Cost of living in Mississauga, Canada

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district C$14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$8
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.22
12 eggs, large C$3.84
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.25
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.79
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes C$2.49
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$2.67
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$15
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.14
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.56
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$2,179
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area C$1,722
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$200
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area C$1,363
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area C$1,103
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio C$110
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) C$56
40” flat screen TV C$573
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) C$140
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$11
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$25
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$59
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) C$55
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) C$108
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes C$117
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$23,629
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.06
Monthly ticket public transport C$130
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) C$21
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) C$10
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) C$21
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) C$76
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.30
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$5.18
4 rolls of toilet paper C$3.61
Tube of toothpaste C$2.23
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$19
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$142
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert C$79
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$4.15
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$5.34
iPad Air 2, 64GB C$635
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.33
1 month of gym membership in business district C$39
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$13
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 289 prices entered by 45 different people.
Latest price update: October 21, 2017.

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