Cost of Living in Canada

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 C$ 12.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$ 50.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$ 10.00-13.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 4.00-8.80
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$ 6.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 C$ 2.50-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.28 C$ 1.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.83 C$ 1.25-3.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.31 C$ 4.73-17.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.65 C$ 1.71-4.39
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.69 C$ 0.88-3.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.59 C$ 2.29-5.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.88 C$ 2.72-15.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.08 C$ 2.72-9.53
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.88 C$ 3.40-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 C$ 0.81-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 C$ 0.45-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.86 C$ 0.82-3.69
Tomato (1 lb) 1.99 C$ 0.90-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 C$ 0.43-2.38
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 C$ 0.45-2.26
Lettuce (1 head) 2.59 C$ 1.50-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.15 C$ 1.00-3.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 12.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.18 C$ 2.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.52 C$ 2.00-6.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 13.00-20.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.20 C$ 2.50-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 C$ 65.00-156.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$ 3.30-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 2.51-5.79
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$ 30.00-58.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.50 C$ 3.04-5.96
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$ 23,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,616.74 C$ 22,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.47 C$ 88.60-303.57
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 C$ 0.10-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.56 C$ 60.00-120.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.68 C$ 20.00-90.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.34 C$ 0.00-35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$ 12.00-18.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 982.11 C$ 600.00-1,723.36
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,662.24 C$ 6,500.00-26,750.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.07 C$ 30.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.95 C$ 25.00-79.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.76 C$ 65.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.36 C$ 70.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,348.10 C$ 846.25-2,116.67
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,122.14 C$ 668.75-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,170.69 C$ 1,462.50-3,888.66
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,839.86 C$ 1,074.17-2,931.32
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 531.71 C$ 228.20-1,103.95
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 401.84 C$ 200.00-856.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,578.47 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.21 2.00-4.10

Prices in Canada

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Last update: October 2021
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By City in Canada

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Guelph 79.17 39.85 60.98 80.47 87.19 82.43
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador 78.37 22.70 52.61 78.13 78.76 59.70
Nanaimo, BC 76.70 35.52 57.65 79.91 66.94 52.82
Vancouver 75.18 56.55 66.56 75.45 75.25 91.56
Toronto 75.03 51.72 64.25 70.97 75.01 92.27
Victoria 74.99 44.47 60.87 78.23 75.23 85.61
Halifax 74.54 33.82 55.70 81.40 64.83 85.54
Ottawa 74.12 41.36 58.97 71.15 75.04 93.73
Edmonton 73.31 30.32 53.42 67.78 74.22 100.90
Surrey 72.87 43.10 59.10 72.83 70.63 97.07
Saskatoon 72.68 28.79 52.37 67.59 75.44 86.35
Red Deer 72.45 23.25 49.69 70.31 66.34 126.74
Markham 72.42 46.73 60.53 65.72 76.96 104.82
Calgary 72.27 34.08 54.60 68.57 70.61 119.87
Mississauga 71.77 49.14 61.30 68.18 63.86 98.34
Brampton 71.11 41.46 57.39 68.81 60.39 90.07
Winnipeg 70.66 27.96 50.90 69.79 64.36 97.72
Kingston 70.29 32.84 52.96 70.15 65.97 69.85
Regina 70.23 27.42 50.43 68.49 71.84 99.40
Montreal 70.18 31.74 52.40 73.58 66.23 91.50
North Vancouver 70.08 56.79 63.93 70.32 69.98 118.81
Kelowna 69.98 42.81 57.41 64.69 71.25 72.13
London 69.85 37.76 55.00 64.50 79.17 105.02
Kitchener 69.19 37.02 54.31 65.28 76.05 79.21
Windsor 68.84 29.76 50.76 64.95 72.31 60.45
Hamilton 66.72 36.19 52.60 65.58 65.50 80.60
Quebec City 66.67 21.76 45.90 68.55 57.17 85.99
St.Catharines 65.83 33.93 51.07 63.68 57.11 76.88
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