Calgary vs Medina - Cost of Living Comparison

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Calgary Medina
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2111
$894
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4842
$2237
🏠 One person rent
$1206
$390
🏘️ Family rent
$1949
$691
🍽️ Food expenses
$582
$306
🚐 Transport expenses
$188
$95.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3521
$1627
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
53
22
😀 Quality of life
91
53
🏙️ Population
1.31M
1.18M

The cost of living in Calgary is 136% more expensive than in Medina. Cities ranked 1562nd and 6059th ($2111 vs $894) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 33rd and 16th in Canada and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Canada vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Calgary compared to 1.8 months in Medina. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Medina ranked 9th in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 64th and 6098th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Medina

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Calgary Medina
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.2
$6.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.7
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.5
$6.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$1.32
 Cappuccino
$3.88
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.09
$0.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1166
$386
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$932
$208
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1999
$1098
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1544
$357
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$161
$75.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$248
$114
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$71.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.4%
3.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3924
$1686
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3245
$1060
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.71
$0.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.3
$53.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.4
$9.03
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$0.51
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.16
$1.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.46
$0.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
$2.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.8
$3.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$4.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$7.12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$2.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
$1.81
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$1.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.43
$1.86
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
$2.68
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.5
$7.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.56
$5.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$3.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.22
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.5
$3.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$58.7
$80.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$17.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.1
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$20
$2.76
👖 Brand Jeans
$63
$41.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$78.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$945
$408
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22009
$9584

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Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1693
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1695
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1707
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1715
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1741
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$2808
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1690
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$2320
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$2313
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1728
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$2060
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1872
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$2493
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$2028
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1793
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$2031
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1864
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1556
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1566
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1868
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1771
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1585
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1908
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1795
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1275
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$2365
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1599
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1987
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2389
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$2060
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$2278
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$2236
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$2063
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$2114
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2584
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2271
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1891
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1740

Cities near Medina

Distance City Cost of living
168 km or 104 mi Yanbu
$838
328 km or 204 mi Jeddah
$1101
339 km or 211 mi Mecca
$911
378 km or 235 mi Al Wajh
$878
398 km or 247 mi Ha'il
$992
422 km or 262 mi Ar Rass
$873
477 km or 296 mi Unaizah
$1033
531 km or 330 mi Tabuk
$992
585 km or 363 mi Bisha
$936
593 km or 368 mi Port Sudan
$1352
595 km or 370 mi Dumat al-Jandal
$863
615 km or 382 mi Sakakah
$852
650 km or 404 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$603
657 km or 408 mi Hurghada
$436
661 km or 411 mi Bareq
$921
675 km or 419 mi El Gouna
$437
676 km or 420 mi Dahab
$598
680 km or 423 mi Aswan
$281
714 km or 444 mi Luxor
$401
717 km or 446 mi Qena
$440
719 km or 447 mi Riyadh
$1716
723 km or 449 mi Aqaba
$708
729 km or 453 mi Eilat
$1540
742 km or 461 mi Ma'an
$586
757 km or 470 mi Abha
$925
758 km or 471 mi As Sulayyil
$1098
810 km or 503 mi Tafilah
$645
827 km or 514 mi Sohag
$447
839 km or 522 mi Al-Karak
$734
861 km or 535 mi Dimona
$1645
870 km or 540 mi Arad
$1646
890 km or 553 mi Beersheba
$1440
896 km or 557 mi Asyut
$399
901 km or 560 mi Hebron
$719
902 km or 561 mi Dura
$782
902 km or 561 mi Ofakim
$1611
905 km or 562 mi Rahat
$1621
906 km or 563 mi Amman
$978
907 km or 564 mi Najran
$1045
913 km or 567 mi Bethlehem
$944