Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 0.33% lower than in Canada (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 6.42% higher than in Canada
Rent Prices in United States are 22.37% higher than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in United States are 2.94% higher than in Canada
Groceries Prices in United States are 0.60% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 18.59% higher than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 C$
(14.43 $)
18.71 C$
(15.00 $)
     +3.97 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$
(60.11 $)
74.86 C$
(60.00 $)
     -0.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(8.82 $)
9.98 C$
(8.00 $)
     -9.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(4.81 $)
6.24 C$
(5.00 $)
     +3.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$
(6.01 $)
7.49 C$
(6.00 $)
     -0.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.31 C$
(3.46 $)
5.37 C$
(4.30 $)
     +24.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 C$
(1.84 $)
2.38 C$
(1.91 $)
     +3.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 C$
(1.49 $)
1.93 C$
(1.54 $)
     +3.78 %
Markets
Canada Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.33 C$
(7.48 $)
4.05 C$
(3.25 $)
     -56.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 C$
(2.14 $)
3.09 C$
(2.48 $)
     +16.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.68 C$
(1.34 $)
2.25 C$
(1.80 $)
     +34.31 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.54 C$
(2.84 $)
2.86 C$
(2.30 $)
     -19.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.84 C$
(4.68 $)
6.26 C$
(5.02 $)
     +7.24 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.07 C$
(4.86 $)
5.21 C$
(4.17 $)
     -14.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.82 C$
(5.47 $)
7.17 C$
(5.75 $)
     +5.15 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 C$
(1.52 $)
2.55 C$
(2.05 $)
     +34.32 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 C$
(0.63 $)
0.88 C$
(0.71 $)
     +12.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 C$
(1.48 $)
2.25 C$
(1.80 $)
     +21.89 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 C$
(1.59 $)
2.42 C$
(1.94 $)
     +21.94 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.27 C$
(1.02 $)
1.46 C$
(1.17 $)
     +14.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 C$
(0.96 $)
1.47 C$
(1.18 $)
     +22.44 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.57 C$
(2.06 $)
2.05 C$
(1.64 $)
     -20.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.15 C$
(1.72 $)
2.24 C$
(1.80 $)
     +4.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(12.02 $)
14.97 C$
(12.00 $)
     -0.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.13 C$
(2.51 $)
3.10 C$
(2.49 $)
     -0.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.51 C$
(2.81 $)
3.55 C$
(2.84 $)
     +1.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(12.02 $)
9.98 C$
(8.00 $)
     -33.46 %
Transportation
Canada Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2.60 $)
2.62 C$
(2.10 $)
     -19.38 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$
(72.14 $)
81.10 C$
(65.00 $)
     -9.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3.21 $)
4.05 C$
(3.25 $)
     +1.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.58 $)
3.24 C$
(2.60 $)
     +0.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(27.25 $)
37.43 C$
(30.00 $)
     +10.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.42 C$
(3.54 $)
3.24 C$
(2.60 $)
     -26.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$
(20,839.18 $)
28,708.43 C$
(23,010.00 $)
     +10.42 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,545.55 C$
(19,673.43 $)
27,058.17 C$
(21,687.30 $)
     +10.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 165.42 C$
(132.58 $)
206.76 C$
(165.72 $)
     +24.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 C$
(0.27 $)
0.17 C$
(0.14 $)
     -48.30 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.97 C$
(63.30 $)
82.26 C$
(65.93 $)
     +4.15 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.80 C$
(40.71 $)
46.11 C$
(36.96 $)
     -9.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.07 C$
(16.09 $)
19.64 C$
(15.74 $)
     -2.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(11.22 $)
14.97 C$
(12.00 $)
     +6.94 %
Childcare
Canada Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 986.14 C$
(790.40 $)
1,167.09 C$
(935.43 $)
     +18.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,804.92 C$
(11,064.74 $)
19,324.72 C$
(15,488.89 $)
     +39.98 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.82 C$
(51.15 $)
54.76 C$
(43.89 $)
     -14.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.17 C$
(36.21 $)
44.30 C$
(35.51 $)
     -1.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.62 C$
(81.45 $)
95.01 C$
(76.15 $)
     -6.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.11 C$
(102.68 $)
120.27 C$
(96.40 $)
     -6.12 %
Rent Per Month
Canada Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,328.17 C$
(1,064.53 $)
1,657.37 C$
(1,328.40 $)
     +24.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,122.03 C$
(899.31 $)
1,347.73 C$
(1,080.21 $)
     +20.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,165.33 C$
(1,735.53 $)
2,695.25 C$
(2,160.26 $)
     +24.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,828.17 C$
(1,465.29 $)
2,184.77 C$
(1,751.10 $)
     +19.51 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 534.40 C$
(428.33 $)
415.17 C$
(332.76 $)
     -22.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 391.29 C$
(313.62 $)
248.47 C$
(199.15 $)
     -36.50 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,508.57 C$
(2,812.14 $)
4,428.05 C$
(3,549.12 $)
     +26.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.29 4.01      +21.82 %
Last update: August 2021August 2021
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