Cost of living in Canada

Map of Cost of Living in Canada


This map shows only the top cities in Canada. We also have on this page a list of all the cities available in Expatistan.

The color of the markers corresponds with the Cost of Living in the city. Red markers show more expensive cities, green ones show cheaper cities.
The size of the markers correspond with the population of each city.
Moving the mouse on top of a city will show its name and the Cost of Living Index of the city.

What is the Cost of Living Index? To calculate each cities' Cost of Living Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been stablished, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

Recent Prices Added

  • Capuccino in expat area of the city in Saskatoon costs C$3.00 (about 6 hours ago)
  • 2 tickets to the movies in Saskatoon costs C$24 (about 6 hours ago)
  • Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub in Saskatoon costs C$40 (about 6 hours ago)
  • Monthly ticket public transport in Saskatoon costs C$40 (about 6 hours ago)
  • 1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) in Saskatoon costs C$100 (about 6 hours ago)
  • 1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) in Saskatoon costs C$80 (about 6 hours ago)
  • 2 liters of Coca-Cola in Saskatoon costs C$4.00 (about 6 hours ago)
  • 1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk in Saskatoon costs C$1.25 (about 6 hours ago)
  • Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) in Saskatoon costs C$8 (about 6 hours ago)
  • Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) in Calgary costs C$5.79 (about 7 hours ago)