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Cost of Living in Sydney

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$ 9.67-19.18
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 C$ 50.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.93 C$ 7.99-10.23
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 C$ 5.00-5.25
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$ 4.83-7.99
Cappuccino (regular) 4.58 C$ 3.38-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.87 C$ 0.99-2.50
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.09 C$ 1.45-3.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.52 C$ 5.69-15.14
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.94 C$ 2.71-3.18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.42 C$ 2.27-2.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.00 C$ 2.98-4.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.23 C$ 2.27-6.80
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.35 C$ 4.54-9.07
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.35 C$ 3.63-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 3.68 C$ 1.36-6.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 C$ 0.69-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 3.68 C$ 1.36-6.00
Tomato (1 lb) 3.18 C$ 1.36-5.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.77 C$ 0.40-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 2.45 C$ 0.91-4.00
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 C$ 3.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.00 C$ 2.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 15.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.41 C$
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.37 C$
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 15.00-15.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 C$ 1.25-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 16.25 C$ 0.00-32.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 C$ 3.00-7.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) ?
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 C$
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.89 C$ 3.22-4.16
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,500.00 C$ 23,000.00-24,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 C$
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 387.24 C$ 80.00-600.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 C$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.33 C$ 48.00-130.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.33 C$ 26.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 C$ 10.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 C$ 10.00-12.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 813.00 C$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,000.00 C$ 16,000.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.00 C$ 29.95-65.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.33 C$ 30.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 108.00 C$ 70.95-129.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.00 C$ 80.00-175.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 600.00 C$ 500.00-800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 516.67 C$ 400.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,166.67 C$ 900.00-1,300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 875.00 C$ 600.00-1,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 110.00 C$
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 90.00 C$
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,000.00 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 2.75 1.90-4.00

Prices in Sydney, NS

These data are based on 193 entries in the past 18 months from 27 different contributors.
Last update: September 2017
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5 Comments so far

#nathalie m guerrette on Dec 28, 2016 :
I'm a canadian ancestry back ground. I was born in Edmunston,Canada. I do hols a valid visa so i have duel citizenship to both america and canada. I am interested in more detailes about having to move to Nova Scotia, Canada.
#Casper on Nov 12, 2016 :
Can someone please tell me the cost of living and the easiest way to become a Canadian citizen. My family is in danger of the hate crimes, I need to get them into safety. We have professionals in our immediate family, what areas of Canada are recommended as English as mainly spoken, cost of living, and what else we will need to consider. The Canadian immigration site is bombarded all week, would it be preferable to get citizenship, visitor pass, work visas? Please help.
#Mike on Nov 10, 2016 :
$1615.00 US$ translates to $2180.00 C$, and, that value will fluctuate all the time.
#Ronald on Nov 09, 2016 :
Mark Crane: No way can you survive in Canada on $1615.00 per month. Rent and food will take care of that.. You may make it, but then you'd have to saty home all the time and not have any entertainment..

Cost of living in Canada is much higher than where you live now..
#Mark Crane on Jul 23, 2016 :
I have a question. I am 66 years old and I live on social security. I own a 2005 toyota matrix but I have no other assets really. I recieve $1615.00 per month from social security, before health care premiums. Do I have any realistic chance of being able to survive in Canada on that amount of money? I now live in Wyoming and just barely get by. If cheeto face gets elected I would love to be able to live somewhere in Canada and Cape Bretton looks great.