Cost of Living in Gatineau

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1363
$3244
🛋️ Without rent
$681
$2096
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$681
$1148
🍽️ Food
$476
$1246
🚐 Transport
$89.5
$233
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2474
😀 Quality of life
72
🏙️ Population
290K

The average cost of living in Gatineau is $1363, which is in the top 34% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3178th out of 9294 in our global list, 126th out of 153 in Canada, and 40th out of 60 in Quebec State.

The median after-tax salary is $2474, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months. Ranked 1369th (TOP 15%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 55th best city to live in Canada, and 12th most liveable city in Quebec State. With an estimated population of 290K, Gatineau is the 18th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport3 kmOttawa / Rockcliffe Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank187University of Ottawa
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Prices in Gatineau

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$53.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.54
🍻 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
$1.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$722
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$504
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1152
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$930
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$59.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1588
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2003
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$78.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.32
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.53
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$67.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$708
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6674

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