Summary

Cost of living in Calgary is 2% more expensive than Waterloo according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,739
$1,769
Cost of Living
$2,268
$3,303
Average Salary
$1,238
$1,161
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$952.77
$892.8
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$621.02
$705.15
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,719.34
$1,518.51
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,445.99
$1,133.87

Salaries And Financing

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,267.99
$3,303.16
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%3.46
%3.70

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$119.19
$138.85
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.16
$0.32
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$46.19
$54.62

Markets

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.06
$1.43
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.76
$1.99
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.05
$2.3
Local Cheese (1kg)
$7.04
$11.63
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.3
$1.65
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$8.79
$11.89
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.96
$2.27
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.37
$2.5
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$8.56
$11.88
Apples (1kg)
$2.29
$2.83
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$8.79
$9.8
Oranges (1kg)
$2.22
$3.07
Potato (1kg)
$1.6
$1.63
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.46
$1.68
Rice (white), (1kg)
$2.8
$2.86
Tomato (1kg)
$1.83
$2.77
Banana (1kg)
$0.95
$1.18
Onion (1kg)
$1.28
$1.83
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$8.79
$10.26

Transportation

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.26
$2.41
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$62.27
$74.52
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.84
$0.77
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$17,351.82
$17,528.91
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.6
$2.92
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.25
$1.29
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$18.38
$21.73
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$15,703.11
$16,311.8

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$40.3
$45.05
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$31.69
$33.47
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$64.77
$71.62
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$71.71
$92.28

Restaurants

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$11.05
$14.26
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$48.49
$45.46
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$6.65
$6.85
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.28
$4.83
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.51
$5.35
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.66
$1.63
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.21
$1.54
Cappuccino (regular)
$2.9
$3.11

Sports And Leisure

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$27.38
$42.62
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$24.96
$12.59
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$8.74
$10.25

Childcare

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$691.8
$733.87
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$5,704.71
$11,175.16

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Waterloo
Calgary
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$3,280.21
$3,557.57
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$0
$2,426.2