Calgary vs Rotterdam - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Rotterdam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$1660
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$3905
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$963
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$1535
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$414
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$170
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$3052
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
54
91
😀 Quality of life
93
92
🏙️ Population
1.24M
631K

The cost of living in Calgary is 13% more expensive than in Rotterdam. Cities ranked 1847th and 2277th ($1881 vs $1660) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 13th in Canada and the Netherlands, respectively. Check Canada vs the Netherlands comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 1.8 months in Rotterdam. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Rotterdam ranked 4th in the Netherlands, while ranked 48th and 53rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Rotterdam

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Calgary Rotterdam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$13.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$56.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$8.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$4.91
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$3.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$2.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$999
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$754
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1617
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$1234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$124
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$188
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$36.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
2.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$4859
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$3178
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$4.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$88.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$21.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$2.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$9.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$8.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$26.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$2.5
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$1.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$2.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.59
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$2.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$6.52
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$1.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$7.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$6.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$3.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.99
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$29.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$12.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$30.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$71.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$93.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$1569
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$9619

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Distance City Cost of living
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 Rotterdam

Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.4 mi Ridderkerk
$1582
13 km or 8 mi Delft
$1501
19 km or 12 mi Leidschendam
$1607
21 km or 13 mi The Hague
$1642
23 km or 14 mi Sliedrecht
$1584
25 km or 16 mi Scheveningen
$1589
26 km or 16 mi Leiden
$1846
27 km or 17 mi Oegstgeest
$1616
41 km or 25 mi Etten-Leur
$1555
43 km or 27 mi Breda
$1673
43 km or 27 mi Roosendaal
$1583
47 km or 29 mi Utrecht
$1723
49 km or 30 mi Bergen op Zoom
$1579
50 km or 31 mi Zandvoort
$1830
52 km or 32 mi Haarlem
$2033
54 km or 34 mi Zaltbommel
$1579
55 km or 34 mi Zeist
$1842
56 km or 35 mi Tilburg
$1554
59 km or 36 mi Amsterdam
$2160
59 km or 37 mi Hilversum
$1851
60 km or 38 mi IJmuiden
$1586
61 km or 38 mi Hoogstraten
$1302
62 km or 39 mi Goes
$1413
63 km or 39 mi 's-Hertogenbosch
$1592
66 km or 41 mi Tiel
$1558
67 km or 42 mi Huizen
$1486
72 km or 45 mi Almere
$1663
73 km or 45 mi Purmerend
$1643
74 km or 46 mi Veenendaal
$1525
74 km or 46 mi Turnhout
$1206
76 km or 47 mi Middelburg
$1569
79 km or 49 mi Antwerp
$1407
81 km or 51 mi Wageningen
$1289
82 km or 51 mi Beveren
$1350
82 km or 51 mi Ede
$1602
83 km or 52 mi Uden
$1532
84 km or 52 mi Mortsel
$1424
85 km or 53 mi Veldhoven
$1642
87 km or 54 mi Herentals
$1411
88 km or 54 mi Sint-Niklaas
$1365