Cost of living in Kelowna, Canada

Summary of cost of living in Kelowna

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: C$5,673
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: C$3,115
  • Cost of living in Kelowna is cheaper than in 56% of cities in Canada (5 out of 9)
  • Cost of living in Kelowna is cheaper than in 73% of cities in N. America (29 out of 40)
  • Cost of living in Kelowna is more expensive than in 63% of cities in the World (78 out of 209)
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List of prices in Kelowna
Current as of Jan 2023.

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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$12
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$8
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.31
12 eggs, large C$5.00
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$4.38
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$4.11
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$2.36
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.39
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$21
2 liters of coca-cola C$3.11
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.85
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area C$2,464
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area C$1,998
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$225
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area C$1,655
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area C$1,187
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio C$105
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) C$69
40” flat screen tv C$459
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) C$162
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$13
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$23
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) C$76
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) C$84
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) C$124
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$129
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$21,915
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.74
Monthly ticket public transport C$67
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$21
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$11
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$21
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) C$102
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) C$8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$5.11
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$7
4 rolls of toilet paper C$5.33
Tube of toothpaste C$2.48
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$25
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$54
2 tickets to the movies C$26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$124
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$87
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$5.49
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb C$610
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.40
1 month of gym membership in business district C$57
1 package of marlboro cigarettes C$12
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 74 prices entered by 14 different people.
Latest price update: January 29, 2023

Kelowna position in our World Ranking

the world
78th
out of 209
n. america
29th
out of 40
canada
5th
out of 9

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