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Vancouver vs Gold Coast
Van vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Vancouver

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Van
Outside city centre
Glc
Van

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Van
Outside city centre
Glc
Van

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Van
Outside city centre
Glc
Van

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Gold Coast
Vancouver

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Van

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Glc
Van

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Van

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Van

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Vancouver

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Van
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Glc
Van
White bread 500g
Glc
Van
Eggs 12
Glc
Van
White rice 1kg
Glc
Van

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Vancouver

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Glc
Van
Beef round 1kg
Glc
Van
Local cheese 1kg
Glc
Van

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Van
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Van
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Van

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Van
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Van
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Van

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Vancouver

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Glc $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Van
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Van

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Van
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Van

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Vancouver

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Van

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Glc
Van

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Glc
Van
1 pair men's leather shoes
Glc
Van

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Vancouver
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth