Calgary vs San Salvador - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary San Salvador
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$965
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2255
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$453
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$760
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$319
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$442
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
54
52
😀 Quality of life
93
46
🏙️ Population
1.24M
568K

The cost of living in Calgary is 95% more expensive than in San Salvador. Cities ranked 1847th and 5474th ($1881 vs $965) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 1st in Canada and El Salvador, respectively. Check Canada vs El Salvador comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 0.5 months in San Salvador. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs San Salvador ranked 1st in El Salvador, while ranked 48th and 6441st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs San Salvador

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Calgary San Salvador
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$7.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$26
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$6.74
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$1.66
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$3.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$478
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$324
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$907
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$560
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$58.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$91.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$39.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
8.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$1187
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$832
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$25.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$27.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.24
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$2.2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$6.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$4.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$9.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$2.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$2.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$2.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$2.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$1.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$3.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$6.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$7.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$2.75
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$2.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$27.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$45.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$82.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$109
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$4602

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$1556
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$1774
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$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
5.2 km or 3.2 mi Mejicanos
$750
6.1 km or 3.8 mi Soyapango
$816
11 km or 6.8 mi Santa Tecla
$865
11 km or 7 mi Apopa
$830
49 km or 30 mi Santa Ana
$909
57 km or 35 mi Sonsonate
$794
75 km or 46 mi Ahuachapan
$870
89 km or 55 mi Usulutan
$836
112 km or 69 mi San Miguel
$645
135 km or 84 mi Jalapa
$801
172 km or 107 mi San Miguel Petapa
$731
176 km or 109 mi Guatemala City
$988
185 km or 115 mi Mixco
$741
187 km or 116 mi Comayagua
$678
219 km or 136 mi Tegucigalpa
$856
220 km or 137 mi Villanueva
$590
235 km or 146 mi Coban
$783
236 km or 147 mi San Pedro Sula
$811
237 km or 147 mi La Lima
$621
241 km or 150 mi Panajachel
$762
241 km or 150 mi El Progreso
$863
250 km or 156 mi Choloma
$520
253 km or 157 mi Chinandega
$539
266 km or 165 mi Mazatenango
$789
273 km or 170 mi Yoro
$823
277 km or 172 mi Puerto Cortes
$691
281 km or 174 mi Quetzaltenango
$749
282 km or 175 mi Momostenango
$809
287 km or 178 mi Leon
$556
315 km or 196 mi Esteli
$509
347 km or 216 mi La Ceiba
$641
352 km or 219 mi Jinotega
$453
357 km or 222 mi Tapachula
$578
361 km or 224 mi Managua
$691
365 km or 227 mi Matagalpa
$514
367 km or 228 mi Flores
$775
385 km or 239 mi San Ignacio
$920
387 km or 240 mi Masaya
$619
397 km or 247 mi Belmopan
$803
402 km or 250 mi Granada
$668