Cost of Living Comparison

CAD
COMPARED TO
PLN

Warsaw is 20.4% cheaper than Ottawa.

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

pay 35.1% less for restaurants

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Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.09
CA$19.20
$6.56
zł24.30
-56.5%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$8.30
CA$10.56
$5.77
zł21.38
-30.5%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.60
CA$2.04
$1.19
zł4.41
-25.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.26
CA$1.60
$0.91
zł3.36
-27.8%
Average -35.1%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 37.9% less for groceries

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Bread
1 loaf
$2.25
CA$2.86
$0.91
zł3.36
-59.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.41
CA$5.61
$3.81
zł14.13
-13.5%
Milk (1 gallon) $7.35
CA$9.35
$2.88
zł10.66
-60.9%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.48
CA$3.16
$2.25
zł8.33
-9.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.42
CA$5.62
$2.15
zł7.95
-51.4%
Apples (1 lb) $1.36
CA$1.73
$0.45
zł1.68
-66.6%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.48
CA$0.62
$0.59
zł2.19
+21.9%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.34
CA$1.71
$0.71
zł2.63
-47.1%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.32
CA$1.68
$0.82
zł3.04
-38.1%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.73
CA$0.93
$0.35
zł1.29
-52.7%
Onions (1 lb) $0.66
CA$0.85
$0.40
zł1.48
-39.7%
Average -37.9%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 13.3% less for transportation

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Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.13
CA$3.99
$4.87
zł18.05
+55.6%
Monthly public transit pass $90.15
CA$114.71
$28.85
zł106.92
-68.0%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $19,613.32
CA$24,957.16
$20,984.55
zł77,760.30
+7.0%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $14.13
CA$17.98
$7.34
zł27.22
-48.0%
Average -13.3%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of transportation
home

pay 20.2% less for housing

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Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$49.08
CA$62.46
$14.67
zł54.37
-70.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,206.08
CA$1,534.68
$765.57
zł2,836.88
-36.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $934.48
CA$1,189.09
$576.04
zł2,134.59
-38.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$85.28
CA$108.51
$140.07
zł519.04
+64.3%
Average -20.2%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 37.5% less for childcare

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Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $852.42
CA$1,084.68
$384.24
zł1,423.85
-54.9%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,423.14
CA$14,535.49
$9,132.17
zł33,840.13
-20.1%
Average -37.5%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 36.4% less for entertainment and sports

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Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.28
CA$6.72
$2.62
zł9.72
-50.3%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.22
CA$4.10
$2.83
zł10.48
-12.1%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$12.07
CA$15.36
$4.59
zł17.01
-62.0%
Monthly membership at local gym $43.43
CA$55.26
$29.58
zł109.63
-31.9%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $10.56
CA$13.44
$7.87
zł29.16
-25.5%
Average -36.4%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 37.6% more for clothing

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Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$46.29
CA$58.90
$94.14
zł348.84
+103.4%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.73
CA$45.47
$44.49
zł164.87
+24.5%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$73.98
CA$94.14
$82.15
zł304.42
+11.0%
Men's business shoes (leather) $99.55
CA$126.67
$111.02
zł411.39
+11.5%
Average +37.6%

Ottawa vs. Warsaw - Cost of clothing
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