Canada vs Guyana - Cost of Living Comparison

Canada Guyana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1832
$838
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4256
$1960
🏠 One person rent
$1065
$345
🏘️ Family rent
$1824
$557
🍽️ Food expenses
$513
$367
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$60.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3381
$374
💸 GDP per capita
$43258
$6956
😃 Human freedom index
8.85
7.49
❤️ Life expectancy
81.7
70
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
39
🌐 English speaking %
82.1%
90.5%
🎓 Higher education
99
34
😀 Quality of life
82
46
🏙️ Population
37M
778K

The average cost of living in Canada ($1832) is 118% more expensive than in Guyana ($838). Canada ranked 14th vs 94th for Guyana 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 0.4 months in Guyana. Ranked 7th and 107th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Canada vs Guyana

We calculate prices for Canada and Guyana as a population-weighted mean of 153 and 3 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 Guyana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14
$4.48
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.2
$37.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$7.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.11
$2.21
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.83
$1.35
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1053
$348
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$885
$219
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1892
$670
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1564
$372
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$47.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$72.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58
$53
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.09%
6.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5829
$3450
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4449
$1256
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.59
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.9
$35.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$20.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.5
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.02
$3.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.22
$1.4
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$1.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.04
$3.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$8.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$6.54
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$5.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$2.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$3.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$2.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
$1.46
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$1.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$1.05
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.7
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
$1.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12
$2.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.1
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.36
$4.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
$2.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$1.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.8
$25.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
$6.49
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76
$20.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
$4.65
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.1
$32.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.7
$74.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$864
$72.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13499
$1417

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Cities Comparison in Canada vs Guyana

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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 Guyana

City Cost of living Population
Georgetown
$833
201K
Linden
$875
29.3K
New Amsterdam
$835
17.3K