Cologne vs Quebec City - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Quebec City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$1249
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$3097
🏠 One person rent
$800
$555
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$953
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$450
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$115
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$3524
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
91
39
😀 Quality of life
95
91
🏙️ Population
1.08M
549K

The cost of living in Cologne is 20% more expensive than in Quebec City. Cities ranked 2657th and 3333rd ($1502 vs $1249) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 145th in Germany and Canada, respectively. Check Germany vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 2.8 months in Quebec City. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Quebec City ranked 9th in Canada, while ranked 15th and 83rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cologne vs Quebec City

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Cologne Quebec City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$11.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$50.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$9.26
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$5.21
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$3.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$1.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$595
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$425
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$1085
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$766
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$53.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$81.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$41.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
4.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$6101
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$1655
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$2.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$68.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$2.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$2.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$3.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$13.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$9.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$14.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$3.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$0.66
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.03
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$2.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$10.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$6.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.87
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$2.02
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$33.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$10.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$89.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$12.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$65.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$83.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$700
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$7055

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Cities near Cologne

Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470

Cities near Quebec City

Distance City Cost of living
3.6 km or 2.2 mi Levis
$1720
80 km or 50 mi Thetford Mines
$1634
89 km or 55 mi Saint-Georges
$1653
102 km or 64 mi Victoriaville
$1512
114 km or 71 mi Trois-Rivieres
$1079
120 km or 74 mi Shawinigan
$1700
142 km or 88 mi Drummondville
$1108
166 km or 103 mi Sherbrooke
$1113
169 km or 105 mi Sorel-Tracy
$1699
170 km or 106 mi Riviere-du-Loup
$1596
178 km or 111 mi Saguenay
$1022
180 km or 112 mi Chicoutimi
$1710
187 km or 116 mi Magog
$1705
188 km or 117 mi Saint-Hyacinthe
$1707
192 km or 120 mi Joliette
$1084
195 km or 121 mi Alma
$1708
196 km or 122 mi Granby
$1085
201 km or 125 mi L'Assomption
$1708
206 km or 128 mi Beloeil
$1705
210 km or 131 mi Repentigny
$1704
211 km or 131 mi Varennes
$1701
212 km or 132 mi Sainte-Julie
$1707
217 km or 135 mi Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville
$1696
218 km or 135 mi Mascouche
$1247
218 km or 136 mi Boucherville
$1708
220 km or 136 mi Chambly
$1708
223 km or 138 mi Saint-Lin-Laurentides
$1709
223 km or 139 mi Terrebonne
$1714
227 km or 141 mi Longueuil
$1411
228 km or 142 mi Brossard
$1559
229 km or 142 mi Saint-Lambert
$1700
229 km or 143 mi Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
$1701
231 km or 144 mi Montreal
$1727
234 km or 146 mi La Prairie
$1707
236 km or 146 mi Westmount
$1699
236 km or 146 mi Mount Royal
$1704
238 km or 148 mi Laval
$1389
238 km or 148 mi Candiac
$1705
241 km or 150 mi Cote-Saint-Luc
$1701
241 km or 150 mi Boisbriand
$1663