Cost of Living in Saanich

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1871
$3572
🛋️ Without rent
$644
$1973
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1227
$1598
🍽️ Food
$468
$1215
🚐 Transport
$55.6
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2594
😀 Quality of life
70
🏙️ Population
114K

The average cost of living in Saanich is $1871, which is in the top 6% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 573rd out of 9294 in our global list, 20th out of 153 in Canada, and 8th out of 22 in British Columbia.

The median after-tax salary is $2594, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months. Ranked 2120th (TOP 23%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 84th best city to live in Canada, and 18th most liveable city in British Columbia. With an estimated population of 114K, Saanich is the 45th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport18 kmVictoria International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent6.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank262University of Victoria
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Prices in Saanich

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.55
 Cappuccino
$3.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1364
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1065
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1624
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1440
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4648
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3903
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$67.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.42
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.9
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$68
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$782
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2756

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