Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Canada Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Canada are 2.70% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canada are 9.07% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Canada are 21.25% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 7.99% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Canada are 2.64% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 19.34% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Canada Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(19.09 C$)
13.36 $
(17.00 C$)
     -10.96 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57.00 $
(72.55 C$)
55.00 $
(70.00 C$)
     -3.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(10.18 C$)
8.11 $
(10.32 C$)
     +1.35 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.36 C$)
4.71 $
(6.00 C$)
     -5.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(7.64 C$)
5.89 $
(7.50 C$)
     -1.79 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.27 $
(5.43 C$)
3.33 $
(4.23 C$)
     -22.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $
(2.41 C$)
1.76 $
(2.24 C$)
     -6.87 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 $
(1.95 C$)
1.44 $
(1.83 C$)
     -5.98 %
Markets
United States Edit Canada Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(4.11 C$)
7.40 $
(9.42 C$)
     +129.18 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $
(3.13 C$)
2.07 $
(2.63 C$)
     -16.07 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(2.30 C$)
1.33 $
(1.69 C$)
     -26.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.32 $
(2.96 C$)
2.72 $
(3.47 C$)
     +17.12 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.01 $
(6.37 C$)
4.50 $
(5.73 C$)
     -10.07 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.10 $
(5.22 C$)
4.71 $
(5.99 C$)
     +14.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.66 $
(7.20 C$)
5.41 $
(6.89 C$)
     -4.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.06 $
(2.62 C$)
1.48 $
(1.88 C$)
     -27.98 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.90 C$)
0.62 $
(0.78 C$)
     -13.05 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(2.30 C$)
1.42 $
(1.81 C$)
     -21.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.93 $
(2.46 C$)
1.52 $
(1.94 C$)
     -21.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(1.51 C$)
1.03 $
(1.32 C$)
     -12.75 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 $
(1.51 C$)
0.95 $
(1.21 C$)
     -20.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $
(2.07 C$)
2.01 $
(2.56 C$)
     +23.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(2.30 C$)
1.70 $
(2.17 C$)
     -5.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(15.27 C$)
11.78 $
(15.00 C$)
     -1.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $
(3.01 C$)
2.41 $
(3.07 C$)
     +2.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 $
(3.57 C$)
2.70 $
(3.44 C$)
     -3.88 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(10.18 C$)
11.78 $
(15.00 C$)
     +47.31 %
Transportation
United States Edit Canada Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(2.86 C$)
2.55 $
(3.25 C$)
     +13.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(89.10 C$)
74.64 $
(95.00 C$)
     +6.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(4.14 C$)
3.14 $
(4.00 C$)
     -3.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(3.44 C$)
2.53 $
(3.22 C$)
     -6.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(38.19 C$)
26.71 $
(34.00 C$)
     -10.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.54 $
(3.24 C$)
3.29 $
(4.19 C$)
     +29.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(29,275.20 C$)
20,225.72 $
(25,744.00 C$)
     -12.06 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,493.01 $
(27,357.06 C$)
19,092.20 $
(24,301.22 C$)
     -11.17 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Canada Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.88 $
(207.32 C$)
126.27 $
(160.72 C$)
     -22.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.18 C$)
0.26 $
(0.33 C$)
     +89.88 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.41 $
(83.26 C$)
60.96 $
(77.59 C$)
     -6.81 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Canada Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.26 $
(47.43 C$)
39.46 $
(50.23 C$)
     +5.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.84 $
(20.16 C$)
16.22 $
(20.64 C$)
     +2.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(15.27 C$)
11.00 $
(14.00 C$)
     -8.34 %
Childcare
United States Edit Canada Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 938.42 $
(1,194.45 C$)
764.62 $
(973.23 C$)
     -18.52 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,919.64 $
(20,263.08 C$)
11,177.38 $
(14,226.96 C$)
     -29.79 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Canada Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.92 $
(55.90 C$)
50.71 $
(64.54 C$)
     +15.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.47 $
(45.15 C$)
35.42 $
(45.08 C$)
     -0.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.88 $
(96.58 C$)
79.65 $
(101.38 C$)
     +4.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.57 $
(121.64 C$)
99.90 $
(127.16 C$)
     +4.53 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Canada Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,357.96 $
(1,728.45 C$)
1,044.61 $
(1,329.62 C$)
     -23.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,089.76 $
(1,387.08 C$)
858.74 $
(1,093.03 C$)
     -21.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,167.42 $
(2,758.77 C$)
1,688.81 $
(2,149.58 C$)
     -22.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,727.76 $
(2,199.16 C$)
1,402.77 $
(1,785.49 C$)
     -18.81 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Canada Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 328.10 $
(417.61 C$)
429.64 $
(546.86 C$)
     +30.95 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 196.48 $
(250.09 C$)
295.38 $
(375.97 C$)
     +50.33 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Canada Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,535.48 $
(4,500.08 C$)
2,593.01 $
(3,300.48 C$)
     -26.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.15 3.47      -16.38 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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