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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Canada Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Canada are 12.03% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canada are 18.10% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Canada are 29.67% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 17.37% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Canada are 11.73% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 6.55% lower than in United States
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Restaurants United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(21.09 C$)
11.38 $
(16.00 C$)
     -24.13 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $
(77.33 C$)
49.79 $
(70.00 C$)
     -9.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(11.25 C$)
7.11 $
(10.00 C$)
     -11.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(7.03 C$)
4.62 $
(6.50 C$)
     -7.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(8.44 C$)
5.33 $
(7.50 C$)
     -11.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 $
(5.95 C$)
3.03 $
(4.26 C$)
     -28.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 $
(2.64 C$)
1.62 $
(2.27 C$)
     -13.93 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 $
(2.16 C$)
1.32 $
(1.86 C$)
     -13.66 %
Markets United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.18 $
(4.47 C$)
6.64 $
(9.34 C$)
     +109.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.45 $
(3.44 C$)
1.89 $
(2.66 C$)
     -22.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.83 $
(2.57 C$)
1.29 $
(1.81 C$)
     -29.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.35 $
(3.31 C$)
2.41 $
(3.39 C$)
     +2.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.92 $
(6.92 C$)
4.15 $
(5.83 C$)
     -15.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.01 $
(5.64 C$)
4.34 $
(6.11 C$)
     +8.30 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.43 $
(7.63 C$)
4.81 $
(6.76 C$)
     -11.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.11 $
(2.96 C$)
1.31 $
(1.85 C$)
     -37.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $
(1.01 C$)
0.56 $
(0.78 C$)
     -22.52 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.89 $
(2.65 C$)
1.30 $
(1.83 C$)
     -30.92 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(2.72 C$)
1.32 $
(1.86 C$)
     -31.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.23 $
(1.73 C$)
0.92 $
(1.30 C$)
     -25.00 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 $
(1.75 C$)
0.86 $
(1.20 C$)
     -31.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $
(2.29 C$)
1.83 $
(2.57 C$)
     +12.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.87 $
(2.63 C$)
1.62 $
(2.28 C$)
     -13.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(16.87 C$)
11.38 $
(16.00 C$)
     -5.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.24 $
(3.14 C$)
2.07 $
(2.90 C$)
     -7.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.99 $
(4.20 C$)
2.57 $
(3.62 C$)
     -13.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(11.25 C$)
10.67 $
(15.00 C$)
     +33.36 %
Transportation United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(3.51 C$)
2.31 $
(3.25 C$)
     -7.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $
(105.45 C$)
69.70 $
(98.00 C$)
     -7.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.20 $
(4.50 C$)
2.77 $
(3.90 C$)
     -13.31 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(3.80 C$)
2.29 $
(3.22 C$)
     -15.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(42.18 C$)
24.18 $
(34.00 C$)
     -19.39 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.74 $
(3.86 C$)
3.26 $
(4.59 C$)
     +18.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(32,336.85 C$)
18,492.83 $
(26,000.00 C$)
     -19.60 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,152.69 $
(29,739.62 C$)
17,222.93 $
(24,214.58 C$)
     -18.58 %
Utilities (Monthly) United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.86 $
(223.34 C$)
111.07 $
(156.15 C$)
     -30.08 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(0.19 C$)
0.25 $
(0.35 C$)
     +88.26 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.04 $
(91.44 C$)
54.34 $
(76.39 C$)
     -16.45 %
Sports And Leisure United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.94 $
(53.35 C$)
35.69 $
(50.18 C$)
     -5.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.60 $
(21.94 C$)
14.87 $
(20.91 C$)
     -4.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(16.87 C$)
9.96 $
(14.00 C$)
     -17.02 %
Childcare United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 952.94 $
(1,339.79 C$)
704.81 $
(990.92 C$)
     -26.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,756.26 $
(23,558.46 C$)
10,353.64 $
(14,556.70 C$)
     -38.21 %
Clothing And Shoes United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.45 $
(62.49 C$)
45.60 $
(64.11 C$)
     +2.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.76 $
(50.27 C$)
32.60 $
(45.83 C$)
     -8.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.65 $
(106.35 C$)
71.47 $
(100.48 C$)
     -5.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.79 $
(136.09 C$)
89.45 $
(125.76 C$)
     -7.59 %
Rent Per Month United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,357.08 $
(1,907.99 C$)
939.07 $
(1,320.29 C$)
     -30.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,088.54 $
(1,530.43 C$)
764.17 $
(1,074.38 C$)
     -29.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,200.56 $
(3,093.88 C$)
1,525.08 $
(2,144.19 C$)
     -30.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,729.01 $
(2,430.90 C$)
1,255.14 $
(1,764.67 C$)
     -27.41 %
Buy Apartment Price United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 264.50 $
(371.87 C$)
410.64 $
(577.34 C$)
     +55.25 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 193.02 $
(271.38 C$)
276.16 $
(388.26 C$)
     +43.07 %
Salaries And Financing United States[ Edit ] Canada[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,627.31 $
(5,099.82 C$)
2,776.19 $
(3,903.19 C$)
     -23.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.30 3.48      -18.94 %
Last update: April 2020April 2020
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Currency: USD