Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 4.99% higher than in Canada (without rent)
Rent Prices in United States are 30.24% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 10.42% higher than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 5.61% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 27.91% higher than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 C$
(13.03 $)
19.57 C$
(15.00 $)
     +15.13 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$
(53.65 $)
71.77 C$
(55.00 $)
     +2.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(7.66 $)
10.44 C$
(8.00 $)
     +4.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(4.60 $)
6.52 C$
(5.00 $)
     +8.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$
(5.75 $)
7.83 C$
(6.00 $)
     +4.39 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.24 C$
(3.25 $)
5.55 C$
(4.26 $)
     +30.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 C$
(1.71 $)
2.47 C$
(1.89 $)
     +10.26 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 C$
(1.41 $)
2.01 C$
(1.54 $)
     +9.37 %
Markets
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.50 C$
(7.28 $)
4.20 C$
(3.22 $)
     -55.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.62 C$
(2.01 $)
3.22 C$
(2.47 $)
     +22.77 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.71 C$
(1.31 $)
2.37 C$
(1.82 $)
     +38.94 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.46 C$
(2.65 $)
3.04 C$
(2.33 $)
     -12.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.74 C$
(4.40 $)
6.55 C$
(5.02 $)
     +14.00 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.00 C$
(4.60 $)
5.37 C$
(4.12 $)
     -10.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.88 C$
(5.27 $)
7.37 C$
(5.65 $)
     +7.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.89 C$
(1.45 $)
2.71 C$
(2.08 $)
     +43.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 C$
(0.61 $)
0.93 C$
(0.71 $)
     +17.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 C$
(1.40 $)
2.39 C$
(1.83 $)
     +30.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.91 C$
(1.46 $)
2.54 C$
(1.94 $)
     +32.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.32 C$
(1.01 $)
1.57 C$
(1.20 $)
     +19.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 C$
(0.91 $)
1.57 C$
(1.20 $)
     +31.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.55 C$
(1.96 $)
2.12 C$
(1.63 $)
     -16.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.21 C$
(1.69 $)
2.37 C$
(1.81 $)
     +7.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(11.50 $)
15.66 C$
(12.00 $)
     +4.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.11 C$
(2.39 $)
3.16 C$
(2.42 $)
     +1.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.74 C$
(2.87 $)
3.87 C$
(2.96 $)
     +3.32 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(11.50 $)
10.44 C$
(8.00 $)
     -30.41 %
Transportation
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.49 $)
2.94 C$
(2.25 $)
     -9.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 C$
(72.81 $)
91.34 C$
(70.00 $)
     -3.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3.07 $)
4.24 C$
(3.25 $)
     +6.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.47 $)
3.52 C$
(2.70 $)
     +9.46 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(26.06 $)
39.14 C$
(30.00 $)
     +15.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.26 C$
(3.27 $)
3.37 C$
(2.59 $)
     -20.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,888.00 C$
(19,840.30 $)
30,010.84 C$
(23,000.00 $)
     +15.93 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,312.49 C$
(18,632.85 $)
27,992.31 C$
(21,453.02 $)
     +15.14 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.45 C$
(122.97 $)
211.67 C$
(162.22 $)
     +31.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 C$
(0.28 $)
0.18 C$
(0.14 $)
     -50.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 77.46 C$
(59.37 $)
85.19 C$
(65.28 $)
     +9.97 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.26 C$
(38.52 $)
48.76 C$
(37.37 $)
     -3.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.90 C$
(16.02 $)
20.69 C$
(15.86 $)
     -1.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(10.73 $)
15.66 C$
(12.00 $)
     +11.84 %
Childcare
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 974.86 C$
(747.12 $)
1,229.17 C$
(942.02 $)
     +26.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,136.32 C$
(10,833.93 $)
21,122.30 C$
(16,187.91 $)
     +49.42 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.18 C$
(49.19 $)
57.47 C$
(44.04 $)
     -10.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.35 C$
(34.75 $)
46.40 C$
(35.56 $)
     +2.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.30 C$
(77.64 $)
99.05 C$
(75.91 $)
     -2.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.70 C$
(97.10 $)
125.48 C$
(96.16 $)
     -0.97 %
Rent Per Month
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,327.50 C$
(1,017.38 $)
1,761.87 C$
(1,350.28 $)
     +32.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,091.55 C$
(836.55 $)
1,413.09 C$
(1,082.98 $)
     +29.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,131.83 C$
(1,633.81 $)
2,822.69 C$
(2,163.28 $)
     +32.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,775.96 C$
(1,361.08 $)
2,242.33 C$
(1,718.50 $)
     +26.26 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 546.13 C$
(418.55 $)
381.35 C$
(292.26 $)
     -30.17 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 376.63 C$
(288.64 $)
253.17 C$
(194.03 $)
     -32.78 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,228.33 C$
(2,474.16 $)
4,643.59 C$
(3,558.80 $)
     +43.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.55 4.18      +17.77 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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