Cost of Living in Kanata

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1876
$4654
🛋️ Without rent
$777
$2504
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1099
$2150
🍽️ Food
$569
$1483
🚐 Transport
$87
$237
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2277
😀 Quality of life
69
🏙️ Population
102K

The average cost of living in Kanata is $1876, which is in the top 20% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1859th out of 9294 in our global list, 29th out of 153 in Canada, and 13th out of 43 in Ontario.

The median after-tax salary is $2277, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 2654th (TOP 29%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 94th best city to live in Canada, and 26th most liveable city in Ontario. With an estimated population of 102K, Kanata is the 50th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Ottawa / Carp Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 179 University of Ottawa
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Prices in Kanata

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$78.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.74
 Cappuccino
$3.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1051
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$919
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1955
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1946
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$57.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4880
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3850
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$80.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.49
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.21
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$24.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.04
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$70.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1094
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12497

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