Canada vs Turkey - Cost of Living Comparison

Canada Turkey
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1832
$428
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4256
$1089
🏠 One person rent
$1065
$178
🏘️ Family rent
$1824
$330
🍽️ Food expenses
$513
$145
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$57.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3381
$315
💸 GDP per capita
$43258
$8536
😃 Human freedom index
8.85
5.79
❤️ Life expectancy
81.7
77.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
38
🌐 English speaking %
82.1%
15%
🎓 Higher education
99
78
😀 Quality of life
82
57
🏙️ Population
37M
83.6M

The average cost of living in Canada ($1832) is 328% more expensive than in Turkey ($428). Canada ranked 14th vs 187th 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 1.8 months in Canada compared to 0.7 months in Turkey. Ranked 7th and 66th 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
$14
$2.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.2
$14.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.06
$3.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.11
$1.74
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.83
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1053
$190
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$885
$122
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1892
$386
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1564
$239
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$34.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$53.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58
$8.39
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.09%
20.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5829
$1104
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4449
$666
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.59
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.9
$20
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.5
$3.72
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.5
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.02
$0.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.22
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.04
$1.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$4.13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$3.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$8.05
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$0.61
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$0.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$0.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
$0.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$0.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$0.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.14
$0.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.7
$5.81
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.69
$1.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12
$1.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.1
$1.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.36
$1.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
$1.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.15
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.8
$16.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
$2.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76
$16.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
$3.51
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.1
$31.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.7
$60.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$864
$168
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13499
$3748

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Cities Comparison in Canada vs Turkey

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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 Turkey

City Cost of living Population
Istanbul
$644
15.5M
Ankara
$470
5.5M
Izmir
$488
4.32M
Bursa
$531
2.9M
Urfa
$246
1.99M
Antalya
$461
2.43M
Kocaeli
$393
1.95M
Gaziantep
$436
2.03M
Konya
$290
2.23M
Adana
$192
2.22M
Mersin
$441
1.81M
Kayseri
$356
1.39M
Diyarbakir
$272
1.73M
Samsun
$376
1.34M
Trabzon
$299
808K
Eskisehir
$354
871K
Denizli
$356
963K
Erzurum
$265
768K
Kahramanmaras
$298
444K
Manisa
$355
357K
Balikesir
$359
332K
Gebze
$322
371K
Malatya
$266
426K
Osmaniye
$269
264K
Sivas
$311
378K
Elazig
$292
422K
Izmit
$204
363K
Van
$344
353K
Antakya
$399
378K
Tarsus
$337
340K