
(2.62 $)
     -1.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(28.08 $)
36.32 C$
(30.00 $)
     +6.84 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.25 C$
(3.51 $)
3.10 C$
(2.56 $)
     -27.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$
(21,472.87 $)
27,849.09 C$
(23,000.00 $)
     +7.11 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,437.98 C$
(20,182.83 $)
26,142.10 C$
(21,590.23 $)
     +6.97 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.61 C$
(135.94 $)
199.11 C$
(164.44 $)
     +20.96 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 C$
(0.28 $)
0.17 C$
(0.14 $)
     -49.67 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.63 C$
(64.94 $)
79.61 C$
(65.75 $)
     +1.25 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.75 C$
(41.92 $)
44.88 C$
(37.07 $)
     -11.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.21 C$
(16.69 $)
18.95 C$
(15.65 $)
     -6.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(11.56 $)
14.53 C$
(12.00 $)
     +3.79 %
Childcare
Canada Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 986.93 C$
(815.08 $)
1,133.47 C$
(936.11 $)
     +14.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,284.20 C$
(11,797.03 $)
18,991.08 C$
(15,684.35 $)
     +32.95 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.57 C$
(52.50 $)
53.04 C$
(43.81 $)
     -16.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.04 C$
(37.20 $)
42.95 C$
(35.47 $)
     -4.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.33 C$
(83.69 $)
91.99 C$
(75.97 $)
     -9.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.40 C$
(105.22 $)
116.28 C$
(96.03 $)
     -8.73 %
Rent Per Month
Canada Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,328.28 C$
(1,097.00 $)
1,620.35 C$
(1,338.21 $)
     +21.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,115.82 C$
(921.54 $)
1,308.94 C$
(1,081.03 $)
     +17.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,156.96 C$
(1,781.39 $)
2,607.85 C$
(2,153.77 $)
     +20.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,808.80 C$
(1,493.85 $)
2,100.74 C$
(1,734.96 $)
     +16.14 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 536.35 C$
(442.96 $)
403.00 C$
(332.83 $)
     -24.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 398.57 C$
(329.17 $)
240.54 C$
(198.66 $)
     -39.65 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,332.58 C$
(2,752.31 $)
4,297.75 C$
(3,549.43 $)
     +28.96 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.37 4.05      +20.39 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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