Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Canada Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Canada are 0.03% higher than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canada are 8.34% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Canada are 22.24% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 1.26% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Canada are 0.34% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 7.72% higher than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Canada Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(19.22 C$)
15.61 $
(20.00 C$)
     +4.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(83.28 C$)
62.44 $
(80.00 C$)
     -3.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(10.25 C$)
9.37 $
(12.00 C$)
     +17.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(6.41 C$)
4.68 $
(6.00 C$)
     -6.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(7.69 C$)
6.00 $
(7.69 C$)
     +0.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.45 $
(5.70 C$)
3.51 $
(4.50 C$)
     -21.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $
(2.56 C$)
1.82 $
(2.33 C$)
     -8.92 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.59 $
(2.04 C$)
1.50 $
(1.93 C$)
     -5.61 %
Markets
United States Edit Canada Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.39 $
(4.35 C$)
7.65 $
(9.81 C$)
     +125.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 $
(3.31 C$)
2.15 $
(2.76 C$)
     -16.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 $
(2.32 C$)
1.41 $
(1.81 C$)
     -22.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.39 $
(3.07 C$)
2.97 $
(3.80 C$)
     +24.04 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.10 $
(6.53 C$)
5.04 $
(6.46 C$)
     -1.09 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.71 $
(6.04 C$)
4.96 $
(6.36 C$)
     +5.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.07 $
(7.78 C$)
6.15 $
(7.88 C$)
     +1.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.12 $
(2.71 C$)
1.59 $
(2.04 C$)
     -25.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $
(0.92 C$)
0.63 $
(0.81 C$)
     -11.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.84 $
(2.36 C$)
1.53 $
(1.96 C$)
     -17.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.97 $
(2.52 C$)
1.63 $
(2.09 C$)
     -17.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.19 $
(1.53 C$)
1.05 $
(1.35 C$)
     -11.43 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 $
(1.53 C$)
1.00 $
(1.28 C$)
     -16.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.71 $
(2.19 C$)
2.19 $
(2.80 C$)
     +28.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $
(2.36 C$)
1.71 $
(2.20 C$)
     -6.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(15.37 C$)
11.71 $
(15.00 C$)
     -2.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.93 $
(3.75 C$)
2.75 $
(3.53 C$)
     -6.01 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $
(3.85 C$)
3.05 $
(3.91 C$)
     +1.66 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $
(10.89 C$)
12.49 $
(16.00 C$)
     +46.92 %
Transportation
United States Edit Canada Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(3.20 C$)
2.54 $
(3.25 C$)
     +1.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $
(88.40 C$)
78.05 $
(100.00 C$)
     +13.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.20 $
(4.10 C$)
3.12 $
(4.00 C$)
     -2.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(3.33 C$)
2.51 $
(3.22 C$)
     -3.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(38.44 C$)
26.54 $
(34.00 C$)
     -11.54 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.90 $
(5.00 C$)
4.97 $
(6.37 C$)
     +27.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(30,749.02 C$)
21,772.40 $
(27,895.00 C$)
     -9.28 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,350.42 $
(28,635.56 C$)
19,623.16 $
(25,141.37 C$)
     -12.20 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Canada Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.31 $
(219.48 C$)
134.13 $
(171.85 C$)
     -21.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(0.19 C$)
0.27 $
(0.34 C$)
     +81.40 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.59 $
(86.59 C$)
63.63 $
(81.52 C$)
     -5.86 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Canada Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.14 $
(47.58 C$)
41.38 $
(53.01 C$)
     +11.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.48 $
(22.40 C$)
16.56 $
(21.22 C$)
     -5.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(15.37 C$)
10.93 $
(14.00 C$)
     -8.94 %
Childcare
United States Edit Canada Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,023.37 $
(1,311.15 C$)
856.66 $
(1,097.56 C$)
     -16.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,757.02 $
(20,188.03 C$)
13,505.95 $
(17,303.95 C$)
     -14.29 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Canada Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.43 $
(56.93 C$)
51.38 $
(65.83 C$)
     +15.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.47 $
(45.45 C$)
35.25 $
(45.17 C$)
     -0.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.52 $
(99.32 C$)
80.83 $
(103.56 C$)
     +4.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.36 $
(126.01 C$)
99.86 $
(127.94 C$)
     +1.53 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Canada Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,547.80 $
(1,983.05 C$)
1,210.19 $
(1,550.51 C$)
     -21.81 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,231.75 $
(1,578.13 C$)
1,030.24 $
(1,319.95 C$)
     -16.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,730.10 $
(3,497.82 C$)
2,002.29 $
(2,565.35 C$)
     -26.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,150.26 $
(2,754.93 C$)
1,713.62 $
(2,195.50 C$)
     -20.31 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Canada Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 420.60 $
(538.88 C$)
645.20 $
(826.64 C$)
     +53.40 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 197.04 $
(252.44 C$)
460.97 $
(590.59 C$)
     +133.95 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Canada Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,620.85 $
(4,639.07 C$)
3,575.06 $
(4,580.40 C$)
     -1.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.40 4.96      +12.79 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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