Cost of living in Halifax, Canada

List of prices in Halifax, Canada. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$22
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$14
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$8
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.18
12 eggs, large C$6
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.31
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$12
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$4.52
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$4.11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.14
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$26
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$4.49
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.32
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$1,465
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area C$1,152
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$190
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area C$1,425
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area C$891
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio C$112
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) C$44
40” flat screen TV C$513
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) C$139
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$11
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$20
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$74
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) C$67
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) C$135
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$155
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$23,184
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.21
Monthly ticket public transport C$79
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$19
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$11
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$23
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) C$99
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.92
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$5.89
4 rolls of toilet paper C$3.07
Tube of toothpaste C$2.61
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$24
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$61
2 tickets to the movies C$26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$93
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$92
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$4.91
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$6
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB C$570
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.37
1 month of gym membership in business district C$52
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$16
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 681 prices entered by 59 different people.
Latest price update: March 23, 2019

Halifax position in our World Ranking

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136th
out of 332
n. america
68th
out of 95
canada
10th
out of 16

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