Cost of Living in St. John's

Summary about cost of living in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$ 15.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 C$ 70.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$ 10.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 4.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 C$ 4.00-9.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.87 C$ 3.00-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 C$ 1.25-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 C$ 1.00-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.29 C$ 7.57-12.11
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.91 C$ 2.27-4.99
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.10 C$ 1.02-3.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.09 C$ 2.00-4.95
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.89 C$
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.53 C$ 2.72-8.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.76 C$ 2.27-7.26
Apples (1 lb) 2.78 C$ 1.13-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 1.21 C$ 0.88-2.04
Oranges (1 lb) 2.85 C$ 1.36-4.08
Tomato (1 lb) 2.42 C$ 0.73-2.72
Potato (1 lb) 1.80 C$ 0.59-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.27 C$ 0.91-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 3.29 C$ 2.59-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.46 C$ 1.25-3.49
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 C$ 12.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.00 C$
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 C$
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 12.50-16.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 C$ 2.50-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 78.00 C$ 78.00-78.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 C$ 4.25-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 C$ 3.22-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.50 C$ 15.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.37 C$ 8.19-8.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$ 23,000.00-50,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,333.33 C$ 25,000.00-29,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 263.82 C$ 171.55-320.23
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 C$ 0.05-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 108.22 C$ 65.00-140.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.17 C$ 40.00-88.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.33 C$ 25.00-53.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$ 12.00-16.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 300.00 C$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.14 C$ 30.00-55.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.33 C$ 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 93.43 C$ 70.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.00 C$ 67.00-100.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 933.33 C$ 750.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 775.00 C$ 750.00-850.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,733.33 C$ 1,300.00-2,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,433.33 C$ 1,250.00-1,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,888.89 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.75 1.90-8.75

Prices in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

This city had 187 entries in the past 12 months by 43 different contributors.
Last update: June 2022
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5 Comments so far
kemal gena hussien on Jun 25, 2022:
thanks for transparacy and put here market cost for new comers to beautiful peace country canada i am kemal gena hussien i am nurse and want to immigrate to canada labrador province for working .i hope this pre-information may help me for my decision
Anonymous on Jul 30, 2021:
I am 21 years old one person How much does it cost to live in Canada in US dollars
Charles greene on Dec 17, 2020:
I'm retired how easy is it to live in St. John's. And how are older people looked after.
Patty jansing on Sep 04, 2020:
Am looking to retire.. how is It to retire there..
Ash on Dec 28, 2018:
Hey

I'm being offered C$6000 monthly after tax as an expat. Is this enough for a family of 3? The kid will need to attend kindergarten for a few years before going into public schools. The missus is also planning to get a job once we get there