Cost of Living in Burlington

Summary about cost of living in Burlington, Canada:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 22.50 C$ 15.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 C$ 60.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$ 12.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 C$ 6.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$ 7.50-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 C$ 2.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 C$ 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 C$ 1.50-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 13.44 C$ 5.87-19.87
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.97 C$ 2.27-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.74 C$ 1.36-2.27
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.37 C$ 2.29-5.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.87 C$ 4.54-19.28
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.16 C$ 3.18-6.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.71 C$ 2.27-9.53
Apples (1 lb) 2.26 C$ 1.49-2.99
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 C$ 0.36-0.79
Oranges (1 lb) 2.79 C$ 1.29-4.08
Tomato (1 lb) 2.88 C$ 1.81-3.94
Potato (1 lb) 2.18 C$ 1.36-2.99
Onion (1 lb) 1.45 C$ 0.91-1.99
Lettuce (1 head) 3.33 C$ 1.29-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.08 C$ 1.00-3.15
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 C$ 12.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.23 C$ 2.20-4.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.75 C$ 3.50-3.99
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 C$
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$ 2.75-3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$ 100.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$ 3.50-3.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 3.20-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.70 C$ 32.40-33.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.01 C$ 2.87-4.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,750.00 C$ 22,500.00-29,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,895.00 C$ 18,990.00-20,800.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 167.04 C$ 100.00-223.68
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.50 C$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 75.44 C$ 60.00-90.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.33 C$ 40.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 C$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$ 12.00-13.99
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,812.25 C$ 1,500.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,000.00 C$
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 61.00 C$ 30.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.00 C$ 25.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 107.50 C$ 80.00-130.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.00 C$ 100.00-180.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,500.00 C$ 1,200.00-1,900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,541.67 C$ 1,250.00-1,750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,640.00 C$ 2,300.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,443.75 C$ 1,800.00-3,275.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 716.66 C$ 600.00-899.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 596.06 C$ 500.00-649.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,183.33 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.79 3.00-3.95

Prices in Burlington

This city had 91 entries in the past 12 months by 16 different contributors.
Last update: January 2021
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2 Comments so far
Zakaria Bouchebia on May 27, 2020:
Hi In general taxes are not included on the labled price so you should take it in concideration.it's about 12% above in ontario.
Mayer Alexandre on Jul 11, 2017:
Hello,

Please can you clarify if those prices are VAT-included or VAT-free and, in the latter case, it would mean we need
to add the VAT to this cost of living assessment?

Alex