Cost of living index in Canada

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.83 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 6.42 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.41 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.84 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.17 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.57 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.75 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.21 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.01 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.02 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.92 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.13 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.07 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.78 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.61 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 11.44 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.44 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.84 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 11.28 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 7.59 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 10.62 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 51.09 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.36 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.08 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.63 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.89 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 5.58 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 74.34 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 93.54 (USD)
High quality jeans 45.96 (USD)
womens summer dress 32.22 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 2.9 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.51 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 23.58 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 2.26 (USD)
One month pass 73.68 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.84 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 19061.3 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 16960.7 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 34.91 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 14.65 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 10.32 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 980.11 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1481.14 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 772.19 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1311.36 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 4472.19 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 3048.57 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 111.07 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 56.68 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.25 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 685.95 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 9945.44 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 2811.59 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 3.29 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Canada

On average a signle person can spend arround 167 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Canada

280 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Canada

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 447 (USD) per month in Canada, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Canada for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Canada for arround 1278 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 167 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 772 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 301 (USD).

Average living cost in Canada for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Canada can average 2022 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 1158 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 280 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 424 (USD).

Average living cost in Canada for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Canada for about 4311 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 1836 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 1193 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 447 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 212 (USD).

Cost of living by city in Canada