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 70.00 C$ 65.00-100.00
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) 7.00 C$ 4.00-9.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 C$ 3.00-5.25
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 C$ 1.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 C$ 1.00-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.80 C$ 7.57-13.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.98 C$ 2.27-4.99
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.32 C$ 1.02-4.08
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.38 C$ 2.00-4.95
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.65 C$ 3.40-7.89
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.18 C$ 2.72-8.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.99 C$ 2.27-7.26
Apples (1 lb) 2.95 C$ 1.81-3.63
Banana (1 lb) 1.28 C$ 0.88-2.04
Oranges (1 lb) 3.12 C$ 1.36-4.08
Tomato (1 lb) 2.49 C$ 0.73-2.97
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 C$ 0.59-3.18
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 C$ 0.91-2.04
Lettuce (1 head) 3.61 C$ 2.59-4.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 C$ 1.25-3.49
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$ 12.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.00 C$ 4.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.75 C$ 6.00-7.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.50 C$ 12.50-20.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 C$ 2.50-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 78.00 C$ 60.00-78.00
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) 8.74 C$ 7.87-10.98
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 C$ 25,000.00-50,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,000.00 C$ 25,000.00-34,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 265.22 C$ 171.55-320.23
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.52 C$ 0.05-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 109.78 C$ 79.00-140.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.83 C$ 40.00-80.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 34.33 C$ 25.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.75 C$ 12.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 566.67 C$ 300.00-800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,000.00 C$
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.57 C$ 40.00-89.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.25 C$ 20.00-100.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.38 C$ 70.00-119.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.17 C$ 70.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 930.62 C$ 750.00-1,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 804.17 C$ 750.00-875.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,640.00 C$ 1,300.00-2,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,400.00 C$ 1,100.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 478.45 C$
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 299.15 C$
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,625.00 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 252 entries in the past 12 months by 45 different contributors.
Last update: August 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