Canada vs Italy - Cost of Living Comparison

Canada Italy
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1832
$1221
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4256
$3026
🏠 One person rent
$1065
$597
🏘️ Family rent
$1824
$1059
🍽️ Food expenses
$513
$405
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$87.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3381
$1475
💸 GDP per capita
$43258
$31770
😃 Human freedom index
8.85
8.49
❤️ Life expectancy
81.7
82.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
56
🌐 English speaking %
82.1%
28.5%
🎓 Higher education
99
92
😀 Quality of life
82
73
🏙️ Population
37M
60.3M

The average cost of living in Canada ($1832) is 50% more expensive than in Italy ($1221). Canada ranked 14th vs 38th for Italy 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 1.2 months in Italy. Ranked 7th and 28th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Canada vs Italy

We calculate prices for Canada and Italy as a population-weighted mean of 153 and 148 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 Italy
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14
$13.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.2
$52.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$8.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.11
$4.62
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.83
$2.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1053
$599
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$885
$433
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1892
$1168
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1564
$799
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$158
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.09%
1.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5829
$3920
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4449
$2278
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.59
$1.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.9
$36.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$16.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.5
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.02
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.22
$1.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.04
$3.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$8.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.67
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$1.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$2.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.7
$5.92
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
$1.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12
$5.79
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.1
$10.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.36
$2.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
$2.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$1.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.8
$46.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
$8.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76
$85.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.1
$74.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.7
$84.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$864
$456
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13499
$9600

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Cities Comparison in Canada vs Italy

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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 Italy

City Cost of living Population
Rome
$1546
2.87M
Milan
$1657
1.37M
Turin
$1134
871K
Naples
$1085
966K
Palermo
$984
668K
Genoa
$1235
580K
Bologna
$1281
393K
Florence
$1317
381K
Bari
$1215
323K
Venice
$1357
261K
Verona
$1237
257K
Catania
$1055
312K
Trieste
$1300
204K
Parma
$1282
196K
Padua
$1170
210K
Brescia
$1200
197K
Modena
$1285
185K
Reggio Emilia
$1103
172K
Messina
$822
234K
Syracuse
$908
121K
Prato
$1295
193K
Monza
$1290
124K
Reggio Calabria
$848
181K
Perugia
$998
166K
Taranto
$937
198K
Ferrara
$1072
132K
Rimini
$1207
149K
Ravenna
$1183
159K
Trento
$1218
118K
Cagliari
$1206
154K