Cost of Living in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1449
$3215
🛋️ Without rent
$708
$2105
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$741
$1109
🍽️ Food
$547
$1415
🚐 Transport
$57.4
$153
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2835
😀 Quality of life
67
🏙️ Population
109K

The average cost of living in St. John's is $1449, which is in the top 31% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2853rd out of 9294 in our global list, 134th out of 153 in Canada, and 1st out of 2 in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The median after-tax salary is $2835, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 3478th (TOP 37%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 102nd best city to live in Canada, and 1st most liveable city in Newfoundland and Labrador. With an estimated population of 109K, St. John's is the 46th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport 7 km St. John's International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 5.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 499 Memorial University of Newfoundland
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Prices in St. John's

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.04
 Cappuccino
$3.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$648
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$518
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$970
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$811
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$123
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$192
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$73.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4831
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3883
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$62.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.67
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12530

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