Cost of living in Edmonton, Canada

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$8
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.36
12 eggs, large C$4.12
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$4.73
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$11
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$4.28
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$2.21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$5.04
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$20
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.71
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.16
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$1,653
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area C$1,334
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$224
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area C$1,566
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area C$1,130
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio C$178
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) C$58
40” flat screen TV C$451
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) C$147
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$10
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$22
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$63
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) C$66
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) C$120
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$118
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$22,028
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.11
Monthly ticket public transport C$94
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$12
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$28
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) C$71
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.31
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$4.90
4 rolls of toilet paper C$2.46
Tube of toothpaste C$2.87
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$25
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$58
2 tickets to the movies C$30
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$113
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$76
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$5.33
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$7
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB C$504
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.47
1 month of gym membership in business district C$49
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$14
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,255 prices entered by 192 different people.
Latest price update: June 18, 2018.

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