Cost of Living in Surrey

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1897
$4350
🛋️ Without rent
$752
$2288
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1146
$2062
🍽️ Food
$502
$1308
🚐 Transport
$130
$334
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4824
😀 Quality of life
95
🏙️ Population
518K

The average cost of living in Surrey is $1897, which is in the top 11% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1035th out of 9294 in our global list, 17th out of 153 in Canada, and 6th out of 22 in British Columbia.

The median after-tax salary is $4824, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.5 months. Ranked 17th (TOP 0.2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Canada, and 1st most liveable city in British Columbia. With an estimated population of 518K, Surrey is the 12th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport 17 km Boundary Bay Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 4.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 129 Simon Fraser University
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Prices in Surrey

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.46
 Cappuccino
$4.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1155
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$964
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2392
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$72.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$110
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$71.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9437
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5866
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$95.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.9
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$67.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$938
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2695

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