Summary

Cost of living in Squamish, BC is 23% more expensive than Abbotsford according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,056
$1,577
Cost of Living
$2,250
$1,988
Average Salary
$1,565
$1,065
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,204.2
$819.11
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,113.89
$708.03
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,007.01
$1,230.86
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,873.2
$1,169.71

Salaries And Financing

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,250.35
$1,988.83
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%3.46
%3.55

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$76.28
$82
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.24
$0.34
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$53.35
$54.11

Markets

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.92
$2.24
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.32
$2.13
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.85
$2.62
Local Cheese (1kg)
$8.28
$9.54
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.75
$2.18
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$12.67
$11.29
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.68
$1.6
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.83
$2.64
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$9.78
$11.99
Apples (1kg)
$2.94
$2.68
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$10.03
$10.62
Oranges (1kg)
$2.9
$6.01
Potato (1kg)
$2.19
$2.58
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.94
$1.66
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.75
$3.93
Tomato (1kg)
$3.09
$3.53
Banana (1kg)
$1.31
$1.33
Onion (1kg)
$1.85
$2.25
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$11.8
$12.04

Transportation

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1.82
$1.57
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$32.11
$42.4
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.08
$1.03
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$18,313.91
$18,564.79
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.71
$2.57
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.48
$1.4
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$22.83
$24.84
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$17,373.13
$17,498.57

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$49.06
$48.79
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$31.86
$32.71
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$74.01
$70.5
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$98.23
$101.6

Restaurants

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$11.29
$13.55
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$47.04
$52.06
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.53
$7.9
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.39
$4.01
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.21
$5.14
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.41
$1.33
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.33
$1.48
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.12
$3.37

Sports And Leisure

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$50.3
$29.06
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$0
$16.93
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$10.16
$10.54

Childcare

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$643.92
$627.19
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$8,697.02
$0

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Squamish, BC
Abbotsford
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$5,644.4
$3,645.54
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$4,960.11
$3,645.54