Canada vs Turkey - Cost of Living Comparison

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Canada Turkey
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2062
$742
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4592
$1851
🏠 One person rent
$1237
$368
🏘️ Family rent
$2006
$679
🍽️ Food expenses
$561
$237
🚐 Transport expenses
$131
$63.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2970
$601
💸 GDP per capita
$54918
$10675
😃 Human freedom index
8.55
5.63
❤️ Life expectancy
82.6
76
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
34
🌐 English speaking %
82.1%
15%
🎓 Higher education
99
77
😀 Quality of life
91
52
🏙️ Population
37M
85.3M

The average cost of living in Canada ($2062) is 178% more expensive than in Turkey ($742). Canada ranked 14th vs 125th for Turkey 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 0.8 months in Turkey. Ranked 15th and 79th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Canada vs Turkey

We calculate prices for Canada and Turkey as a population-weighted mean of 153 and 128 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 Turkey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.7
$5.96
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.6
$23.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$5.79
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.62
$2.4
 Cappuccino
$3.73
$2.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.07
$1.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1189
$415
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1055
$294
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2087
$820
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1719
$556
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.1
$38.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$153
$57.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$56.3
$10.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.8%
29.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7440
$1780
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5384
$1024
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.57
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$84.4
$18.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.9
$5.61
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.09
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.45
$0.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.3
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.45
$1.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.8
$7.25
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$5.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
$0.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$1.15
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$0.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$0.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$0.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.2
$7.78
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.78
$1.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$1.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.62
$5.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.67
$2.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.9
$1.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.37
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.5
$28.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$4.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.2
$34.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.8
$5.49
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.2
$42.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.5
$80
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$840
$288
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13725
$6289

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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 Turkey

City Cost of living Population
Istanbul
$1024
15.5M
Ankara
$817
5.5M
Izmir
$842
4.32M
Bursa
$807
2.9M
Kocaeli
$539
1.95M
Diyarbakir
$749
1.73M
Adana
$627
1.77M
Mersin
$965
1.81M
Antalya
$964
2.43M
Konya
$665
2.23M
Urfa
$693
1.99M
Balikesir
$689
1.25M
Kayseri
$417
1.39M
Gaziantep
$452
1.68M
Samsun
$579
1.34M
Aydin
$553
1.13M
Denizli
$501
1.03M
Trabzon
$577
817K
Eskisehir
$601
871K
Erzurum
$546
768K
Corum
$477
295K
Izmit
$632
363K
Antakya
$567
378K
Tarsus
$688
340K
Kahramanmaras
$614
444K
Elazig
$568
422K
Manisa
$642
357K
Gebze
$597
371K
Afyonkarahisar
$479
300K
Aksaray
$405
320K