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Cost of Living in Nanaimo

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$ 12.00-21.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$ 40.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 C$ 7.00-13.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.75 C$ 5.00-6.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.25 C$ 5.50-7.50
Cappuccino (regular) 4.00 C$ 3.00-5.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 C$ 1.25-2.79
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.72 C$ 1.00-2.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.09 C$ 4.50-14.35
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.60 C$ 1.53-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.30 C$ 1.49-3.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.51 C$ 2.78-4.99
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.44 C$ 2.27-13.61
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.39 C$ 3.18-11.34
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.62 C$ 3.40-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 1.60 C$ 0.67-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 C$ 0.32-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.62 C$ 0.68-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 C$ 1.12-3.63
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 C$ 0.54-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 C$ 0.49-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 C$ 1.00-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.04 C$ 1.25-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 C$ 12.00-22.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 C$ 1.38-3.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 C$ 2.00-6.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 C$ 5.00-14.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 C$ 2.25-2.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 67.50 C$ 55.00-67.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$ 3.15-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.51 C$ 2.41-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 43.50 C$ 39.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.87 C$ 4.49-5.56
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$ 19,000.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 C$ 16,390.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 110.00 C$ 50.00-175.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 C$ 0.12-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.53 C$ 25.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.20 C$ 20.00-55.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.67 C$ 0.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.47 C$ 6.50-15.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,031.82 C$ 650.00-1,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,000.00 C$ 3,500.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.27 C$ 30.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.67 C$ 20.00-75.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.50 C$ 65.00-125.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 120.00 C$ 80.00-150.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 991.43 C$ 850.00-1,100.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 870.28 C$ 750.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,650.00 C$ 1,500.00-2,050.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,450.00 C$ 1,200.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 248.33 C$ 164.00-350.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 250.00 C$ 200.00-300.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,450.19 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.36 2.70-5.00

Prices in Nanaimo, BC

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5 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Jul 05, 2018 :
I was just in Nanaimo for 3 days last week and the cost of gas everywhere was around $1.47/litre. I am paying around $1.25 right now is Saskatoon. What a price difference!!
#Anna Barquesta on Apr 20, 2018 :
how much is gas to get over to nanaimo from Seattle WA?
#Behzad Ghashghaee on Apr 23, 2016 :
Is nice and small , green city , quality of air is good ,lots of rain in winter and spring mostly dry summer . If you are drinker you will be happy otherwise depressing and might chose to suiside .Good and safe for older and slow drive and noisy people ,if you are private you will not be comfy best live in wood . Some time you wish you weren't burn . As you know all Canadian are immigrant some how ,but they don't like you if you have darker colour or you have accent only if you talk funny ,sure they like you because you make them laugh . . If you are redneck you most welcome .City and government jobs are for people they burned and they are white or u should know someone very powerful or be Canadian redneck to get job. If they need you you will feel love otherwise they hate you. I am not negative this is true true true .
#Blix Blix on Apr 03, 2016 :
Nanaimo is nice if you enjoy being bored most of the time. Few jobs here and much drug related crime pervades the city. Also the price to get on and off the island via ferry is HUGE. ie. expensive. Nanaimo used to be called 'hub city' which does describe it: best travelled through on your way to some where else like Victoria or Tofino. The people in Nanaimo are working class and gritty. It truly is a gussied up former mining town. Not sure why people stay here long term. Have no idea.
#joseph on Apr 30, 2015 :
plz I need an accommodation in nainamo plz how can u help me out am coming from Nigeria