Cost of Living Comparison

CAD
COMPARED TO
PLN

Warsaw is 13.6% cheaper than Ottawa.

If you lived in Warsaw instead of Ottawa, you would:
local_dining

pay 29.8% less for restaurants

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Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $14.85
CA$18.90
$8.15
zł30.21
-45.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.90
CA$12.60
$5.98
zł22.15
-39.6%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.97
CA$2.51
$1.63
zł6.05
-17.3%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.54
CA$1.96
$1.28
zł4.73
-17.3%
Average -29.8%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 39.1% less for groceries

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Bread
1 loaf
$2.52
CA$3.20
$1.06
zł3.92
-57.9%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.78
CA$6.08
$4.18
zł15.47
-12.6%
Milk (1 gallon) $8.45
CA$10.75
$3.04
zł11.25
-64.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.87
CA$3.66
$2.69
zł9.95
-6.5%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $5.27
CA$6.70
$2.43
zł9.00
-53.9%
Apples (1 lb) $1.60
CA$2.04
$0.52
zł1.94
-67.3%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.56
CA$0.71
$0.70
zł2.61
+26.5%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.55
CA$1.97
$0.77
zł2.85
-50.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.62
CA$2.06
$1.04
zł3.86
-35.8%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.82
CA$1.04
$0.37
zł1.37
-54.7%
Onions (1 lb) $0.90
CA$1.14
$0.42
zł1.55
-53.6%
Average -39.1%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 11.5% less for transportation

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Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.41
CA$4.34
$5.35
zł19.83
+56.8%
Monthly public transit pass $99.03
CA$126.01
$29.89
zł110.75
-69.8%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,456.66
CA$27,302.74
$24,453.70
zł90,615.57
+14.0%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $16.38
CA$20.84
$8.69
zł32.22
-46.9%
Average -11.5%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of transportation
home

pay 14.9% less for housing

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Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$60.62
CA$77.14
$17.75
zł65.77
-70.7%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,329.25
CA$1,691.42
$858.91
zł3,182.78
-35.4%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,036.69
CA$1,319.15
$645.37
zł2,391.49
-37.7%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$95.83
CA$121.94
$176.54
zł654.17
+84.2%
Average -14.9%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 12.1% less for childcare

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Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,034.74
CA$1,316.67
$471.61
zł1,747.59
-54.4%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,378.84
CA$15,751.58
$16,098.69
zł59,655.25
+30.1%
Average -12.1%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 35.2% less for entertainment and sports

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Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.78
CA$7.35
$2.72
zł10.07
-53.0%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.67
CA$4.67
$3.17
zł11.75
-13.6%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$14.03
CA$17.85
$4.89
zł18.12
-65.1%
Monthly membership at local gym $47.78
CA$60.80
$38.45
zł142.49
-19.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $11.55
CA$14.70
$8.69
zł32.22
-24.7%
Average -35.2%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 47.2% more for clothing

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Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$54.85
CA$69.80
$109.06
zł404.12
+98.8%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.79
CA$49.35
$47.63
zł176.48
+22.8%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$79.44
CA$101.08
$100.48
zł372.36
+26.5%
Men's business shoes (leather) $101.75
CA$129.47
$143.42
zł531.44
+40.9%
Average +47.2%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of clothing
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