Tijuana vs Vancouver - Cost of Living Comparison

Tijuana Vancouver
🚶 Cost of living one person
$913
$2298
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2398
$5346
🏠 One person rent
$410
$1414
🏘️ Family rent
$940
$2463
🍽️ Food expenses
$278
$584
🚐 Transport expenses
$149
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$770
$3829
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
28
80
😀 Quality of life
61
92
🏙️ Population
1.96M
631K

The cost of living in Tijuana is 60% less expensive than in Vancouver. Cities ranked 5672nd and 251st ($913 vs $2298) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 5th in Mexico and Canada, respectively. Check Mexico vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Tijuana compared to 1.7 months in Vancouver. Tijuana ranked 3rd best city to live in Mexico vs Vancouver ranked 6th in Canada, while ranked 5035th and 59th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Tijuana vs Vancouver

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Tijuana Vancouver
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.73
$15.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$83.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.38
$9.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
$5.59
 Cappuccino
$3.06
$3.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.96
$2.08
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$547
$1486
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$1228
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1147
$3066
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$753
$2097
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$70.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$84.5
$108
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.9
$64.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.44%
4.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1553
$10502
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$899
$8162
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$2.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.8
$95.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.9
$16.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$1.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$2.1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.59
$2.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$2.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$3.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.37
$12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.18
$15.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$3.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$3.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$3.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.95
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.48
$3.5
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9
$16
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.16
$3.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.42
$14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.54
$9.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.88
$5.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$3.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.35
$3.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.4
$39.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.65
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.3
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.4
$17.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.8
$61.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.2
$94.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$123
$1064
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3578
$20084

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21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
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$1945
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$2797
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$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
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$1952

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$2084
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$1869
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$2209
17 km or 10 mi Delta
$1765
20 km or 12 mi Surrey
$1950
23 km or 14 mi Coquitlam
$2071
36 km or 22 mi Langley
$1837
36 km or 23 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
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$1579
62 km or 38 mi Nanaimo
$1978
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$2177
84 km or 52 mi Chilliwack
$1872
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$2126
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$1705
94 km or 58 mi Victoria
$1906
97 km or 61 mi Whistler
$2493
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$1950
111 km or 69 mi Oak Harbor
$1897
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$1782
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$1931
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$1671
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$1950
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$1938
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$2379
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$1949
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$1938
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$1952
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$1950
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$2344
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$1955
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$2304
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$1877
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$2335
186 km or 116 mi Kirkland
$1944
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$2337
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$2682
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$2734
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$1941
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$1954