Cost of living in Calgary, Canada

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$19
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.39
12 eggs, large C$3.90
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.59
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.93
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$2.64
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.86
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$20
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.20
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.23
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$2,065
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area C$1,528
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$221
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area C$1,540
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area C$1,041
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio C$148
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) C$62
40” flat screen TV C$525
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) C$164
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$12
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$25
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$73
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) C$59
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) C$106
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$141
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$23,800
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.22
Monthly ticket public transport C$103
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$20
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$10
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$23
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) C$70
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.64
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$5.90
4 rolls of toilet paper C$3.75
Tube of toothpaste C$2.95
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$29
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$52
2 tickets to the movies C$28
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$212
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$95
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$5.11
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$7
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB C$526
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.54
1 month of gym membership in business district C$70
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$15
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,051 prices entered by 358 different people.
Latest price update: October 18, 2018.

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