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Cost of Living in Canada

Cost of living in Canada is 3.85% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Canada is 20.66% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$ 12.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.00 C$ 45.58-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.50 C$ 8.00-11.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 5.00-7.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$ 5.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.93 C$ 3.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.03 C$ 1.49-3.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.71 C$ 1.00-2.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.18 C$ 4.65-13.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.51 C$ 1.81-3.62
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.74 C$ 0.91-2.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.28 C$ 2.50-4.49
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.34 C$ 3.18-9.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.76 C$ 3.77-9.07
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.20 C$ 3.99-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.73 C$ 1.00-2.50
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 C$ 0.56-1.15
Oranges (1 lb) 1.67 C$ 1.00-2.59
Tomato (1 lb) 1.65 C$ 0.99-2.50
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 C$ 0.45-1.81
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 C$ 0.50-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 2.22 C$ 1.50-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.20 C$ 1.19-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 13.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.84 C$ 2.00-5.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.42 C$ 2.00-6.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 C$ 11.00-15.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$ 2.70-3.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 93.00 C$ 78.00-130.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.65 C$ 3.25-4.80
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.91 C$ 2.41-4.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.89 C$ 27.31-45.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.41 C$ 3.89-4.96
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$ 19,959.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,009.70 C$ 17,000.00-27,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.29 C$ 70.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$ 0.15-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.72 C$ 50.00-95.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.46 C$ 30.00-75.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.40 C$ 0.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$ 12.00-15.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 976.34 C$ 600.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,925.00 C$ 12,000.00-18,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.86 C$ 40.00-90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.78 C$ 28.00-64.50
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 99.79 C$ 75.00-130.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 123.09 C$ 80.00-179.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,206.88 C$ 800.00-1,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 961.93 C$ 650.00-1,450.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,950.20 C$ 1,200.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,553.73 C$ 1,000.00-2,400.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 461.56 C$ 220.00-899.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 320.46 C$ 180.00-628.95
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,149.59 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.06 2.50-4.00

Prices in Canada

These data are based on 52242 entries in the past 18 months from 6273 different contributors.
Last update: April 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Canada

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Barrie 79.51 27.43 54.67 81.88 76.56 125.47
St. John's, NL 77.50 22.78 51.40 78.70 76.72 100.47
Halifax 76.80 28.97 53.99 79.01 71.09 105.43
Saskatoon 76.21 28.02 53.23 74.79 67.34 105.95
Burlington 75.40 34.15 55.73 69.77 79.19 141.86
Vancouver 73.52 51.70 63.11 73.62 69.59 95.98
Toronto 73.11 46.52 60.43 67.96 68.34 103.92
Brampton 72.95 30.08 52.51 75.87 60.41 102.81
Calgary 72.73 31.38 53.01 68.03 71.93 141.51
Regina 71.83 29.06 51.44 72.95 61.05 114.01
Kelowna 71.56 34.11 53.70 69.99 65.82 112.73
Edmonton 71.56 31.00 52.22 67.30 71.03 133.84
Guelph 70.94 27.79 50.36 62.75 72.54 122.35
Kingston 70.58 27.65 50.11 70.78 63.11 110.07
Red Deer 70.23 25.06 48.69 60.88 74.21 146.34
Victoria 70.04 39.97 55.70 70.66 64.71 111.98
Nanaimo, BC 69.70 25.77 48.75 76.16 61.62 102.28
Mississauga 68.91 36.61 53.51 64.04 62.64 110.86
Windsor 68.89 21.52 46.30 58.38 65.85 114.65
Winnipeg 67.96 24.58 47.27 64.41 63.15 118.49
Burnaby 67.63 41.56 55.20 63.85 55.08 165.60
Quebec City 67.35 16.89 43.28 65.85 62.26 141.14
Montreal 66.25 26.13 47.12 64.34 63.66 119.31
Moncton 66.08 18.25 43.27 61.51 63.89 108.22
Ottawa 65.74 31.42 49.37 59.57 63.68 148.75
London 65.28 24.70 45.93 56.87 65.07 112.89
Surrey 63.89 31.11 48.26 58.09 59.72 94.55
Hamilton 63.31 27.67 46.31 57.40 62.82 130.80
Kitchener 61.70 26.91 45.11 54.14 60.62 136.32
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