Cost of living in Edmonton, Canada

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district C$15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$9
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$8
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.13
12 eggs, large C$3.47
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$4.18
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$4.48
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes C$3.53
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$2.65
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$16
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.69
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.70
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$1,778
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$285
Internet 8MB (1 month) C$58
40” flat screen TV C$464
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt C$136
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$11
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$28
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$56
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) C$42
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) C$93
1 pair of leather business shoes C$152
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$21,982
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.03
Monthly ticket public transport C$89
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) C$23
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) C$13
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.93
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$6
4 rolls of toilet paper C$2.43
Tube of toothpaste C$2.75
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$20
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$40
2 tickets to the movies C$27
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$198
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert C$72
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$4.58
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$6
iPod nano 16GB C$146
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.24
1 month of gym membership in business district C$59
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$12
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,692 prices entered by 292 different people.
Latest price update: June 30, 2015.

Edmonton position in our World Ranking

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69th
out of 201
n. america
27th
out of 43
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4th
out of 8

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