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$ 4.00-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$ 6.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.38 C$ 2.50-6.34
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 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) 9.28 C$ 4.73-17.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.65 C$ 1.72-4.49
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.70 C$ 0.86-3.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.62 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) 6.91 C$ 3.44-11.34
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 C$ 0.79-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 C$ 0.45-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.87 C$ 0.82-3.70
Tomato (1 lb) 2.00 C$ 0.90-3.18
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 C$ 0.43-2.49
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 C$ 0.45-2.26
Lettuce (1 head) 2.61 C$ 1.50-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 C$ 1.00-3.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$ 12.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.17 C$ 2.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.53 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$ 2.57-6.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$ 30.00-56.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.57 C$ 3.08-6.09
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) 24,792.69 C$ 22,000.00-30,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.67 C$ 87.07-303.90
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) 79.81 C$ 60.00-120.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.70 C$ 22.00-90.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.80 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 997.17 C$ 600.00-1,774.52
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,871.33 C$ 6,000.00-28,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.20 C$ 30.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.88 C$ 25.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.91 C$ 65.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 128.45 C$ 75.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,360.22 C$ 860.94-2,116.67
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,136.83 C$ 657.14-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,189.00 C$ 1,500.00-3,997.75
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,860.73 C$ 1,090.00-2,987.75
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 549.57 C$ 231.39-1,118.36
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 409.70 C$ 200.00-857.56
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,569.19 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.20 2.00-4.10

Prices in Canada

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Last update: December 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
Nanaimo, BC 76.69 33.65 56.52 81.27 65.55 58.43
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador 76.10 21.16 50.36 76.61 76.09 62.58
Guelph 74.83 37.41 57.30 75.99 81.13 88.01
Vancouver 73.80 54.47 64.74 75.09 73.07 92.57
Halifax 73.64 32.61 54.41 81.50 64.13 87.43
Victoria 73.33 42.88 59.07 76.44 74.03 90.01
Toronto 72.04 49.43 61.45 67.52 71.72 102.18
Ottawa 71.79 38.88 56.37 69.36 72.61 100.74
Edmonton 71.21 28.68 51.29 66.30 71.86 109.40
Saskatoon 70.69 27.52 50.47 67.11 68.26 88.70
Markham 70.58 44.43 58.33 64.09 74.54 109.13
Calgary 70.37 32.64 52.70 66.57 69.12 121.21
Red Deer 70.29 22.04 47.68 68.56 64.11 132.73
Surrey 70.28 40.76 56.45 70.14 68.63 99.84
Mississauga 70.08 47.00 59.26 66.55 63.98 101.89
Winnipeg 68.85 26.94 49.21 68.49 61.88 102.61
Brampton 68.66 38.93 54.73 66.00 59.26 94.90
Montreal 68.42 30.58 50.69 71.90 64.07 94.26
North Vancouver 68.34 55.54 62.34 68.69 69.44 119.87
Regina 68.34 26.06 48.53 68.37 67.01 104.91
London 68.29 34.52 52.47 62.65 77.88 102.43
Kelowna 67.84 40.70 55.12 62.47 69.04 77.93
Kitchener 67.36 35.07 52.23 65.63 69.94 73.86
Windsor 67.14 27.84 48.73 62.84 70.50 63.09
Kingston 66.90 31.14 50.15 66.24 63.39 76.51
Quebec City 66.60 20.96 45.22 66.58 62.20 88.32
Hamilton 65.36 35.49 51.37 65.93 62.53 85.34
St.Catharines 63.88 32.09 48.99 61.96 55.55 80.23
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