Calgary vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$770
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
54
28
😀 Quality of life
93
61
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.96M

The cost of living in Calgary is 106% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 1847th and 5672nd ($1881 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 4th in Canada and Mexico, respectively. Check Canada vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 48th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Tijuana

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Calgary Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$3578

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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 Tijuana

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.5 mi Imperial Beach
$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
18 km or 11 mi National
$1939
21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
$629
22 km or 14 mi Coronado
$1938
23 km or 15 mi Lemon Grove
$1945
24 km or 15 mi San Diego
$2797
27 km or 17 mi La Mesa
$2115
30 km or 19 mi El Cajon
$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
140 km or 87 mi San Jacinto
$1952