Cost of Living in Chicoutimi

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1643
$3802
🛋️ Without rent
$672
$2140
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$972
$1662
🍽️ Food
$497
$1297
🚐 Transport
$59.4
$158
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3424
😀 Quality of life
63
🏙️ Population
68.1K

The average cost of living in Chicoutimi is $1643, which is in the top 25% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2285th out of 9294 in our global list, 76th out of 153 in Canada, and 25th out of 60 in Quebec State.

The median after-tax salary is $3424, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 4674th (TOP 50%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 127th best city to live in Canada, and 55th most liveable city in Quebec State. With an estimated population of 68.1K, Chicoutimi is the 73rd largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport 12 km CFB Bagotville
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1493 University of Quebec at Chicoutimi
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Prices in Chicoutimi

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.84
 Cappuccino
$3.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$933
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$803
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1629
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1438
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$60.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4740
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3738
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$67.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.14
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$67.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$771
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12044

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