Canada vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Canada Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2062
$664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4592
$1699
🏠 One person rent
$1237
$316
🏘️ Family rent
$2006
$604
🍽️ Food expenses
$561
$222
🚐 Transport expenses
$131
$53.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2970
$623
💸 GDP per capita
$54918
$15271
😃 Human freedom index
8.55
5.81
❤️ Life expectancy
82.6
69.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
26
🌐 English speaking %
82.1%
3.5%
🎓 Higher education
99
85
😀 Quality of life
91
44
🏙️ Population
37M
147M

The average cost of living in Canada ($2062) is 210% more expensive than in Russia ($664). Canada ranked 14th vs 140th for Russia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Canada compared to 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 15th and 107th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Canada vs Russia

We calculate prices for Canada and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 153 and 122 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Canada Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.7
$6.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.6
$27.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$4.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.62
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$3.73
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.07
$0.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1189
$365
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1055
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2087
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1719
$457
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.1
$53.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$153
$82.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$56.3
$6.04
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.8%
11.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7440
$2354
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5384
$1508
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.57
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$84.4
$20.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.9
$5.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$0.58
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.09
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.3
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.45
$1.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.8
$8.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$3.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$7.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
$1.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$1.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$1.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$0.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.2
$6.15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.78
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$2.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.62
$5.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.67
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.9
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.37
$1.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.5
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$4.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.2
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.8
$5.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.2
$63.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.5
$81.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$840
$265
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13725
$6204

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Canada

City Cost of living Population
Toronto
$2631
2.79M
Montreal
$1835
1.76M
Calgary
$2111
1.31M
Edmonton
$1741
1.01M
Ottawa
$2193
1.02M
Mississauga
$2623
722K
Vancouver
$2573
662K
Hamilton
$2246
569K
Brampton
$2145
594K
Winnipeg
$1721
705K
Surrey
$2556
518K
Quebec City
$1669
549K
London
$2062
422K
Markham
$2433
329K
Laval
$1891
438K
Halifax
$2186
440K
Vaughan
$2293
306K
Burnaby
$2602
233K
Longueuil
$1967
254K
Gatineau
$1546
291K
Burlington
$2255
183K
Kitchener
$2095
233K
Saskatoon
$1864
246K
Richmond Hill
$2639
195K
Oakville
$2187
194K
Oshawa
$1595
159K
Richmond
$2248
198K
Windsor
$1803
217K
Regina
$1540
215K
Coquitlam
$2584
139K

In Russia

City Cost of living Population
Moscow
$1036
12.5M
Saint Petersburg
$836
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$678
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$669
1.63M
Nizhny Novgorod
$619
1.25M
Kazan
$630
1.24M
Rostov-on-Don
$613
1.14M
Ufa
$553
1.12M
Chelyabinsk
$488
1.2M
Samara
$635
1.17M
Voronezh
$448
1.05M
Krasnoyarsk
$640
1.08M
Omsk
$422
1.17M
Perm
$534
1.05M
Krasnodar
$558
949K
Tyumen
$627
745K
Saratov
$530
845K
Sevastopol
$632
522K
Volgograd
$519
1M
Surgut
$625
396K
Vladivostok
$764
597K
Kemerovo
$495
559K
Khabarovsk
$637
616K
Balashikha
$654
468K
Irkutsk
$622
624K
Izhevsk
$572
646K
Naberezhnye Chelny
$509
534K
Yaroslavl
$507
601K
Yakutsk
$819
312K
Orenburg
$507
565K