Calgary vs Muscat - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Muscat
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$1145
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2684
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$568
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$975
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$378
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$1768
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
31 km
🎓 Higher education
54
43
😀 Quality of life
93
73
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.42M

The cost of living in Calgary is 64% more expensive than in Muscat. Cities ranked 1847th and 4181st ($1881 vs $1145) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 2nd in Canada and Oman, respectively. Check Canada vs Oman comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 1.5 months in Muscat. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Muscat ranked 1st in Oman, while ranked 48th and 1426th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Muscat

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Calgary Muscat
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$5.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$30.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$6.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$10.6
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$4.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$563
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$377
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1062
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$711
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$74.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$78.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
5.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$1946
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$1414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$1.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$34
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$14.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$3.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$7.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$7.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$9.14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$2.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$1.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$2.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$0.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$3.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$20.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$4.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$5.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$12.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$4.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$2.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$3.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$54.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$9.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$28
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$9.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$81
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$221
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$8187

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
44 km or 27 mi Seeb
$1236
132 km or 82 mi Nizwa
$824
277 km or 172 mi Chabahar
$659
284 km or 177 mi Fujairah
$1095
297 km or 184 mi Al Ain
$1448
356 km or 221 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
372 km or 231 mi Ajman
$871
375 km or 233 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
377 km or 235 mi Sharjah
$1360
380 km or 236 mi Dubai
$1899
439 km or 273 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
451 km or 280 mi Iranshahr
$657
463 km or 288 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
503 km or 313 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
569 km or 354 mi Jiroft
$659
611 km or 380 mi Bam
$659
691 km or 429 mi Zahedan
$828
711 km or 442 mi Sirjan
$663
739 km or 459 mi Doha
$1894
740 km or 460 mi Jahrom
$660
752 km or 467 mi Al Khor
$1755
757 km or 470 mi Kerman
$680
770 km or 479 mi Fasa
$939
797 km or 495 mi Rafsanjan
$663
858 km or 533 mi Riffa
$1002
858 km or 533 mi Manama
$1307
860 km or 534 mi Isa Town
$1152
865 km or 537 mi Karachi
$307
870 km or 541 mi Salalah
$801
873 km or 543 mi Zabol
$659
898 km or 558 mi Shiraz
$724
901 km or 560 mi Dhahran
$969
902 km or 561 mi Marvdasht
$659
911 km or 566 mi Dammam
$1004
926 km or 575 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
938 km or 583 mi Qatif
$889
960 km or 596 mi Kazerun
$656
966 km or 600 mi Borazjan
$657
973 km or 604 mi Jubail
$861
976 km or 606 mi Bushehr
$694