Cost of living comparison

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Canada is 50.3% more expensive than Lisbon.

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

pay 28.7% more for restaurants

 
Lisbon
Canada
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $10.52
€10.33
$14.02
CA$18.16
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.36
€7.23
$8.79
CA$11.39
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.44
€1.41
$1.76
CA$2.28

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pay 2.0 times more for groceries

 
Lisbon
Canada
Bread
1 loaf
$1.05
€1.03
$2.30
CA$2.98
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.99
€3.92
$5.78
CA$7.48
Milk (1 gallon) $3.01
€2.95
$7.70
CA$9.97

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pay 33.9% more for transportation

 
Lisbon
Canada
Gasoline (1 gallon) $8.06
€7.91
$5.83
CA$7.56
Monthly public transit pass $42.08
€41.31
$68.41
CA$88.62
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $26,824.09
€26,332.32
$21,651.51
CA$28,048.23

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pay 38.1% more for housing

 
Lisbon
Canada
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$35.25
€34.61
$65.32
CA$84.62
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $920.89
€904.00
$1,070.21
CA$1,386.40
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $704.19
€691.28
$940.11
CA$1,217.86

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pay 72.5% more for childcare

 
Lisbon
Canada
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $403.87
€396.47
$809.11
CA$1,048.15
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,477.32
€9,303.57
$13,706.92
CA$17,756.49

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pay 78.7% more for entertainment and sports

 
Lisbon
Canada
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.10
€2.07
$4.87
CA$6.30
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.95
€1.92
$3.36
CA$4.35
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.58
€5.47
$12.29
CA$15.92

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pay 1.1% less for clothing

 
Lisbon
Canada
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$80.59
€79.11
$50.05
CA$64.84
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$31.23
€30.66
$36.24
CA$46.95
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.03
€75.62
$79.97
CA$103.60

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