Canada vs Slovakia - Cost of Living Comparison

Canada Slovakia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1832
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4256
$2142
🏠 One person rent
$1065
$504
🏘️ Family rent
$1824
$839
🍽️ Food expenses
$513
$279
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$43.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3381
$994
💸 GDP per capita
$43258
$19267
😃 Human freedom index
8.85
8.21
❤️ Life expectancy
81.7
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
52
🌐 English speaking %
82.1%
25.9%
🎓 Higher education
99
76
😀 Quality of life
82
63
🏙️ Population
37M
5.45M

The average cost of living in Canada ($1832) is 101% more expensive than in Slovakia ($913). Canada ranked 14th vs 76th for Slovakia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Canada compared to 1.1 months in Slovakia. Ranked 7th and 50th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Canada vs Slovakia

We calculate prices for Canada and Slovakia as a population-weighted mean of 153 and 23 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 Slovakia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14
$6.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.2
$29.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$6.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.11
$1.62
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$2.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.83
$1.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1053
$460
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$885
$353
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1892
$785
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1564
$615
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$174
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58
$16.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.09%
1.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5829
$2802
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4449
$2115
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.59
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.9
$23.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$10.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.5
$1.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.02
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.22
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.04
$2.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$9.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$5.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$1.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$1.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$3.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$1.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.7
$4.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12
$4.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.1
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.36
$3.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
$1.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.8
$31.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
$7.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76
$33
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
$11.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.1
$57.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.7
$66.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$864
$360
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13499
$6863

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Cities Comparison in Canada vs Slovakia

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Canada

City Cost of living Population
Toronto
$2286
2.73M
Calgary
$1881
1.24M
Montreal
$1727
1.76M
Edmonton
$1692
933K
Ottawa
$1867
934K
Brampton
$1957
594K
Vancouver
$2298
631K
Mississauga
$2225
722K
Quebec City
$1249
549K
Surrey
$1950
518K
Winnipeg
$1582
705K
Hamilton
$1926
537K
Halifax
$1926
403K
Laval
$1389
438K
London
$1712
384K
Longueuil
$1411
254K
Markham
$2466
329K
Vaughan
$2378
306K
Oshawa
$1649
159K
Saskatoon
$1513
246K
Burnaby
$2209
233K
Greater Sudbury
$1446
162K
Richmond
$1869
198K
Kitchener
$1693
233K
Richmond Hill
$2166
195K
Regina
$1502
215K
Burlington
$2146
183K
Gatineau
$1490
291K
Oakville
$2191
194K
Windsor
$1812
217K

In Slovakia

City Cost of living Population
Bratislava
$1032
476K
Kosice
$1001
239K
Petrzalka
$848
114K
Nitra
$964
77.4K
Zilina
$934
82.7K
Presov
$716
88.7K
Trnava
$897
65.4K
Banska Bystrica
$884
76K
Martin
$840
55K
Trencin
$795
55.6K
Prievidza
$863
46.1K
Poprad
$851
52K
Zvolen
$846
42.5K
Povazska Bystrica
$776
39.8K
Nove Zamky
$916
38.2K
Komarno
$842
33.9K
Piestany
$712
27.7K
Michalovce
$762
39.2K
Levice
$794
32K
Ruzomberok
$698
26.9K
Spisska Nova Ves
$779
37.3K
Liptovsky Mikulas
$871
32.6K
Lucenec
$900
28K