Canada is 6.1% cheaper than Australia.

If you lived in Canada instead of Australia, you would:

pay 15.1% less for restaurants

 
Australia
Canada
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $14.29
A$18.47
$14.02
CA$17.84
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.94
A$11.56
$8.79
CA$11.18
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.43
A$3.14
$1.76
CA$2.24

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pay 15.7% more for groceries

 
Australia
Canada
Bread
1 loaf
$1.96
A$2.54
$2.30
CA$2.93
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.78
A$4.89
$5.78
CA$7.35
Milk (1 gallon) $4.63
A$5.99
$7.70
CA$9.80

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pay 3.5% more for transportation

 
Australia
Canada
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.19
A$6.71
$5.83
CA$7.42
Monthly public transit pass $94.36
A$122.03
$68.41
CA$87.04
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,007.07
A$25,873.08
$21,651.51
CA$27,550.68

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pay 2.1% more for housing

 
Australia
Canada
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$53.73
A$69.49
$65.32
CA$83.12
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,178.33
A$1,523.82
$1,070.21
CA$1,361.80
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $887.86
A$1,148.17
$940.11
CA$1,196.25

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pay 19.1% less for childcare

 
Australia
Canada
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,443.46
A$1,866.68
$809.11
CA$1,029.56
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,985.05
A$16,792.23
$13,706.92
CA$17,441.50

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pay 17.8% less for entertainment and sports

 
Australia
Canada
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.66
A$7.31
$4.87
CA$6.19
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.21
A$4.15
$3.36
CA$4.27
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$24.97
A$32.29
$12.29
CA$15.64

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pay 11.7% less for clothing

 
Australia
Canada
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$68.91
A$89.11
$50.05
CA$63.69
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$40.95
A$52.96
$36.24
CA$46.12
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$94.94
A$122.77
$79.97
CA$101.76

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