Cost of Living in Markham

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2434
$4554
🛋️ Without rent
$785
$2381
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1649
$2173
🍽️ Food
$538
$1416
🚐 Transport
$126
$320
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3718
😀 Quality of life
75
🏙️ Population
329K

The average cost of living in Markham is $2434, which is in the top 2% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 143rd out of 9294 in our global list, 3rd out of 153 in Canada, and 1st out of 43 in Ontario.

The median after-tax salary is $3718, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months. Ranked 914th (TOP 10%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 41st best city to live in Canada, and 14th most liveable city in Ontario. With an estimated population of 329K, Markham is the 16th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Buttonville Municipal Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 213 York University
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Prices in Markham

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$93.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.3
 Cappuccino
$3.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1741
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1488
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2126
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2004
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5154
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9168
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.09
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$119
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.34
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$68.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$737
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6794

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