Bolivia vs Canada - Cost of Living Comparison

Bolivia Canada
🚶 Cost of living one person
$703
$1832
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1661
$4256
🏠 One person rent
$285
$1065
🏘️ Family rent
$416
$1824
🍽️ Food expenses
$234
$513
🚐 Transport expenses
$99.2
$128
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$472
$3381
💸 GDP per capita
$3133
$43258
😃 Human freedom index
6.94
8.85
❤️ Life expectancy
71.8
81.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
74
🌐 English speaking %
4%
82.1%
🎓 Higher education
46
99
😀 Quality of life
45
82
🏙️ Population
11.1M
37M

The average cost of living in Bolivia ($703) is 62% less expensive than in Canada ($1832). Bolivia ranked 120th vs 14th for Canada in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Bolivia compared to 1.8 months in Canada. Ranked 110th and 7th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bolivia vs Canada

We calculate prices for Bolivia and Canada as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 153 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Bolivia Canada
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.77
$14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$62.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.46
$9.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.46
$5.11
 Cappuccino
$3.22
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$302
$1053
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$205
$885
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$1892
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$309
$1564
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.3
$88.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.1
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.5
$58
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.82%
5.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1104
$5829
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$872
$4449
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$2.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.4
$82.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13
$16.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$1.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$2.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.78
$2.22
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.54
$3.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.71
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$3.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$3.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$3.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
$1.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.59
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.18
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$2.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.12
$9.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.05
$4.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$2.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.4
$39.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.6
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.1
$76
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.69
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$53.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.2
$84.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$209
$864
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3672
$13499

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Cities Comparison in Bolivia vs Canada

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bolivia

City Cost of living Population
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
$748
3.15M
La Paz
$728
2.87M
Cochabamba
$582
632K
El Alto
$709
842K
Oruro
$656
265K
Potosi
$588
190K
Sacaba
$590
172K
Tarija
$536
180K
Sucre
$547
300K
Trinidad
$555
101K

In Canada

City Cost of living Population
Toronto
$2286
2.73M
Calgary
$1881
1.24M
Montreal
$1727
1.76M
Edmonton
$1692
933K
Ottawa
$1867
934K
Brampton
$1957
594K
Vancouver
$2298
631K
Mississauga
$2225
722K
Quebec City
$1249
549K
Surrey
$1950
518K
Winnipeg
$1582
705K
Hamilton
$1926
537K
Halifax
$1926
403K
Laval
$1389
438K
London
$1712
384K
Longueuil
$1411
254K
Markham
$2466
329K
Vaughan
$2378
306K
Oshawa
$1649
159K
Saskatoon
$1513
246K
Burnaby
$2209
233K
Greater Sudbury
$1446
162K
Richmond
$1869
198K
Kitchener
$1693
233K
Richmond Hill
$2166
195K
Regina
$1502
215K
Burlington
$2146
183K
Gatineau
$1490
291K
Oakville
$2191
194K
Windsor
$1812
217K