Cost of living in Abbotsford, Canada

Summary of cost of living in Abbotsford

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: C$4,843
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: C$2,488
  • Abbotsford is the 2nd cheapest city in Canada (8 out of 9)
  • Cost of living in Abbotsford is cheaper than in 88% of cities in N. America (35 out of 40)
  • Cost of living in Abbotsford is cheaper than in 50% of cities in the World (104 out of 209)

List of prices in Abbotsford
Current as of Sep 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$20
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) C$10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$5.78
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$1.98
12 eggs, large C$4.18
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.17
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$4.24
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$3.76
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.41
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$19
2 liters of coca-cola C$2.48
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$1.93
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area C$2,136
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area C$1,257
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$124
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area C$1,120
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area C$805
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio C$66
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) C$54
40” flat screen tv C$311
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) C$97
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$10
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$25
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) C$60
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) C$39
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) C$98
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$117
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$22,942
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.67
Monthly ticket public transport C$67
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$22
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) C$77
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) C$6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$3.85
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$4.33
4 rolls of toilet paper C$3.16
Tube of toothpaste C$2.46
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$20
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$51
2 tickets to the movies C$27
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$135
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$96
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$5.42
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb C$647
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.83
1 month of gym membership in business district C$37
1 package of marlboro cigarettes C$11
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: September 21, 2022

Abbotsford position in our World Ranking

the world
104th
out of 209
n. america
35th
out of 40
canada
8th
out of 9

Cheapest and most expensive products in Abbotsford compared to other cities:

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the world
4th
n. america
1st
n. america
1st
n. america
1st
n. america
1st

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