Calgary vs Dortmund - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Dortmund
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$1155
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2906
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$546
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$1051
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$355
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$137
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$2209
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
54
92
😀 Quality of life
93
76
🏙️ Population
1.24M
588K

The cost of living in Calgary is 63% more expensive than in Dortmund. Cities ranked 1847th and 4142nd ($1881 vs $1155) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 616th in Canada and Germany, respectively. Check Canada vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 1.9 months in Dortmund. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Dortmund ranked 52nd in Germany, while ranked 48th and 604th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Dortmund

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Calgary Dortmund
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$9.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$42.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$7.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$3.27
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$2.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$2.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$486
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$343
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1177
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$699
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$147
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$229
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$28
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
2.73%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$5581
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$2366
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$3.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$72.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$17.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.91
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$3.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$7.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$17.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$2.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$2.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$1.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.94
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$2.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$6.06
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$0.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$6.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$6.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$2.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$25.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$12.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$46.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$12.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$83.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$85.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$237
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$11475

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106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Dortmund

Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.4 mi Schwerte
$1218
11 km or 6.9 mi Castrop-Rauxel
$1217
12 km or 7.4 mi Lunen
$1217
13 km or 7.9 mi Waltrop
$1215
13 km or 8 mi Witten
$1215
13 km or 8 mi Herdecke
$1221
15 km or 9.2 mi Wetter
$1221
16 km or 9.7 mi Unna
$1216
16 km or 10 mi Bergkamen
$1215
16 km or 10 mi Kamen
$1217
17 km or 11 mi Hagen
$1074
17 km or 11 mi Herne
$1086
18 km or 11 mi Bochum
$1118
18 km or 11 mi Datteln
$1211
19 km or 12 mi Selm
$1216
20 km or 12 mi Werne
$1219
20 km or 13 mi Iserlohn
$1318
21 km or 13 mi Oer-Erkenschwick
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Frondenberg
$1215
22 km or 13 mi Recklinghausen
$1202
22 km or 14 mi Gevelsberg
$1214
23 km or 14 mi Sprockhovel
$1219
23 km or 14 mi Hattingen
$1217
25 km or 15 mi Menden
$1219
25 km or 15 mi Herten
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Ennepetal
$1212
25 km or 16 mi Gelsenkirchen
$1351
25 km or 16 mi Hemer
$1215
27 km or 17 mi Schwelm
$1219
28 km or 18 mi Ludinghausen
$1218
29 km or 18 mi Marl
$1216
30 km or 18 mi Hamm
$1245
31 km or 19 mi Werl
$1215
32 km or 20 mi Essen
$1102
33 km or 20 mi Haltern am See
$1217
34 km or 21 mi Gladbeck
$1214
35 km or 21 mi Ludenscheid
$1217
35 km or 22 mi Wuppertal
$1076
35 km or 22 mi Velbert
$1216
36 km or 22 mi Radevormwald
$1216