Canada vs Czech Republic - Cost of Living Comparison

Canada Czech Republic
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1832
$1007
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4256
$2325
🏠 One person rent
$1065
$573
🏘️ Family rent
$1824
$928
🍽️ Food expenses
$513
$281
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$56
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3381
$1320
💸 GDP per capita
$43258
$22933
😃 Human freedom index
8.85
8.61
❤️ Life expectancy
81.7
78.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
54
🌐 English speaking %
82.1%
27%
🎓 Higher education
99
89
😀 Quality of life
82
69
🏙️ Population
37M
10.5M

The average cost of living in Canada ($1832) is 82% more expensive than in the Czech Republic ($1007). Canada ranked 14th vs 64th for the Czech Republic in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Canada compared to 1.3 months in the Czech Republic. Ranked 7th and 34th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Canada vs the Czech Republic

We calculate prices for Canada and the Czech Republic as a population-weighted mean of 153 and 58 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Canada Czech Republic
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14
$6.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.2
$28
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$6.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.11
$1.69
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.83
$1.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1053
$495
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$885
$418
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1892
$875
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1564
$685
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$122
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$187
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58
$17.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.09%
4.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5829
$4209
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4449
$3002
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.59
$0.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.9
$20.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$10.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.5
$1.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.02
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.22
$0.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$1.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.04
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$8.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$6.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$10
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$1.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$1.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$2.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
$0.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$0.79
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.7
$5.33
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
$0.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12
$5.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.1
$7.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.36
$3.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
$1.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$2.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.8
$35.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
$7.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76
$38.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
$12.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.1
$69.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.7
$74.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$864
$386
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13499
$8353

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Cities Comparison in Canada vs the Czech Republic

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Canada

City Cost of living Population
Toronto
$2286
2.73M
Calgary
$1881
1.24M
Montreal
$1727
1.76M
Edmonton
$1692
933K
Ottawa
$1867
934K
Brampton
$1957
594K
Vancouver
$2298
631K
Mississauga
$2225
722K
Quebec City
$1249
549K
Surrey
$1950
518K
Winnipeg
$1582
705K
Hamilton
$1926
537K
Halifax
$1926
403K
Laval
$1389
438K
London
$1712
384K
Longueuil
$1411
254K
Markham
$2466
329K
Vaughan
$2378
306K
Oshawa
$1649
159K
Saskatoon
$1513
246K
Burnaby
$2209
233K
Greater Sudbury
$1446
162K
Richmond
$1869
198K
Kitchener
$1693
233K
Richmond Hill
$2166
195K
Regina
$1502
215K
Burlington
$2146
183K
Gatineau
$1490
291K
Oakville
$2191
194K
Windsor
$1812
217K

In the Czech Republic

City Cost of living Population
Prague
$1245
1.28M
Brno
$1028
379K
Ostrava
$958
280K
Plzen
$952
169K
Liberec
$772
103K
Olomouc
$841
99.5K
Hradec Kralove
$1004
90.6K
Zlin
$867
73K
Ceske Budejovice
$1008
93.4K
Pardubice
$818
88.5K
Usti nad Labem
$799
90.4K
Havirov
$915
69.1K
Kladno
$864
66.9K
Most
$650
62.9K
Zizkov
$893
56.1K
Opava
$896
54.8K
Frydek-Mistek
$893
53.9K
Karvina
$921
49.9K
Jihlava
$911
50.1K
Mlada Boleslav
$999
41.9K
Decin
$872
47K
Jablonec nad Nisou
$801
44.6K
Prostejov
$885
43.1K
Karlovy Vary
$874
45.5K
Prerov
$1303
41.4K
Chomutov
$701
46.3K
Kolin
$864
32K
Trinec
$944
34.2K
Trebic
$859
34.4K
Smichov
$888
33.5K