Cost of Living in Burlington, Ontario

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2146
$4887
🛋️ Without rent
$730
$2470
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1416
$2416
🍽️ Food
$542
$1412
🚐 Transport
$68.8
$187
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4052
😀 Quality of life
89
🏙️ Population
183K

The average cost of living in Burlington is $2146, which is in the top 4% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 354th out of 9294 in our global list, 13th out of 153 in Canada, and 8th out of 43 in Ontario.

The median after-tax salary is $4052, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 120th (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 14th best city to live in Canada, and 6th most liveable city in Ontario. With an estimated population of 183K, Burlington is the 29th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport 20 km John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 141 McMaster University
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Prices in Burlington

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$70
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.51
 Cappuccino
$3.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1262
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2398
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2224
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$61.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8263
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7533
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$54.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.58
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$71.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$15
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1244
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$17522

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