Cost of living in Edmonton, Canada

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Food
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$7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.30
12 eggs, large C$3.84
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.69
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$13
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.22
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$4.00
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.07
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$20
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.23
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.13
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$1,873
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area C$1,342
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$162
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area C$1,553
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area C$1,100
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio C$89
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) C$67
40” flat screen TV C$510
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) C$150
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$10
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$26
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$79
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) C$65
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) C$126
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$144
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$26,875
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.09
Monthly ticket public transport C$89
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$20
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$10
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$33
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) C$72
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.95
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$5.26
4 rolls of toilet paper C$2.80
Tube of toothpaste C$2.18
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$25
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$55
2 tickets to the movies C$28
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$231
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$93
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$5.32
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$6
iPod nano 16GB C$165
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.28
1 month of gym membership in business district C$81
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$14
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 830 prices entered by 135 different people.
Latest price update: January 18, 2017.

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