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$ 50.00-125.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$ 10.00-13.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 4.00-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$ 6.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.41 C$ 2.50-6.25
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 C$ 1.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 C$ 1.25-3.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.35 C$ 4.73-17.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.65 C$ 1.72-4.53
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.69 C$ 0.86-3.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.65 C$ 2.28-5.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.91 C$ 2.72-15.88
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.13 C$ 2.72-9.93
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.98 C$ 3.40-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 C$ 0.87-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 C$ 0.45-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.87 C$ 0.82-3.99
Tomato (1 lb) 2.02 C$ 0.90-3.18
Potato (1 lb) 1.30 C$ 0.43-2.49
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 C$ 0.45-2.26
Lettuce (1 head) 2.63 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) 3.21 C$ 2.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 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$ 3.25-6.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$ 2.57-6.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$ 30.00-56.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.70 C$ 3.10-6.13
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,012.50 C$ 23,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,785.27 C$ 22,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 167.96 C$ 90.00-308.68
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 C$ 0.10-0.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 80.37 C$ 60.00-120.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.26 C$ 22.00-90.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.54 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 1,001.35 C$ 600.00-1,698.56
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,991.05 C$ 6,000.00-30,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.69 C$ 30.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.72 C$ 25.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 102.15 C$ 65.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.73 C$ 75.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,378.88 C$ 855.00-2,105.78
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,154.21 C$ 650.00-1,712.50
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,204.13 C$ 1,377.78-4,105.92
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,896.17 C$ 1,096.92-3,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 562.48 C$ 231.39-1,099.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 414.30 C$ 200.00-865.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,488.16 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 2.00-4.10

Prices in Canada

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Last update: January 2022
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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
Nanaimo, BC 80.26 34.06 58.60 87.20 67.48 57.49
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador 77.40 21.57 51.23 77.91 77.37 62.75
Victoria 76.65 44.90 61.77 80.26 79.11 89.12
Vancouver 76.61 56.47 67.17 79.84 74.29 87.68
Guelph 76.36 38.13 58.44 77.93 82.35 79.64
Halifax 74.91 34.04 55.75 82.91 65.22 87.92
Toronto 74.29 51.78 63.74 69.91 74.36 101.29
Calgary 73.40 34.08 54.97 70.06 72.09 114.16
Ottawa 73.15 39.86 57.54 70.80 73.74 94.30
Mississauga 73.12 47.77 61.24 67.93 65.27 99.70
Edmonton 72.86 29.03 52.32 68.20 73.73 109.54
Saskatoon 72.27 27.99 51.51 68.37 69.98 88.18
Markham 72.10 45.74 59.74 65.21 77.13 108.69
Red Deer 71.73 22.46 48.64 70.32 65.19 123.94
Surrey 71.67 40.84 57.22 71.55 72.28 98.13
Montreal 70.60 31.20 52.13 73.62 68.41 89.93
London 70.49 36.54 54.57 64.74 79.20 100.36
Brampton 70.44 39.17 55.78 69.11 60.26 103.49
Winnipeg 70.33 27.37 50.19 70.13 62.04 101.59
North Vancouver 69.79 55.44 63.07 70.45 70.77 110.05
Kelowna 69.73 41.68 56.58 64.84 71.84 77.45
Regina 69.44 26.68 49.40 70.31 66.08 104.02
Quebec City 68.99 21.46 46.71 69.42 65.08 87.22
Windsor 68.88 31.13 51.19 64.56 71.92 58.02
Kitchener 68.70 35.83 53.29 67.31 70.72 73.85
Kingston 68.57 33.00 51.90 68.42 65.40 75.42
Hamilton 66.95 35.98 52.43 67.04 66.75 86.35
St.Catharines 65.18 32.67 49.94 63.59 56.27 71.18
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