Canada vs Kazakhstan - Cost of Living Comparison

Canada Kazakhstan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1832
$475
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4256
$1243
🏠 One person rent
$1065
$204
🏘️ Family rent
$1824
$386
🍽️ Food expenses
$513
$184
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$25.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3381
$354
💸 GDP per capita
$43258
$9122
😃 Human freedom index
8.85
6.77
❤️ Life expectancy
81.7
71.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
37
🌐 English speaking %
82.1%
15.4%
🎓 Higher education
99
50
😀 Quality of life
82
46
🏙️ Population
37M
18.3M

The average cost of living in Canada ($1832) is 286% more expensive than in Kazakhstan ($475). Canada ranked 14th vs 183rd for Kazakhstan 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 0.7 months in Kazakhstan. Ranked 7th and 108th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Canada vs Kazakhstan

We calculate prices for Canada and Kazakhstan as a population-weighted mean of 153 and 29 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 Kazakhstan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14
$5.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.2
$20.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$4.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.11
$1.14
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.83
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1053
$213
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$885
$151
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1892
$452
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1564
$300
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$29.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$45.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58
$10.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.09%
14.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5829
$823
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4449
$582
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.59
$0.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.9
$11.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$3.96
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.5
$0.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.02
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.22
$0.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$0.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.04
$1.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$6.06
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$3.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$5.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$1.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$1.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$1.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
$0.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$0.86
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.7
$5.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
$0.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12
$1.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.1
$4.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.36
$2.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
$0.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$0.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.8
$31.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
$3.84
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76
$10.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
$5.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.1
$58.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.7
$67.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$864
$148
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13499
$6732

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Cities Comparison in Canada vs Kazakhstan

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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 Kazakhstan

City Cost of living Population
Almaty
$629
1.92M
Nur-Sultan
$570
1.08M
Shymkent
$446
1.03M
Karaganda
$295
498K
Oral
$459
330K
Atyrau
$473
291K
Aktobe
$445
388K
Oskemen
$325
317K
Pavlodar
$419
361K
Aktau
$430
183K
Semey
$378
350K
Temirtau
$436
185K
Taraz
$432
358K
Petropavl
$355
216K
Turkistan
$423
165K
Ekibastuz
$449
160K
Kostanay
$402
217K
Taldiqorgan
$455
130K
Kyzylorda
$302
201K
Zhanaozen
$420
113K
Kokshetau
$448
139K
Jezkazgan
$431
86.2K
Kentau
$442
81.5K
Balkhash
$414
78K
Aksu
$420
69.4K
Satbayev
$422
61.9K
Kapchagay
$421
60.1K
Kaskelen
$419
58.4K
Kulsary
$420
53.7K